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Maryland officials approve 2012 schedule; also-eligibles added to Preakness

Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course will conduct 146 days of racing in 2012, the same number that was scheduled the last two years after the Maryland Racing Commission approved an agreement by the Maryland Jockey Club and Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association at its monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon at Laurel Park. “We are very pleased […]

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Rapid Redux: One more race, then retirement?

A day after Rapid Redux tied the modern-era record for most victories in a calendar year, trainer David Wells said the five-year-old gelding will likely make one more start in 2011 but could be retired after that race or possibly sooner.  Wells said Rapid Redux came out of his starter allowance victory at Laurel Park […]

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Rapid Redux victorious again, grabs 19th win in 2011

Rapid Redux won for the 19th time in as many starts this year, winning today’s sixth race at Laurel Park, after he out stepped five starter allowance runners. The victory, the 21st straight for the 5-year-old, ties the modern-day United States record for victories in a calendar year, which was previously shared by Triple Crown […]

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Rapid Redux heavily favored against six in Laurel Park race

Rapid Redux has been established as the 3-5 morning line favorite by Maryland Jockey Club handicapper Frank Carulli in Tuesday’s 6th race, a $17,000 starter allowance. Rapid Redux, who broke the record for consecutive wins last month at Mountaineer Park with his 20th straight score, looks to tie the modern-day United States record for victories […]

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Rapid Redux to chase Citation’s record at Laurel Park

Racing history could be made at Laurel Park as Rapid Redux, who broke the record for consecutive wins last month at Mountaineer Park with his 20th straight score, looks to tie the all-time North American record for victories in a calendar year, when he starts in Tuesday afternoon’s 6th race, a $17,000 starter allowance. Citation […]

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Laurel Park calls off turf racing for remainder of meet

Laurel Park officials decided today not to use the turf course for the remainder of the year. Heavy rains in the Baltimore-Washington D.C. region forced races off the grass four times last week. One turf race had been scheduled for Wednesday’s card. One hundred seventeen turf races were conducted at Laurel this fall with an […]

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Jockey Pino passes Delahoussaye on all-time win list

Mario Pino moved ahead of Hall of Famer Eddie Delahoussaye for 13th on the all-time win list when he guided 13-1 shot Torcello ($29) to victory in today’s second race at Laurel Park. The 50-year-old has 6,385 trips to the winners’ circle during his career. Pino’s next goal is to land in the top 10 […]

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Jockey Pino ties Delahoussaye on all-time wins list

With a victory in Thursday’s 8th race at Laurel Park, jockey Mario Pino moved into a tie for 13th on the all-time list with Hall of Famer Eddie Delahoussaye. Both riders have 6,384 career winners after Pino guided Filare L’Oro ($7.80) to an allowance score in the final jumps. “To tie a legend like that […]

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19 in a row: Rapid Redux grabs victory in the mud at Laurel

Robert L. Cole, Jr.’s Rapid Redux joins Zenyatta and Peppers Pride as the only horses in North American thoroughbred history to win 19 consecutive races in a row after he out stepped four starter allowance runners this afternoon at Laurel Park. “I’m kind of freaked out,” said Cole. “It was a little tougher than I […]

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Rapid Redux makes historic bid at Laurel Thursday afternoon

Racing history could be made at Laurel Park Thursday afternoon as Rapid Redux, who has won 18 consecutive starts, looks to tie the all-time North American record of 19 straight victories held by Zenyatta and Pepper’s Pride. The five-year-old gelding will face four rivals in the sixth race, a $20,000 starter allowance at seven-furlongs, and […]

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