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Million-Dollar Stronach 5 Pool Pays $10,945 To 83 Bettors Friday

The Stronach 5, which grew to more than $1 million Friday afternoon, was hit by 83 bettors who each received $10,945.40. The national pick 5, with an industry-low 12-percent takeout, kicked off at Laurel where Dat Dares Gold, who went off at 9-1, ran down favored My Chesa Charm to return $20. The 7-5 favorite […]

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Late Night Pow Wow Wins Ninth Straight Race In Barbara Fritchie

Breeze Easy’s Late Night Pow Wow extended her win streak to nine races in dramatic fashion, turning away defending champion Ms Locust Point and holding off Grade 1 winner Spiced Perfection to win the $250,000 Barbara Fritchie (G3) by a head Saturday at Laurel Park. The 67th running of the Barbara Fritchie for fillies and […]

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Laurel’s Winter Carnival Generates 62 Percent Handle Increase

Saturday’s Winter Carnival at Laurel Park, featuring the $250,000 Barbara Fritchie (G3) and $250,000 General George (G3), generated a total handle of $4.338 million, up 62 percent from last year with one less race. Last year’s total handle on the day of the Winter Carnival was $2.668 million. In-state handle Saturday was up 57.7 percent. […]

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General George: Uncontested Gives Trainer Patterson First Stakes Win In 18th Career Start

Saddling just her 18th starter as a trainer and first in a stakes race, Jenn Patterson admitted she “definitely had tears in my eyes” when Uncontested, owned by Robert LaPenta and Harry Rosenblum, went nearly gate-to-wire to win the $250,000 General George Saturday afternoon at Laurel Park. Patterson, the former exercise rider and assistant trainer […]

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Alwaysmining Runs Out Four In A Row With Miracle Wood Win

Runnymede Racing LLC’s Alwaysmining won his fourth consecutive race and third consecutive stakes with a 4 1/4-length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Miracle Wood presented by Blackwell Real Estate at Laurel Park. A 3-year-old gelded son of Stay Thirsty, trained by Kelly Rubley and ridden by Daniel Centeno, Alwaysmining covered the mile in 1:35.27. Gray Magician, […]

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No Winning Tickets In This Week’s Stronach 5, $169,000 Carryover To Next Friday

With no winning tickets in Friday’s Stronach 5, the national pick 5 wager with an industry-low 12-percent takeout is expected to climb to more than $500,000 Friday, Feb. 22. The carryover going into next Friday is $169,305.51. Friday’s sequence produced a $140 winner at Golden Gate Fields in Shari and an $89.20 winner at Gulfstream […]

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Late Night Pow Wow, Still Having Fun Top Nominees To Laurel’s Winter Carnival

Grade 3 winner Late Night Pow Wow, riding an eight-race win streak, and defending champion Ms Locust Point are among 35 older fillies and mares nominated to the 67th running of the $250,000 Barbara Fritchie (G3) Saturday, Feb. 16 at Laurel Park. The Barbara Fritchie and the $250,000 General George (G3) for older horses, both […]

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Correjon Breaks 29-Year-Old Track Record In Super Bowl Starter Handicap

FTF Racing’s Correjon continued his winter hot streak at Laurel Park, earning his third straight win over its main track with a record-setting half-length triumph in Sunday’s featured Super Bowl Starter Handicap. Ridden by Jorge Ruiz, the gelded 5-year-old son of 2008 Fountain of Youth (G2) winner Cool Coal Man covered 6 ½ furlongs in […]

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Sweet Sixteen: Stronach 5 Winners Each Take Home $9,659 Friday

There were 16 winners in Friday’s Stronach 5, with each receiving $9,659.90 in the weekly national 5 with an industry-low 12-percent takeout. Friday’s sequence featured races from Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita Park and Golden Gate Fields. The Stronach 5 kicked off at snowy Laurel with 9-1 longshot Federal Walk returning $21.80. After stops […]

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Friday’s Stronach 5 Features Four Tracks, $50,000 Guaranteed Pool

Bettors will take a trip cross-country today when the Stronach 5 visits Laurel Park, Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita Park, and Golden Gate Fields while offering a $50,000 guaranteed pool. The sequence kicks off at Laurel Park at 4:35 p.m. with 10 claimers going a mile. After two races at Gulfstream and another at Santa Anita, […]

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