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Dizzy, Zappa and Zeppelin: Laurel Park’s Clubhouse Festival On Maryland Million Day Reprises Past Music Festivals

There are hundreds of indelible images at Laurel Park. Secretariat and Barbaro winning the Laurel Futurity. Lester Piggott’s three victories in the D.C. International. Ben’s Cat winning his third consecutive Maryland Million Turf Sprints. Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention singing “My Guitar Wants to Kill Your Mama.” Wait. Led Zeppelin playing “You Shook […]

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The Friday Show Presented By NYRA Bets: Future Considerations?

The Breeders’ Cup slate of 85 “Win and You’re In” races is behind us and the World Championships at Churchill Downs are only three weeks away. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the most impressive recent performances of the horses headed to the Breeders’ Cup. Plus, what might […]

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Equibase Installs GPS Systems At Several Tracks, Named Official Timer

Equibase Company has installed a global positioning satellite (GPS) system at Woodbine Racetrack, Golden Gate Fields, Laurel Park and Pimlico, and has been named the official timer at these tracks, it was announced today. Equibase’s GPS technology partner, Total Performance Data, is based in the United Kingdom and has more than a dozen tracking systems […]

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Golden Gate Fields Posts Substantial Gains In Wagering During Summer Meet

Golden Gate Fields’ Summer Meet, which concluded this past Sunday, posted significant gains in both on-track and all sources pari-mutuel handle, underscored by a 29 percent ($461,289 more a day) increase in average daily handle over the course of a 24-day meet that began Aug. 23. Although the 2017 Summer Meet consisted of 16 racing […]

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Stronach Group Adds Grade 1 Turf Race To 2019 Pegasus World Cup

The Stronach Group, owners of the Pegasus World Cup, announced today an exciting new element to what has become, in just two short years, one of the premier events on the Thoroughbred racing calendar.  The Pegasus World Cup 2019, to be held on January 26, will be adding a Grade 1 turf stakes to this year’s […]

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New Stronach 5: Multi-Track Wager Set To Go Live On Sept. 28

The Stronach Group plans to launch a new multi-track wager on Sept. 28 that will be based out of Laurel Park, reports drf.com. The Stronach 5 wager, offered each Friday, will incorporate five races from different tracks owned by Stronach, including Laurel, Gulfstream, Santa Anita, and Golden Gate Fields. “The goal is to run all five […]

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From Outrider To Racing Analyst, Tullock Talks Horses All Day Long

Not since his days training such outstanding stakes winners as Buster’s Daydream, Sensibly Chic and Abbondanza has Tim Tullock spent as much time talking horses as he does in his current gig. A full-time outrider during morning training at Laurel Park, Tullock trades in his radio, protective vest and riding boots each live-racing afternoon for […]

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Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show Rescheduled For October 7

The seventh annual Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show, presented by Beyond the Wire, has been rescheduled to Saturday, Oct. 7 at legendary Pimlico Race Course. The show has been moved from its original date of July 7 due to heavy rains the past month. Please not that Canter for the Cause will take place on Pimlico’s […]

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A ‘Sidewalk’ Between Them? Florida Horsemen, Calder Do Battle In Court

A Florida judge heard arguments Tuesday from horsemen and state gambling regulators over whether Calder Race Course should legally be able to maintain its slots license. At issue is a state law that says slot machine areas must remain “contiguous and connected” to the area where live races are taking place. It a lawsuit, the […]

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Weather, Small Fields Fail To Drown Record Preakness Handle

One might think Stronach Group officials would be wincing to see the betting numbers from Saturday’s card at Pimlico Race Course, but the Daily Racing Form reports total handle on the Preakness Stakes set a record. Meanwhile, the all-sources betting for the day’s card was down just 4.4. percent. The Preakness Stakes’ total handle reached $61.97 […]

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