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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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Jockey Trio Escapes Serious Injury In Laurel Spill; McCarthy, Torres To Miss Weekend Mounts

Journeyman riders Horacio Karamanos, Trevor McCarthy and Jomar Torres each escaped serious injury following a three-horse spill in Friday’s sixth race at Laurel Park. All three riders were taken to the hospital for evaluation and released later that night. Karamanos was at Laurel Saturday morning and was scheduled to ride Devine Mischief in the $100,000 […]

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McCarthy, Torres Transported To Local Trauma Center After Scary Laurel Park Spill

During Friday’s sixth race at Laurel Park, jockey Trevor McCarthy’s mount “Tuffy’s Way” broke down just before the quarter pole and set off a scary three-horse collision. Unable to avoid her was the pair of Lucky Dilly and jockey Horacio Karamanos; they fell over top of Tuffy’s Way and McCarthy. Alluring Prospect and Rosario Montanez […]

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Gonzalez, McCarthy Capture Fall Meet Titles At Laurel Park

A rainy closing day saw Claudio Gonzalez continue his recent domination of the trainer standings while Trevor McCarthy returned to a familiar spot atop the jockey standings and a new face emerged as Maryland’s leading rider on a special New Year’s Eve program at Laurel Park. Gonzalez, 42, finished the calendar year-ending fall meet, which […]

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John Jones Targets Three-Peat In $75,000 Jennings Stakes At Laurel Park

Winless in seven starts this year, Matthew Schera’s multiple stakes winner John Jones looks to end that drought in a familiar place as he goes after his third consecutive victory in the $75,000 Jennings Stakes Saturday at Laurel Park. The Jennings, for 3-year-olds and up, is the first of two stakes for Maryland-bred/sired horses on […]

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Call Paul Makes It Look Easy In Pennsylvania Nursery Stakes

Coming into Saturday’s $100,000 Pennsylvania Nursery Stakes for two year-old state-bred colts and geldings, on paper, it appeared that Call Paul held a major class advantage over his seven rivals. Already a Grade 2 winner at Saratoga this summer, winning the Saratoga Special in August, and then a solid third in the Grade 1 Champagne […]

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Sophomores Majestic Dunhill, America’s Tale Score Black Type On Salute The Troops Day

R A Hill Stable’s Majestic Dunhill, a sprint stakes winner on the grass this summer, transferred his success to the main track with a last-to-first half-length upset in Saturday’s $100,000 City of Laurel at Laurel Park. The City of Laurel for 3-year-olds and the $100,000 Safely Kept for 3-year-old fillies, both at seven furlongs, were […]

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Teresa Z Dominates Turnback The Alarm Handicap At Aqueduct

St. Elias Stable’s Teresa Z stalked the early speed and made a strong move out of the final turn before gearing down for a six-length win in the 24th running of the Grade 3, $150,000 Turnback the Alarm Handicap on Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack. Out of the gate, Bishop’s Pond did the heavy lifting, leading […]

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Trick Rider? McCarthy Hops Aboard Rival Horse In Attempt To Avoid Spill At Laurel

Jockeys Trevor McCarthy and Jevian Toledo, who have combined to win the last four overall riding championships in Maryland, got tangled up in the stretch during Thursday’s third race at Laurel Park that saw McCarthy avoid injury after briefly landing on the back of a rival horse.  McCarthy was aboard 3-year-old Galileo filly Decorating, a […]

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‘Ecstatic’ Katie Davis Wins First Race Back After 10 Months On Sidelines

Jockey Katie Davis made a successful return to the irons on Friday, rallying Winners Circle Partners XII’s His Royal Majesty to a tenacious nose victory in the sixth race at Laurel Park in Maryland, her first mount in more than 10 months. After settling His Royal Majesty in third along the rail through a half-mile […]

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