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McCarthy, Trombetta Finish Atop Laurel Park Standings

Jockey Trevor McCarthy claimed his third consecutive meet title and trainer Mike Trombetta earned his first since 2015 as Laurel Park closed its 19-day spring stand Sunday. Live racing shifts to legendary Pimlico Race Course for the 12-day Preakness Meet at Pimlico starting Thursday, May 9. McCarthy, who turns 25 May 16, finished with 22 […]

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New ‘Gentle Touch’ Riding Crops Well Received By Laurel Park Jockeys

Laurel Park jockeys used new, cushioned riding crops for the first time as a group during Thursday’s program to positive reviews. The 360 GT (gentle touch) crop was designed by retired Hall of Fame jockey Ramon Dominguez and put into use courtesy of the Maryland Jockey Club, which purchased the first batch of 50 for […]

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Las Setas Scores Black Eyed Susan Berth In Weber City Miss

Robert Manfuso, Wayne Harrison and trainer Katherine Voss’ Las Setas won a free entry into the $300,000 Black Eyed Susan (G2) with her victory in Saturday’s $125,000 Weber City Miss at Laurel Park, but the daughter of Seville had to earn it. The Weber City Miss, an about 1 1/16-mile stakes for 3-year-old fillies, was […]

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Trevor McCarthy Dominates Laurel Card With Five-Win Day

Trevor McCarthy, Maryland’s leading rider in 2014 and 2016 and coming off back-to-back meet championships, coasted home an 8 ½-length winner in the ninth-race finale aboard 3-5 favorite True to Jeanine to complete a five-win afternoon Friday at Laurel Park. Midwest Thoroughbreds’ True to Jeanine ($3.40), a 3-year-old filly making just her second career start […]

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Laurel Winter Meet Rolls Into Final Weekend With McCarthy, Gonzalez Assured Titles

Live Thoroughbred horse racing returns to Laurel Park in Laurel, Md., with a nine-race card Friday, March 29 that kicks off the final weekend of the track’s 46-day winter meet. First race post time is 1:10 p.m. Trevor McCarthy, Maryland’s leading rider in 2014 and 2016, leads the jockey standings with 50 victories, 23 more […]

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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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