turf racing

Gulfstream Turf Races Bookend Friday’s Stronach 5

The Stronach 5, featuring a $100,000 guaranteed pool and industry-low 12-percent takeout, will begin and end on the turf Friday at Gulfstream Park. The popular wager begins at 4 p.m., with a five furlong optional claimer on the turf featuring 11 fillies and mares. It wraps up at 5 p.m. with a mile claiming event […]

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Turfy Stronach 5 On Tap For Friday

Friday’s Stronach 5 will challenge handicappers with races from Laurel Park, Santa Anita Park, Golden Gate Fields and Gulfstream Park with four of the five races scheduled on the turf. The Stronach 5, featuring a $100,000 guaranteed pool, begins at 4:19 ET with 11 allowance runners going 1 1/16 miles on Laurel’s world-class turf course. […]

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Trio Of Turf Races, Super Hi-5 Carryover On Tap For Next Stretch At Laurel Park

Three allowance races, a maiden special weight for juvenile fillies and a trio of events scheduled for its world-class turf course are on tap when live racing returns to Laurel Park with a 10-race program Friday, Oct. 11. The four-day live race week will be capped by a special Columbus Day holiday program Monday, Oct. […]

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Alms Grinds Out Matron Victory

Godolphin homebred Alms remains undefeated after a last-to-first performance in Saturday’s Grade 3 Matron Stakes at Belmont, earning her second straight win at odds of 3-5. The juvenile daughter of City Zip, ridden by Jose Lezcano for trainer Mike Stidham, ran six furlongs over the firm turf in 1:09.30. Alms defeated 11-1 frontrunner Time Limit […]

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Monmouth At Meadowlands All-Turf Racing Returns

After finally breaking through with Bramble Bay in her last start with an impressive 7½-length romp, trainer Mike Dini is eager to keep going with his promising 3-year-old turf filly. But with grass racing nearing its end in the Northeast, he has to take what he can get. Friday at the Meadowlands Racetrack, during the […]

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62 Horses Entered For Friday’s All-Turf Card At The Meadowlands

A total of 62 horses are entered for the six races on Friday, Oct. 4, for first of seven all-turf cards the Meadowlands Racetrack will host as the Thoroughbred racing schedule in New Jersey shifts to a two-venue format for the month of October. Monmouth Park will continue to race on Sundays only throughout October, […]

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Woodbine’s New Inner Turf Course Debuts Friday On Opening Of Queen’s Plate Racing Festival

Woodbine Entertainment is elevating its game when it comes to turf racing with the grand opening of its new inner turf course scheduled for the first day of the Queen’s Plate Racing Festival on Friday, June 28. Woodbine will host its first race on the brand new seven-furlong Kentucky Bluegrass course during the Friday afternoon […]

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Weekend Lineup: Sophomore Turf Stars In The Spotlight

The 3-year-old male division will be in the spotlight next week when the 151st edition of the Belmont Stakes is contested, but this weekend features some of the top sophomore turf runners in both the $500,000 Penn Mile at Penn National and $200,000 Pennine Ridge Stakes at Belmont Park. On the opposite coast, Grade 1 […]

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NYRA’s Cross Country Pick 5 Picks Up Quartet Of Turf Races From Penn Mile Day

The New York Racing Association will again host a Cross Country Pick 5 on Saturday, June 1, featuring a scheduled all-turf sequence with stakes action from Belmont Park and from Penn National in Grantville, Pa. The Cross Country Pick 5 action kicks off at Belmont Park in Race 8, at 5:18 p.m., where a field […]

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Juvenile, Turf Racing Returns To Laurel Park This Thursday

Live racing returns to Laurel Park with an eight-race program Thursday, April 18 that marks the seasonal debut of both juvenile and turf racing to the Maryland calendar. Thursday’s opener is a $40,000 maiden special weight sprint going 4 ½ furlongs on the main track which attracted nine 2-year-old fillies, including a pair each from […]

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