The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association’s open house at Sagamore Farm will take place the Tuesday before the Preakness.
The Maryland Jockey Club will offer $100,000 in bonuses for trainers running horses in Preakness weekend stakes at Pimlico.
Maryland racing interests have had anti-industry language stripped from the BRFA budget bill, which now heads to Governor Hogan for his signature.
The Maryland Racing Commission Thursday upheld the disqualification of Early Grey last June – the state’s fourth claimed environmental contamination case in less than 18 months.
The Champions Handicapping, at Laurel Park Saturday, provided four winners berths in subsequent contests around the country.
Maryland-bred steeplechaser Good Night Shirt and the late trainer Tom Voss, also from the Free State, will enter the racing Hall of Fame this summer.
Breeders’ Cup CEO Craig Fravel visited Laurel Park today and pronounced himself impressed with the progress the track is making.
For the fifth straight year, Xpressbet will sponsor its $25,000 Preakness Big Bet contest allowing one winner to swing for the fences with a Preakness wager.
The Champions handicapping contest at Laurel Park will take place March 25.
Crossover star Sam Hunt will headline this year’s Preakness Infieldfest, along with local favorites Good Charlotte and others.
The decision to make Laurel Park first allowances optional claimers is good news for newly eligible claiming horses – but may post trouble for everyone else.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan acknowledged in an interview the importance of the Preakness – but he made clear that no $300 million check for Pimlico is forthcoming.
We dig into Friday’s Maryland Stadium Authority report from phase one of its study into the future of Pimlico as home of the Preakness.
For want of four pounds, trainer Robbie Bailes and Concordia’s Way will lose a $31,000 purse, the Maryland Racing Commission decided today.
Representatives of Breeders’ Cup next month will visit Laurel Park, which is angling to host the event in 2020 or 2021.
Want to experience the thrill of owning a racehorse (without the risk)? Check out Laurel Park’s Fantasy Owners’ Day March 18!
Wagering handle on Saturday’s Fritchie card at Laurel Park was over $4.9 million – nearly 70 percent above the same day last year.
The Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program encourages young people to work in the Thoroughbred industry and will launch in June.
The third annual Horse Industry Day brings industry participants together to raise awareness among state legislators of the economic and environmental impacts of Maryland’s horses.
In a statement, Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh named keeping the Preakness in the city a top goal for the current General Assembly session.