With all 15 board seats of the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (MTHA) up for election this year, the incumbent and insurgent slates see things very differently. Part 1 of 2.
“It’s bittersweet, but I’m excited to see where the road leads me,” says Gabby Gaudet, whose final day at the MJC was July 16.
Beyond the Wire, the Maryland racing industry’s equine aftercare program, had its “soft launch” Preakness week and is off to a strong start.
The uncertainty of Pimlico’s future isn’t helping anyone and needs to be resolved sooner than later.
Maryland racing interests are “all in” on getting a Breeders’ Cup to Laurel Park, state Racing Commission chair Michael Algeo said this week.
The state’s Racing Commission announced the formation of an ad hoc committee to dig into the data to ensure the industry maintains its momentum in the years to come.
With a big carryover from Preakness weekend, the Pimlico Pick 6 lit up the toteboard for more than $180,000 today.
Always Dreaming was 9-2 when he won the Kentucky Derby. What’ll he be in the Preakness? Recent races provide some guidance.
Total wagering on Laurel Park’s just-concluded winter meeting was up more than 20 percent versus 2016, with average daily handle up 15 percent.
Jim McCue, Maryland track photographer for nearly 50 years, will receive the award Preakness week for his service to the racing industry.
The Maryland Thoroughbred Hall of Fame’s fifth class includes Good Night Shirt and Preakness winner Deputed Testamony.
A photo by Rob Carr of Exaggerator in the homestretch of the Preakness has won the Jerry Frutkoff Preakness Photograph Award.
Laurel Park will be one of two dozen racetracks participating in a Derby day fundraiser for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF).
Mike Hopkins of the Maryland Racing Commission and the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium were honored by the Association of Racing Commissioners International.
Tim Capps, who held leadership roles with both the Maryland Jockey Club and Maryland Horse Breeders Association, has died at age 71.
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.