Laurel Park will begin racing four days a week on a Friday-Monday schedule starting the second weekend in October. Here’s why.
Trainer Jorge Navarro’s big mouth will keep two horses he nominated to the De Francis Dash from running — but not a third. Why? There’s a better reason than you might think.
Breeders of horses bred and sired in Maryland that break their maidens in-state will receiv a 50 percent bonus, starting with the Laurel Park fall meet.
The average daily handle at the just-completed Laurel Park summer meet rose by more than 25 percent, the Maryland Jockey Club said.
Mary Eppler trainee Story Spinner had a dextrorphan positive February 10. So why did it take six months for the Maryland Racing Commission to resolve the case?
The current and next Maryland horsemen’s group (MTHA) boards should take certain steps in the interests of transparency — and democracy.
Longtime Maryland breeder Elizabeth Binnie Houghton passed away earlier this week at age 79.
In the upcoming MTHA board election, candidate Phil Schoenthal says in an open letter, support candidates who can work together for the common good.
The upcoming MTHA board election is a critical moment, board member Larry Johnson writes in an open letter.
The upcoming MTHA board election must put in a board focused on the well-being of Maryland owners and trainers, Jerry Robb writes in an open letter.
With all 15 board seats of the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (MTHA) up for election this year, there is widespread agreement on many — but not all — issues.
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.