Your weekend guide to races, and horses, of interest in the mid-Atlantic region. Three stakes from Parx Racing are on the way, while Laurel and Charles Town prepare for their biggest state-bred days. Here’s what’s on tap:
In addition, there is one member of the Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred/The Racing Biz Top Midlantic-bred Poll in action this weekend. Valid, ranked seventh on the poll, is the 2-1 second choice in the $90,000 Eight Miles West Stakes at the racetrack formerly known as Calder Race Course, now Gulfstream Park West.