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Injured Monmouth Park jocks readying returns

Injured Monmouth Park jocks readying returns

Two jockeys injured Friday at Monmouth Park, are nearing returns, with Heriberto Figueroa scheduled to ride Friday and Tomas Mejia needing another week.

Laurel Park fall stakes sked announced

Laurel Park fall stakes sked announced

Laurel Park will offer more than $3.5 million in stakes during its fall stand, which kicks off September 9 and runs through the end of the year.

Haskell-Travers-Classic bonus returns

Haskell-Travers-Classic bonus returns

Monmouth Park and BetMakers will offer a $1 million bonus to any horse who manages to sweep the Haskell, Travers, and Breeders’ Cup Classic.

Major barns headed to Colonial Downs

Major barns headed to Colonial Downs

Lofty purses and the closure of Churchill Downs’s backside are among the factors leading a number of high-end trainers to Colonial Downs this summer.

Monmouth Park to increase purses

Monmouth Park to increase purses

Monmouth Park will give purses a significant boost, the track announced, and add three days of live racing to the schedule.

Maryland purses to get boost

Maryland purses to get boost

Maryland’s purses will get a 15 percent boost effective immediately, and the increased purse will apply to all three state tracks through the end of 2021.

Pimlico Pick 6 to pay out July 4

Pimlico Pick 6 to pay out July 4

Pimlico’s Jackpot Pick 6, with a carryover in excess of $1.3 million, will have a mandatory payout July 4.

Remembrance: Rich Glazier

Remembrance: Rich Glazier

Rich Glazier, longtime paddock host at Delaware Park, passed away Tuesday, and our Frank Vespe remembers the man who was Mr. Delaware Park.

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