The 2019 Joe Kelly Unsung Hero Award will be given to Heather Cellinesi as part of the Maryland MIllion festivities later this month.
Trainer Vinnie Blengs, whose key career milestones included three graded stakes in Maryland and the Maryland Million Classic, passed away at age 90.
The agreement to save Pimlico announced today by the Stronach Group and Baltimore City will require state legislative action.
The 93rd running of the Laurel Futurity will take place September 21 at Laurel Park, and for the first time, Fasig-Tipton will be the title sponsor.
Force the Pass, a Grade 1-winning millionaire, will stand stud for the 2020 season in Maryland as a new Wasabi Stables venture.
A devastating barn fire at Maryland’s Anchor and Hope Farm could have been much worse – but for the quick actions of its forewoman.
After a spring of acrimony, the sides negotiating the future of Pimlico are making “substantial progress,” the Maryland Racing Commission was told.
Hard-hitting gelding Social Outcast and speedy turf star Youth are the latest horses to join the Maryland Thoroughbred Hall of Fame.
Ten times in a four-month period, new course records were set at Laurel Park, promoting the track to return to Teletimer, its former timing system.
With extreme heat in the forecast, Laurel Park will not race on Saturday, July 20.
Dick Woolley, who as a track announcer called almost 20 Preaknesses and also won an Eclipse Award for his work in radio, has died at age 89.
The Maryland State Fair race meet at Timonium will take place August 23 to September 2 and feature two added-money events.
Beginning July 14, Laurel Park will accept entries and returns from Delaware Park.
The future of Pimlico remains the thorniest local issue facing Maryland racing, but “good-faith” negotiations are raising hopes of a resolution.
The Md. Horse Breeders Association will present its Federico Tesio Award for extraordinary contributions to horse racing and breeding to state Senator Thomas V. Mike Miller.
The City of Baltimore has withdrawn its lawsuit seeking to seize PImlico Race Course, in theory opening the door to further discussions with the Stronach Group.
Riders ranging in age from from 2 to 80 participated in the weekend’s Canter for the Cause at Old Hilltop.
The Maryland Thoroughbred Career Program has announced its six participants for 2019, the program set to run June 3-8.
News, notes, and observations from the 2019 Pimlico meet, which ended Memorial Day.