Laurel Park is the lone Midlantic track among those announce today as eligible for play at the NTRA National Horseplayers Championship.
For the first time in nearly a decade, handle at the Maryland Jockey Club topped $600 million in 2017, an increase of about 12 percent from last year.
With high temperatures again expected in the teens, Laurel Park has canceled its scheduled January 6 card, with some races to be brought back as extras for the following Friday.
With high temperatures expected in the teens, Laurel Park has canceled its January 5 card and will move it, in its entirety, to Monday, January 8.
We asked folks in Maryland racing — breeders, trainers, executives, advocates — what was on their wishlist for the industry in 2018.
Following a cobalt positive for runner-up Blu Moon Ace, the 2018 De Francis Dash result is in dispute pending the outcome of an appeal.
The life of late broadcaster — and father of Maryland Million — Jim McKay is celebrated in an exhibit at Harford Community College.
Divining Rod, a Grade 3 winner who was third in the 2015 Preakness, will stand at stud at Country Life Farm for the 2018 season.
The Maryland Racing Commission upheld the DQ of a horse with a methocarbamol overage, taking a tack opposite that of a Kentucky court earlier in 2017.
From a Maryland Jockey Club release A total of 22 stakes worth $2.25 million in purses, highlighted by a Winter Carnival program featuring the $300,000 Barbara Fritchie (G2) and $250,000 General George (G3) Feb. 17, will be contested...
The 171 days the Maryland Jockey Club today requested from the state Racing Commission for 2018 represent a nine-day increase over 2017.
Madefromlucky, a multiple graded stakes winner by Lookin At Lucky, will stand stud at Maryland’s Northview Stallion Station in 2018.
The 2017 Joe Kelly Unsung Hero Award, presented by Maryland Million, goes to Mary Shunk, director of The Retreat at Beckleysville.
Hard-hitting sprinter Holy Boss will stand at Anchor & Hope Farm starting with the 2018 breeding season, the farm announced.
Louis Merryman and Drs. Tom and Brooke Bowman, the partners in Heritage Stallions, have announced they will split into two breeding operations.
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.