06/08/2013 6:42PM

Pimlico: Russell, Vazquez finish atop standings

Jim McCue/Maryland Jockey Club
Juan Vazquez (left) finished as leading trainer and Sheldon Russell topped the jockey standings at Pimlico's 36-day spring meet.

Jockey Sheldon Russell and trainer Juan Vazquez won individual titles at the 36-day Pimlico spring meet that ended Saturday.

Russel, 25, topped the jockey standings for the second time in three years with 28 first-place finishes, two more than both Xavier Perez and apprentice Victor Carrasco.

Vazquez earned his first training title in Maryland by winning 22 races, six more than Scott Lake. Dane Kobiskie (14), King Leatherbury (14), and Hugh McMahon (13) rounded out the top five.

PTK LLC topped the owner standings with 14 victories, three more than the Jim Stable.

Live racing at the major Maryland tracks now takes a break for the next 14 weeks. The Laurel Park fall meeting begins Thursday, Sept. 19.