Laurel Park

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Next Best Thing provides jockey Katie Davis, 25, with her first career stakes victory in the Conniver Stakes.
Katie Davis went down hard in a spill at Laurel Park on March 11. She took off her mounts the next day but dusted herself off and, despite still being sore, came back a week later to win back-to-back races, including the first stakes of her career.Full Story >>
YESTERDAY March 22, 2017
Few people have as unusual a work day as Damon Dilodovico. As he has done for years, Dilodovico trains a 20-horse stable at Laurel Park in the morning. In the afternoon he changes hats and works for International Sound, a video production company that ...
Jockey Trevor McCarthy is coming off a huge week at Laurel Park during which he won with nine of his 21 mounts. A total of 27 races were run at Laurel last week. On the trainer’s side, Kieron Magee went 5 for 8 last weekend.
March 18, 2017
Jockey Gabriel Saez made a crafty move to take the lead inside front-running Forever Liesl nearing the half-mile pole of the one-mile Caesar's Wish Stakes at Laurel Park on Saturday. Although tested by Forever Liesl and Tickled Pink in upper stretch, ...
Turning for home, the $100,000 Private Terms Stakes looked like a two-horse race between the battling leaders O Dionysus and Dharmaster. But Twisted Tom found his best stride after getting to the outside in upper stretch, then got up in the last stride ...
As part of Fantasy Owners Day at Laurel Park on Saturday, the 291 registrants were matched up for the afternoon with a horse in one of the six overnight races on the card. The fantasy owners will get to spend time with the horse's connections and visit ...
March 16, 2017
There are five stakes at Laurel Park on Saturday, but the Private Terms and the Caesar’s Wish, $100,000 races for 3-year-olds, feature the most promising runners, including O Dionysus and Jenda's Agenda.
Can Afleet Willy, a sprinter much of his career, go nine furlongs? That question will be answered Saturday in the Harrison Johnson Memorial Stakes at Laurel Park.
March 15, 2017
Katie Davis, who went down in a nasty-looking spill at Laurel Park last Saturday, was too sore to ride the next day but was not badly injured, according to her agent, the former rider Joe Rocco.
There is a lot going on at Laurel Park on Saturday. The track has five stakes, a luncheon for all current owners and breeders, and a Fantasy Owners Day schedule of events for those wanting to learn more about racehorse ownership.
Bodhisattva has run some amazing races. He also has turned in some clunkers. On Saturday, he will be one of the top choices in the Harrison Johnson Memorial at Laurel Park.