Laurel Park

TODAY July 23, 2016
Trainer King Leatherbury has been suspended 15 days and fined $500 by the Laurel Park board of stewards for a medication violation. Leatherbury's suspension began July 11 and continues through this Monday.
July 20, 2016
Six-time stakes winner Roadhog has been retired, according to his longtime trainer Elizabeth Merryman.
July 12, 2016
A number of notable changes have been made to the stakes schedule at this fall's Laurel Park meet. The Maryland Jockey Club has added five stakes to the schedule, increased the purses of three races, and decreased the value of three others.
June 29, 2016
Several capital improvements were made at Laurel Park this spring, according to Sal Sinatra, president of the Maryland Jockey Club. The track reopens for its summer meet Friday.
April 06, 2016
I knew the trainer of Tide Is High specialized in winning races with horses off long layoffs. What I didn't know is if the trainer himself could win Saturday at Laurel after an 8 1/2-year-layoff. The bettors had no doubts. They had not forgotten about ...
September 23, 2015
Everybody knew Ray Tannahill at the Maryland tracks. His opinion was revered by a wide group of his friends. A group of us are going to gather at Laurel this weekend to make some bets in Ray’s memory and tell Ray stories. He passed away last week.
February 06, 2015
As Gulfstream Park was experiencing the most successful year in its history, handling $1.2 billion in wagers during 2014, its parent company gave track president Tim Ritvo an additional task. It asked him to revive Thoroughbred racing in Maryland.