Jockey Trevor McCarthy, approaching his 1,000th career victory, and trainers Linda Rice and Kieron Magee were each crowned meet champions on the closing day of Laurel Park's 56-day winter-spring stand. McCarthy, who turns 23 on May 16, finished with an 12-win advantage over runner-up Horacio Karamanos, 67-56, to earn his sixth individual meet title in Maryland, where he ended the year with the most victories in 2014 and 2016. Four of McCarthy's championships have come at Laurel Park including last year's winter-spring meet. McCarthy, who rode out of town on Saturday, picked up his lone victory Sunday on Miss Swisher ($7.40) in the eighth, allowing Magee to tie Rice for leading trainer at 27 wins apiece.
More: Jockeys Sheldon Russell and Jevian Toledo each finished the meet with riding doubles. Russell swept the early daily double with Northern Eclipse ($8.60) in the first and Impressive Way ($7.40) in the second, while Toledo also had back-to-back winners with Spin Move ($5.60) in the fifth and Best Yes ($12.20) in the sixth.
Ravens well-represented at Pawject Runway fundraiser
Ten Ravens, and two former players, were among the "models" participating in Saturday's 5th annual Pawject Runway, a fundraiser for the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter, at Royal Farms Arena. Athletes and other local celebrities walked rescued dogs and cats, dressed in tutus and other outfits (the pets, not the people) onto the stage in an hour-long show. All animals were adoptable on the spot. Those Ravens taking part included Ronnie Stanley, Alex Lewis, Ryan Jensen, Chris Moore, Carl Davis, Willie Henry, Maxx Williams, Albert McClellan, Bronson Kaufusi and Matt Judon. Former Baltimore standouts Torrey Smith (Philadelphia Eagles) and Lawrence Guy (New England Patriots) also participated. Both Stanley, the Ravens' No. 1 draft pick in 2016, and Jensen have themselves adopted dogs from BARCS.
More Gostosa wins overall title at NOOD Regatta
More Gostosa, a J/80 class boat, was the overall winner of this weekend's Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design Regatta in Annapolis. Organizers select the overall winner based on the weekend's most competitive fleet, which included 200 boats in 17 classes. More Gostosa, skippered by Conor Hayes, will compete in the NOOD Caribbean Championship Regatta in October. Terry Flynn once again won the J/22 class and in the J/70 class, and Bruce Golison followed up his win last year with another first-place finish. For full results, go to yachtscoring.com.
PGA Tour: World No. 131 Billy Hurley III (Navy) shot a out a 1-under 71 in the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship in Wilmington, N.C., to finish in ninth place at 6-under (70-69-72-71 — 282). Hurley shared the lead with Seamus Power after the rain-delayed second round Friday. Brian Harman finished at 10-under (71-69-70-68 — 278) for his second PGA Tour victory.
Major League Lacrosse: Ryan Tucker's goal with 2:02 left lifted the visiting Chesapeake Bayhawks (1-1) over the Boston Cannons (1-2) on Saturday night. Myles Jones had five goals and four assists, including a two-pointer, to lead the Bayhawks, who trailed 14-9 at halftime.
College baseball: Maryland (31-15, 14-7 Big Ten) scored four runs in the top of the ninth to tie its game with host Illinois, but fell, 8-6, after a walk-off homer by Mark Skonieczny.
Freshman Mike Eberle hit a walk-off RBI single to drive in senior Tommy Mee as Johns Hopkins (36-6) won its 10th Division III Centennial Conference tournament title, 4-3 over Ursinus (25-16). The Blue Jays won their 19th straight game, the fourth longest streak in program history.
Men's college tennis: Johns Hopkins beat Swarthmore, 5-0, to win its 11th straight Centennial championship.
Major League Soccer: Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla scored in the 13th minute and the Montreal Impact (2-3-4) held on for a 1-0 victory over D.C. United (3-4-2) on Saturday night. United, which had lost only one of its previous 13 regular-season games at home, had several chances in the second half. Luciano Acosta sent a shot off the crossbar in the 57th minute and Kofi Opare was offside when he scored in the 84th.
National Women's Soccer League: Francisca Ordega scored two goals to lead the host Washingotn Spirit (1-2-1) over Sky Blue FC (1-2-1) on Saturday night.
Running: Dan Jacobs, 25, of Silver Spring won the half marathon at the Frederick Running Festival in 1 hour, 14:17 minutes. Craig Lebro, 31, of Columbia finished second (1:17:01) and Jesse Henderson, 27, of Taneytown was third (1:17:23). Ed Wilson, 54, of Ellicott City won the Masters division in 1:23:35. Stephanie Reich, 25, of Frederick was the top female finisher in 1:16:16. Joe Wiegner, 35, of Frederick took first place in the 5K in 16:02, followed by Rich Wilson, 32, of Baltimore (16:32) and Jatin Narang, 24, of Frederick (16:40). Gregory Dunn, 43, of Frederick won the Masters in 20:35. Corinne Baronner, 22, of Clear Spring was the top female finisher in 17:27.