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  • Vicky Ticky Tavie tops $50,004.20 trifecta at Laurel Park

    Vicky Ticky Tavie tops $50,004.20 trifecta at Laurel Park
    Horse racing Vicky Ticky Tavie separated herself from a scramble at the top of the lane of eight fillies and mares to gallop to victory in Saturday's 10th race at Laurel Park, a $45,000 optional allowance feature. The Hamilton Smith trainee won on the...
  • Jockey Lauralea Glaser rallies at Laurel to win in her first race

    Jockey Lauralea Glaser rallies at Laurel to win in her first race
    Laurel Park Apprentice jockey Lauralea Glaser, 20, made her riding debut in Wednesday's second race at Laurel Park, rallying from last aboard Breezy Girl to earn her first lifetime win. "It doesn't get better than this," said Glaser, a 20-year-old...
  • Eighttofasttocatch wins third Maryland Million Classic

    Eighttofasttocatch wins third Maryland Million Classic
    Trainer Tim Keefe knew all week it would be an emotional Saturday if Eighttofasttocatch became the first horse to win the Maryland Million Classic three times. With the death of his primary benefactor, Arnold Heft, in March, and then his father on May...
  • Eighttofasttocatch, Monster Sleeping and Roadhog could repeat at Maryland Million

    Eighttofasttocatch, Monster Sleeping and Roadhog could repeat at Maryland Million
    Twenty-nine horses have won more than one Maryland Million event. Seven former winners are entered Saturday afternoon at Laurel Park, including three runners looking to repeat last year's wins: Eighttofasttocatch (Classic), Monster Sleeping (Ladies) and...
  • Eighttofasttocatch to defend Maryland Million Classic title

    Eighttofasttocatch to defend Maryland Million Classic title
    Maryland Million Classic defending champion Eighttofasttocatch, who also won in 2011, was made the overwhelming 3-5 morning-line favorite Wednesday for Saturday's edition of the race at Laurel Park. The 11/8-mile, $150,000 race featuring nine runners is...
  • $100,000 Sprint more likely for Ben's Cat

    Laurel Park $100,000 Sprint more likely for Ben's Cat Owner-trainer King Leatherbury said Saturday that he is leaning toward entering Ben's Cat in the $100,000 Sprint at next Saturday's Jim McKay Maryland Million but won't make a decision until he...
  • Ben's Cat could be first to win four Maryland Million races

    Ben's Cat could be first to win four Maryland Million races
    Laurel Park Ben's Cat could be first to win 4 Md. Million races Ben's Cat has a chance next Saturday at Laurel Park to become the first horse to win Jim McKay Maryland Million races in four different years. After victories in 2010, 2011 and 2012 in...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Aug. 3 Sunday concert I&I Riddim performs at Columbia's lakefront in a free concert at 6:30 p.m. Bring blankets and enjoy live music outdoors. Monday, Aug. 4 Big screen "Ernest & Celestine" (rated PG) will be shown at 8:30 p.m. at the...
  • As Laurel Park opens live season, owners continue to say redevelopment is coming

    As Laurel Park opens live season, owners continue to say redevelopment is coming
    Sparse crowds greeted Friday's opening day meet for the live horse racing season at Laurel Park. The glass-enclosed grandstand, with aging yellow and orange stadium-style seats, was hot and nearly deserted. A smattering of fans watched races from a patio...
  • Allentown and country: Great American road trips on a 3-hour drive

    Allentown and country: Great American road trips on a 3-hour drive
    If you've decided to take a car trip outside the Allentown area, you're in good company. Over the Independence Day weekend, AAA estimates almost 35 million Americans hit the road, the most since 2007. So if you've packed the car, filled the tank and...
  • Maryland racing industry embraces new optimism as Preakness approaches

    Maryland racing industry embraces new optimism as Preakness approaches
    It's hard to overstate how bleak an outlook Maryland thoroughbred racing faced as recently as four years ago. Magna Entertainment Corp., which owned Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park, had declared bankruptcy and squandered a chance to bring...