| Jan 7, 2015
| 12:14 AM
Construction of stalls at Laurel Park begins
Construction has begun on new stalls at Laurel Park, the Maryland Jockey Club announced. According to the 10-year agreement signed in December 2012, a minimum of 300 stalls need to be built...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 11:41 AM
The Maryland Jockey Club has altered its winter schedule for Laurel Park, adding racing to Sundays in February in place of Thursdays.
Instead of racing Thursday, Friday and Saturday -- as initially scheduled -- Laurel Park will host races Friday,...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 11:42 PM
Jockeys at Laurel Park braved cold weather Thursday to complete a nine-race card. The temperature was 15 degrees when the horses left the starting gate at 12:30 p.m. and reached 19 at its peak.
Maryland Jockey Club general manager Sal Sinatra and racing...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 10:39 PM
Leading rider Trevor McCarthy was unseated when his mount swerved to miss a fallen horse as both were galloping out after the second race Saturday at Laurel Park. His agent, Scott Silver, who took McCarthy to the hospital, said the rider had suffered a...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 10:44 PM
Big fields are entered in stakes for 2-year olds Friday and Saturday at Laurel Park: the Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship and the Maryland Juvenile Futurity. Thirteen fillies go in Friday's race and 12 colts and geldings are listed in Saturday's...
| Dec 27, 2014
Spotted Heart overcame traffic and charged home to her first stakes victory in the $125,000 Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship at Laurel Park. Ridden by jockey Sheldon Russell and trained by Mark Shuman, the daughter of Lion Hearted broke alertly, moved...
| Dec 28, 2014
With a 19-8 victory Saturday over the host Rochester Lancers, the Blast extended its winning streak in Major Arena Soccer League play to eight games. The game got off to a slow start, with both teams applying defensive pressure. The Blast (8-0) took an...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 10:59 PM
The Washington Nationals sent left-hander Ross Detwiler to the pitching-starved Texas Rangers on Thursday for two minor leaguers, an infielder and a pitcher — both at Single-A — pending an exchange of medical information, according to people...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 11:05 PM
A gelding named T-Sizzle won the fourth race at Laurel Park this afternoon, continuing a wonderful recent trend of winning racehorses named after Baltimore sports heroes.
A 4/5 favorite trained by Michael J. Trombetta, jockey Julian Pimentel rode T-...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 10:04 PM
Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce nodded his head walking down the Verizon Center tunnel Friday night, a satisfied look on his face after celebrating on the court with some good-natured trash talk directed at Doc Rivers, his former coach on the...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 12:06 AM
The Blast earned a weekend sweep of the Wave, beating Milwaukee, 14-10, on Saturday night at Royal Farms Arena after winning, 13-8, on Friday. This time, the Blast used a different script. On Friday, the Blast held on after leading 11-0 at...