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Renovating Pimlico Race Course would cost around $300M, study says

Pimlico Race Course needs to be redeveloped at a cost between $250 million and $320 million to assure the 147-year-old north Baltimore facility remains a suitable home for the Preakness but questions loom about who might pay for it. A widely anticipated study released Friday by the Maryland Stadium...

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  • Race-by-race picks for Sunday's race card at Laurel Park

    Race-by-race picks for Sunday's race card at Laurel Park

    Stan Salter's race-by-race picks for Sunday's racing at Laurel Park: Race 1, 12:30 p.m. post time Selections: No. 5 Let Me Sleep On It, No. 1 Wilko Freeway, No. 2 Don’t Be Scared Race 2, 1 p.m. Selections: No. 4 Comanche Ruler, No. 3 Never Stop Looking, No. 2 American Progress Race 3, 1:30 p.m....

  • Analysis and betting tips for Saturday's race card at Laurel Park

    Analysis and betting tips for Saturday's race card at Laurel Park

    Stan Salter's betting tips and best bets for Saturday's race card at Laurel Park: Race 1, 12:30 p.m. post time Selections: No. 1 Tiz Majesty, No. 3 Mazzy Star, No. 4 Reward the Gypsy The sharp drop in class should wake Tiz Majesty up for strong connections. Mazzy Star's last two races at this level...

  • Analysis and betting tips for Friday's race card at Laurel Park

    Analysis and betting tips for Friday's race card at Laurel Park

    Stan Salter's betting tips and best bets for Friday's race card at Laurel Park: Race 1, 12:30 p.m. post time Selections: No. 1 Alwaysacontest, No. 7 Max's Warrior, No. 6 La Bruna Forte Alwaysacontest is a proven veteran who has won seven times at this track and she gets a class relief today. Max’s...

  • Irish War Cry upsets Classic Empire in Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park

    Irish War Cry upsets Classic Empire in Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park

    The Road to the Kentucky Derby just got a little more congested. Lightly-raced Irish War Cry led at every call in Saturday's $350,000 GII Holy Bull Stakes, stealing the win from troubled favorite Classic Empire. He won the 1 1/16-mile prep race in 1:42.52. With the win, Irish War Cry picked up...

  • Royal Mo wins his stakes debut at Santa Anita

    Royal Mo wins his stakes debut at Santa Anita

    Trainer John Shirreffs is back with a vengeance on the Southern California horse racing scene. Shirreffs, the trainer of Zenyatta, the 2010 horse of the year, and Giacomo, the 2005 Kentucky Derby winner, took most of his stable to New York after Hollywood Park closed in 2013. He returned full time...

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