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  • Laurel Park adds racing day next Monday because of Sunday's cancellation

    Laurel Park adds racing day next Monday because of Sunday's cancellation

    Laurel Park will have live racing next Monday to make up for Sunday’s cancelled program. Track officials cancelled Sunday’s program after the first race due to extremely windy conditions. Race conditions for next Monday’s program, which will feature nine races and a 12:35 p.m. first race post,...

  • High winds force cancellation of racing at Laurel Park

    High winds force cancellation of racing at Laurel Park

    Live racing at Laurel Park was cancelled after the running of the first race today because of extremely windy conditions. “We decided to err on the side of caution,” said Sal Sinatra, president and general manager of the Maryland Jockey Club. “The winds were very strong; there was some debris flying...

  • Digest: Calvin Borel wins De Francis aboard Ivan Fallunovalot

    Digest: Calvin Borel wins De Francis aboard Ivan Fallunovalot

    Calvin Borel built a successful career by sticking close to the rail, but the Hall of Fame jockey left the rail as soon as he could Saturday at Laurel Park while riding Ivan Fallunovalot in Saturday's $250,000, Grade 3 Frank J. De Francis Memorial. Borel's out-of-character strategy resulted in...

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

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

    Gabby Gaudet's betting tips and best bets for Sunday's race card at Laurel Park: Race 1, 12:30 p.m. post time Selections: No. 6 Sunrise Ruby, No. 1A Schon, No. 7 Stormy Alexis Sunrise Ruby made up a lot of ground despite a slow pace and a wire-to-wire winner. Looks like he’ll get a little more...

  • Analysis and best bets for Saturday's race card at Laurel Park

    Analysis and best bets for Saturday's race card at Laurel Park

    Gabby Gaudet's betting tips and best bets for Saturday's race card at Laurel Park: Race 1, Noon post time Selections: No. 6 Minor Legend, No. 13 Escapist, No. 7 Mr. Stream Minor Legend takes plunge down in class and sits on a race that was a little better it may look on paper. Escapist looks to...

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