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Apprentice rider Ritvo wins at Laurel Park in his first race in Maryland
Apprentice rider Ritvo wins at Laurel Park in his first race in Maryland

Et cetera Apprentice rider Ritvo wins at Laurel Park in his first race in Maryland Apprentice rider Michael Ritvo guided Winter Lady to victory in the eighth race at Laurel Park on Friday on his first Maryland mount. Ritvo, 20, who moved his tack from Gulfstream Park to the Mid-Atlantic last week, kept Winter Lady in close contention along the rail in the 6-furlong $45,000 optional allowance test for fillies and mares before slipping past front-runner Who Needs on the turn and turning back Proud to be Wild in the stretch to win by four lengths in 1 minute, 10.33 seconds. "It is an excellent way to start," Ritvo said. "The horse was just as cool as can be. She just sat in...

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