'Jersey Boys," fun in Fells Point, street art in Little Italy and lots of free stuff -- this week in Baltimore arts
Topics

Towson Tigers

Digest: Record for Blacktype in Commonwealth Turf Cup at Laurel Park

Digest: Record for Blacktype in Commonwealth Turf Cup at Laurel Park

Jump Sucker Stable's Blacktype ran his winning streak to three races with a record-setting performance, settling early and finding room along the inside down the stretch to capture the $200,000 Commonwealth Turf Cup (Grade 2) on Saturday at Laurel Park.

The 1-mile Turf Cup for 3-year-olds and up was the fourth of eight stakes worth $850,000 in purse money and second of three graded stakes on the 11-race Commonwealth Day program. Given an ideal trip by jockey Trevor McCarthy for New York-based trainer Christophe Clement, Blacktype ($9.40) hit the wire in 1 minute, 33.43 seconds over a firm All Along Turf Course, breaking the mark of 1:34.23 set by...

72°