Horse racing: If there were any questions about the re-emergence of thoroughbred racing in Maryland and Laurel Park, they were answered Saturday when 3-year-olds coming out of races at Laurel won three graded stakes around the country, including two major preps for the Kentucky Derby. In the $350,000 Lambholm South Holy Bull (G2) at Gulfstream Park, a major prep for the $1 million Florida Derby and Kentucky Derby, Isabelle de Tomaso's Irish War Cry beat a field of seven including champion juvenile Classic Empire. Laurel-based El Areeb, who won the James Lewis on Nov. 19 for owner M M G Stables, won his fourth consecutive race and second graded stakes by winning the $250,000 Withers (G3) at Aqueduct. On the distaff side, Dorothy Alexander Matz's Tequilita, who made an impressive 3-year-old debut at Gulfstream by winning the $200,000 Forward Gal (G2). Sine Wave, who broke her maiden at Laurel on Dec. 10, won the $51,000 optional allowance feature at Parx.