Horse racing: Gama Racing Stable and Reynaldo Pinero’s Papal Law pressed a fast early pace set by Regal Image before taking over once straightened for home and holding off a trio of late challengers to win Thursday’s featured eighth race at Pimlico. Ridden by seven-pound apprentice Felix Pinero for trainer Robert Wolfe Jr., Papal Law ($78.50) ran 1 1/16 miles in 1:41.42 over a firm turf course for a three-quarter-length victory in the $45,000 second-level optional claiming allowance for 3-year-olds and up… . Jockey Trevor McCarthy picked up two wins Thursday aboard Speed Game ($2.40) in Race 1 and Mercilla ($7.80), a 3-year-old Arch filly making her North American debut for trainer Graham Motion, in Race 5. … Brad Cox edged Hall of Famer Steve Asmussen to claim the top prize in the Maryland Jockey Club’s $100,000 bonus program offered to trainers for their participation in stakes races over Preakness weekend at Pimlico Race Course. Cox led the way with 36 points, three more than two-time defending champion Asmussen, to earn a $50,000 bonus. In his Triple Crown race debut, Cox ran third and fourth, respectively, with Owendale and Warrior’s Charge in the 144th Preakness Stakes on May 18, won by War of Will.