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Purely Hot tunes up for rematch with Groupie Doll

Tuozzo Racing’s Purely Hot, runner-up to champion Groupie Doll in the Presque Isle Downs Masters-G2 on Sept. 9, tuned up for an expected rematch in Saturday’s (Oct. 5) $200,000 Thoroughbred Club of America-G2 by working a half-mile in :48.20 at Keeneland Sunday morning.

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Madame Giry scores in Jameela Stakes

Nutmeg Stable’s Madame Giry sustained a ferocious rally, first to catch and then fend off Ju Ju Eyeballs to win the $100,000 Jameela Stakes for Maryland-bred fillies and mares at Laurel Park.

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Ben's Cat gets stakes win number 18 in Laurel Dash

The Jim Stable’s Ben’s Cat was put to the test while floated extremely wide down the lane and still got up to register a popular victory in the $100,000 Laurel Dash Stakes at Laurel Park on Saturday, Sept. 21 at Laurel Park.

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Laurel Park Fall meet opens Thursday, Sept. 19

Thirty-six sprinters have been nominated to the 22nd running of the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park on Saturday, Sept. 21. The fall meeting begins two days earlier after a 14-week break from live racing at the major Maryland tracks.

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Maryland-bred champions and industry leaders celebrated virtually during 2023 Renaissance Champion Awards

Winners of the seventh annual Renaissance Champion Awards, a collaborative effort between the Maryland Horse Breeders Association and the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association which recognizes excellence in Thoroughbred racing and breeding in Maryland in the past year, were announced the week of Feb. 26 on the MHBA’s social media accounts. 

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Speedyness lives up to his name in Miracle Wood win

Speedyness earned his first stakes victory in the Miracle Wood for 3-year-olds on Saturday, Feb. 24 at Laurel Park, winning by one and a half lengths after getting pressed on the early lead.

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Miss Harriett prevails in Wide Country

Reigning Maryland Million Lassie champion Miss Harriett added another stakes victory to her record on Saturday, Feb. 24 at Laurel Park when scoring in the Wide Country Stakes by three-quarters of a length.

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