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Racing Suspended In Maryland

March 20, 2020:

A statement from the Maryland Jockey Club on Friday (March 20) suspended live horse racing in the state, placing a pause on activities at Rosecroft Raceway and Laurel Park....read on

Fire At Track Barn Claims Racehorse

December 11, 2017:

The tragic fire that claimed the lives of scores of racehorses at the San Luis Rey Training Center the California dominated industry headlines late last week. Although, news of another barn fire that took place at a North American racetrack during the same timeframe came and went without as much fanfare....read on

Streetwise Gelding Returned To Track

January 14, 2013:

Have you ever seen a racehorse bolt from the track and run 1.6 miles through traffic in a total of three different counties?...read on

Rapid Redux Pushes Streak To 22

January 4, 2012:

What a day it was for Rapid Redux’s owner Robert Cole...read on

Another Twist In Maryland

October 31, 2011:

Earlier this year, the Maryland Jockey Club agreed to a legislative plan to allow Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course to pay operating expenses from slot machine proceeds which had been earmarked for building upgrades...read on

Maryland Subsidy Bill Passes, With Strings

April 12, 2011:

Late on Monday, April 11, legislators in Maryland gave the green light for millions in state capital to be directed to racetracks...read on

No Simo Deal Means No Govt Money

April 11, 2011:

It has been reported that before the state of Maryland hands over millions of dollars to racetracks to cover day-to-day operating costs, Pimlico Race Course, Laurel Park and Rosecroft Raceway must have a...read on

Pimlico, Laurel Lost Combined $20M In 2010

April 4, 2011:

On Friday, April 1, state regulators in Maryland released Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park's combined loses in 2010, and the numbers were not pretty whatsoever...read on

Comments On Track Operating Subsidy Bill

March 31, 2011:

"I think the message is very clear -- that the horse racing industry as a whole has to come up with some type of sustainable plan in the short-term because now their back's against the wall."...read on

Track Operating Subsidy, Government Oversight Step Closer To Reality In Maryland

March 29, 2011:

According to a report, racetracks in Maryland are now a step closer to getting a state subsidy for operating costs, but legislators opposed to such a move got pretty figurative about the situation yesterday...read on

Maryland Racing Wants Three-Year Subsidy

March 17, 2011:

According to a report, on Wednesday, March 16, Maryland horse racing officials said that in order to have the state's racetracks come up with a long-term plan they will need a government subsidy for three years...read on

Turner To MJC: 'Where's The Plan?'

March 16, 2011:

On Tuesday, March 15, Maryland State Delegate Frank S. Turner criticized Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course's owner, the Maryland Jockey Club, during a House committee meeting. His criticism was in regard to the organization asking for government money for day-to-day operations while without having a long-term plan to reverse its recent negative economic fortunes...read on

Penn National To Sell Interest In MJC?

February 28, 2011:

According to a report, Penn National Gaming, which has just purchased Rosecroft Raceway, could be selling its 49 per cent interest in the Maryland Jockey Club, operator of both Laurel Park and Pimlico...read on

MJC Not Disclosing Finances

February 22, 2011:

The Maryland Racing Commission has revealed that the Maryland Jockey Club, operator of both Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course, has failed to file legally-obligated financial disclosures for the last two years...read on

Stronach To Give Up Control Of MI Developments For Racing, Gaming Interests?

December 22, 2010:

It has been reported that Frank Stronach could soon be relinquishing his control over MI Developments in exchange for the company's horse racing, gambling and related assets, and $20 million (U.S.) of working capital...read on


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