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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

MD Slot Revenue To Offset Track Overhead?

January 28, 2011:

The office of Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley this week proposed legislation which would see proceeds from slots gaming funnelled to the Laurel and Pimlico racetracks for thoroughbreds in order to offset operating costs...read on

Vogel Back In The Fray For Rosecroft

January 6, 2011:

It was announced yesterday that Peter Angelos, owner of Major League Baseball's Baltimore Orioles, filed a bid for the bankrupt Rosecroft Raceway. It has been reported today that Mark Vogel, a name very familiar to recent...read on

Deal Struck For 2011 In Maryland

December 22, 2010:

It has been reported that a deal which will see live thoroughbred racing in 2011 in the State of Maryland was agreed upon after a meeting this morning...read on

2011 Preakness 'Safe;' Maryland Still Up In The Air

December 7, 2010:

It has been reported that Joseph Bryce, the chief legislative officer for Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, has gone on the record as saying that the Preakness is "safe" in terms of it being held in the state. Everything else is, seemingly, up in the air...read on

Maryland To Seize Pimlico, Laurel?

December 1, 2010:

Michael Busch, Speaker of the House in Maryland, has been cited as saying that if the Preakness is in danger of being moved out of the state, the state could seize Pimlico and Laurel Park through eminent domain...read on

Cordish "Delighted" To Take Over Tracks

November 4, 2010:

According to a report, the Cordish Company has asked Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley to take control of the Laurel Park and Pimlico thoroughbred racecourses if the Maryland Jockey Club goes through with its threat to significantly reduce operations at the facilities...read on

Maryland Now Has Preakness Domain Rights

April 15, 2009:

According to a report by the Baltimore Sun, Tuesday, just hours after the bill was fast tracked and passed in the Maryland General Assembly, governor Martin O'Malley signed legislation giving...read on

Maryland Wants Preakness

April 14, 2009:

The Baltimore Sun has reported that yesterday in the Maryland General Assembly the House of Delegates voted 93-43 in favour of a bill that would authorize the state to purchase the Preakness...read on


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