Latest Laurel Park Racecourse Stories

2009-12-18 15:45:00

In the news release, Blow Horn Equity, LLC Announces Its Bid For The Maryland Jockey Club, issued earlier today by Blow Horn Equity, LLC over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that there was additional text to the release that was inadvertently left out.

2009-07-07 18:13:42

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission doubled trainer Rick Dutrow's recommended suspension after a horse tested positive for high levels of Clenbuterol. The commission voted 6-5 Tuesday to hand down the 30-day penalty to Dutrow.

2009-03-17 15:55:51

Maryland should consider buying the Preakness if Magnus Entertainment tries to sell it to an out-of-state racetrack, the state Senate president said Tuesday. Under state law, Maryland can buy the Preakness, the second leg of thoroughbred horse racing's Triple Crown, by matching the top offer.

2009-03-06 15:06:35

Magna Entertainment, the biggest player in Maryland's thoroughbred industry, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the Baltimore Sun reported. Magna, which owns Baltimore's Pimlico Race Course, the site of the Preakness Stakes, the second leg of horse racing's annual triple crown, has been struggling to repay a building debt as revenues have sagged. Its Laurel Park (Md.) will continue business as usual for the time being with its winter meet, but the Sun said longer-term prospects...

2009-02-02 21:39:00

AURORA, ON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Magna Entertainment Corp. ("MEC" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: MECA; TSX: MEC.A) announced that it has applied today, through Laurel Racing Assoc., Inc.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.