Laurel Park Entries & Results for Thursday, September 16, 2021

Laurel Park, Laurel, MD
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Laurel Park opened in 1911, providing racing action to fans in Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Laurel Park hosts the Jim McKay Maryland Million day each fall since 1987.
Biggest stakes: De Francis Dash, scheduled on April 6 for 2019, and the Maryland Million Classic held every Fall.

Picks Report Get Expert Laurel Park Picks for today’s races. Get Equibase PPs.

1 1/16M, Dirt, Maiden Special Weight
Fillies & Mares | 3 To 5 Year Olds
Purse: $46,000

EXACTA, TRIFECTA & DAILY DOUBLE (RACES 1-2) / 10 cent SUPERFECTA 50 cent PICK 3 (RACES 1-2-3) / 50 cent PICK 5 (RACES 1-2-3-4-5)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Union Tatters

Union Rags

Michael R. Matz

Jevian Toledo

8/1

2 2

Runaway Monet

Paynter

Rodney Jenkins

Tais Lyapustina

5/1

3 3

Fortes

Congrats

Hamilton A. Smith

Horacio Karamanos

7/2

4 4

Sugar Snap

Street Boss

Jose Corrales

Jorge Ruiz

12/1

5 5

My Maggie Moo

Bernardini

Patrick B. McBurney

Victor R. Carrasco

8/5

6 6 Picks Report

Like Nowhere Else (IRE)

Frosted

Arnaud Delacour

Charlie Marquez

5/2

Runner Win Place Show
Runaway Monet  2 $6.60 $3.00 $2.40
My Maggie Moo  5 - $2.60 $2.60
Sugar Snap  4 - - $5.00
Union Tatters  1 - - -
Also rans: Fortes, Like Nowhere Else (IRE)
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 2-5 $26.00 $21,772.00
Superfecta 2-5-4-1 $407.80 $8,792.00
Trifecta 2-5-4 $153.00 $15,310.00
Fractions and final time: :23.53, :47.7, 1:13.58, 1:40.05, 1:46.53
Winning Owner: Nicewonder Stable
Winning Breeder: Nicewonder Stable, LLC

5 1/2F, Turf, Allowance
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $48,000

EXACTA & TRIFECTA / DAILY DOUBLE (RACES 2-3) / 10 cent SUPERFECTA 50 cent PICK 3 (RACES 2-3-4) / 50 cent PICK 4 (RACES 2-3-4-5) $1.00 SUPER HIGH 5

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Fast Chica

Fast Anna

Arnaud Delacour

Victor R. Carrasco

15/1

2 2

Polished Gal

Plan

Hugh I. McMahon

Angel Cruz

7/2

3 3 Picks Report

Golden Can

Golden Lad

Hassan Elamri

Jevian Toledo

3/1

4 4

Miss Marley

Union Rags

Michael R. Matz

Julian Pimentel

30/1

5 5

Not My Money

City Zip

Ollie L. Figgins, III

Horacio Karamanos

12/1

6 6

Catching the Wind

Justin Phillip

Kathleen A. Demasi

J. D. Acosta

6/1

7 7

Pretty Lori

Maclean's Music

Hamilton A. Smith

Denis Araujo

12/1

8 8

Chromeplated Heart

Kantharos

Justin J. Nixon

Charlie Marquez

8/1

9 9

Behind the Couch

Awesome Again

John E. Salzman, Sr.

Jorge Ruiz

4/1

10 10

Hope Has a Name

Dialed In

Hugh I. McMahon

Rebecca Grace LaBarre

10/1

11 11

Snow Forecast

Prospective

Bobbi Anne Hawthorne

Julio Correa

(Also-eligible)

6/1

AE

Runner Win Place Show
Golden Can  3 $5.20 $3.20 $2.60
Behind the Couch  9 - $5.00 $3.60
Chromeplated Heart  8 - - $6.60
Polished Gal  2 - - -
Also rans: Fast Chica, Not My Money, Hope Has a Name, Pretty Lori, Miss Marley, Catching the Wind
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 3-9 $23.80 $57,221.00
Superfecta 3-9-8-2 $608.20 $21,181.00
Trifecta 3-9-8 $205.60 $31,705.00
Z-5 Super Hi-5 3-9-8-2-1 $1,077.00 $634.00
Daily Double 2-3 $23.60 $13,364.00
Fractions and final time: :22.18, :44.71, :56.29, 1:02.41
Winning Owner: Smith, Jr., James C. and Elamri, Hassan
Winning Breeder: Hassan Elamri

Saturday Plays: 2 Pimlico picks, Santa Margarita and more

Selections for the Pimlico card, Santa Margarita at Santa Anita and Churchill Downs feature.

6F, Dirt, $12,500 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $24,000

EXACTA, TRIFECTA & DAILY DOUBLE (RACES 3-4) / 10 cent SUPERFECTA 50 cent PICK 3 (RACES 3-4-5)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1 Picks Report

New Frontier

Speightstown

Kieron Magee

Carlos Eduardo Lopez

8/5

2 2

Kingston Pike

Awesome of Course

Mario Serey, Jr.

Grant Whitacre

3/1

3 3

Phantom Ro

Wildcat Heir

Dale Capuano

Charlie Marquez

5/1

4 4

On the Lam

Run Away and Hide

Emanuel J. Geralis

J. D. Acosta

4/1

5 5

Bahama Channel

English Channel

Marilyn G. McMullen

Jorge Ruiz

6/1

6 6

Honorable Service

To Honor and Serve

Michael M. Moore

Silvestre Gonzalez

10/1

Runner Win Place Show
New Frontier  1 $4.00 $2.40 $2.40
Kingston Pike  2 - $3.40 $2.80
Bahama Channel  5 - - $4.00
On the Lam  4 - - -
Also rans: Honorable Service, Phantom Ro
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 2-3/11-1 $53.80 $14,881.00
Daily Double 3-1 $13.00 $7,292.00
Exacta 1-2 $12.00 $48,353.00
Superfecta 1-2-5-4 $257.20 $18,122.00
Trifecta 1-2-5 $51.60 $30,881.00
Fractions and final time: :22.99, :46.28, :58.27, 1:10.71
Winning Owner: Erhan Polat
Winning Breeder: Fred W. Hertrich III

1 1/16M, Turf, $12,500 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $24,000

EXACTA, TRIFECTA & DAILY DOUBLE (RACES 4-5) /10 cent SUPERFECTA 50 cent PICK 3 (RACES 4-5-6) / 50 cent PICK 4 (RACES 4-5-6-7) $1.00 SUPER HIGH 5

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Argentic (FR)

Kendargent (FR)

Neil R. Morris

J. D. Acosta

10/1

2 2

Speed Game

Discreet Cat

Samuel G. Davis

Richard Monterrey

8/1

3 3

Gunslinger (IRE)

Born To Sea (IRE)

Mark Beecher

Angel Cruz

15/1

4 4

Lucky Ramsey

Lookin At Lucky

A. Ferris Allen, III

Horacio Karamanos

4/1

5 5

Posterity

Posse

Hassan Elamri

Jevian Toledo

6/1

6 6

Rockstar Girl

Maclean's Music

Timothy E. Salzman

Alexander Crispin

15/1

7 7

Minister's Strike

English Channel

Mary E. Eppler

Charlie Marquez

8/1

8 8

Ahsad

Street Sense

Bobbi Anne Hawthorne

Julio Correa

20/1

9 9

Fed Up Fired Up

English Channel

Donald H. Barr

Forest Boyce

6/1

10 10

Ludicrous Mode

Bullet Train (GB)

Milan Milosevic

Feargal Lynch

15/1

11 11

Makes Mo Cents

Uncle Mo

Patrick F. Nuesch

Denis Araujo

5/1

12 12

Crazy Kater

Wicked Strong

Anthony Aguirre

Jorge Ruiz

8/1

13 13

D'craziness

D'wildcat

Gerald S. Bennett

Charlie Marquez

(Also-eligible)

5/2

AE

Runner Win Place Show
Fed Up Fired Up  9 $16.80 $6.80 $5.00
Minister's Strike  7 - $4.80 $4.80
Posterity  5 - - $4.60
Speed Game  2 - - -
Also rans: Crazy Kater, Argentic (FR), Gunslinger (IRE), Makes Mo Cents, Lucky Ramsey, Ludicrous Mode
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Superfecta 9-7-5-2 $7,910.60 $11,500.00
Pick 3 3/11-1-9 $127.60 $6,864.00
Z-5 Super Hi-5 9-7-5-2-12 $0.00 $152.00
Trifecta 9-7-5 $1,027.20 $24,233.00
Daily Double 1-9 $57.80 $7,039.00
Exacta 9-7 $129.40 $45,267.00
Fractions and final time: :25.12, :50.52, 1:14.63, 1:38.29, 1:44.02
Winning Owner: Walter Vieser, II
Winning Breeder: Green Lantern Stables, LLC

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5 1/2F, Dirt, $16,000 Maiden Claiming
Open | 2 Year Olds
Purse: $25,000

EXACTA, TRIFECTA & DAILY DOUBLE (RACES 5-6) / 10 cent SUPERFECTA 50 cent PICK 3 (RACES 5-6-7) / 20 cent RAINBOW PICK 6 (RACES 5-6-7-8-9-10) $1.00 SUPER HIGH 5

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Bet On Bitz

Divining Rod

Anthony Farrior

Xavier Perez

5/1

2 2

Dontcrossfuzzy

Mosler

Timothy E. Salzman

Leonardo Corujo

7/2

3 3

Scaredy Cat

Kitten's Joy

Brittany T. Russell

Kevin Gomez

3/1

4 4

Jump Free

Jump Start

Jeremiah O'Dwyer

John Hiraldo

9/2

5 5

No Money Down

Baltimore Bob

John E. Salzman, Jr.

Jorge Ruiz

6/1

6 6

Celtic Sun

Buffum

Susan S. Cooney

Victor Rosales

15/1

7 7

Will Take Profit

Will Take Charge

Jeremiah O'Dwyer

Johan Rosado

4/1

Runner Win Place Show
Bet On Bitz  1 $6.40 $4.80 $2.40
Dontcrossfuzzy  2 - $4.60 $2.10
Scaredy Cat  3 - - $2.60
Jump Free  4 - - -
Also rans: Celtic Sun, Will Take Profit
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 4 3/11-1-9-1 $724.40 $19,648.00
Daily Double 9-1 $100.20 $4,830.00
Pick 5 2-3/11-1-9-1 $2,965.40 $27,801.00
Trifecta 1-2-3 $89.40 $14,603.00
Superfecta 1-2-3-4 $185.20 $8,960.00
Exacta 1-2 $34.40 $22,161.00
Pick 3 1-9-1 $221.20 $8,990.00
Fractions and final time: :22.85, :45.88, :58.53, 1:05.26
Winning Owner: Antonacci Racing and Bitetti, Paul
Winning Breeder: Sallyellen M. Hurst & Hugh H. Hurst

1M, Turf, Maiden Special Weight
Fillies | 2 Year Olds
Purse: $46,000

EXACTA, TRIFECTA & DAILY DOUBLE (RACES 6-7) / 10 cent SUPERFECTA 50 cent PICK 3 (Races 6-7-8) / 50 cent PICK 5 (Races 6-7-8-9-10) $1.00 SUPER HIGH 5

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Heliacal Rising

Not This Time

A. Ferris Allen, III

Horacio Karamanos

(Main Track only)

15/1

MTO

2 2

Lady Prowess

Mastery

H. Graham Motion

Victor R. Carrasco

12/1

3 3

Louella Street

Street Sense

Jeremiah O'Dwyer

John Hiraldo

6/1

4 4

Princess Teruko

Tonalist

Kelly Rubley

Angel Cruz

(Main Track only)

5/2

MTO

5 5

Petite Rouge

Kobe's Back

Kevin C. Boniface

Leonardo Corujo

15/1

6 6

Ten Twenty One

Tapit

Phil Schoenthal

Jevian Toledo

8/1

7 7

Time Goes Fast

Jimmy Creed

Michael J. Trombetta

Julian Pimentel

10/1

8 8

Wasser

Union Rags

Arnaud Delacour

Charlie Marquez

5/1

9 9

Cecilita

Super Saver

Kelly Rubley

Angel Cruz

12/1

10 10

Amazon Queen

Kantharos

Arnaud Delacour

Jorge Ruiz

6/1

11 11

She's Like Thunder

Astern (AUS)

A. Ferris Allen, III

Horacio Karamanos

9/2

12 12

Little Bit of That

Great Notion

Brittany T. Russell

Forest Boyce

7/2

13 13

Determined Charm

Empire Maker

Phil Schoenthal

Victor R. Carrasco

(Also-eligible)

3/1

AE

14 14

Pearl Earring

Astern (AUS)

Michael Stidham

J. D. Acosta

(Also-eligible)

2/1

AE

15 15

Clouds of White

Street Magician

Michael J. Trombetta

Julian Pimentel

(Also-eligible)

6/1

AE

16 16

Golden Belief

Goldencents

Michael R. Matz

Forest Boyce

(Also-eligible)

9/2

AE

Runner Win Place Show
Louella Street  3 $7.60 $3.40 $4.60
Amazon Queen 10 - $8.00 $5.00
Lady Prowess  2 - - $5.60
She's Like Thunder 11 - - -
Also rans: Cecilita, Time Goes Fast, Little Bit of That, Wasser, Petite Rouge, Ten Twenty One
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 9-1-1/3/4/13/14/15/16 $790.80 $3,994.00
Daily Double 1-3 $50.80 $4,871.00
Exacta 3-10 $87.00 $71,732.00
Superfecta 3-10-2-11 $5,539.80 $24,660.00
Trifecta 3-10-2 $867.40 $45,357.00
Z-5 Super Hi-5 3-10-2-11-9 $0.00 $549.00
Fractions and final time: :25.14, :51.28, 1:15.86, 1:27.43, 1:39.08
Winning Owner: Haymarket Farm
Winning Breeder: M. Auerbach, LLC & Godolphin

Essential Quality will not race next year (neither will Maxfield)

Essential Quality and Maxfield will be retired to stud after their next races.

6F, Dirt, $5,000 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $17,000

EXACTA, TRIFECTA & DAILY DOUBLE (RACES 7-8) / 10 cent SUPERFECTA 50 cent PICK 3 (Races 7-8-9) / 50 cent PICK 4 (RACES 7-8-9-10) $1.00 SUPER HIGH 5

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

More Twirl

Twirling Candy

William R. Komlo

Jayson Fernandez

8/1

2 2

Gator Fifty Two

Brethren

Elvis Trujillo

Richard Monterrey

6/1

3 3

Sing a Verse

Great Notion

Ricardo D'Angelo

J. D. Acosta

20/1

4 4

Keepyourguardup

Lea

Anthony Pecoraro

John Hiraldo

9/2

5 5

Golazo

Bayern

Mario Serey, Jr.

Grant Whitacre

6/1

6 6

New York One

Big Brown

John E. Salzman, Sr.

Jorge Ruiz

12/1

7 7

Sam and Sy

Speightster

Donald H. Barr

Charlie Marquez

10/1

8 8

Dynamic Day

Carpe Diem

Vernon Greaves

Keimar Trotman

30/1

9 9

Golden G

Maclean's Music

Claudio A. Gonzalez

Yomar Orlando Ortiz

10/1

10 10

El Rojo

El Padrino

Jerry A. Thurston

Kevin Gomez

20/1

11 11

Natty Beau

Mosler

Richard P. Sillaman

Wesley Ho

8/1

12 12

Decorated

Declaration of War

Hugh I. McMahon

Angel Cruz

4/1

Runner Win Place Show
Natty Beau 11 $15.00 $6.80 $4.80
Decorated 12 - $3.80 $3.20
Golazo  5 - - $4.20
More Twirl  1 - - -
Also rans: Gator Fifty Two, Sing a Verse, Keepyourguardup, Dynamic Day, El Rojo, Sam and Sy, New York One, Golden G
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 1-1/3/4/13/14/15/16-11 $582.40 $4,707.00
Pick 4 9-1-1/3/4/13/14/15/16-11 $9,675.20 $6,515.00
Daily Double 3-11 $80.20 $7,770.00
Exacta 11-12 $53.80 $79,836.00
Superfecta 11-12-5-1 $2,456.80 $22,895.00
Trifecta 11-12-5 $308.60 $41,978.00
Z-5 Super Hi-5 11-12-5-1-2 $0.00 $427.00
Fractions and final time: :23.09, :46.63, :58.71, 1:11.26
Winning Owner: Herman M. Braude
Winning Breeder: Country Life Farm & Estate of MildredWilson

1 1/16M, Turf, Allowance
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $40,000

EXACTA, TRIFECTA & DAILY DOUBLE (RACES 8-9) / 10 cent SUPERFECTA 50 cent PICK 3 (Races 8-9-10) / $1.00 SUPER HIGH 5

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Broker's Reward

Power Broker

Michael J. Trombetta

Feargal Lynch

5/2

2 2

Dream Big Dreams

Bandbox

Brittany T. Russell

Jevian Toledo

(Main Track only)

2/1

MTO

3 3

Beltway Bob

Baltimore Bob

Gregory L. Wilson

Jorge Ruiz

20/1

4 4

Monster Mason

Animal Kingdom

Brandon McFarlane

Johan Rosado

30/1

5 5

My Boy Paddy

Paddy O'Prado

Justin Rivera

Jhonatan Mendoza

4/1

6 6

Welling

Curlin

Kieron Magee

Carlos Eduardo Lopez

(Main Track only)

7/5

MTO

7 7

Market Mover

Imagining

Mark Shuman

Victor Rosales

6/1

8 8

Benny Havens

Outflanker

Anthony Aguirre, Jr.

Jevian Toledo

5/1

9 9

Beach Traffic

Cross Traffic

Timothy A. Hills

Victor R. Carrasco

6/1

10 10

Elementary

Great Notion

Susan S. Cooney

Kevin Gomez

12/1

11 11

Depository

Mosler

Cathal A. Lynch

Charlie Marquez

6/1

12 12

Antipoison

Gio Ponti

Timothy M. Vick

Horacio Karamanos

20/1

Runner Win Place Show
Beltway Bob  3 $26.20 $13.00 $8.20
Depository 11 - $13.60 $7.60
Benny Havens  8 - - $6.40
Broker's Reward  1 - - -
Also rans: Antipoison, Monster Mason, My Boy Paddy, Elementary, Beach Traffic, Market Mover
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Superfecta 3-11-8-1 $23,212.40 $26,616.00
Trifecta 3-11-8 $3,561.20 $37,118.00
Z-5 Super Hi-5 3-11-8-1-12 $0.00 $521.00
Pick 3 1/3/4/13/14/15/16-11-3 $1,991.60 $11,401.00
Exacta 3-11 $431.20 $64,076.00
Daily Double 11-3 $289.20 $6,593.00
Fractions and final time: :23.9, :48.11, 1:12.46, 1:36.4, 1:42.65
Winning Owner: Gregory L. Wilson
Winning Breeder: Robert Gerczak

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5 1/2F, Dirt, $35,000 Allowance Optional Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $52,000

EXACTA, TRIFECTA & DAILY DOUBLE (RACES 9-10) / 10 cent SUPERFECTA

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Bunting

Bandbox

Rodney Jenkins

Xavier Perez

5/1

2 2

Margie's Heaven

Golden Lad

Hugh I. McMahon

Angel Cruz

9/5

3 3

Mischiefs Model

Into Mischief

Claudio A. Gonzalez

J. D. Acosta

4/1

4 4

Whiskey and Rye

Maclean's Music

Hamilton A. Smith

Denis Araujo

5/1

5 5

My Lovely Girl

Poseidon's Warrior

Analia R. Larrosa

Alisson Anahi Nunez

12/1

6 6

Tara's Talent

Talent Search

Michael M. Moore

Silvestre Gonzalez

3/1

Runner Win Place Show
Bunting  1 $14.00 $4.60 $2.60
Margie's Heaven  2 - $3.20 $2.20
Tara's Talent  6 - - $2.20
Mischiefs Model  3 - - -
Also rans: My Lovely Girl, Whiskey and Rye
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 11-3-1 $3,794.00 $6,388.00
Daily Double 3-1 $198.00 $5,138.00
Exacta 1-2 $31.00 $40,083.00
Superfecta 1-2-6-3 $239.20 $14,329.00
Trifecta 1-2-6 $95.40 $26,125.00
Fractions and final time: :22.71, :45.72, :58.03, 1:04.58
Winning Owner: Hillwood Stable LLC
Winning Breeder: Hillwood Stables, LCC

5 1/2F, Turf, $32,000 Starter Optional Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $32,000

EXACTA, TRIFECTA & 10 cent SUPERFECTA / $1.00 SUPER HIGH 5

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Castilleja

Lord Shanakill

King T. Leatherbury

John Hiraldo

6/1

2 2

Tapdancing Girl

Tritap

Aimee D. Hall

Kevin Gomez

6/1

3 3

Flava's Dream

Jess's Dream

Derrick A. Parram

Leonardo Corujo

15/1

4 4

Our Strong Vows

Wicked Strong

Joan A. Reynolds

Horacio Karamanos

10/1

5 5

Defy Expectations

Into Mischief

Brittany T. Russell

Feargal Lynch

2/1

6 6

Digital Dream

Lemon Drop Kid

Damon R. Dilodovico

Horacio Karamanos

(Main Track only)

5/1

MTO

7 7

Ordinary Girl

Orientate

Cathal A. Lynch

Charlie Marquez

15/1

8 8

Minnetonka

Munnings

John J. Robb

Xavier Perez

6/1

9 9

Crystalology

Gemologist

Niall Saville

Victor R. Carrasco

3/1

10 10

Live Aid

Maclean's Music

Katharine M. Voss

Jevian Toledo

10/1

Runner Win Place Show
Defy Expectations  5 $4.80 $3.20 $2.80
Castilleja  1 - $2.80 $3.60
Minnetonka  8 - - $4.60
Crystalology  9 - - -
Also rans: Our Strong Vows, Tapdancing Girl, Ordinary Girl, Flava's Dream
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 3-1-5/6/10 $380.20 $11,397.00
Pick 4 11-3-1-5/6/10 $5,699.80 $19,193.00
Pick 5 1/3/4/13/14/15/16-11-3-1-5/6/1 $32,704.00 $44,998.00
Pick 6 Jackpot 1-1/3/4/13/14/15/16-11-3-1-5/6 $9,258.40 $3,858.00
Daily Double 1-5 $40.80 $9,715.00
Superfecta 5-1-8-9 $635.20 $19,113.00
Exacta 5-1 $17.80 $48,599.00
Trifecta 5-1-8 $141.00 $28,850.00
Z-5 Super Hi-5 5-1-8-9-4 $7,377.20 $2,690.00
Fractions and final time: :22.11, :45.65, :57.12, 1:03.29
Winning Owner: Respect the Valleys, LLC
Winning Breeder: Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings LLC

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