Tag Archives: Horse Racing

Racing plan for Laurel Park, Pimlico stuck at the starting gate

With Maryland thoroughbred racing and the Preakness Stakes in jeopardy, Penn National Gaming Inc. said Tuesday it will continue to work with its corporate partner to develop a plan for Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course in 2011. Penn National ...

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Racing’s decline ripples through Maryland

The decline of Maryland’s two thoroughbred racing tracks has already rippled through the businesses and workers associated with the horse industry. Bonita Farm, in Darlington, bred 190 mares in 2009, but only 88 this year, according to General Manager J. ...

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New Jersey’s Monmouth Park could hold answers for Laurel, Pimlico

OCEANPORT, N.J. — The horses are faster, the purses are fatter and the gamblers are more eager this year at Monmouth Park. Families flocked to the track in the summer, some forced to wait in line for space to open ...

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