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Horse escapes Laurel Park, flees 1.6 miles on Route 1

LAUREL — Racetrack officials say a horse escaped from Laurel Park and galloped 1.6 miles on a road with traffic before being caught. Laurel Park spokesman Mike Gathagan says Bullet Catcher, a 4-year-old gelding, was heading back to the barn ...

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One-year deal OK’d for tracks

The Maryland Jockey Club will lean on $10 million in subsidies from the state and horse owners to maintain a 146-day live racing schedule next year and keep the industry limping along as it seeks a long-term solution. The Maryland ...

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No plan in place at Maryland horse tracks

Maryland’s thoroughbred industry is once again racing through December without a plan to keep two struggling racetracks afloat in the new year. The Maryland Jockey Club and thoroughbred owners and breeders missed a Dec. 1 deadline to propose a long-term, ...

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Plans for Baltimore casino to be revealed

The development group led by Caesars Entertainment Corp. will unveil on Monday its proposal for a Baltimore casino just south of the city’s professional sports stadiums. Key figures in the group are scheduled to tour the Russell Street sites with ...

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Jockey club, Penn National headed to arbitration over Rosecroft simulcasts

The Maryland Jockey Club and Penn National Gaming Inc. will turn to an independent arbitrator to craft a simulcast arrangement for Rosecroft Raceway after the two sides missed another deadline Saturday. The deal, which would allow the long-struggling harness track ...

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Racing commission votes 7-1 to return racing to Rosecroft

The Maryland Racing Commission voted Wednesday to allow harness racing to return to Rosecroft Raceway for 20 dates this fall. The commission approved the Oxon Hill track’s application on a 7-1 vote, with the condition that Penn National Gaming Inc. ...

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