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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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Maryland Jockey Club to cut operations after Arundel slots loss

The Maryland Jockey Club will slash racing operations at both of its thoroughbred tracks next year after failing to derail development of a casino next to the Arundel Mills shopping mall, the club announced Wednesday. The club and its corporate ...

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Laurel Park open for first weekend in three weeks

After forced closures for two straight Saturdays that likely put a dent in its winter revenue, Laurel Park is shoveling off the snow and will be open for business this weekend. “It has been a long week but we were ...

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Md. jockey to be in ‘Secretariat’

Maryland jockey Grant Whitacre will be portraying Paul Feliciano in the movie “Secretariat,” which is slated to be released in the fall. Feliciano rode the 1973 Triple Crown winner in his first two career starts as an apprentice, before the ...

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