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Laurel Park

Address: 198 Laurel Race Track Rd, Laurel, Maryland 20724, United States

 

Located between Washington D.C. and Baltimore, Laurel Park race track has hosted thoroughbred horse racing since 1911. It is one of the regular hosts of the Maryland Million, as well as the Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash, Barbara Fritchie Handicap and General George Handicap.

Triple Crown winners Sir Barton, War Admiral, Whirlaway, Secretariat and Affirmed won races at Laurel Park during their Hall of Fame careers.

 

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Laurel Park Race Course Schedule

Live Racing:  Tuesday to Saturday

Racing Calendar:  January - March 

Course type: Flat

Notable races: De Francis Memorial Dash, General George Handicap, Barbara Fritchie Handicap, Maryland Million Classic, Preakness Stakes, Laurel Dash, the Laurel Futurity, the Endless Surprise Stakes, the Conniver Stakes, the Horatius Stakes and the Private Terms Stakes

Main track: 1 1/18 mile, oval

Distance from last turn to finish line: 1344 feet

Turf course: 7 Furlong

 

Stakes Races at Laurel Park

Grade 1
Frank J. DeFrancis Memorial Dash Stakes

Grade 2
Barbara Fritchie Handicap
General George Handicap

Grade 3
Safely Kept Stakes

State-bred Showcase Stakes Races:
Maryland Million Classic
Maryland Million Ladies
Maryland Million Turf
Maryland Million Sprint Handicap
Maryland Million Distaff Handicap
Maryland Million Oaks
Maryland Million Nursery
Maryland Million Lassie
Maryland Million Turf Sprint Handicap

 

 

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