New Virginia-Bred Race Day Proposed at Laurel

Pending approval by the Virginia and Maryland Racing Commissions , the VHBPA and the Maryland Jockey Club are planning three days of Virginia-Bred/Sired racing at Laurel Park in 2017. The intended series has races for colts and fillies going long as well as colts and fillies that sprint. Commonwealth Day, September 30th, the highlight of the series features both the Commonwealth Derby and the Commonwealth Oaks, grade III stakes for three year old colts and fillies.

Additional non-stake Virginia-Bred and Sired races at Charles Town and Laurel are also new additions to the 2017 schedule.  Any questions related to the race schedule can be answered by the racing offices at Laurel and Charles Town. Please continue to check the website for updated information.