Monthly Archives: July 2016

Virginia-Breds Win A Trio Of Races Over The Weekend; More Owner Bonus Money Doled Out

Virginia-bred horses won three races over the weekend and since all came in Mid-Atlantic states, the owners will all receive a bonus on top of their purse winnings.

Available, bred by Suzanne Dempsey, was the beneficiary of a disqualification Sunday at Laurel and instead of finishing a head behind original winner Thirteenth Avenue, got placed first after a stewards review. The 7 year old Bop gelding ran second throughout the $42,000 allowance… Continue reading

Trio Of Virginia-Breds Score Over Holiday Weekend At Laurel; Owners All Receive Bonus Checks

Congratulations to Virginia-bred owners Douglas Daniels, Marshall Dowell and Mary Slade, who each earned a 25% bonus on top of purse earnings from their horses respective wins over the July 4th weekend at Laurel Park!

The extra winnings come courtesy of a new Virginia-bred owners bonus program that began July 1st and continues through December 31st. Any owner of a Virginia-bred that wins an overnight … Continue reading

2nd Virginia-Bred Owner Earns 25% Bonus By Winning On Holiday Weekend

Porte Cochere’s win at Laurel yesterday translated into another Virginia-bred owner bonus! The 3 year old daughter of Street Sense, bred by Larry Johnson, captured a $22,000 maiden claiming sprint at the Maryland track’s summer meet opening weekend.

Porte Cochere, out of the Partner's Hero mare, Wonderous Woman, earned a 25% bonus for her owner by winning a maiden claimer at Laurel on Saturday. Photo by Jim McCue.

Porte Cochere, out of the Partner’s Hero mare, Wonderous Woman, earned a 25% bonus for her owner by winning a maiden claimer at Laurel on Saturday. Photo by Jim McCue.

Jockey Edgar Prado, who guided the effort in a… Continue reading

Douglas Daniels Is First Virginia-Bred Owner To Receive Bonus From New Incentive Program

 

Congratulations to Douglas Daniels, owner of Virginia-bred Manakin Road, who earned a 25% bonus based on his horse’s win this afternoon at Laurel Park! The extra winnings comes courtesy of a new Virginia-bred owners bonus program that began today and continues through December 31st.

Manakin Road (inside) is best in a wild finish in Laurel's final race on Friday's summer meet opener. Photo by Jim McCue.

Manakin Road (inside) is best in a wild finish in Laurel’s final race on Friday’s summer meet opener. Photo by Jim McCue.

Daniels collected… Continue reading