• Virginia-Bred or Sired Maiden Races Scheduled for June 15th and June 22nd at Laurel Park

    The 2018 Virginia-bred and Sired race schedule kicks off at Laurel Park with two maiden races scheduled for June 15th and June 22nd. The June 15th race is restricted to fillies and mares, three years old and up. The race will be run on the turf at 5 1/2 furlongs.

    The June 22nd race is for three year olds and up and will also be run at 5 1/2 furlongs on the turf.

    Please call the MJC racing office at Laurel Park with any questions (800) 638-1859.

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  • 2018 Virginia Bred/Sired/Certified Race Schedule; New Trainer and Owner Bonuses Added

    The Virginia Thoroughbred Association and  the Virginia HBPA announced the following Virgnia-Bred/Sired/Certified racing schedule for 2018. A new $20,000 series bonus has been added for both trainers and owners. $10,000 will be awarded to the leading point earning trainer and owner throughout the series, $4,000 for second, $3,000 for third, $2,000 for fourth and $1,000 for fifth. Points will be earned as follows: 5 points for winning any race, 4 points for second, 3 points for third, 2 points for 4th and 1 point to all other starters in the field. Bonus winners will be announced after the September 22nd race day.

    Laurel Park

    Friday, June 15, 2018

    Race Name Race Description Purse
    VA Bred or Sired Maiden                    Fillies and mares, Three years and up, 5.5 furlongs on turf $40,000

    Friday, June 22, 2018

    Race Name Race Description Purse
    VA Bred or Sired Maiden Three years and up, 5.5 furlongs on turf $40,000

    Saturday, June 23, 2018

    Race Name Race Description Purse
    Edward Evans Stakes VA bred or sired, Three years and up, One mile on turf $75,000
    Nellie Cox Stakes VA bred or sired, Fillies and mares, Three years and up, One mile on turf $75,000
    White Oak Farm Stakes (non-black type) VA bred or sired, Three years and up, 5.5 furlongs on turf $75,000
    Tyson Gilpin Stakes Stakes VA bred or sired, Fillies and mares, Three years and up, 5.5 furlongs on turf $75,000

    Thursday, August 2, 2018

    Race Name Race Description Purse
    VA Bred or Sired Maiden       Fillies and mares, Three years and up, One mile on turf    $40,000

    Friday, August 3, 2018

    Race Name Race Description Purse
    VA Bred or Sired Maiden Three years and up, One mile on turf $40,000

    Saturday, August 4, 2018

    Race Name Race Description Purse
    Hansel Stakes (non-black type) VA bred or sired, Three years and up, One mile and a sixteenth on turf $75,000
    William Backer Stakes VA bred or sired, Fillies and mares, Three years and up, One mile and a sixteenth on turf $75,000
    Meadow Stable Stakes VA bred or sired, Three years and up, 5.5 furlongs on turf $75,000
    Camptown Stakes VA bred or sired, Fillies and mares, Three years and up, 5.5 furlongs on turf $75,000

    Friday, August 10, 2018

    Race Name Race Description Purse
    VA Bred, Sired  or Certified Maiden Two year old, 5.5 furlongs on turf $40,000

    Saturday, September 22, 2018

    Race Name Race Description Purse
    Bert Allen Stakes VA bred or sired, Three years and up, One mile and one eighth miles on turf $75,000
    Brookemeade Stakes VA bred or sired, Fillies and mares, Three years and up, One and one eighth miles on turf $75,000
    Punch Line Stakes (non-black type) VA bred or sired, Three years and up, 5.5 furlongs on turf $75,000
    Oakley Stakes VA bred or sired, Fillies and mares, Three years and up, 5.5 furlongs on turf $75,000
    Jamestown Stakes VA bred, sired, or certified, Two year olds, 5.5 furlongs on turf
    (Certified horses draw in if there are less than six VA bred or sired entered)
    $75,000

    $20,000 leading Trainer and $20,000 leading Owner awards

     Bonuses awarded to the top 5 leading trainers and owners accumulating the most points throughout the entire race series.
    Points awarded 5 points for win, 4 points for second, 3 points for third, 2 points for fourth, and 1 point for every starter after fourth place.

    $10,000 for first place, $4,000 for second, $3,000 for third, $2,000 for fourth, $1,000 for fifth

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