Virginia-bred and sired horses will compete in three separate special event days at Laurel Park this summer and fall. The first two days are in the books. The third and final event day is Saturday September 22nd when a five-pack of $75,000 stakes will be presented.
|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)
The Virginia-bred cards held in Maryland the last several years have traditionally attracted deep fields and generated solid wagering handle.
Follow this website and www.vabred.org in days leading up to the event for more details. Both facebook pages for Virginia Horse Racing and Virginia Thoroughbred Association will also have up to the minute information.
Want a fun horse racing weekend? How about Virginia-Bred Day at Laurel on afternoon of the 22nd, Charles Town that evening for the Grade 3, $300,000 Charles Town Oaks and five other stakes, then Shenandoah Downs the next afternoon (Sunday) for great harness in Woodstock, Virginia! Post time Sunday is 2 PM.