Just a few years ago, the Maryland Jockey Club pushed to move the Preakness from Baltimore to Laurel Park. But soon, the track midway between Baltimore and Washington might not host any horse races at all. As the racetrack owners, horsemen and the General Assembly — which recently created a state-operated racing authority — contemplate the future of Maryland horse racing, it’s Laurel Park that could be a casualty of the declining industry.
Maryland horse racing could consolidate at Pimlico, as the future of Laurel Park is ‘very much in question’
May 1, 2023