October 30, 2018

Please note that Rosecroft will host a special live racing card Saturday, Nov. 3, beginning at 6:40 p.m., about one hour after the Breeders’ Cup Classic is run at Churchill Downs.

The track is offering a special Breeders’ Cup seating package along with a buffet that wil...

October 28, 2018

The 2018 Potomac Pace, which in its first two years at Rosecroft attracted many of the top older pacers in the country, has been scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 2, according to track officials.

Last year, the Potomac was held the weekend after the Breeders Crown and attracte...

October 24, 2018

Live racing returns to Rosecroft Oct. 24 after a Sunday program that was halted after the sixth race because of a blown transformer that left the homestretch without lighting. The Open I and “winner’s over” paces were among the seven races that had to be canceled.


October 21, 2018

With 10 nights in the books for the fall meet, the trainer and driver standings indicate a competitive racing program at Rosecroft.

Heading in to the Sunday, Oct. 21, program, Arlene Cameron leads all trainers with 9 wins, four more than John Hollingsworth and Megan Rob...

October 17, 2018

The racing and gaming industries became closely linked in the early 1990s when state legislatures and in some cases voters approved casino-style gambling at racetracks. In Maryland, only one track has a casino but all six casinos generate revenue for purses.

It’s import...

October 14, 2018

Ideal weather conditions and a very fast racing surface last Sunday evening produced three sub-1:51 miles—two by horses on the engine and one from off the pace.

The $12,000 open pace went to Soto, who left from post 7 in a very tough field but was able to get the lead q...

October 10, 2018

The last of the Maryland Sire Stakes finals for 2-year-olds on Oct. 3 produced three divisional speed records in the series and gave two trotters a sweep of the big-money events in the state. The finals at Rosecroft and Ocean Downs each went for $67,000.

Owner, trainer...

October 8, 2018

Classifying races isn’t as simple as it used to be for several reasons, not the least of which is the fact it was common for harness tracks to race five or six programs a week because the horse population, and an appetite for betting, warranted such schedules.


October 3, 2018

It pays to pay attention to betting pools, particularly when they are smaller than average. This played out again in the first race Sunday, Sept. 30.

Go Big Spinder was sent off at 12-1 in a very competitive “winners over” pace with a field of nine and got a perfect ins...

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