LAUREL -- Laurel Race Course presents its Thanksgiving program today with the traditional early post time and giveaways.
First post for the 10-race card is 10:30. Gates open at 9, with free doughnuts, coffee, and hot cider available for patrons arriving by the first race. Also, holiday pies will be given away with each paid admission and can be picked up after the seventh race.
The Straight Deal Handicap for older fillies and mares is the featured ninth race. Devilish Touch is a solid favorite in the seven-furlong race for fillies and mares.
First post for tomorrow is noon, 30 minutes earlier than normal for a weekday.