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From Sun staff reports | October 16, 2011
Softly Lit and Embracing Hearts finished first and second, respectively, in the 82nd running of the Selima Stakes for 2-year-old fillies Saturday at Laurel Park. The $75,000 Selima, Laurel's oldest stakes race, was the feature attraction as the track celebrated its centennial. Laurel Park debuted on Oct. 2, 1911, under the auspices of the Laurel Four Corners County Fair and quickly became an autumn fixture on the racing calendar. A estimated 4,657 attended Laurel Park's 100th Birthday Bash and Fall Fest on Saturday.
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Sports Digest | September 27, 2014
Et cetera Ben's Cat seeks third Laurel Dash victory Ben's Cat will run today in the $100,000 Laurel Dash with a chance to move ahead of Hall of Famer Safely Kept in earnings among Maryland-breds. The Dash is one of six stakes races on the 12-race card. The card will feature five open stakes races on the turf and the Jameela Stakes for Maryland-bred and/or sired runners. All the races drew double-digit fields. The Laurel Dash drew 11 entries, including one on the also-eligible list.
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Sports Digest | October 21, 2012
Et cetera No. 6 Terps edged, 4-3, in OT by No. 1 UNC in field hockey Host and No. 6 Maryland pushed No. 1 North Carolina to the brink in field hockey before losing, 4-3, in overtime on a goal by Emily Wold in the 77th minute. Junior goalkeeper Natalie Hunter made a career-high nine saves, including eight in the second half, for the Terps (12-4, 3-2 ACC), who held the Tar Heels (16-1, 5-0) without a goal on their 13 penalty corners. Maryland led 3-2 at halftime. Men's college soccer: Alassane Alessane Kane of host American (8-5-2, 3-0-2 Patriot League)
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Sports Digest | September 19, 2013
Horse racing De Francis is Saturday; Laurel opens today Nine sprinters, including local star Ben's Cat, have been entered in Saturday's 22nd running of the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park. The track's fall meeting begins today and ends Dec. 31, with racing Wednesdays through Saturdays, holidays excluded. The meet includes 31 stakes races, worth more than $3.3 million. Saturday's 11-race Fall Festival of Racing card will begin at 1:10 p.m. The De Francis Dash is an elite 6-furlong sprint that has produced four Eclipse Award champion sprinter winners: Housebuster (1991)
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Sports Digest | September 27, 2014
Et cetera Ben's Cat seeks third Laurel Dash victory Ben's Cat will run today in the $100,000 Laurel Dash with a chance to move ahead of Hall of Famer Safely Kept in earnings among Maryland-breds. The Dash is one of six stakes races on the 12-race card. The card will feature five open stakes races on the turf and the Jameela Stakes for Maryland-bred and/or sired runners. All the races drew double-digit fields. The Laurel Dash drew 11 entries, including one on the also-eligible list.
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Sports Digest | September 19, 2013
Horse racing De Francis is Saturday; Laurel opens today Nine sprinters, including local star Ben's Cat, have been entered in Saturday's 22nd running of the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park. The track's fall meeting begins today and ends Dec. 31, with racing Wednesdays through Saturdays, holidays excluded. The meet includes 31 stakes races, worth more than $3.3 million. Saturday's 11-race Fall Festival of Racing card will begin at 1:10 p.m. The De Francis Dash is an elite 6-furlong sprint that has produced four Eclipse Award champion sprinter winners: Housebuster (1991)
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By Ross Peddicord and Ross Peddicord,SUN STAFF | October 8, 1995
Trainer Richard Schosberg scored an East Coast double yesterday with a pair of 2-year-olds.Nine minutes after Schosberg won the $500,000 Champagne Stakes at Belmont Park with the colt Maria's Mon, the filly River of Rum, which he trains for Heatherwood Farm, scored a three-quarter-length upset in the $100,000 Selima Stakes at Laurel Park."
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By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,SUN STAFF | November 2, 1998
The Selima Stakes was almost a re-run of Saturday's Laurel Futurity.Just as Millions had the day before, heavily favored Magic Broad prospered under jockey Edgar Prado's tactics to score a 4 1/4 -length victory in the Grade III $100,000 race for 2-year-old fillies.Prado stalked Timely Irony's slow pace, urged Magic Broad ahead as they entered the lane and pulled away to easily stave off the second choice, Petunia."She broke good, was real sharp and was doing everything nice and easy," said Prado, who is closing in on 400 victories for the year.
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By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,SUN STAFF | November 4, 1996
For a horse who has shown a liking for racing on the grass, Reach the Top is taking to dirt surfaces with gusto.The big filly showed yesterday that she is versatile, coming from just off the pace to out-duel a game Assault John to win the Grade III, $100,000 Selima Stakes at Laurel Park."
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By Ross Peddicord and Ross Peddicord,Staff Writer | October 17, 1993
Because of an editing error in yesterday's editions, horse breeders Nick and Elaine Bassford were identified incorrectly as owners of Heavenly Prize, who won the Frizette Stakes at Belmont Park Saturday.The Sun regrets the error.Irish Forever delivered.The little chestnut filly, bought at the Timonium Fairgrounds for a bargain price in May, came from next-to-last in the eight-horse field and won the $145,400 Selima Stakes yesterday with authority over a yeilding turf course.It was the biggest career victory at Laurel Race Course for trainer Billy Boniface, whose greatest moments in the state have occurred at Pimlico.
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Sports Digest | October 21, 2012
Et cetera No. 6 Terps edged, 4-3, in OT by No. 1 UNC in field hockey Host and No. 6 Maryland pushed No. 1 North Carolina to the brink in field hockey before losing, 4-3, in overtime on a goal by Emily Wold in the 77th minute. Junior goalkeeper Natalie Hunter made a career-high nine saves, including eight in the second half, for the Terps (12-4, 3-2 ACC), who held the Tar Heels (16-1, 5-0) without a goal on their 13 penalty corners. Maryland led 3-2 at halftime. Men's college soccer: Alassane Alessane Kane of host American (8-5-2, 3-0-2 Patriot League)
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From Sun staff reports | October 16, 2011
Softly Lit and Embracing Hearts finished first and second, respectively, in the 82nd running of the Selima Stakes for 2-year-old fillies Saturday at Laurel Park. The $75,000 Selima, Laurel's oldest stakes race, was the feature attraction as the track celebrated its centennial. Laurel Park debuted on Oct. 2, 1911, under the auspices of the Laurel Four Corners County Fair and quickly became an autumn fixture on the racing calendar. A estimated 4,657 attended Laurel Park's 100th Birthday Bash and Fall Fest on Saturday.
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Sports Digest | October 14, 2011
Laurel Park Scat's Lassie favored in $75K Selima Stakes Scat's Lassie will go for two wins in a row for trainer Bruce Levine when 10 fillies start in the 82nd running of the $75,000 Selima Stakes, race No. 9 on the 10-race card Saturday at Laurel Park. The six-furlong test is Laurel's oldest stakes race, and 16 Selima winners have earned Eclipse Awards as champion 2-year-old fillies. Scat's Lassie (3-1) was a debut winner on the turf at Saturday's distance against New York-breds.
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By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,SUN STAFF | November 2, 1998
The Selima Stakes was almost a re-run of Saturday's Laurel Futurity.Just as Millions had the day before, heavily favored Magic Broad prospered under jockey Edgar Prado's tactics to score a 4 1/4 -length victory in the Grade III $100,000 race for 2-year-old fillies.Prado stalked Timely Irony's slow pace, urged Magic Broad ahead as they entered the lane and pulled away to easily stave off the second choice, Petunia."She broke good, was real sharp and was doing everything nice and easy," said Prado, who is closing in on 400 victories for the year.
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By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,SUN STAFF | November 4, 1996
For a horse who has shown a liking for racing on the grass, Reach the Top is taking to dirt surfaces with gusto.The big filly showed yesterday that she is versatile, coming from just off the pace to out-duel a game Assault John to win the Grade III, $100,000 Selima Stakes at Laurel Park."
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By Ross Peddicord and Ross Peddicord,SUN STAFF | October 8, 1995
Trainer Richard Schosberg scored an East Coast double yesterday with a pair of 2-year-olds.Nine minutes after Schosberg won the $500,000 Champagne Stakes at Belmont Park with the colt Maria's Mon, the filly River of Rum, which he trains for Heatherwood Farm, scored a three-quarter-length upset in the $100,000 Selima Stakes at Laurel Park."
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Sports Digest | October 14, 2011
Laurel Park Scat's Lassie favored in $75K Selima Stakes Scat's Lassie will go for two wins in a row for trainer Bruce Levine when 10 fillies start in the 82nd running of the $75,000 Selima Stakes, race No. 9 on the 10-race card Saturday at Laurel Park. The six-furlong test is Laurel's oldest stakes race, and 16 Selima winners have earned Eclipse Awards as champion 2-year-old fillies. Scat's Lassie (3-1) was a debut winner on the turf at Saturday's distance against New York-breds.
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October 31, 1998
Today: The Grade III, $100,000 Laurel Futurity is a steppingstone toward the 1999 Triple Crown series, most notably of late the prep for Captain Bodgit. It has drawn six, with Millions looming as a strong favorite.Tomorrow: Six young fillies are entered in the Grade III, $100,000 Selima Stakes at 1 1/8 miles. With Edgar Prado aboard, the closer Magic Broad is the likely post-time choice.Pub Date: 10/31/98
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By Ross Peddicord and Ross Peddicord,Staff Writer | October 17, 1993
Because of an editing error in yesterday's editions, horse breeders Nick and Elaine Bassford were identified incorrectly as owners of Heavenly Prize, who won the Frizette Stakes at Belmont Park Saturday.The Sun regrets the error.Irish Forever delivered.The little chestnut filly, bought at the Timonium Fairgrounds for a bargain price in May, came from next-to-last in the eight-horse field and won the $145,400 Selima Stakes yesterday with authority over a yeilding turf course.It was the biggest career victory at Laurel Race Course for trainer Billy Boniface, whose greatest moments in the state have occurred at Pimlico.
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