Maryland Million Day Attracts 171 Entries

October 21, 2022

LAUREL, Md.—Saturday’s 37th Jim McKay Maryland Million Day program, ‘Maryland’s Day at the Races’ featuring eight stakes and four starter stakes, drew a total of 171 entries for the groundbreaking event highlighting stallions standing in the state.

Ten of the 12 races attracted overflow fields including the day’s richest race, the $150,000 Classic for 3-year-olds and up featuring the past two winners, Prendimi and Monday Morning Qb, as well as 2019 Maryland Million Nursery winner Ournationonparade.

Laurel Park will open its doors at 10 a.m. The morning handicapping show with Tim Tullock and special guest Dan Illman of Daily Racing Form will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a special first-race post time of 11:30 a.m. The Classic will go off as Race 11 at approximately 5 p.m.

On-track entertainment between races includes pony racing and the Suttler Post Farm Clydesdales. Fans can register for the hat contest, held in partnership with Christine A. Moore Millinery, and visit the new kids’ zone featuring a pony kissing booth, face painting and more.

Maryland Jockey Club Press Release

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