Laurel Park Track Odds - De Francis Memorial Dash Stakes
Main Track: One mile 600 feet oval
Distance from last turn to finish line: 1,419 feet
Laurel Park is an American thoroughbred racetrack located between Washington D.C. and Baltimore, Laurel Park race track has hosted thoroughbred horse racing since 1911.
In 2005, the main course was redone and was raised and widened from 75 to 95 feet and it now features one-turn mile races. The track's composition of 89 percent sand and 11 percent silt and clay is identical to the old Laurel dirt surface. The inside turf course is one mile and employs the use of six different inner rail settings to create six different named turf courses of varying lengths.
The Laurel Park track has a variety of high stakes races that have been running for decades. Among the biggest competitions are the Barbara Fritchie Handicap, General George Handicap and the Frank J. DeFrancis Memorial Dash Stakes.
Triple Crown winners Sir Barton, War Admiral, Whirlaway, Secretariat and Affirmed won races at Laurel Park during their Hall of Fame careers.
The horse betting action at Laurel Park is nothing short of exhilarating. Bet on any of Laurel Park's regular races during its season, or better yet, bet on the ponies during a major Laurel Park Stakes race or handicap event.
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