Bowie Race Course

Latest Version of Maryland Remake: Pimlico Sole Track under Non-Profit Control, with 1/ST Racing out of Daily Ops

   This story is a deeper dive into the joint press release issued earlier Jan. 5 by The Stronach Group, the Maryland Jockey Club, and the Maryland Thoroughbred Racetrack Operating Authority. The latest recommendation in a years-long attempt by multiple stakeholders to consolidate Maryland racing at a single, reimagined racetrack now calls for a project dubbed "Pimlico Plus," with racing centered in Baltimore and supported by the construction of a new training facility elsewhere in the state, according to a report issued by the Maryland Thoroughbred Racetrack Operating Authority (MTROA)...

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Deceased Horse Found at Bowie

A dead horse was found Wednesday, Oct. 4 at Maryland's former Bowie Training Center, closed since 2015 and owned by 1/ST Racing. The horse was determined to be recently deceased and was in a remote area. The Paulick Report was the first with the story. 1/ST's CEO, Aidan Butler, released the following statement: "Horses are the center of the racing community. They are curious, beautiful animals and that someone, anyone, would treat a horse in this way defies comprehension. Everyone at our organization is simply sickened by this discovery. "As...

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Trainer Dale Capuano Retires

Dale Capuano will conclude his 41-year training career with the ending of the year, transferring his 35-horse stable over to his nephew Phillip Capuano. "I've been thinking about it the last couple of years. This business, for me anyway, it's all I do," Capuano, one of the leading trainers in Maryland history, said. "I've reached a point in my life where I want to do some other things besides get up at 4 o'clock in the morning and work six or seven days a week. It's time for me to...

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