Race DayThe Details of Jim McKay Maryland Million Day


Race Day Info

  • Free Admission +

    Free General Admission to Laurel Park on Jim McKay Maryland Million Day!
    (Commemorative Hat with Purchase of Race Day Program - while supplies last)
  • Seating, Dining & Beyond! +

    Enjoy the best seats in the house at the trackside Club Tent
    Reserve a Trackside Club Table

    See Other Seating/Dining Options
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  • Connections +

    Connections of horses entered on Jim McKay Maryland Million Day will receive:

    For additional Gala tickets, call 410-252-2100

    For Race Day Tickets, contact Phoebe Hayes at (301) 470-5454 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The owner receives 4 complimentary tickets per entry. Trainer receives 2 complimentary tickets for the day.
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On Track Entertainment for the Entire Family!


Kids Korral

Plenty of free activities and fun for your kids all day on the apron, including stick horses, face painting, and more!


Entertainment Between Races

Never a dull moment with on-track demonstrations, entertainers, and trick riding, plus the official clydesdales of Jim McKay Maryland Million Day!


U.S. Pony Racing

Feel the fun-size thrill as these tiny ponies race down the homestretch!

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MMLHatContest fallhat website

Hat Contest

Bringing a little extra fashion & fun to Maryland's Day at the Races!

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2018 Jim McKay Maryland Million Day Parking Map

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Maryland Million Village Ticket Holders - Trackside Club, VIP Tent, Traditional Club, Trackside VIP, Country Life Tent

  • Contact the Maryland Million Office at (410) 252-2100

All Others - General Admission, Horsemen, Clubhouse Fest, etc.

  • Contact Laurel Park at (301) 725-0400

2018 schedule - First Post 12pm

11:35:00 AM  National Anthem sung by Anthony Kearns accompanied by Marine Corps Color Guard
12:00:00 PM Race 1 -  Maryland Million Distaff Starter H.  
12:36:00 PM Race 2 - Maryland Million Distaff Turf Starter  
12:46:00 PM

Medium/Large Pony Race


1:12:00 PM Race 3 - Maryland Million Distaff H.  
1:22:00 PM Small/Shetland Pony Race 
1:48:00 PM Race 4 - Maryland Million Ladies S.
1:57:00 PM

Joe Kelly Unsung Hero Award Presentation

2:00:00 PM Registration for Hat Contest Begins - 2nd Floor Clubhouse
2:02:00 PM Suttler Post Clydesdales 
2:22:00 PM Race 5 - Maryland Million Sprint H.


2:32:00 PM

Suttler Post Clydesdales


2:36:00 PM Anthony Kearns soloist, sings "God Bless America"
2:56:00 PM Race 6 - Maryland Million Nursery S.
3:06:00 PM

Goshen Fox Hounds


3:29:00 PM Race 7 - Maryland Million Turf Starter H.  
3:37:00 PM MHIB Touch of Class Award
4:03:00 PM Race 8 - Maryland Million Starter H.
4:13:00 PM

Hat Contest Winners Photo Opp

Best Md themed hat copy

4:34:00 PM Race 9 - Maryland Million Lassie S.
5:05:00 PM Race 10 - Maryland Million Turf S.
5:37:00 PM Race 11 - Maryland Million Classic S.  
6:08:00 PM Race 12 - Waiver Maiden Claiming