LAUREL, Md. (AP)—Rapid Redux, who broke the record for consecutive wins last month at Mountaineer Park with his 20th straight victory, will try to tie the all-time North American record for victories in a calendar year on Tuesday at Laurel Park.
Citation owns the single-season record with 19 wins in 20 starts in 1948, the year he won the Triple Crown. Rapid Redux has won all 18 of his starts this year.
Rapid Redux drew the No. 1 post for Tuesday’s sixth race at 1 1-16 miles, along with six other horses.
The gelding’s winning streak began on Dec. 2, 2010, at Penn National. He has won 21 of 22 races and earned $246,694.
Rapid Redux earned his 19th straight victory at Laurel Park on Oct. 27 to tie Zenyatta and Peppers Pride in the record book and has won three other races at the track during the streak.