Fans of US racing have plenty to look forward to on Friday with ten meetings scheduled across the pond.

Friday’s action starts at Laurel Park, with nine races scheduled at the Maryland track.

A waiver maiden claiming contest opens proceedings at 17:25, and a close battle is expected between market leaders Luminist (5/4) and Moonsafe (9/4).

Laurel Park’s card comes to a close at 21:25, with a maiden claiming race over seven furlongs the final event.

Racing in Florida at Gulfstream starts at 17:35 and Betfred have plenty of offers across the card.

In the 20:40 and 21:42, Betfred will pay an extra place, while in the 21:11, Betfred’s “Free Bet if 2nd” promotion is available.

Punters will earn a free bet up to £10 if their selection comes second and Twinkiesandturnips (SP) can land the spoils after dropping down in class.

Gulfstream’s concludes in the tenth and final race at 22:13, while the meetings at Aqueduct and Tampa Bay Downs also commence before 18:00.

Tampa Bay Downs’ nine-race card gets underway at 17:42, running until 21:50, while Aqueduct’s meeting features eight contests from 17:50 to 21:20.

Betfred will pay three places in the 18:50 at Aqueduct, while their “Free Bet if 2nd” offer running in the 20:50.

Turf Paradise’s card opens with a stakes race at 19:35, with fans able to tune in to eight races until 23:10.

Racing at Santa Anita begins at 20:30, with eight races scheduled until 00:04.

Golden Gate Fields’ card starts just after that at 20:45, and there are also eight races on the agenda there, with a claiming contest ending proceedings at 00:19.

There is still racing to come from Penn National, Charles Town and Sam Houston Race Park.

Penn National’s 11-race meeting runs from 23:00-03:20, Charles Town’s card starts at 00:00 and ends after the eighth race at 03:32, while Sam Houston Race Park’s meeting features 10 races between 00:45 and 04:48.

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