Jockey Car­rasco gets 1st Md. win since in­jury

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Vic­tor Car­rasco guided 9-5 sec­ond choice Daily News ($5.80) to a de­ci­sive three-length vic­tory in Lau­rel Park’s sec­ond race Fri­day, the jockey’s first lo­cal win since re­turn­ing Sept. 16 from a foot in­jury. Car­rasco, the Eclipse Award-win­ning ap­pren­tice of 2013, had gone win­less through 13 mounts at Lau­rel with three third-place fin­ishes over three rac­ing days be­fore scor­ing on his first try Fri­day atop the 4-year-old geld­ing, who he had been aboard in his pre­vi­ous six starts. MORE FROM LAU­REL PARK: Tommy Ligon’s To­tally Drenched took the lead from pace-set­ting Amherst Street with 2 fur­longs to run and turned away a stretch bid from Saucy Don to win the eighth race. Rid­den by Gabriel Saez for trainer Larry Jones and fa­vored at 4-5 in a field of seven, To­tally Drenched ($3.80) ran 6 fur­longs in 1 minute, 9.80 sec­onds over a fast main track in the $47,000 third-level op­tional claim­ing al­lowance. ... There will be car­ry­overs in the 20-cent Rain­bow 6 and $1 Su­per Hi-5 for today’s 11-race Com­mon­wealth Day program fea­tur­ing eight stakes, three graded, worth purses of $850,000 to be con­tested over Lau­rel’s world-class turf course. Firstrace post time is 1:10 p.m. NFL: Wide re­ceiver DeSean Jack­son is ex­pected to play for the Wash­ing­ton Red­skins at the New York Gi­ants on Sun­day. Af­ter sit­ting out prac­tice ear­lier in the week be­cause of knee and an­kle in­juries, Jack­son par­tic­i­pated Fri­day and coach Jay Gru­den said af­ter­ward: “Based on the in­jury re­port, he’ll be ready to roll.” Play­ers listed as ques­tion­able in­clude cen­ter Kory Licht­en­steiger with back spasms, rookie re­ceiver Josh Doct­son with an Achilles ten­don in­jury, rookie line­backer Su’a Cravens with a hip prob­lem and de­fen­sive line­man Chris Baker with rib, el­bow, toe and knee prob­lems. The Red­skins (0-2) will try to avoid fall­ing three games be­hind the Gi­ants (2-0) in the NFC East. ... Min­nesota Vik­ings wide re­ceiver Ste­fon Diggs ( Mary­land) was fined $12,154 by the NFL for com­ing off the side­line to join an al­ter­ca­tion in Sun­day’s win over the Green Bay Pack­ers. ... Den­ver Bron­cos safety Dar­ian Ste­wart, a for­mer Raven, was fined $9,115 for a fore­arm shot to the quar­ter­back. BASE­BALL: The Chicago Cubs ac­ti­vated for­mer Ori­oles right-handed re­liever Pe­dro Strop off the 15-day dis­abled list. MEN’S LACROSSE: Tick­ets for the In­ter­col­le­giate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches As­so­ci­a­tion Hall of Fame in­duc­tion Dec. 9 at the Bal­ti­more Mar­riott Wa­ter­front Ho­tel were put on sale Fri­day. The in­ductees, an­nounced last month, are Henry Cic­carone Sr., Bud Beard­more, Howdy My­ers, Tony Sea­man, Jerry Sch­midt, Wil­lie Scroggs, Paul Do­herty and Ren­zie Lamb. The cost $155 per per­son. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to hop­kins sports.com. COL­LEGE SWIM­MING AND DIV­ING: Scran­ton named Mark Yankovich men’s and women’s coach and aquat­ics di­rec­tor. Yankovich, who grad­u­ated from McDaniel in 2007, has coached at Lafayette, Wash­ing­ton Col­lege and LaSalle. ... UMBC se­nior Emily Es­cobedo was named to Col­legeSwim­ming.com’s list of pre­sea­son Al­lAmer­i­cans. WOMEN’S COL­LEGE TRACK AND FIELD: Mount St. Mary’s fresh­man Mad­die Kole was named North­east Con­fer­ence Ath­lete and Rookie of the Week. COL­LEGE FIELD HOCKEY: Le­banon Val­ley se­nior goal­keeper Sarah DiMag­gio (Fall­ston) was named East­ern Col­lege Ath­letic Con­fer­ence Divi­sion III South Re­gion De­fen­sive Player of the Week. WOMEN’S COL­LEGE SOC­CER: Navy sopho­more for­ward An­abell Mot­ley was named es­pnW NCAA Player of the Week. —

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