Ultra-speedy Peace and Justice is the first son of War Front to stand in Pennsylvania. He’s at Diamond B Farm.
Penn National, typically a nighttime track, will run daylight cards on four Saturdays this year: all three Triple Crown days, plus Penn Mile.
Trainer Michelle Castillo’s varied journey has brought her and 5-year-old Because He Can together – a partnership paying off for both of them.
Jockey Kevin Krigger, who piloted Goldencents in the ’13 Kentucky Derby and Preakness, is set to return after a two-year absence, having shifted his tack to Parx Racing.
Parx Racing, which slashed live racing days from 210 to 153 in 2016, will add 17 back next year to reach 170.
Controversial trainer Ramon Preciado — currently appealing eight recent clenbuterol positives — will lose his training license, per a state Racing Commission ruling issued today.
Trainer Richard Vega got the 1,000th win of his career today at Parx Racing — but not before sweating out an objection against his horse.
Saturday’s Pennsylvania Nursery Stakes went to Downhill Racer after he and rider Andrew Wolfsont found room along the inside.
Bug boy Luis Ocasio, 19, doesn’t talk much while learning the English language. But his riding skill say plenty and have him in the hunt for an Eclipse Award.
The Pennsylvania Derby and Penn Mile both received upgrades for 2017 from the American Graded Stakes Committee.
Shayjolie, a multiple graded stakes-placed stakes winner, is favored in a $54,000 allowace this afternoon at Parx Racing.
Candip won the Fabulous Strike last night at Penn National — one of three stakes on the night in which favorites were defeated.
Jockey Trevor McCarthy won five times at Parx Racing yesterday — for five different trainers, with none of the winners shorter than 7-2 odds.
La Vitesse won a Parx allowance last out by 14 lengths. She’ll look to validate that Wednesday in the Blue Mountain Juvenile Fillies at Penn National.
Wednesday’s Swatara Stakes at Penn National has drawn a full field of 10, headlined by West Virginia-bred Charitable Annuity.
Weekend Hideaway is the lukewarm morning line favorite in a full field for Penn National’s Thanksgiving eve Fabulous Strike Handicap.
The Fabulous Strike, anchoring Penn National’s Thanksgiving eve card, looks to draw a big field, as do two undercard stakes.
Pennsylvania-based stallion Uptowncharlybrown has his first winner, as True Sweetheart won a maiden claiming race at Parx at first asking.
Finest City lodged an upset in today’s Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint — a first for trainer Ian Kruljac, who called the win “everything you can do in this game.”
Pennsylvania-bred Spelling Again figures to be a longshot in Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint — but that’s not spoiling the fun for her owners.