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.
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.
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.
A big crowd, Songbird, and Nyquist attended Pennsylvania Derby day, making for great fun, says Teresa Genaro. But she wonders: should we reward a track that otherwise cares “little about horse racing?’
Connect, crushed last out in the Travers, scored a 10-1 upset in today’s G2 Pennsylvania Derby at Parx Racing.
Songbird remained unbeaten with yet another facile score today in the G1 Cotillion Stakes at Parx Racing.
Saturday’s Pennsylvania Derby features a full field of a dozen runners, with plenty of ways to go for bettors: odds, post positions, and analysis.
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Undefeated Songbird is the overwhelming favorite in the Grade 1 Cotillion, while Kentucky Derby champ Nyquist heads the G2 Pennsylvania Derby.
The Grade 1 Cotillion and Grade 2 Pennsylvania Derby look to attract some of the top three-year-old talent in the country.