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  • Tiz’naz — Grover “Buddy” Delp Memorial S. (DEL)
    • Trained by John Servis for Main Line Racing Stable
  • Pinot Grigio — Open Mind H. (MTH)
    • Trained by J. Willard Thompson for himself and Lou Ottrando, bred in New Jersey by Quiet Winter Farm
  • Partyallnightlong — John J. Reilly H. (MTH)
    • Trained by Edwin Broome for himself and Richard Malouf, bred in New Jersey by the owners
  • Interrupted — Penn Oaks (PEN)
    • Trained by H. Graham Motion for Pin Oak Stud
  • Tightend Touchdown — Pennsylvania Governor’s Cup (PEN)
    • Trained by Jason Servis for Mr. Amore Stable
  • Last Gunfighter — Mountainview H. (PEN)
    • Trained by Chad Brown for John D. Gunther
  • Bobby’s Kitten — Penn Mile (PEN)
    • Trained by Chad Brown for Kenneth L. and Sarah K. Ramsey
  • King Henry — Penn Dash (PEN)
    • Trained by Timothy Kreiser for Ronald Ulrich[/boxify]

Penn National hosted the biggest evening of its racing year on Saturday with the second running of the $500,000 Penn Mile and a host of supporting events.  Favorites thrived, taking the three biggest events on the card: the $150,000 Pennsylvania Governor’s Cup, which Tightend Touchdown won for the second straight year; the $200,000 Mountainview Handicap, in which Last Gunfighter pipped Valid on the wire; and the $500,000 Penn Mile, in which Bobby’s Kitten signaled that he’s back with a dominant win.

There was a big crowd — lengthy lines at some betting windows ended with some patrons shut out — and perfect weather.  Still, according to Equibase charts, handle dropped more than 27 percent from last year’s record of more than $3.6 million.  This year, total handle was $2,665,790…

In our Saturday Pimlico race o’ the day, Dulcedumbre made her first start since December a winning one, cruising to a three-length victory over Robbinette, with Fifth Amendment much farther back in third.  In that race, Austin Solis and Deputy Fancy ran up on the heels of Before You Know It, clipping heels and tossing both Solis and Before You Know It’s rider, Cecily Evans.  Evans walked away fine, while Solis reportedly suffered a concussion…

There were two stakes for New Jersey-breds at Monmouth Park this weekend.  Partyallnightlong posted a three-length score in the John J. Reilly, for boys, while Pinot Grigio won the Open Mind, for girls.  Sunday’s card attracted a robust crowd of more than 8,300 to the shore track…

At Delaware Park, Larry Jones trainee Keep Crossing won her second straight with a five-length score at 3-5 odds.  The three year-old daughter of Istan out of the winning Langfuhr mare Saramar has two wins and a third from three career starts…

Storming Inti, ranked as the number one Midlantic-bred three year-old in the most recent Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred/The Racing Biz Top Midlantic-bred Poll, finished third in Saturday’s Penn Mile, beaten nearly five lengths by winner Bobby’s Kitten.  Storming Inti stalked the pace in third but could not stay with Bobby’s Kitten in the drive.  Storming Inti has a record of 9-4-1-3 and earnings of $371,005…