Claimed for $20,000 last out, two-year-old Capo paid dividends in a big way by scoring a 23-1 upset in Tuesday’s Pennsylvania Nursery Stakes.
Winning a national-best nine races last week earned Penn National-based jockey Angel Rodriguez Jockey of the Week honors from the Jockeys’ Guild.
With a win in Tuesday’s first race at Parx Racing, jockey Frankie Pennington earned the 3,000th victory of his career.
The Jockey Club’s report of mares bred indicates that for the eighth straight year, fewer mares were bred than in the previous year.
The national foal crop continued its long, steady decline in 2023, while Maryland, hoping to buck that trend, saw modest gains.
Some news, notes, and observations from a rainy, messy but exciting day at Parx Racing, where the Pennsylvania Derby was run Saturday.
We caught up with Parx Racing track announcer Jessica Paquette on the eve of her becoming the first woman to call a US Grade 1 race.
Saturday’s Parx Racing card features the Grade 1 Cotillion and Grade 1 Pennsylvania Derby, making it the biggest day of the year at the Bensalem track.
Roses for Debra has been first past the post in every start on turf and synthetic, a streak she’ll put on the line in Saturday’s G3 Turf Monster at Parx.
Saturday’s PA Derby day card at Parx Racing has intriguing showdowns throughout the card, including in the Cotillion, where two G1 winners square off.
Hall of Fame trainer Jonathan Sheppard passed away over the weekend. This piece is republished from 2021, when he had announced his retirement.
Parx Racing hosts its Pennsylvania Derby preview card Tuesday, featuring prep races for the Derby and also the Grade 1 Cotillion, and two other stakes.
Parx Racing hosts Pennsylvania Day at the Races Monday – a 13-race card dedicated to PA-breds – and our Mike Valiante has picks and analysis.
Yo Yo Candy sprung a major upset in Saratoga’s Sanford Stakes, surprising even owner Tom Lamont and his Happy Tenth Stable.
Jockey Paco Lopez enjoyed a banner Wednesday at Parx Racing, winning six times and finishing in the money with all eight of his mounts.
Favored Major Dude overcame trouble at a critical moment to run down Behind Enemy Lines to win Friday’s Grade 2 Penn Mile.
Friday’s Penn Mile gives Major Dude a chance to bounce back from a third-place finish in the American Turf and several others a chance to try turf.
In a pair of PA-bred stakes at Parx Racing Monday, Twisted Ride narrowly prevailed in the Page McKenney and Morning Matcha scored in the Unique Bella.
In a new BackTracks: PA-bred Smarty Jones was a serious racehorse, but there was more to his popularity than that.