Category: Racing

California Chrome and Bayern break side by side in the PA Derby. ©Nikki Sherman

New Racing Dates for 2015-16 & Creation of New Fall Festival

Parx Racing® and the Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (PTHA) announce the creation of a new, annual $20 Million Parx Racing® Fall Festival that will commence on Saturday, August 29, 2015, and continue through October 20, 2015. By doubling purse levels throughout the two month festival, Parx and the PTHA have created a signature racing meet that will attract top horse […]

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Parx Racing Policy Regarding Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy

Beginning on June 1st, Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy devices will no longer be allowed on the grounds of Parx Racing. This policy was formulated after consultation with the Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, the Jockeys Guild and equine veterinarians from both the racing and academic world. This policy is designed to enhance the safety of both the horses and jockeys who participate […]

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Bluegrass Singer takes the $75,000 Parx Derby. Photo ©Barbara Weidl | EQUI-PHOTO

Parx Derby Goes to Bluegrass Singer

The first ever running of the $75,000 Parx Derby went to Crossed Sabres Farm’s Bluegrass Singer. The three year-old gelded son of Bluegrass Cat got a beautiful trip under jockey Tammi Piermarini, stalking long shot pace setter Mr. Discreet before making a move with three furlongs to run. He quickly opened a three length lead on his two main rivals, […]

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Sailors Revenge (outside) will run in today's. ©Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO

Four Stakes on Saturday Card at Parx

While racing fans gather, ponder their picks and await the 141st Kentucky Derby, they’ll have an opportunity Saturday to enjoy a terrific live program at Parx, a program that includes four stakes. Joining two long running PA Bred stakes, the Lyman and the Foxy J G are two new stakes created by the new Director of Racing Sam Elliott, the […]

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Congratulations to the 2014 Horsemen’s Awards Winners!
Nasa wins the 2014 PA Nursery. ©Nikki Sherman

2014 Parx Racing Horsemen’s Awards Nominees

TWO-YEAR-OLD COLT or GELDING Discreetly Placed Don Lupe Dukin’ With Dale Nasa TWO-YEAR-OLD FILLY Everything Lovely Miss Holicong Miss Rockport THREE-YEAR-OLD COLT or GELDING Classic Giacnroll Cu Chulainn Favorite Tale Lynx THREE-YEAR-OLD FILLY Disco Chick Fat Kat Vero Amore FOUR-YEAR-OLD & UP COLT or GELDING Arlo Handsup Moneydown Page McKenney Rustler Hustler Sailor’s Revenge Traffic Light FOUR-YEAR-OLD & UP FILLY […]

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New Time Changes

New Time Changes

UPDATE: The track is now open for training starting at 6:30 AM.

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Atlantic City Race Course To Close

Greenwood ACRA, owners and operators of Atlantic City Race Course, have announced the racetrack is ceasing operations and closing permanently. The last open day of business for simulcasting will be Friday, January 16, 2015. Joe Wilson, President of Greenwood ACRA, stated, “We regret to announce that we must close Atlantic City Race Course immediately due to continuous business decline in […]

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Sailors Revenge (outside) will run in today's. ©Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO

Great Final Raceday in 2014 for Parx Horsemen

Congratulations to the connections of the dead heat winners of the 2014 Auld Lang Syne Stakes and the winner of the 2014 Valley Forge Stakes! AULD LANG SYNE STAKES Winner: Sailor’s Revenge Owner: Pewter Stable Trainer: Kathleen A. DeMasi Jockey: Kendrick Carmouche Breeder: Randy Knerr Winner: Adirondack King Owner: Marchfore Thoroughbreds Trainer: John C. Servis Jockey: John Bisono Breeder: Stonewall […]

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Nasa Wins Pennsylvania Nursery

Nasa Wins Pennsylvania Nursery

Congratulations to owner/breeder Someday Farm, trainer John Servis, and jockey Kendrick Carmouche on their victory with Nasa in the Pennsylvania Nursery! A full recap of the Nursery will appear in the next issue of PTHA News. These are the materials of israeli reality and https://www.eduessayhelper.org/ the nightmares of every israeli, and the two are inseparably mingled

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