Arlo Ends 2012 with Victory in Auld Lang Syne Stakes
Jane Gilbert’s Arlo, a four-year-old gelded son of Defrere, scored his first stakes victory on December 31 in the $75,000 Auld Lang Syne Stakes, ending the year with 5 wins from 11 starts. Trained by Cynthia Reese, and ridden by Jose Flores, the speedy PA-bred scored over favored Hello Lover, which finished third and three others, increasing his career wins to 8, seven of them at Parx. Cactus Charlie was third.
My Blue Ribbon, owned by David Alloway and trained by T. R. Miller, closed out the 2012 card for Parx with a win in the finale, ridden by Jessica Rice.