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  /  Backstretch Buzz   /  NOVEMBER AROUND THE OVALS


(Disco Ebo #8 with Jomar Torres riding won the $200,000 Shamrock Rose Stakes at Penn National Racecourse on Friday November 26, 2021. Photo By Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO)

November 28th – Parx racing was well represented at Aqueduct in the $200,000 Gr. 3 Fall Heavyweight Handicap.Kentucky-bred Hopeful Treasure (Oxbow – Elle Special, by Giant’s Causeway) and jockey Mychel Sanchez won for owner Just In Time Racing, LLC, giving trainer Michael Catalano Jr. his first graded stakes win.

November 27th – Three Two Zone (Street Sense – Star Rating(IRE), by Dansili(GB) )ran third in the $100,000 City of Laurel Stakes with jockey Jeremy Laprida for trainer Marya Montoya and owner Alonzo Racing, LLC at Laurel Park.

November 26th – Two trainers from Parx took on other rivals at Penn National in the $200,000 Shamrock Rose Stakes for PA-Breds. PA-Bred Disco Ebo (Weigelia – Katarica Disco, by Disco Rico) went wire to wire to get her 3rd straight win with jockey Jomar Torres aboard for trainer Robert Reid, Jr. and owners Cash is King LLC and LC Racing LLC. Burano (Uncle Lino – Catsuit, by Sir Cat) finished a strong second with jockey Nik Juarez for trainer John Servis and owner S.M.D. Ltd.

November 22nd – Beren (Weigelia – Silmaril, by Diamond) ran second at in the Steel Valley Sprint Stakes with jockey Frankie Pennington at Mahoning Valley Race Course for trainer Robert Reid, Jr. and owner/breeder St. Omer’s Farm and Christopher Feifarek.