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BOOSTED PURSES AND SEVEN ADDED STAKES HIGHLIGHT “PARX MADNESS”

For Immediate Release:

Monday, February 7, 2022

BOOSTED PURSES AND SEVEN ADDED STAKES HIGHLIGHT “PARX MADNESS”

Bensalem, PA – Parx Racing has added seven new stakes races to the schedule which will be run over the course of two days, March 7-8. The “Parx Madness” will continue on March 9 with eight starter handicaps along with enhanced purses for overnight races spanning all three days.

There will be three stakes races scheduled for Monday, March 7th – the $100,000 Washington Crossing Stakes for four-year-olds and upward at a mile and seventy yards, the $100,000 The Fishtown for four-year-olds and upward at six furlongs, and the $100,000 The Penn’s Landing for fillies and mares, four-year-olds and upward at six and one-half furlongs. Nominations will close on February 16th.

The stakes action continues on Tuesday, March 8th with four stakes races for three-year-olds  – the $100,000 The Main Line at one mile and seventy yards and The Society Hill at six furlongs for fillies and the $100,000 The City of Brotherly Love at one mile and one-sixteenth and the $100,000 The Rittenhouse Square at six furlongs for colts and geldings. Nominations close on February 16th.

Eight starter handicaps will be run on Wednesday, March, 9th with purses ranging from $55,000-$65,000. The starter handicaps offer both sprint and route races for horses 3 and up, both sexes, which have started for $16,000 or less and $8,000 or less in 2021-2022

Nominations close on February, 16th. Contact the Parx Racing Office 267-223-3310 or [email protected]

Contact: Chris Griffin

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