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Banjo Picker Spring Stakes - $100,000 Purse GuaranteedRegistered PA-BredThree-year-olds and Upward, Six Furlongs. Dr. Teresa Garofalo Memorial Stakes - $100,000 Purse Guaranteed Registered PA-BredFillies and mares Three-year-olds and Upward, Six FurlongsMarshall Jenney Handicap - $100,000 Purse GuaranteedRegistered PA-BredThree-year-olds and Upward,

May 24th, 2021Article by Dick JerardiPhoto by Bill Denver / Equiphoto Lupe Preciado has started more than 12,000 horses. The Parx Hall of Fame trainer has won more than 2,000 races. The filly that got win No. 2,000 for him on

To: Parx Horsemen The following is a letter sent from our PA Director of Thoroughbred Racing. Please advise all of your employees as to the possession and use of stated therapeutic devices. Good afternoon, Based upon investigation and discussions, there appears to

Drawing on Turning for Home Day Read the Philadelphia Inquirer article "After 10 Years, Memories of Afleet Alex Abound": [Afleet Alex's] place in horse racing lore was established at that year's Preakness. After another horse veered into his path, their heels

Weigelia colt ran down Candy Man Rocket to win six-furlong stakes at Belmont May Bloodhorse Staff Susan Quick and Christopher Feifarek's Beren  made up 5 1/2 lengths in the Belmont Park stretch, closed in on Candy Man Rocket  with a strong outside move, and gained the edge in