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By Dick JerardiEpicenter was the most consistent 3-year-old in the winter andspring. Now, in late summer, it can be said definitively that Epicenter issimply the best of his generation.With a bit more racing luck, Epicenter could be 7-for-7 in 2022.There

By Dick JerardiChampions,’’ a Daily Racing Form publication, subtitled "The Lives, Times and Past Performances of America’s GreatestThoroughbreds,’’ is a wonderful resource that I have used countlesstimes through the years. It chronicles America’s greatest horses from the1890s to the 2000s.When Flightline

Gun Runner sends his kids out to romp September 26th, 2022 By Dick Jerardi The first Saturday of autumn was grand and glorious and, without any doubt, the greatest day in the history of Keystone/Philadelphia Park/Parx Racing. The first of 128 horses in the

By Dick Jerardi Starting the Wednesday before Thanksgiving and ending with theTuesday after Thanksgiving, five stakes were conducted at Parx and twoParx-based horses won out-of-town stakes.Tuesday's $200,000 Pennsylvania Nursery for Pennsylvania bred2-year-olds at Parx was the grand finale of the stakes