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FIVE STAKES RACES ADDED TO YEAR-END CARDS AT PARX RACING

For Immediate Release:

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Bensalem, PA – Parx Racing will close out 2021 with a pair of loaded cards featuring five $100,000 stakes races over the course of two days, December 28-29. The added year-end stakes races will offer a final opportunity for horsemen and women to close out their season with a black-type victory.

Tuesday, December 28 will have three stakes races on the card – the $100,000 Kris Kringle for three-year-olds and up at a mile and seventy yards, the $100,000 Mrs. Claus for fillies and mares, three-year-old and up, at seven furlongs and the $100,000 Blitzen for three-year-old and up sprinters. Nominations will close on December 8th.

Juveniles will take the spotlight on Wednesday, December 29th with a pair of stakes races for two-year-olds – the $100,000 Parx Futurity at seven furlongs for fillies and the seven furlong $100,000 Parx Juvenile for colts and geldings. Nominations close on December 8th.

First post is 12:10 p.m. ET. Gates will open at 11:15 a.m. Admission is free.

Chris Griffin, Parx Racing