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Weekly Racing Highlights

With Dani Gibson

Congratulations to Multiple graded stakes winning Trainer Guadalupe Preciado for achieving his 2,000th career win at his home track Parx Racing on Monday 11/16/2020 with a first time starter Pennsylvania Bred Chub Wagon with jockey Jomar Torres for owners Joe Dan Farm & George Chestnut.  Lupe has an amazing 11,909 career lifetime starts with 2,001 wins – 1,829 seconds & 1,722 thirds with earnings of $44,714,767.

Top jockey Frankie Pennington had a riding hat trick with 3 wins on Monday 11/16/2020. Boston Light for Trainer Janie Ness, Thiscatcanjump for Trainer Scott Lake, and Tomarie for leading Trainer Jamie Ness again.

Trainer Mario Dominguez & owner The Hakim’s Stable LLC had an amazing week, capturing a total of 4 wins. Bucks Some started the trend on Monday, and Earthquake, Above Par, and Fran’s Worrier all made it to the winner’s circle on Tuesday, 11/17/2020, at Parx Racing.  penning

Trainer Butch Reid scored win and place in Wednesday’s $34,250 Maiden Special Weight for 2 year old fillies with PA Bred Blissful Behavior & jockey Abner Adorno for  owner/breeder Blackstone Farm LLC, and Cash is King and LC Racing’s Confirmed Genius, under Frankie Pennington. Dominguez

Not only did the Trainer of the current favorite for the Kentucky Oaks, Vequist, run first and second in another two year old filly race, this race was a testament to how tough our jockeys are. Abner Adorno came right back for this convincing win after a fall at the start on Won the Case in the second race.

Multiple Stakes winning jockey Jorge Luis Gonzalez gets his 1st win at Parx Racing on 11/18/2020 with 2 year old filly Creative Love for trainer Robert Mosco & owner Peregrination Farm. Jockey Gonzalez rode at Monmouth Park all summer and recently moved his tack to our colony. 

11/18/2020 PTHA Trophy race winner  Li’bito’charm & 7 lb. apprentice jockey Laureano Flores, Jr. drew off the field winning for trainer Carlos Milian and owner Chick Ridge LLC giving the connections a 2nd win on the day. Li’bito’charm is a 4 year old bay filly by the mighty Smarty Jones bred in PA by Nick Polydoros.