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Frontside @ Parx

with Dani Gibson

10/26/2020 Parx Racing weekly highlights

*The new whip rule went into effect this week. We talk with jockey Silvestre Gonzalez on his thoughts about the reduced number of “whips” in the stretch allowed after his win in our PTHA Trophy race with Mighty Electrica for trainer/owner Dalton Lawrence.

*Parx Racing Phone Bet has a new mobile app to download. Get in on the action!

*Fox Sports on FS2 will be broadcasting Parx’s card with Churchill on Wednesdays with a new post time of 12:15 pm.

Coming this Halloween Weekend….

*We have 4 Parx horses running in stakes this weekend at Belmont Park.

Saturday – $80,000 Awad Stakes will have Kidnapped, trained by John Servis with jockey Irad Ortiz, Jr. riding for owner Main Line Racing Stable, and Claw, trained by Steve Klesaris with jockey John Velazquez for owner Ronald Greener

Saturday is the Grade 3 $100,000 Bold Ruler Stakes with Arch Cat for trainer Daniel Velazquez with jockey Kendrick Carmouche for owner Burns Thoroughbred Racing LLC

Sunday $80,000 Chelsey Flower Stakes with Zeyaraat with jockey Kendrick Carmouche for trainer Michael Pino & owner Shadwell Stable

*Vequist will put in her final breeze on Saturday 10/31/2020 for the Breeder’s Cup Juvenile Fillies race next week on Future Stars Friday 11/6/2020 for trainer Robert “Butch” Reid, Jr. & owners Gary Barber, Wachtel Stable & Swilcan Stable LLC at Keeneland. We wish all the Parx connections safe trips to the Winner’s Circle!