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  /  Backstretch Buzz   /  Pennsylvania Derby Day! Saturday, September 25th, 2021

Pennsylvania Derby Day! Saturday, September 25th, 2021

Gates open at 11:00 am and post time is moved up to 12:05 pm. Featuring two million-dollar Grade 1 races – the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G1) and the $1 million Cotillion Stakes (G1), along with seven other stakes races on the dirt and turf. Join family and friends and cheer the best horse in the country right here at Parx. There will be plenty of free family fun, food and drink specials, horseshoe decorating, a competitive racing card, challenging handicapping and much more! There will also be a PA Derby hat giveaway (while supplies last). Grade 1 races, which include the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, Belmont Stakes, and the Breeders’ Cup races, are the highest caliber and most competitive races in the world!