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                   By Dick Jerardi           Perfect rarely happens in life or at the race track. Perfect happened last Saturday at Parx on Pennsylvania Derby Day.           It was a gloriously brilliant day with 13 races that stretched over 6 1/2 hours. The

June 14th, 2021By Dick Jerardi Patience is a lost virtue in our 24/7 society. Once something becomes news, there is a mad rush to get to an immediate conclusion. It is amazing how often the initial “conclusion’’ turns out to be

June 7th, 2021by Dick Jerardi It took until the first Saturday of June, but after the Kentucky Derby exacta was 12-1 over 26-1 (the final official result to be determined who knows when) and an 11-1 Preakness winner, 2-year-old champion Essential

May 24th, 2021Article by Dick JerardiPhoto by Bill Denver / Equiphoto Lupe Preciado has started more than 12,000 horses. The Parx Hall of Fame trainer has won more than 2,000 races. The filly that got win No. 2,000 for him on