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Frontside @ Parx

October 19-21 with Dani Gibson, PTHA Publicity Director


The cheers were loud when Irish-Three Racing’s Irish Cork won again for this proud ownership group. Irish Cork and Angel Rodriguez came flying up the rail in Monday’s Allowance Race. This beautiful gray PA-Bred has not been off the board in his 10 starts, compiling a record of 3 wins, 5 seconds, 2 thirds and earnings of $148,300. The three year old gelding by Flat Out is trained by Parx Racing’s Hall of Fame trainer John Servis

Ernesto Padilla-Preciado had his 1st win as a trainer this Wednesday, October 21st with his own five-year-old gelding Kingsville. 

The Parx Jockeys had two riding hat-tricks this week!  Silvestre Gonzalez had three wins on Monday 10/19/2020 & jockey Luis Ocasio had a 3-win day Wednesday 10/22/2020. Mychel Sanchez has kicked in a gear coming down the stretch for leading rider. 

The rapid four-year-old dark bay filly Salsita Roja won her 6th consecutive win at Parx Racing with regular rider, jockey Silvestre Gonzalez for owner/trainer Herold Whylie. 

Owner Tony Como of Just In Time Racing LLC & Bing Cherry Racing, Inc. had an outstanding Monday with 3 wins with True Wisdom, Cawaja Time & Jerome Avenue

Trainer Donald White was in the winner’s circle proudly waiting for his homebred, Misquillo, a three-year-old bay filly bred in PA with his wife Jane White, owner/breeder. Donald White had just completed five hours of chemo therapy for his cancer battle & was still there to meet his filly in the winner’s circle.