Cotillion Stakes

Jerardi: Parx Racing’s giant day ‘thrilled and baffled’

Parx Racing held the biggest day of racing in its history last Saturday when they conducted two $1 million races-the Pennsylvania Derby (gr. 2) and the Cotillion Stakes (gr. 1). For those racing fans who had been frequent visitors to Parx over the years, going back to its Keystone Park days, last Saturday was a […]

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Parx Racing was in the spotlight on Saturday as the racetrack became the first in the nation to host two $1 million races on a non-Breeders’ Cup day card. The racetrack also hosted the first-ever grade 1 race in the state with the $1 million Cotillion Stakes, which lived up to its expectations with a […]

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During this relative quiet weekend of racing, the only graded stakes are on Saturday, all taking place on the East Coast. Belmont’s Grade 2 Gallant Bloom Handicap will match up Musical Romance and Turbulent Descent, two dynamos who last met in the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint at Churchill Downs in November. In that […]

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West on the Cotillion: ‘A superhero, a champion, and the Dixie chicks’

The two biggest races in the country this weekend will be held at Parx Racing on Saturday when the track plays host to two $1 million races-the Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) and the Cotillion Stakes (gr. I). Only four 3-year-old fillies will line up for the Cotillion, regardless of its grade 1 status and large […]

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Parx increases purses for multiple stakes races

Parx finalized a package that raised the purses for many of the track’s 2012 stakes races, reports the Daily Racing Form. The race receiving the largest increase was the Grade 1 Cotillion for 3-year-old fillies. The purse increased by $250,000, raising the total purse to $1 million. A $50,000 bonus was added to the Grade […]

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It’s Tricky, Plum Pretty face off again in Cotillion

A pair of top three-year-old fillies – It’s Tricky and Plum Pretty – will clash again in Saturday’s Grade 2, $750,000 Cotillion Stakes at Parx Racing near Philadelphia.  It’s Tricky will likely be a strong favorite to grab her third graded stakes win of the season after beating Kentucky Oaks winner Plum Pretty in the […]

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Havre de Grace Upsets Blind Luck in Cotillion Stakes at Parx Racing

Havre de Grace wasn’t about to play second fiddle to Blind Luck for a third straight race.  The three-year-old filly held off Blind Luck’s late charge to win the Grade 2, $750,000 Cotillion stakes at Parx Racing in Philadelphia on Saturday. require_once(ABSPATH. ‘/wp-content/blogad.php’); ?> With Jeremy Rose aboard, Havre de Grace had a 3 […]

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Weekend Stakes: Where to Watch brought to you by West Point Thoroughbreds

This is a monster weekend for graded stakes with so many Breeders’ Cup prep races in the offing, especially at Belmont and the Oak Tree meeting, which is being held this year at Hollywood Park. Saturday’s Belmont card offers five Grade 1 stakes, culminating with the $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup Invitational. Preceding that race […]

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