Cotillion

After Gritty Runner-Up Effort In G1 Test, Serengeti Empress May Target G1 Cotillion

Joel Politi’s Serengeti Empress came out of her gritty second-place finish to Covfefe in the Grade 1 Longines Test last week in good order and will now target the Grade 1, $1 million Cotillion on September 21 at Parx, trainer Tom Amoss said. The three-time graded stakes-winner, who captured the Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks on May 3 […]

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Distaff, Likely Eclipse Award Winner Monomoy Girl ‘Always Had A Mind Of Her Own’

On horse racing’s biggest global stage, Monomoy Girl became only the third Kentucky Oaks winner to also take the $2 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff in the same year. She further entrenched her status as the country’s best 3-year-old filly in Saturday’s length victory over Wow Cat at Churchill Downs. “That’s what you’re looking for, […]

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Midnight Bisou Moved Up After Monomoy Girl’s Disqualification In Cotillion

Bloom Racing, Madaket Stables and Allen Racing’s Midnight Bisou was officially declared the winner of Saturday’s Grade 1 Cotillion, moved up after the disqualification of first-place finisher Monomoy Girl. The latter crossed the wire a neck in front, but was taken down for interference throughout the stretch run. Midnight Bisou, trained by Steve Asmussen and […]

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Cotillion Longshot Dixie Serenade Hopes To Capitalize On Home Court Advantage

Uptowncharlybrown Stud’s filly Dixie Serenade will be one of two Parx-based starters and the lone Pennsylvania-bred to break from the gate in Saturday’s Grade 1, $1 million Cotillion Stakes for 3-year-old fillies. The daughter of Uptowncharlybrown will make her first Grade 1 start and will run the route of 1 1/16 miles for the first […]

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‘Quality Filly’ Midnight Bisou Gets A First Look At Parx Track

Multiple graded stakes winner Midnight Bisou got her first look at Parx’s main track and paddock on Friday morning just a day before she tries to capture her second Grade 1 victory this year in the $1 million Cotillion Stakes for Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen. The 3-year-old filly by Midnight Lute enters off […]

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Weekend Lineup: Sophomores In The Spotlight In Cotillion, Penn. Derby

This weekend’s graded stakes action is highlighted by a pair of Grade 1 races for 3-year-olds at Parx, the Cotillion and the Pennsylvania Derby. Also on Parx’ Saturday card is the G3 Gallant Bob Stakes, featuring talented sprinter Firenze Fire. The Cotillion offers an exciting matchup between Kentucky Oaks winner Monomoy Girl, Queen’s Plate winner […]

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Cotillion, Pennsylvania Derby Join Kelso Handicap In NYRA’s Cross Country Pick 4

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will team up with Parx Racing on Saturday, September 22, to offer a Cross Country Pick 4 highlighted by the Grade 1, $1-million Pennsylvania Derby. The latest in NYRA’s fall series of Cross Country Pick 4s, Saturday’s edition will include three graded stakes between Belmont Park and Parx, […]

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Monomoy Girl Puts Undefeated Season On The Line In Cotillion

The Grade 1, $1 million Cotillion Stakes at Parx promises to be the most anticipated showdown on the card as a field of eight 3-year-old fillies will contest 1 1/16 miles on the main track led by multiple Grade 1 winner Monomoy Girl, who will attempt to remain perfect through six starts this year while […]

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Monomoy Girl ‘Looks Fantastic’ In First Breeze Since CCA Oaks

Multiple Grade 1 winner Monomoy Girl breezed four furlongs in 49.88 seconds on Saratoga’s main track, her first major training since winning her fourth straight Grade 1 in the Coaching Club American Oaks on July 22. The Tapizar filly is working towards a start in the Grade 1, $1 million Cotillion on September 22 at Parx Racing. With regular […]

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‘Big Effort’ Has Monomoy Girl On Path To Cotillion, BC Distaff

Fresh off her fourth consecutive Grade 1 win in Sunday’s $500,000 Coaching Club American Oaks, Monomoy Girl was resting in her Saratoga stall as trainer Brad Cox said she came out of her three-length victory over Midnight Bisou in good order. “It was a big effort and she ran the race we thought she would,” Cox said. “She controlled things up […]

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