Greenwood Cup

50-1 Outsider Adventist Upsets Greenwood Cup At Parx For Uriah St. Lewis

Parx Racing-based trainer Uriah St. Lewis has a long history of placing horses in races where most “experts” would consider they had no chance.  Last fall at Belmont Park, he shocked everyone when Discreet Lover, at 45-1, won the prestigious Grade 1 Jockey Club Gold Cup and earned a trip to the Breeders’ Cup.  His […]

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You’re To Blame Turns Back In Three Weeks For Brooklyn Invitational

Trainer Todd Pletcher will send out a formidable trio of contenders in the Grade 2, $400,000 Woodford Reserve Brooklyn Invitational on Saturday at Belmont Park led by dirt marathon maven You’re to Blame. The Brooklyn, run at 1 ½ miles on the main track, is the lone Grade 2 race on Belmont Stakes Day and […]

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Madefromlucky Blows Away Greenwood Cup Field

Cheyenne Stables and Mac Nichol’s Madefromlucky found the winner’s circle for the first time in over two years on Monday, galloping home the facile victor in the G3 Greenwood Cup at Parx Racing. The 5-year-old son of Lookin at Lucky, ridden by Javier Castellano for trainer Todd Pletcher, sat behind Scuba’s early pace and took […]

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Scuba Leads All The Way In Greenwood Cup

David A. Ross’ Scuba took the lead shortly after the break and never relinquished it in Monday’s Grade 3 Greenwood Cup at Parx, earning his first graded stakes victory. The 5-year-old son of Tapit and Kendrick Carmouche covered 12 furlongs over the fast main track in 2:32.76 for trainer Brendan Walsh. Nieto Mireyo broke very […]

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Weekend Lineup: Last Weekends At Del Mar And Saratoga

The final weekend of racing at both Saratoga and Del Mar is bittersweet, as it serves notice to racing fans that summer will be ending soon. On a positive note, it also marks the kickoff of the race meeting with the highest purses in the country: Kentucky Downs. Saturday is the first day of racing […]

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Neck ‘N Neck Edges Majestic Harbor In Greenwood Cup

Sitting just off pace-setting Majestic Harbor, Neck ‘n Neck slowly wore down his rival in the final stages of the race to pull ahead for a victory in Monday’s Grade 3, $200,000 Greenwood Cup at Parx Racing. It was the first win for Neck ‘n Neck in nearly three years; the Ian Wilkes trainee was […]

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Ben’s Cat Among Stakes Runners On Labor Day Card At Parx

Parx Racing’s Fall Festival continues on Labor Day with three of the track’s major stakes heading a fantastic ten race program. All featured on the Monday holiday card are the $300,000 Grade 3 Turf Monster Handicap, the $200,000 Grade 3 Greenwood Cup and the $200,000 Turf Amazon Handicap. The Turf Monster is the track’s top […]

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Cary Street Springs 28-1 Upset in Greenwood Cup

Dismissed at odds of 28-1, a determined Cary Street put away Ever Rider in deep stretch to win the G3 Greenwood Cup by one length. Given a rail-skimming ride by Miguel Mena, Cary Street settled just behind the leaders in fourth throughout much of the 12-furlong contest. As the field swept through the far turn, […]

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Marathon Man Eldaafer Best in Greenwood Cup

Jim Atwell and Kevin Jacobsen’s 8-year-old Eldaafer appears to be on target for his fifth consecutive Breeders’ Cup Marathon appearance after winning Monday’s Grade 3 Greenwood Cup at Parx Racing in Philadelphia. The 8-year-old gelding by A.P. Indy out of the Tabasco Cat mare Habibti edged a stubborn Indian Jones by a nose  in the […]

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Parx Racing’s “Win and You’re In” Greenwood Cup under investigation

The July 16 running of the $200,000 Greenwood Cup Stakes – a Breeders’ Cup Win and You’re In contest at Parx Racing that qualifies the winning Thoroughbred for an automatic berth in the Breeders’ Cup Marathon – is under investigation, but a spokesperson for the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission would not comment on the reason […]

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