Parx Racing

Trainer Jamie Ness Celebrates 3,000th Career Winner At Parx

When Late Breaking News came home a clear-cut winner in the sixth race Tuesday afternoon at Parx, trainer Jamie Ness celebrated the 3,000th win on his career. A native of Heron, South Dakota, Ness took a job in the media relations office at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minnesota after graduating from South Dakota University. Taking […]

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Parx Racing Officials, Jockey Colony Settle Differences

Jockeys at Parx Racing and upper management at the Bensalem, Pa., racetrack and casino have settled their differences, and Saturday’s live program – which had been in jeopardy when jockeys said they would not accept mounts – will go on as scheduled. Earlier this week, 34 jockeys at Parx turned in slips to the clerk […]

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Jockeys At Parx Refuse To Be Named On Mounts, Citing Issues With Track Management

Saturday’s live racing program at Parx Racing in Bensalem, Pa., is in jeopardy after 34 jockeys told track management they would not accept mounts until three issues were addressed. Entries for Saturday were taken earlier this week, but as of Thursday afternoon no jockeys were named on any runners. Tom Kennedy, attorney for the Jockeys’ […]

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Prince Lucky’s Surgery Successful, Owner Mulling Retirement Options

Graded stakes-winning Prince Lucky, who pulled up in the Grade 3 Harlan’s Holiday at Gulfstream Park last weekend with bilateral sesamoid fractures in his right ankle, has successfully undergone surgery. Owner Daniel McConnell told The Blood-Horse Wednesday that the gelding is expected to make a full recovery. McConnell said he is pondering several retirement options […]

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Former Eclipse Award-Winning Apprentice Roberto Rosado Celebrates 1,000th Victory

With a victory aboard Tambora in the fifth race at Parx Racing Sunday afternoon, jockey Roberto Rosado won the 1,000th race of his career. A native of Puerto Rico, Rosado has been riding professionally here in the United States for more than 20 years. In 1997, he and jockey Phil Teator shared the Eclipse Award […]

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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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Street Band ‘Still Has Quite A Bit Of Upside,’ Will Point To Breeders’ Cup Distaff

With her rallying victory in Saturday’s $1 million Cotillion Stakes at Philadelphia’s Parx Racing, Street Band became the fifth Grade 1 winner to come out of Ellis Park’s 2018 2-year-old races. Street Band — whom jockey Sophie Doyle rode to a 2 1/4-length victory over previously unbeaten favorite Guarana — earned a fees-paid (worth $60,000) […]

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Cotillion Win ‘An Absolute Thrill’ For Jockey Sophie Doyle, Street Band’s Ownership

Ray Francis, Cindy and Larry Jones, Medallion Racing and MyRaceHorse Stable’s $1 million Cotillion Stakes (Grade I) winner Street Band returned to Churchill Downs Sunday at 8:30 a.m. following her 2 ¼-length score at Parx Saturday. Street Band rallied from nearly 10 lengths back of early pace-setting Jaywalk and passed heavy favorite Guarana in late […]

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Math Wizard Springs 31-1 Upset In Pennsylvania Derby

Saffie Joseph, Jr. is well aware of what it means to win his first Grade 1 race in North America. The Barbados native had a lot of success in his home country, becoming the youngest trainer ever to saddle a Triple Crown winner at the age of 22. Ten years later, co-owner Joseph sent out […]

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