Parx Racing

Pennsylvania Derby: Red-Hot Mr. Money ‘Certainly Ready To Run’

Allied Racing Stable’s multiple graded stakes winner Mr. Money continued his march toward next Saturday’s $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (GI) at Parx with a spirited two-minute lick early Friday morning at Churchill Downs. Trained by Bret Calhoun, Mr. Money will ride a four-race win streak into the Pennsylvania Derby – the marquee race at Parx […]

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Maximum Security, War Of Will, Improbable Among 21 Pennsylvania Derby Nominations

This year’s Grade 1, $1 million Pennsylvania Derby has drawn 21 thoroughbreds nominated towards a start in the 40th Running of the 1 1/8 mile event to be held on Saturday September 21, at Parx Racing.  The Penn Derby, raised to Grade 1 status in 2017, has become an important prep race for 3-year-olds en […]

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War Of Will Posts Another ‘Stiff Breeze’ In Preparation For Pennsylvania Derby

Gary Barber’s War of Will, under exercise rider Amy Mullen, breezed a bullet five furlongs in 59 flat on the Belmont main track on Saturday in preparation for the Grade 1, $1 million Pennsylvania Derby at Parx on September 21. “He ended up going a little faster than we anticipated on paper, but the track […]

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Parx Races Set Stage For MATCH Series Finale at Monmouth; Ms. Locust Points Holds Overall Points Lead

Abiding Star and Dynatail established themselves as the leaders in two divisions while Ms Locust Point and Laki maintained their divisional leads in the MATCH Series, whose four stakes helped Parx Racing in Bensalem, Pa., show phenomenal growth in total pari-mutuel handle Labor Day, Sept 2, compared with the same day in 2018. Parx reported […]

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Spun To Run Battles Back To Beat Gray Magician In Smarty Jones Stakes

Robert P. Donaldson’s Spun To Run proved a valiant competitor in Monday’s Grade 3 Smarty Jones Stakes at Parx, battling back along the rail to defeat Gray Magician by a nose on the wire. Sent off as the 7-5 favorite, the 3-year-old son of Hard Spun ran 1 1/16 miles over the fast main track […]

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Pure Sensation Wins His Fourth Turf Monster

The accomplishments of turf sprinter Pure Sensation over the Parx turf are hard to overstate. Having won three runnings of the G3 Parx Dash, the 8 year-old gelded son of Zensational was looking to win his fourth edition of the Turf Monster Handicap. He not only captured a record setting seventh graded win of his […]

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Servis Plans Parx Workout For Maximum Security On Friday

It’s going to be an early day for Maximum Security on Friday. The horse, who was the first winner in the 145-year history of the Kentucky Derby to be disqualified from first because of an incident during the race, is scheduled to be on track at Parx on Friday morning. But he won’t be in […]

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MATCH Series Heads To Parx For Big Labor Day Card

A battle in the Filly and Mare Sprint—Dirt Division and three other races that will play a role in which horses qualify for bonus money for their owners and trainers headline the MATCH Series as part of a 12-race program at Parx Racing on Labor Day, Sept. 2. The four MATCH stakes—races 5 through 8—comprise […]

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MATCH Series: Dirt Sprint Division Remains Wide Open Into Labor Day Card At Parx

The three winners of stakes in the 3-Year-Olds and Up Sprint–Dirt Division are among the nominees for the fourth leg of the MATCH Series, which shifts to Parx Racing in Pennsylvania Labor Day, Sept. 2. The Bensalem Stakes, at six furlongs, is one of four $100,000 MATCH Series stakes on the holiday program. The others […]

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MATCH Series Leaders Ms. Locust Point, Bronx Beauty On Collision Course For Parx Stakes

With the fourth leg of the 2019 MATCH Series approaching, multiple horses have qualified for bonus money but many need to start in at least one of the final two legs to have a chance to share in the $375,000 available to owners and trainers. The overall series leader thus far is Jim Reichenberg and […]

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