Pennsylvania

Fan-Favorite Millionaire Page McKenney Retired With Filling In Tendon

Adam Staple knew the time was getting closer when the best horse he has ever owned, popular 8-year-old claimer-turned-multiple stakes-winning millionaire Page McKenney, would stop racing. With that in mind, Staple was somewhat prepared for the sudden retirement of Page McKenney Aug. 24 with a tendon injury in his left front leg. “The one saving […]

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Call Paul Phones In A Saratoga Special Triumph

Michael Dubb, David Bruce, Bethlehem Stable and Bruce Irom’s Call Paul was a determined winner of Sunday’s Grade 2 Saratoga Special, turning back a bid from Tight Ten to win by about one length. A juvenile son of Friesan Fire bred in Pennsylvania, the colt covered 6 1/2 furlongs over Saratoga’s fast main track in […]

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Parx Breaks From Live Racing Until Aug. 25

Following the live program on Tuesday, August 7, Parx Racing will begin its scheduled break from live racing until the end of the month.  Racing will resume at the Bensalem track on Saturday, August 25th. When racing returns of the 25th, it will be Smarty Jones Day.  The feature race of the day is the […]

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New Website Lets Horses Find A Home Away From Home

The concept of shared lodging for travelers (think Airbandb) has recently expanded to four-legged patrons. Staller.com allows equestrians to book lodging for their horses online, comparing amenities and cost between multiple venues. First launched in Florida, the platform has now expanded into the Lower Hudson Valley in New York. Founded by Arturo Ferrando and Pablo Jimenez, […]

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Pennsylvania Court: Ejection From Penn National Violated Trainer’s Rights

A Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court panel ruled that the state’s racing commission violated the civil rights of trainer Eduardo Rojas when it upheld a private property ejection at Penn National last July, days after Rojas’ wife, Murray Rojas, was convicted in federal court of multiple counts of misbranding of drugs. The Murray Rojas case involved the prohibited […]

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Looking For A Name: Peace And Justice’s First Foal A Super Bowl Filly

Peace And Justice, a three-time winning miler and the fastest son of top international sire, and emerging sire of sires, War Front standing in Pennsylvania, welcomed his first foal into the world last night. The filly was born during the second half of the Super Bowl at Northview Stallion Station’s PA Division in Peach Bottom, […]

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Pin Oak Lane Farm Adds Royal Artillery, Almasty To 2018 Stallion Roster

Two stallions have taken up residence at Dr. William Solomon’s Pin Oak Lane Farm in New Freedom, Pa., to stand their first seasons in 2018. The most recent arrival is Royal Artillery, a 5-year-old son of top sire and rising sire of sires War Front. Owned by a partnership between Crystal Lane Racing and Pin […]

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Parx Changes Post Time On Each Live Racing Day Through May

Beginning this Saturday, February 3rd, Parx Racing in Bensalem, Penn. will move its regular post time to 12:55PM. The track currently offers live racing three days each week, Saturday, Monday and Tuesday, with that schedule remaining in effect until the beginning of May.

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Pennington, Injured In Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes, Back In The Winner’s Circle At Parx

Jockey Frankie Pennington found his way back to the winner’s circle on Saturday at Parx, less than one month after a scary spill in the Grade 2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes at Churchill Downs. The Pennsylvania track’s leading rider won the fifth race on Saturday, piloting Champions Maternal to a 7 3/4-length triumph for trainer […]

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Pennsylvania: Trainer Suspended 45 Days After ‘Failure To Provide Care’ To Horse With Broken Leg

The Penn National board of stewards on Dec. 1 handed down a 45-day suspension and $500 fine to trainer Mario Rafael Rodriguez for “failure to provide proper veterinarian care” to his 6-year-old gelding, Silent Ruler. Track officials were alerted to the son of Roman Ruler and veteran of 50 starts on Sept. 24, and he […]

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