Frankie Pennington

Notapradaprice Scores 25-1 Upset In Dr. James Penny Memorial

Under a perfect ride from local jockey Frankie Pennington, Notapradaprice held off a stiff late challenge from the heavily favored Fifty Five to score a 25-1 upset victory in the $200,000 Grade 3 Dr. James Penny Memorial Tuesday afternoon at Parx Racing. In just the first stakes appearance in her career, the five year-old daughter […]

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His Royal Majesty Upsets Turning For Home Stakes At 16-1

His Royal Majesty rallied from far behind, caught the leaders in mid-stretch and then powered away to a convincing three length victory in the $75,000 Turning for Home Stakes Saturday afternoon at Parx. Now celebrating its 11th anniversary, the race was the centerpiece of an afternoon dedicated to the Turning for Home program, the racing […]

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Claiming Crown Winner Aztec Sense Voted Pennsylvania’s Horse Of The Year

It’s difficult to get much better than perfect. Racing eight times last year, Joseph Besecker’s Aztec Sense won all eight races, including five stakes, and at the annual horsemen’s awards banquet Wednesday evening, he was honored as the top thoroughbred in Pennsylvania for 2018. Claimed by trainer Jorge Navarro from a start here at Parx […]

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‘Cool As A Cucumber’: Maximus Mischief’s Connections Look Forward To The Future

One day after posting a win in his stakes debut in Aqueduct’s Grade 2, $250,000 Remsen, trainer Robert Reid, Jr. said Maximus Mischief came out of his 2 ¼-length score in good order and shipped back well to his home base at Parx in Bensalem, Pennsylvania. “It looked like he came out of the race […]

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Maximus Mischief All Business In Remsen

Cash is King and LC Racing’s Maximus Mischief scored his first 10 points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, capturing Aqueduct’s G2 Remsen Stakes by 2 1/4 lengths as the 7-5 second choice. The 2-year-old son of Into Mischief, ridden by Frankie Pennington for trainer Robert Reid, covered nine furlongs over the […]

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Pair Of Five-Win Cards Earn Pennington Jockey Of The Week Title

After winning five races in a single card twice in one week, Frankie Pennington was named the Foundation Detox Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for October 1 – 7, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more […]

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Always Sunshine Bursts Clear In Tale Of The Cat

Always Sunshine ran down My Boy Tate in the stretch, overtaking his challenger from the outside to win the fifth running of the $100,000 Tale of the Cat for 3-year-olds and up on Friday at Saratoga Race Course. Owned by Stonehedge and trained by Ned Allard, Always Sunshine won his second consecutive stakes start overall […]

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Bronx Beauty Very Game In Inaugural Running Of Jose Flores Memorial At Parx

2 W’s Stables’ Bronx Beauty rallied to the lead with just over a furlong to go and then held off the furious late charge of Dixie Serenade to win the first running of the $100,000 Jose Flores Memorial Stakes by a head. The stake for three year-old fillies at six and a half furlongs was named in […]

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Always Sunshine Draws Clear In MATCH’s Hockessin Stakes

Trainer Edward “Ned” Allard said Always Sunshine has had his ups and downs, but the 6-year-old horse put it all together July 14 in the $75,000 Hockessin Stakes, third of five legs in the MATCH Series 3-Year-Olds and Up Sprint–Dirt Division, at Delaware Park. Winner of the grade III Maryland Sprint Stakes in 2016, Stonehedge […]

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Vision Perfect Denies Pool Winner In Parx Dash

Seventh in this race last year, Mr. Amore Stable’s Vision Perfect was able to secure the victory in the 2018 G3 Parx Dash, fending off Pool Winner by a head at the wire. Off at 7-2, the 6-year-old son of Pollard’s Vision earned his first graded stakes victory for trainer Jason Servis. Frankie Pennington rode […]

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