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The Man Named PTHA’s Top Thoroughbred Of 2017 In Pennsylvania

His name is simply The Man and throughout the 2017 racing season at Parx Racing, he proved to be just that, The Man. A victory in the $100,000 Banjo Picker Stakes on Sept. 2 capped off a perfect season for the 6-year-old gelded son of Ecclesiastic, winning all six of his starts and at the annual […]

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Free Drop Billy, Firenze Fire Top ‘Wide Open’ Gotham

Nine horses will go to the Aqueduct gate Saturday looking for points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. The field will be topped by Dale Romans trainee Free Drop Billy, who scratched from the G2 Fountain of Youth last week and is also entered in the G3 Tampa Bay Derby. The Gotham will assign […]

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Ms Locust Point Makes It Four Wins In A Row With Barbara Fritchie

Cash is King and Jim Reichenberg’s Ms Locust Point pushed her win streak to four races with her fourth career stakes victory and first graded triumph in Saturday’s $300,000 Barbara Fritchie (G2) at snowy Laurel Park. The 66th running of the Barbara Fritchie for fillies and mares 4 and older and the 42nd renewal of the $250,000 General George […]

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Barbara Fritchie, General George Highlight Saturday’s Winter Carnival At Laurel Park

Cash is King and Jim Reichenberg’s Ms Locust Point, already a stakes winner in each of her three local starts, puts that streak on the line as she goes after her first graded triumph in Saturday’s $300,000 Barbara Fritchie (G2) at Laurel Park. The 66th running of the Barbara Fritchie for fillies and mares 3 and […]

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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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Daisy Blooms In G3 Tempted

Making only her second career start and graded stakes debut for Fox Hill Farm and trainer John Servis, Daisy won the Grade 3, $150,000 Tempted on Friday’s Opening Day card of the 2017 fall meet at Aqueduct Racetrack. Leaving the gate as the 5-2 second choice from the rail with Kendrick Carmouche aboard, Daisy went […]

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Breeders’ Cup 2017: Noticias Y Notas, Jueves 2 De Noviembre

DOBLE PAGO: Los comisarios en Del Mar determinaron que el propietario de Forever Unbridled, Charles Fipke, deberá pagar a los jinetes Joel Rosario y John Velazquez la misma cantidad correspondiente al porcentaje del premio que produzca la cincoañera este viernes 3 en la Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1), toda vez que Rosario se vio perjudicado por […]

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Pennsylvania Commission Plays ‘Let’s Make A Deal’ With Serey, Servis

With Tom Chuckas in the role of game show host Wayne Brady (or, to people from my generation, Monty Hall), the Pennsylvania State Horse Racing Commission recently played a couple of rounds of “Let’s Make a Deal” with trainers Mario Serey Jr. and John Servis. On May 17, Chuckas – the former Maryland Jockey Club president […]

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Mo’ Green Pulls Clear To Score Black Type In Top Flight Invitational

Racing for the first time under the name of Leonard Green, Mo’ Green rallied three wide to take the lead at the head of the stretch and then pulled clear to win Sunday’s Grade 3 Top Flight Invitational by 3 1/2 lengths under Irad Ortiz. The 4-year-old daughter of Uncle Mo, now under the stewardship […]

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When Is A Maiden Not A Maiden?

In today’s seventh race at Parx Racing, a one-mile allowance/optional claiming event for 3-year-olds at a mile, there is – at least on paper – a maiden named Hashtag Alex in the six-horse line-up. Why would a veteran trainer like John Servis be running a maiden against winners – especially when there was a maiden […]

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