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Page McKenney’s Roanoke Win Highlights Pennsylvania’s Day At The Races

The 17th edition of Pennsylvania’s Day at the Races featured five stakes for state-breds with purses totaling $500,000, and despite a bit of wet weather, local Parx Racing fans enjoyed a day full of terrific performances and some dramatic finishes. Millionaire Page McKenney stole the day with a sensational late run to win the Roanoke […]

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Finest City Granted Three Pennsylvania-Bred Honors

Finest City scooped up three state-bred honors at the recent Iroquois Awards Banquet held by the Pennsylvania Horse Breeders Association. According to a report by The Blood-Horse, the daughter of City Zip was named champion older female, champion female sprinter, and Horse of the Year for 2016. The Eclipse Award winner picked up over $800,000 in […]

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Weekend Lineup: Triple Beholder Showdown

This weekend’s graded stakes action is highlighted by the Grade 1 Beholder Mile at Santa Anita Park, featuring the return to the track of Stellar Wind, who twice defeated the race’s namesake in her 2016 season. The G1 Shoemaker Mile, on turf, also features on the Saturday card in Southern California, and the G2 Penn […]

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Page McKenney, Madefromlucky Highlight Mountainview On Penn Mile Undercard

Two hundred thousand dollars is on the line for older horses in the Mountainview Handicap presented by this Saturday at Penn National as a part of the track’s Penn Mile card, and the popular Mid-Atlantic gelding Page McKenney stands as the 9-to-5 morning line favorite in the 1 1/8-mile test. Now seven years old, Page […]

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Eppler Considering Stakes Options For ‘Always Improving’ Page McKenney

To run or not to run, that is the question facing trainer Mary Eppler as she ponders which race to bring back Adam Staple and Jalin Stable’s claimer-turned-millionaire Page McKenney on Saturday’s Winter Carnival program at Laurel Park. Eppler said she’ll likely enter the 7-year-old gelding in both the $250,000 General George (G3) and the […]

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Page McKenney Kicks Off 7-Year-Old Season With Native Dancer Victory

Dismissing his age, inactivity and a group of seven eager rivals including fellow graded stakes winner Kid Cruz, popular gelding Page McKenney made a triumphant return to the races Saturday in the $75,000 Native Dancer at Laurel Park. The 49th running of the Native Dancer for 4-year-olds and up anchored a nine-race program with four […]

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Page McKenney Recovering Well From Tendon Injury, Returns To Training In October

Adam Staple and Julin Stable’s multiple stakes winner Page McKenney is expected to rejoin trainer Mary Eppler next month as he continues to recover from a minor tendon injury that prematurely ended his 2016 season this spring. The 6-year-old gelding has completed his first month of rehabilitation at Nor Mar Farm in Freeland, Md., located […]

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Noble Bird Dominates In Pimlico Special

John Oxley’s Noble Bird captured the 46th running of the Grade 3 Sagamore Spirit Pimlico Special easily on Friday afternoon, dominating his rivals by 11 1/4 lengths.The 5-year-old son of Birdstone covered the 1 3/16 miles in 1:55.18 for trainer Mark Casse, with the race marking just his second lifetime graded stakes victory. “It was […]

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Staple Enjoying ‘Once-In-A-Lifetime’ Ride With Page McKenney

Page McKenney, the local favorite for Friday’s $300,000 Sagamore Spirit Pimlico Special (G3), ranks as one of the great claims ever. Haltered for $16,000 almost three years ago, the gelding now has made $1.4 million while winning 15 races and nine stakes for owners Adam Staple of Las Vegas and Jalin Stable. Page McKenney is […]

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