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Coletti Celebrates Stakes Double At Parx

Parx Racing opened its stakes schedule with a pair of stakes for state-breds Saturday afternoon, the $100,000 Lyman Handicap and the $100,000 Foxy JG Stakes. The Lyman for the boys, the Foxy JG for the ladies, both contested at seven furlongs. The Lyman Stakes was won by Midnightcharly. The 4 year-old gelded son of Uptowncharlybrown […]

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Scott Lake Saddles 6,000th Career Winner Monday At Parx

When I’m the Talent came home a winner in the 5th race Monday afternoon at Parx Racing, the victory gave trainer Scott Lake the 6,000th win of what has become an historic career. In doing so, he became just the 6th trainer in thoroughbred racing history to reach that milestone. “The wins have certainly come […]

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MATCH Series To Feature Free Equibase Past Performance Programs At Participating Track

The 2019 MATCH Series partners have arranged to offer free custom past performances for the complete programs at each of the five participating racetracks under a marketing agreement with Equibase. Under the terms of the agreement, final past performances for the full card at each track will be available for download at no charge on […]

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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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Veteran Rider Bisono Remains Hospitalized After ‘Freak Accident’ At Parx

Veteran jockey John Bisono remains hospitalized as of Saturday morning following a freak accident after the third race at Parx on Monday afternoon. Having just finished second aboard In Equality, Bisono was unseated from his mount in the gallop out and fell. Details of the incident are sketchy. Bisono sustained five broken ribs, a collapsed […]

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KY State Vet Office Offers Updates On Equine Disease Events

The following message was distributed to Kentucky Equine Industry Groups from the Kentucky’s Office of the State Veterinarian on February 18 to update them on various disease events occurring in other states that may impact equines in Kentucky. The message is authored by equine operations consultant E.S. “Rusty” Ford with Kentucky’s Office of the State Veterinarian. […]

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EHV-1: Kentucky To Release Temporary Restrictions On Parx Shippers Feb. 10

On January 11, several Mid-Atlantic tracks scratched shippers from Parx after a horse there tested for the non-neurological strain of equine herpesvirus. The animal’s illness and associated diagnostics provided evidence that transmissible EHV-1 was prevalent on the backside and within the barn at the time the horse was removed January 8. There was no state […]

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Remsen Winner Maximus Mischief Gets Half-Mile Work To ‘Blow Off Some Steam’

Last-out winner of the G2 Remsen by 2 1/4 lengths, Maximus Mischief returned to the work tab on Saturday at Gulfstream Park. According to drf.com, the 3-year-old son of Into Mischief breezed a half-mile in a quick :46.97, the third-fastest of 103 works at the distance. “I had planned to work him Sunday, but I had […]

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Report: New York, Maryland, Charles Town Refuse Parx Horses After Positive EHV Test

According to the Daily Racing Form’s Jim Dunleavy, several mid-Atlantic tracks have scratched entries from Parx shippers after a horse there tested positive for the non-neurological strain of equine herpesvirus. There is no state quarantine in place at the facility currently and racetrack personnel say everything there is business as usual. Dunleavy reports the state […]

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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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