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Indicted Trainers See Horses Scratched; CHRB Launches Own Investigation

Following the shocking federal indictment Monday of 27 individuals, including several trainers, on charges related to performance-enhancing drugs in racing, racetrack and commission officials are beginning to mount a response. Four horses from the barn of Marcos Zulueta who were entered at Parx on Monday were scratched; at least three of the scratches coming after […]

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Trainer Jamie Ness Celebrates 3,000th Career Winner At Parx

When Late Breaking News came home a clear-cut winner in the sixth race Tuesday afternoon at Parx, trainer Jamie Ness celebrated the 3,000th win on his career. A native of Heron, South Dakota, Ness took a job in the media relations office at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minnesota after graduating from South Dakota University. Taking […]

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Woodbine Stakes Winner Vanzzy Will Ship To Aqueduct For Withers

Vanzzy, trained by Michael Pino for Smart Angle, will enter Aqueduct’s Grade 3 Withers off of a driving half-length score in the Display at Woodbine Racetrack. The Verrazano bay breezed a half-mile in 49.27 seconds on January 24 on the Parx main track in his third breeze back following the two-turn score over the Woodbine […]

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Breeders’ Cup Winner Spun To Run ‘Pumped Up’ For Cigar Mile

Robert P. Donaldson’s Spun to Run, trained by Juan Carlos Guerrero, is the ‘now’ horse heading into Saturday’s 31st running of the Grade 1, $750,000 Cigar Mile at Aqueduct Racetrack. The rapidly-improving 3-year-old Hard Spun colt will likely lead a talented field of 11 into the turn in the Cigar Mile, a race which anchors […]

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Parx To Host Live Racing Card On Friday; No Racing On Sunday

With the first day of the Breeders’ Cup set for this Friday, November 1st, Parx Racing will offer a live program that afternoon. With post time Friday at 12:55PM, racing fans can enjoy an eight race program before the Breeders Cup action begins on the West Coast at Santa Anita. Because of the addition of […]

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Former Eclipse Award-Winning Apprentice Roberto Rosado Celebrates 1,000th Victory

With a victory aboard Tambora in the fifth race at Parx Racing Sunday afternoon, jockey Roberto Rosado won the 1,000th race of his career. A native of Puerto Rico, Rosado has been riding professionally here in the United States for more than 20 years. In 1997, he and jockey Phil Teator shared the Eclipse Award […]

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Pumpkin Rumble Will Add Local Spice To Canadian International

Woodbine-based Pumpkin Rumble, a 10-time winner from 45 starts, goes for his second straight stakes score in Saturday’s Grade 1 $800,000 Pattison Canadian International at Woodbine. Owned by Al and Bill Ulwelling, and trained by Kevin Attard, the eight-year-old gelded son of English Channel heads into the 1 ½-mile turf classic off an impressive win […]

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Trainer Saffie Joseph Focuses On Breeders’ Cup Hopefuls Math Wizard, Chance It

After saddling Chance It to a dazzling victory in Saturday’s $400,000 In Reality Division of the FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes at Gulfstream Park merely a week after sending out Math Wizard for an upset score in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G1) at Parx, up-and-coming trainer Saffie Joseph Jr.’s future would seem very bright. The […]

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Sophie Doyle Unanimously Voted Jockey Of The Week After First Grade 1 Win

In a rare unanimous vote, Sophie Doyle was voted Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for September 16-22, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North America. Jockey of the Week […]

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