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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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Call Paul Makes It Look Easy In Pennsylvania Nursery Stakes

Coming into Saturday’s $100,000 Pennsylvania Nursery Stakes for two year-old state-bred colts and geldings, on paper, it appeared that Call Paul held a major class advantage over his seven rivals. Already a Grade 2 winner at Saratoga this summer, winning the Saratoga Special in August, and then a solid third in the Grade 1 Champagne […]

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‘I’m Not Here To Reinvent The Wheel’: Osojnak Takes Over As Parx Director Of Racing

David Osojnak is the new Director of Racing at Parx in Bensalem, Pa., taking over the position from interim director Tom Creel. A former banker, real estate lawyer, and multi-faceted horse racing industry professional, Osojnak replaces Sam Elliott, who left Parx in April. “My goal is to make Parx as strong as possible, to grow […]

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Broken ‘Hot Box’ Forces Cancellation Of Parx’s Tuesday Card

According to various sources, Parx Racing cancelled the card on Tuesday afternoon when the jockeys refused to ride. Apparently, a sauna in the jockey’s room-often called the “hot box”-was broken, and a number of riders were unable to make weight for their mounts. Jockeys often use options like a steam room sauna to reduce weight […]

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Songbird, Arrogate Halters Raffled To Benefit Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Retirement

The Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horseman’s Association’s Turning for Home is raffling two Champion Thoroughbred racehorse halters worn by Songbird and Arrogate, on Breeders’ Cup Day Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 3 PM in the Parx Racing grandstand. All proceeds will directly benefit the retiring racehorses of Turning for Home, which is based at Parx Racing. In […]

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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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‘Consistent’ Jessica Krupnick Holds On To MATCH Series Overall Championship

One week after taking the lead in the race for the 2018 MATCH Series overall championship, Sycamore Racing V’s Jessica Krupnick held off challenges by three horses in three different divisions to make it official. Trained by Tres Abbott at Fair Hill Training Center, Jessica Krupnick on Sept. 15 finished second in the Roamin Rachel […]

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McKinzie, Smith Give Baffert A Third Pennsylvania Derby Win

Trainer Bob Baffert has liked McKinzie from the start, but a hind ankle injury forced the 3-year-old son of Street Sense to miss out on this year’s Triple Crown challenge. Baffert, of course, sent out Justify for his history-making run, but now that the Triple Crown winner has been retired McKinzie stepped up to fill […]

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