Pennsylvania Governor’s Cup

Four Newcomers Take MATCH Contests As Penn National Sets Near-Record Handle

Four newcomers to the 2019 MATCH Series were the winners of their respective divisions when Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course hosted the second round of the series June 1. But a strong second-place performance by Jim Reichenberg and Cash is King’s Ms Locust Point in the Penn Ladies Dash (Filly and Mare Sprint—Dirt […]

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MATCH Series: Laki Seeks Repeat Divisional Title In 2019

The four MATCH Series stakes scheduled for June 1 at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course attracted a total of 130 nominations including several winners from the first round of the series April 20 at Laurel Park. Penn National, the second stop on a five-track MATCH Series tour this year, will offer eight stakes […]

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MATCH Division Leader Oak Bluffs Tops Parx Dash

The top three finishers in the Pennsylvania Governor’s Cup are among the 12 entered in the grade III, $200,000 Parx Dash, the third of five MATCH Series stakes in the 3-Year-Olds and Up Sprint—Turf Division. The Parx Dash at five furlongs on the grass is one of two MATCH events July 7 at Parx Racing; […]

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Rushing Fall Nominated to Penn Mile, Penn Oaks At Penn National June 2

eFive Racing Thoroughbreds’ Rushing Fall, runner-up in the 2017 Eclipse Award balloting for champion two-year-old filly honors, headlines a glistening list of 43 nominations for the Grade 2, $500,000 Penn Mile, the richest race of the year at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course. Trained by Chad Brown, runaway Eclipse Award winner as the […]

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‘Surprising And Disappointing’: Miller Notified Of Methamphetamine Positive

Turf sprinter Richard’s Boy crossed the wire second in the June 3 Pennsylvania Governor’s Cup at Penn National, but stewards placed him first, ahead of Bold Thunder, after interference in the stretch. Trainer Peter Miller was recently notified that Richard’s Boy had returned a positive test for methamphetamine, according to, and has executed his right […]

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Tightend Touchdown Scores Pennsvylania Governor’s Cup Win

Sprinting straight to the front from his inside post, Tightend Touchdown ambushed an all-star cast of turf sprinters to score a devastating 5 ½-length victory in the 41st running of the $150,000 Pennsylvania Governor’s Cup Handicap for 3-year-olds and up. Ridden by Javier Castellano for trainer Jason Servis, the 4-year-old gelded son of Pure Precision […]

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