Parx Racing

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Firsthand Report wins the Power By Far Stakes at Parx Racing by three lengths Saturday.
After going 9-24 during 2016 at Parx, trainer Todd Pletcher won for the eighth time from just 20 runners this year when Firsthand Report scampered away from odds-on favorite Fat Kat to win the $100,000 Power By Far Stakes by three lengths Saturday.Full Story >>
July 19, 2017
Parx Racing has added the Donald Levine Memorial to its Labor Day lineup of stakes. The Levine was one of several $100,000 stakes dropped from the schedule this year.
July 08, 2017
The veteran campaigner Pure Sensation left no doubt about it on Saturday, powering clear in the stretch for a 5 3/4-length repeat victory in the Grade 3 Parx Dash.
July 04, 2017
Fourstar Crook scored her eighth straight victory in the Grade 3 James Penny Memorial at Parx Racing on Tuesday, and she made it look easy.
Richard's Boy was placed first in the $200,000 Pennsylvania Governor's Cup at Penn National on June 3 after the stewards disqualified Bold Thunder for fouling him in the stretch. Now, Richard's Boy has a drug positive and Bold Thunder could be ...
September 25, 2016
It says much about Songbird that the words “brilliant” and “dominant” haven’t been able to do her real justice for quite some time if you want to accurately describe her qualities as a race horse, and her position vis a vis her contemporaries. For ...
September 22, 2016
It's getting a little riduclous, these fillies and mares ridden by Mike Smith who are so reluctant to lose.
September 21, 2016
Nyquist has been out of sight and nearly everyone's mind since finishing fourth in the Haskell. He had been training at Del Mar, but Doug O'Neill thought a change of scenery would help the cause – there was something about a growth spurt – so he ...
December 16, 2015
Sam Elliott, the director of racing at Parx, was invited to attend the recent meeting of the American Graded Stakes Committee in Lexington, Ky., as an observer.
September 17, 2015
I am leaning strongly to Gimme Da Lute in the Pennsylvania Derby for a few reasons. There is very little early speed in the race, so he may be able to control the race from the front. And this colt is hot right now.
July 09, 2015
I like Ben’s Cat in the Parx Dash, but this is no easy spot. The five-furlong race will be over so fast that good and bad luck likely will determine the outcome.