Parx Racing

Track information and stakes schedule for the 2015 Parx Racing meet.Full Story >>
December 03, 2016
Jockey Alex Wolfsont switched Downhill Racer, blocked with nowhere to go at the quarter pole, to the inside to find running room and the Pennsylvania-bred colt outfought the maiden Heat Dome by a neck to remain unbeaten in two starts by winning ...
November 23, 2016
Parx Racing-based trainer Richie Vega, who emigrated from his native Cuba to the United States in 1980, is one of a handful of Mid-Atlantic horsemen nearing milestone victories. Vega, 54, will begin this weekend's races at Parx with 999 career wins.
November 12, 2016
O Dionysus scored a sharp victory in the $75,000 Christopher Elser Memorial at Parx Racing on Saturday as the third choice in a five-horse field.
November 09, 2016
Five-pound apprentice Luis Ocasio, third in the Parx Racing rider standings with 65 wins, won the first race at Aqueduct last Saturday. It was the first New York victory for the 19-year-old native of Puerto Rico.
November 02, 2016
The recently concluded Parx Fall Festival resulted in improved field size, better racing, and a bump in handle, but it is not a certainty to be brought back in 2017.
October 12, 2016
Favorite Tale was scratched out of a $90,000 no-conditions allowance sprint at Parx Racing last Saturday due to a foot abscess, according to trainer Lupe Preciado. Favorite Tale was going to use the race as a prep for the Breeders' Cup Sprint.
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.