Parx Racing

YESTERDAY August 31, 2014
I’ve been looking at the past performances for the Monday card at Parx all week. The four stakes on the day, worth a combined $1 million, are races 8 to 11. They are tied together with a 50-cent pick four and also rolling pick threes and daily doubles.
August 30, 2014
The two most logical winners of the Grade 3 Greenwood Cup at 1 1/2 miles on the main track Monday are Micromanage, trained by Todd Pletcher, and Abraham, trained by Bill Mott.
The featured race of the day is the Grade 3, $300,000 Smarty Jones for 3-year-olds at a mile and 70 yards on dirt. Albano, stabled with Larry Jones at Delaware Park, is the likely Smarty Jones favorite, but the Todd Pletcher-trainer Protonico also will ...
The presence of Private Zone in the Grade 3 Turf Monster on Monday adds juice to a race that was already filled to the brim.
August 29, 2014
The four Labor Day Monday stakes at Parx drew large, deep fields that should make them highly appealing to horseplayers.
August 28, 2014
Trainer Larry Jones confirmed Wednesday that Cassatt, the winner of the Grade 3 Monmouth Oaks in her stakes debut Aug. 9, is still under consideration for the Grade 1, $1 million Cotillion at Parx on Sept. 20.
California-based trainer Doug O’Neill has shipped Private Zone to Parx Racing for Monday’s Grade 3, $300,000 Turf Monster Handicap, a five-furlong turf sprint. The horse's goal is the Breeders' Cup Sprint.
On Monday, Just Call Kenny will make the third start of his current form cycle in the Grade 3, $300,000 Smarty Jones at Parx Racing. Trainer Patrick McBurney has given Just Call Kenny four works since the Haskell, including an easy half-mile in 51 ...
August 27, 2014
On Monday, Labor Day, Parx Racing will offer up an appetizer of sorts when its spreads $1 million over four stakes. The feature is the Grade 3, $300,000 Smarty Jones Stakes for 3-year-olds at a mile and 70 yards.
August 26, 2014
The timing of the Pennsylvania Derby, the purse, and the bonus had given Parx a chance to attract the “big” horse. This year, they got the biggest horse of all.