Parx Racing

October 11, 2014
Page McKenney won his sixth race of the year on Saturday, taking the $75,000 First Responder Stakes over a sloppy track at Parx Racing.
September 23, 2014
The fundamental difference between the fantasy of sport and the reality of competition was on full, merciless display at Parx Racing last weekend, when California Chrome answered the bell but not much more while finishing sixth to the swift Bayern in ...
Saturday’s only downer was California Chrome finishing sixth in the Pennsylvania Derby, but horse racing rarely does happy endings. Other than that, there was nothing not to like about the biggest day in the history of Pennsylvania racing.
September 21, 2014
Bayern and three of the horses he defeated in Saturday’s $1 million Pennsylvania Derby – including Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome – returned Sunday to Southern California and will most likely be pointed to the $5 million ...
Untapable and Sweet Reason, the top two finishers Saturday in the Grade 1 Cotillion at Parx are bound for the Breeders’ Cup.
September 20, 2014
The brilliant speed that carried him to victories in the $1 million Haskell at Monmouth in July and the Grade 2 Woody Stephens at Belmont Park in June was on display again Saturday at Parx, where, under Martin Garcia, Bayern galloped to a ...
Speed and the rail proved a dangerous combination Saturday at Parx, and Favorite Tale used both attributes - as well as an affinity for the track - to win the Grade 3, $300,000 Gallant Bob Stakes by 2 1/2 lengths.
Untapable wasn’t great, but she was good enough to get the job done in Saturday’s Grade 1, $1 million Cotillion Stakes at Parx, winning by a length over Sweet Reason and likely wrapping up the 3-year-old filly championship.
Edge of Reality took control of the $100,000 Alphabet Soup Handicap outside early leader Atlantic Seaboard entering the stretch and was able to hold off Roadhog late to win by three-quarters of a length.
September 18, 2014
Before you go betting the ranch on California Chrome Saturday in the Pennsylvania Derby, you might want to consider some cautionary recent history.