A Pennsylvania judge has stayed the suspensions of a handful of trainers and owners who were ruled off last year after they failed to comply with broad subpoenas issued by the state racing commission.Full Story >>
October 16, 2017
Irap continues to recuperate at the New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pa., three weeks after having surgery to repair the fractured sesamoids of his left front leg.
September 24, 2017
There was little, if any, doubt following his romp in last month’s Travers that West Coast had emerged as the best 3-year-old male in the country. But in our game, there can often be a big difference between “best,” and “most accomplished,” a ...
September 21, 2017
An alpha horse to begin with, Game On Dude can also lord over his fellow residents at Old Friends Equine when it comes to crossover name recognition. Dan Kelliher, whose fine mare Klassy Briefcase was an Old Friends resident until her death in 2013, ...
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.
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 ...