Professional football players are physically impaired by the time they reach their early 30's. Basketball, baseball, and tennis players might last a bit longer, but usually it isn't pretty, while pro golfers can be competitive, if not consistent, at ...Full Story >>
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 ...
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 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.
Pennsylvania has earned the right to be called the center of the Thoroughbred racing universe at least for a day, and that day comes on Saturday when Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome headlines the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby at ...
September 17, 2014
Beginning on Saturday, with the appearance of California Chrome in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby, every 3-year-old who matters will be running somewhere in something important over the next two weekends.
September 16, 2014
If Spend a Buck and Smarty Jones, two horses with extensive local ties, did not make the Pennsylvania Derby, how could the race ever attract the Kentucky Derby winner?
February 27, 2013
Track information and stakes schedule for the 2015 Parx Racing meet.