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DOWNHILL RACER RALLIES TO WIN PA NURSERY

For Immediate Release: Saturday, December 3, 2016 DOWNHILL RACER RALLIES TO WIN PA NURSERY Buttonwood Farm’s Downhill Racer overcame several issues throughout the seven furlong $100,000 Pennsylvania Nursery Stakes, caught leader Heat Dome with a sixteenth of a mile to go and got up late to win the Commonwealth’s biggest race for two year-olds by a neck. The son of …

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PENNSYLVANIA DERBY AWARDED GRADE 1 STATUS

For Immediate Release: Saturday, December 3, 2016 PENNSYLVANIA DERBY AWARDED GRADE 1 STATUS The Pennsylvania Derby is now a Grade 1 race. Following a unanimous vote by the American Graded Stakes Committee this Wednesday, Parx Racing’s signature event can now be mentioned among the nation’s top races for three year-olds. "We’re very gratified that the Committee has now recognized the …

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