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PITCH N ROLL TAKES THE MCDERMOTT STAKES

The Elkstone Group’s Pitch N Roll won the inaugural running of the $75,000 Mark McDermott Stakes at Presque Isle Downs on September 7. Named after the long-time and recently retired executive secretary of the PHBA, the McDermott Stakes was the first PA-Bred two-year-old stake to be held at Presque Isle. Pitch N Roll, a gelded son of Scipion, pressed the …

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SWEET AS YOU ARE SURPRISES IN THE $100,000 MRS. PENNY

Big Day at Parx Features Five Stakes By Keith Jones, Announcer – Philadelphia Park @ kjones@parxracing.com Saturday Parx Racing played host to the 12th edition of Pennsylvania’s Day at the Races, a day designed to honor the ever-growing Breeding industry here in the Commonwealth. The card called for five stakes races with purses totaling $400,000. Horses rallied for victories in …

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PA-BRED CUBIST OVERTAKES CAT FEATHERS TO WIN MRS. WALTER M. JEFFORDS

In another exciting Steeplechase Thursday finish, owner-trainer Jonathan Sheppard’s Cubist closed powerfully after the last fence of Saratoga Race Course’s $75,000 Mrs. Walter M. Jeffords Filly & Mare Stakes to catch Cat Feathers and win by a neck on Aug. 30. Owner-trainer Kate Dalton’s Cat Feathers, who had taken the lead approaching the final fence, ran on well to hold …

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