Michael Cox’s Rockin Jojo unleashed a furious outside stretch drive to pull off a 30-1 upset in Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Million Distaff. The 4-year-old daughter of Street Magician scored by a half-length to record her second career stakes victory while running seven furlongs in 1:25.06 under jockey Angel Cruz. The Guadalupe Preciado-trained filly was rated Read more »

PA-Breds Perform at the Fasig-Tipton Midatlantic Fall Yearling Sale

On October 4th at Timonium, breeders, bidders, and consigners alike gathered for the Fasig-Tipton Midatlantic fall yearling sale. This year, 267 yearlings sold for $6,356,600 – more than a million dollars more than last year’s gross receipts (Mitchell). The second highest-selling yearling was a PA-Bred by Uncle Mo, consigned by Darby Dan Farm, that sold for Read more »

PA Breeders Meet with Tedd Nesbit

PA Breeder Dick Wukich  (middle) along with Carmen Shick (left) meet with House Representative Tedd Nesbit (right) in reference to Pennsylvania thoroughbred breeding issues. We thank Representative Nesbit for his continued interest in the breeding industry and for taking the time to meet with the breeders.

Diamond Dollar Heads One-Two Finish for Potts in Mark McDermott Stakes

Trainer Ron Potts finished one-two in Sunday night’s $100,000 Mark McDermott Stakes for Pennsylvania-bred 2-year-olds when the filly Diamond Dollar ran down pacesetter Sixers City in deep stretch. It was the second straight year Potts and owner The Elkstone Group have won the six-furlong McDermott at Presque Isle Downs. “One went and the other one Read more »