Awesome Slew Dazzles in G3 Smarty Jones

Parx Racing capped off its Labor Day weekend with a terrific Monday afternoon program that featured four stakes including three of its major stakes of the year.  Topping the card were the G3 $300,000 Smarty Jones Stakes at one mile and one-sixteenth for three year-olds, the G3 $300,000 Turf Monster Handicap, a five furlong turf Read more »

Fair Hill Thoroughbred Show

The Fair Hill Thoroughbred Show is an annual event run by the 501c3 non-profit of the same name. The organization supports riders of thoroughbreds by providing affordable show fees, scholarships, stakes classes, and prizes in every division. Through supporting retired off-track thoroughbreds (OTTB), they help OTTBs find second careers. The show will be held Saturday Read more »

Edge of Reality enjoys return to statebred ranks in Robellino

Edge of Reality, facing Pennsylvania-breds for the first time since winning the Alphabet Soup Handicap in September 2014, overshadowed top two favorites Granny’s Kitten and Saratoga Jack to score at 5-1 in Saturday’s $100,000 Robellino Stakes at Penn National. Winless in five starts since taking an overnight stakes on the main track at Parx Racing Read more »

Six-time stakes winner Roadhog retired at 9

Six-time stakes winner Roadhog has been retired, according to his longtime trainer, Elizabeth Merryman. Roadhog, 9, won stakes at Laurel Park, Parx Racing, Presque Isle, and Penn National. He retired with 10 wins from 44 starts and earnings of $670,264. Owned and bred by the Ellendale Racing LLC of Ellen Lea and Dale Schilling, Roadhog Read more »