New race at Parx will honor Princess of Sylmar

Parx Racing’s Sam Elliott is looking for a major league match-up between the top flight fillies Cathryn Sofia and Songbird. The head-to-head battle the affable director of racing is anticipating would be staged in the $1 million, Grade 1 Cotillion Stakes on Sept. 24. The co-feature on that card is the $1 million, Grade 2 Read more »

Res Judicata Upsets Salvator Mile

An aggressive early ride by Nik Juarez paid off late for Res Judicata, who controlled the pace early and drew off in the stretch for an upset win in the $100,000 Salvator Mile Stakes (gr. III) July 2 at Monmouth Park. Watch Video Breaking from the widest post in the field of four 3-year-olds and Read more »

Dark Nile wins G3 Delaware Oaks

STANTON, Del. – The heavy downpour that preceded the Grade 3 Delaware Oaks on Saturday turned the track to slop and likely affected some of the runners in the race. Other horses may not have cared for the lengthy period of time they had to walk under tack in the paddock as the track crew Read more »

PA-Bred Stakes Schedule Begins in Earnest

The 2016 Pennsylvania-bred stakes schedule, valued at $2.2 million, kicked off May 28 at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course and will continue June 4 at Parx Racing. There are 22 stakes, each worth $100,000, on this year’s schedule; five of them will make up Pennsylvania’s Day at the Races Sept. 3 at Parx. Each Read more »