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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.

Alphabet Soup: Granny’s Kitten by a neck

Jockey Florent Geroux, aboard Granny’s Kitten, cut the corner into the stretch of the Alphabet Soup Handicap at Parx Racing on Saturday, then outfought determined pacesetter I’ll Call to win the $100,000 turf stakes for Pennsylvania-breds by a neck. Sent off favored in the 10-horse field, Granny’s Kitten paid $4.80 and was timed in 1:43.21 Read more »

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 »

Our Rombauer Wins First State Dash

Our Rombauer ($5.60), a first-time starter who blazed a half-mile from the gate in 46.60 seconds last Saturday, ran down Howboutthemcowboys in deep stretch to win by a half-length under Daniel Centeno in the $75,125 First State Dash for Delaware-bred or Delaware-certified 2-year-olds. Trained by Keith Nations, Our Rombauer, a son of Majestic Warrior, ran Read more »