DOWNHILL RACER RALLIES TO WIN PA NURSERY

For Immediate Release: Saturday, December 3, 2016 DOWNHILL RACER RALLIES TO WIN PA NURSERY Buttonwood Farm’s Downhill Racer overcame several issues throughout the seven furlong $100,000 Pennsylvania Nursery Stakes, caught leader Heat Dome with a sixteenth of a mile to go and got up late to win the Commonwealth’s biggest race for two year-olds by Read more »

PENNSYLVANIA DERBY AWARDED GRADE 1 STATUS

For Immediate Release: Saturday, December 3, 2016 PENNSYLVANIA DERBY AWARDED GRADE 1 STATUS The Pennsylvania Derby is now a Grade 1 race. Following a unanimous vote by the American Graded Stakes Committee this Wednesday, Parx Racing’s signature event can now be mentioned among the nation’s top races for three year-olds. "We’re very gratified that the Read more »

Top 3-Year-Olds Headline Probables For Pennsylvania Derby Day

Headed by unbeaten champion filly Songbird and the top three finishers from the Kentucky Derby, Nyquist, Exaggerator and Gun Runner, nominations closed September 10 for the Grade 1 Cotillion Stakes and Grade 2 Pennsylvania Derby, a pair of high-stakes races with championship implications to be run at Parx Racing on Saturday, September 24. The blockbuster Read more »

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 »