by Scott Shapiro Parx Racing will be the center of attention on Saturday afternoon as the venue located just outside of Philadelphia has a loaded card that includes two $1 million races. The Cotillion (G1) for three-year-old fillies and the Pennsylvania Derby (G1) for the boys make up half of a...|
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By Scott Shapiro (@ScottShap34) Saturday marks the pinnacle of the Parx Racing calendar as they present a loaded 13-race card headlined by the track’s premiere event, the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G1). The nine-furlong race over the main track came up strong led by Travers Stakes (G1) winner...|
By Dick Powell Here is a simple question: What is a dead heat? According the Cambridge English Dictionary, it is “a race in which two or more competitors finish at exactly the same time: The two horses finished in a dead heat.” But that still doesn’t answer the question. How do we know two (...|
Features aplenty this extended week of harness action. The first feature goes on Thursday, as the sport’s focus is upon glamour-boys and the Great American Pace, the Little Brown Jug, along with its trot version, the Old Oaken Bucket. From there we head to the Midwest for a huge night at...|
Trainer Mark Casse was blessed to train the great Tepin, who won Champion Turf Female honors in both 2015 and 2016, and Canadian turf champ Catch a Glimpse as well. And the conditioner boasts yet another turf performer who is destined to be a champion this season. The comprehensive triumph by...|
With Clayton Kershaw serving as the ace of a talented pitching staff, the Los Angeles Dodgers appear poised to make a deep run this fall. But before the playoffs get underway, the Thoroughbred namesake of the star pitcher will make his career debut at Los Alamitos on Friday. A $135,000 2-year-old...|
West Coast stretched his win streak to four recording a 3 ¼-length victory in the August 24 Travers (G1), netting a whopping 112 BRIS Speed rating for the wire-to-wire decision, but his status for the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) remains uncertain. Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert already...|
The Tabulator; winner of the Iroquois Stakes by Alastair Bull After producing a notable 2017 Kentucky Derby runner from his first crop, Darby Dan Farm stallion Dialed In has had another son lay the first marker on the way to the 2018 Kentucky Derby. Florida Derby (G1) winner Dialed In began...|