Amerman Racing's grade I winner Coffee Clique relaxed just off the pace before motoring to the lead in the final sixteenth and winning $200,000 Dr. James Penny Memorial Handicap (gr. IIIT) July 4 at Parx Racing.
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A strong field of 10 fillies and mares has been entered for the $200,000 Dr. James Penny Memorial Handicap (gr. IIIT) July 4 at Parx Racing.
Pennsylvania lawmakers are examining legislation that would lower the minimum number of live racing days required at racetrack gaming facilities, and also allow each track to install slot machines at up to four OTW parlors.
Parx Racing and the Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association have reached an agreement that will see the track offer top purses at a planned fall festival while cutting nearly 60 dates from the annual schedule.
Maryland Jockey Club vice president and general manager Sal Sinatra is preparing for his first Xpressbet.com Preakness Stakes (gr. I) since taking charge last winter.
Recently honored as Parx Racing's top trainer of 2014, Ramon Preciado celebrated his 1,000th victory April 28 at the track when Fantastic Voyage completed a last-to-first rally to win the day's seventh race.
The Jockeys' Guild has reached an agreement with Parx Racing, resolving their dispute in a manner that will not alter the current on-track accident policy at the Pennsylvania track.
Some riders at Parx Racing have informed management they will not accept mounts on or after March 19 unless the track unconditionally guarantees they are covered by the Parx on-track insurance policy.
Officials from the Jockeys' Guild plan to meet with riders at Parx Racing Friday, March 13, over continued concerns about the Philadelphia area track's request that riders sign an indemnity waiver.
Laurel Park in Maryland and Parx Racing in Pennsylvania canceled their live racing programs March 8 because of continued weather-related issues.
Four tracks in the Mid-Atlantic region have canceled live racing for March 7 because of the continued impact from a winter storm.
Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort, which began its 2015 race meet the evening of March 1, has canceled its second program March 2 because of track conditions.
Sam Elliott, most recently vice president of racing at Suffolk Downs in Massachusetts, is the new director of racing at Parx Racing in Pennsylvania.
The group that operates Monmouth Park has reached out to the owner of Atlantic City Race Course to discuss leasing or purchasing the facility in southern New Jersey.
Atlantic City Race Course, which was coming off one of its better meets last year and was awarded 2015 dates, will shut down Jan. 16, owner Greenwood ACRA said Jan. 9.
Parx Racing-based rider Angel Suarez, who was a finalist for an Eclipse Award in 2012 as outstanding apprentice jockey, is in critical condition after being shot following an alleged break-in, according to news outlets.
Sal Sinatra, director of racing at Parx Racing in Pennsylvania, is leaving to take the position of vice president and general manager of the Maryland Jockey Club, which is owned by The Stronach Group.
Representatives of a jockeys' group at Parx Racing said they have an agreement in place that will allow riders who have not signed a new release and waiver of liability to continue to have access to the track.
Representatives of a local riders' group and the Jockeys' Guild plan to meet with officials from Parx Racing the morning of Friday, Nov. 7, to discuss a waiver riders say the track has asked jockeys to sign.
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