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  • Patrons at Philadelphia Park watch as Smarty Jones wins the Preakness. The colt is one of many top horses that have called Philly Park home.

    Phlashback: A Phew Philly Phenoms

    It has been said undefeated Smarty Jones has put Philadelphia Park on the map, but the racetrack adjacent to the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Bensalem Township actually has been home to some outstanding racehorses, including a few that were downright freakish.

  • Slewpy Dies at Age 21

    Slewpy, the sire of 26 stakes winners including 1992 Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) winner Thirty Slews, died Dec. 19 at Monty Roberts' Flag is Up Farm near Solvang, Calif. The grade I winning son of Seattle Slew was 21.