Keyword: Philadelphia

  • Judge, Owned Part of Afleet Alex, Dies

    Joseph Judge, part owner of 2005 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) and Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Afleet Alex during the colt's racing days, died Sunday, Jan. 20 of complications from cancer.

  • Parx Trainer Helps Rescue Accident Victims

    Juan Carlos Guerrero, leading trainer at Parx Racing, performed an act of heroism July 18 when he pulled eight people from an overturned minivan on busy Interstate 95 near the Benjamin Franklin Bridge in Philadelphia.

  • Vet Ruled Off for Using Gun at Philly Park

    A veterinarian has reportedly been ruled off the grounds of Philadelphia Park for allegedly shooting a filly to euthanize her, Daily Racing Form reported June 16.

  • Miraculous Miss Heads Cotillion Field

    Miraculous Miss, a winner of six of seven starts, should be the heavy favorite in Saturday's Cotillion (gr. II) at Philadelphia Park Saturday.

  • Bob Ford Wins Media Eclipse Award

    Bob Ford, sports columnist for the Philadelphia <i>Inquirer</i>, has won the Media Eclipse Award for writing in the news/commentary.

  • Jostle Earns Third Straight Win

    Jostle took the lead on the far turn and galloped to a 4 1/2-length victory Saturday in the $200,000 Cotillion Handicap (gr. II) at Philadelphia Park. Ridden by Mike Smith, Jostle lagged behind the pace for much of the 1 1/16 miles before making her move on the far turn, proving herself the best in the field of seven 3-year-olds fillies.

  • Jostle Highlights Cotillion Handicap

    Jostle heads the $200,000 Cotillion Handicap (gr. II) at Philadelphia Park Saturday. The 3-year-old daughter of Brocco will face seven other sophomore fillies as the 124 pound highweight, conceding from eight to 13 pounds to her rivals in the 1 1/16-mile race.

  • Include Morning-Line Favorite for Pennsylvania Derby

    Despite the presence of graded stakes winners Hal's Hope, Mass Market, and Pine Bluff, Robert Meyerhoff's Vincent Moscarelli Stakes winner Include was installed as the 3-1 morning-line favorite for Monday's $300,000 Pennsylvania Derby (gr. III) at Philadelphia Park.