Tag: Parx Racing

Jockey Ricardo Santana Jr. celebrates his victory with 108/1 Hollywood Talent in Saturday's Grade 3 Parx Turf Monster Stakes. (Image: Joe Labozzetta/EQUI-PHOTO)

Give 108/1 Hollywood Talent the Oscar for Biggest Upset of the Weekend

Hollywood Talent and his 108/1 odds pulled off an Oscar-winning performance for bettors on Saturday, capturing the Grade 3 Turf Monster Stakes at Parx Racing for his first graded-stakes victory. Hollywood Talent waited a long time for his first graded-stakes score, which came in his 52nd career race. The 10-year-old […]

The Pennsylvania Derby and Cotillion Stakes return to Parx Racing after taking last year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Image: Parx Racing)

After COVID Hiatus, Pennsylvania Derby Returns to the Fall Schedule

The two marquee events on Parx Racing’s schedule – the Pennsylvania Derby and the Cotillion Stakes – are returning to the Pennsylvania track’s schedule after a year’s hiatus. The track announced its 2021 fall stakes schedule on Tuesday. The $1 million Pennsylvania Derby, one of the fall’s signature 3-year-old races, […]

Irad Ortiz and 31/1 shot Math Wizard provided one of 2019's biggest racing upsets. He'll remain reigning Pennsylvania Derby champion for one more year. (Image: Barbara Weidl/EQUI-PHOTO)

Parx Racing Cancels Pennsylvania Derby, Cotillion Stakes

While tracks throughout North America were able to reschedule races in the coronavirus era, Parx Racing in Pennsylvania announced Wednesday it canceled the Grade 1 Pennsylvania Derby and Grade 1 Cotillion Stakes. Both $1 million races, along with the Turf Amazon Stakes, the Parx Dirt Mile, and the Grade 2 […]