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Join us in the Picnic Grove at Parx Racing on PA Derby Day. Pack a delicious spread of food for your family and friends to enjoy LIVE racing, LIVE music, family fun, and much more!

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Crowd watching thoroughbred racing at Parx

The Pennsylvania Derby and Cotillion return for a huge day of stakes racing at Parx. PA Derby Day includes nine stakes races.

$1,000,000 Grade 1 Pennsylvania Derby – 3 Year Olds – 1-1/8 miles – Dirt
$1,000,000 Grade 1 Cotillion Stakes – 3 Year Old Fillies – 1-1/16 miles – Dirt
$300,000 Grade 2 Gallant Bob Stakes – 3 Year Olds – 6 Furlongs – Dirt
$300,000 Grade 3 Turf Monster – 3&up – 5 Furlongs – Turf
$200,000 Grade 3 Greenwood Cup – 3&up – 1-1/2 miles – Dirt
$200,000 Parx Dirt Mile – 3&up – 1 Mile – Dirt
$200,000 Plum Pretty Stakes (PA BREDS) – F&M 3&up – 1-1/16 miles – Dirt
$200,000 Alphabet Soup Handicap (PA BREDS) – 3&up – 1-1/16 miles – Dirt


Sep 25 2021


12:05 pm


Parx Racing® at Parx Casino®
3001 Street Road, Bensalem, PA, USA
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The PA Derby will be live on TV across the state! Watch it live from 4 to 6pm on the stations listed in the graphic! ...

It's the PA Derby edition of Wager Warriors!

Chris Griffin joined Mike Carter and Mike Bozich to talk about the PA Derby as well as the undercard. Watch it live Thursday evening at 7:30pm on our PHRA Facebook page.

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Mark your calendars to join us LIVE from @parxracing for the Grade I PA Derby and Cotillion Post Position Draw, Monday, Sept 20th at 2PM. Hosted by Danielle Gibson from @letsgoracingpa. Watch LIVE on Facebook: @PennHorseRacing or on YouTube: @PennsylvaniaHorseRacingAssociation. ...

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#DYK Horse racing in Pennsylvania supports over 7,000 direct jobs, and indirect and induced efforts help create an additional 8,000! That's over 15,000 jobs created by the Pennsylvania horse racing industry.

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