The $500,000, GIII Penn Mile will be the centerpiece race of a $Million evening of top thoroughbred action at central Pennsylvania’s hidden jewel of horse racing action, Penn National!
Live Streaming from Penn National – First Post 6:00 pm ET, Saturday!
5 very nice Stakes races are on tap for your consideration including –
(PP’s are under each race title!)
Penn Oaks, $150,000, 3yo f, 8f (Turf)
Race #1, breaks from the gates with Chad Brown’s, Strict Compliance , who’ll be skipping the GI American Oaks at Santa Anita this weekend to race here, while 2/1 race favorite in Quality Rocks , for Bill Mott is a graded winner and was a good 2nd to Feathered in the GIII Edgewood Stakes at Churchill last out! Prize Exhibit , a euro import, owns an alw win and a trio of 4th place finishes in top West Coast turf outings in her 4 U.S. starts, including last Fall’s B/C Juvy Fillies Turf test! Red Sashay , a daughter of Big Brown and was a last out winner of the Honey Ryder Stakes turfer down at Gulfstream Park!
Pennsylvania Governor’s Cup S., $150,000, 3&up, 5f (Turf)
Where Ben’s Cat and Bold Thunder, will square off again at 5 fast furlongs on the Penn National turf course in a rematch of that thrilling GIII Jim McKay Stakes finish at Pimlico just a few weeks ago will be Race #2 here on this Saturday’s Penn National card!
Mountainview H., $200,000, 3&up, 9f
Penn Mile (G3), $500,000, 3yo, 8f (Turf)
Is Race #4 on this $million race card as Kentucky Derby runner and Graded winner in Ocho Ocho Ocho , getting a Mike Smith ride, will be challenged by Chad Brown’s Night Prowler , with Javier Castellano on board. Double west coast stakes winner in his last 2 outs in Papacoolpapacool , ships east for some graded turf glory while the highly touted Granny’s Kitten , for the Mike Maker, Kitten’s Joy – Ramsey’s connections is undefeated coming into this GIII turfer here on Saturday!
Lyphard S., $75,000, 3&up f&m, 8.5f (Turf)
Is Race #5 for the local top P.A. Lady turfers, going 2-turn out on the Penn National turf course in a big 12 horse, but very evenly matched field making it a solid wagering race to boot!
So, A big evening of top thoroughbred action is at hand here at Penn National this Saturday evening with a $Million worth of purses up for grabs!
So, all you Philly, Pittsburgh and mid Atlantic handicappers head on out to Harrisburg, then about 10 minutes east on US Rte #81 for free parking and free track access to a great evening of top Thoroughbred and Casino action with great food at central PA’s hidden jewel, Penn National Racecourse!