Special 2PM Post Time This Friday

G3 $200,000 Parx Dash on the Turf

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Keith Jones
kjones@parxracing.com

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 215.639.9000 ext. 3290 or 3329 Contact: Keith Jones, Announcer – Philadelphia Park @ kjones@parxracing.com

SPECIAL 2PM POST TIME THIS FRIDAY AT PARX Major Turf Sprint Tops the Card

Parx Racing has added an extra day of live racing this Friday as part of their festivities for the 4th of July holiday weekend. This Friday the track will host an 8 race program with a special first post time of 2PM. Festivities Friday include a live broadcast by radio station WMGK in the track’s beautiful picnic grove from 2-7PM hosted by racing enthusiast and popular DJ Andre Gardner. Free Family Fun is planned for the Picnic Grove from 1-5PM.

A longtime fan of racing, disk jockey Andre Gardner from WMGK will be here to host a live broadcast on Friday. Fans can meet and greet Andre from 2-7PM and enjoy an afternoon of great rock and roll in the track’s lovely and shaded Picnic Grove.

One of the track’s biggest turf races will contested as well. The Grade 3, $200,000 Parx Dash tops the racing program. Some of the nation’s top turf sprinters will be here, including Ben’s Cat, a winner of 21 of 32 races over his amazing career, budding star Tightend Touchdown, and the Todd Pletcher trained Bridgetown, a winner of almost $1 million.

Post time for the special Friday program is 2PM.