Jessica Paquette to Join Parx Broadcast Team for Pennsylvania Derby Day

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Chris Griffin (267) 223-3290

Bensalem, PA - Racing analyst Jessica Paquette will join the Parx Racing broadcast team on Saturday, September 25 to cover the star-studded Pennsylvania Derby Day card featuring the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (GI) and $1 million Cotillion Stakes (GI) alongside seven additional stakes races on both turf and dirt.

"The Pennsylvania Derby is shaping up to be one of the most exciting races of the year", said Paquette. "I am thrilled to come on board and can't wait to get to share the experience with fans through a great broadcast and social media."

Paquette, a native of Massachusetts, recently finished up the summer at Colonial Downs as the paddock host and handicapper. With over 15 years of experience in the industry, she previously has worked as the paddock handicapper at Suffolk Downs and as a racing analyst at Sam Houston. In June, she also took to the announcer's booth for a weekend of Quarter Horse racing at Sam Houston.

Entries will be taken for the Pennsylvania Derby Day card on Monday, September 20.

"Jessica is a star and will be a tremendous addition to our coverage on PA Derby and Cotillion" said Parx Track Announcer, Chris Griffin.