September 2016 Issue - page 8

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September 2016
PENNSYLVANIA EQUESTRIAN
Following a break that began
August 9, Parx Racing will kick
off the Labor Day weekend
September 3 with five stakes as
part of Pennsylvania’s Day at
the races. Also featured will be
the $150,000 Princess of Sylmar
Stakes for three year-old fillies.
The race will serve as a prep
for the $1 million G1 Cotillion
Stakes coming up on Saturday,
September 24. The race is ex-
pected to draw Cathryn Sophia.
Trained by John Servis, she won
the G1 Kentucky Oaks back in
May, and if all goes well, will be
tuning up for a possible match up
with the undefeated Songbird.
Labor Day Monday, Sep-
tember 5, will feature four more
stakes, including three G3 races,
the $300,000 Smarty Jones, the
$300,000 Turf Monster and the
$200,000 Greenwood Cup.
Saturday, September 10,
Owners Appreciation Day, will be
highlighted by the running of the
$200,000 PTHA President’s Cup.
The track’s biggest day
of the year is set for Saturday,
September 24. It’s Pennsylvania
Derby Day. The card features
the $1 million G2 Pennsylvania
Derby, the aforementioned Co-
tillion Stakes, along with the G3
$300,000 Gallant Bob Stakes, the
$150,000 Frosted Stakes and the
$100,000 Alphabet Soup Handi-
cap.
Major Races
Coming in
September
Penn Vet’s New Bolton
Center offers free lectures to the
public on equine topics on the
first Tuesday of selected months.
The following is the schedule for
the 2016-2017 academic year.
September 6
, Dr. Amy John-
son, Neurological Exam: Evalu-
ate Your Horse Before Someone
Gets Hurt.
October 4
, Dr. Liz Arbittier
and Dr. Jessica Morgan, Sports
Medicine: Try Your Hand at
Diagnosing Lameness.
November 1
, Dr. Kathryn
Wulster, 3-D Printing in Veteri-
nary Medicine.
December 6,
Dr. Kyla Ort-
ved, Regenerative Medicine: Can
We Help Our Horses Heal?
March 7, 2017
, Equine Field
Service Team, Tricky Cases from
the Field: What’s Your Diagnosis?
April 4,
Dr. David Levine,
Dynamic Endoscopy: The Airway
in Action.
May 2
, Dr. Andrew van Eps,
Laminitis: Why Does It Occur?
How Can We Better Manage It?
June 6
, Dr. Dean Richard-
son, The Recovery Pool: Defying
Gravity after Orthopedic Surgery.
The First Tuesday lec-
tures take place in New Bolton
Center’s Alumni Hall, 382 West
Street Road, Kennett Square, PA.
Due to limited seating, reserva-
tions are recommended and can
be made by contacting Barbara
Belt at
New Bolton Center
First Tuesday
Lectures Return
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