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Cotillion Stakes & Penn Derby at Parx Offers Fun For All

Cotillion Stakes & Penn Derby at Parx Offers Fun For All: The 2015 Cotillion Stakes is a Grade I race, and the 2015 Pennsylvania Derby is a Grade II race. They will both take place at Parx Racing in Philadelphia on Saturday, September 19. Gates will open at 10:00 a.m., and the first post time will be at 12:55 p.m. This is the fourth year in a row that Parx has run the two million dollar races on the same day. There will be a free hat giveaway while supplies last to commemorate race day. *See Penn Derby & Cottilion Posts & Odds Below

Penn Derby 2015

For such a special race day with the Penn Derby and Cotillion Stakes, wear one of fall’s top trending colors to Parx Casino and Racing. Photo: Joe Lyman, LymanDVM Photography. Model, Jessi Berry

In celebration of such a big race day, Parx will also host free family activities in the picnic grove. Family-friendly activities will feature pony riders, face painters, a moon-bounce, and temporary tattoos from noon until five o’clock. There will be live music in the afternoon from 1:00 to 4:00 and a jockey tee shirt toss after every live race. There will also be horseshoe decorating with a $5 donation and free handicapping with “Hudg.” BBQ and other food and beverages will be available for purchase as well.

Parx Racing is also one of the most premier off-track wagering facilities in the country and features Turf Clubs. The Turf Clubs offer all of the services of the traditional racetrack but also offer racing from around the world in each of its five locations, along with Phonebets deposits and withdrawals, player tracking cards, Tiny Tim and self-service wagering machines, teller windows, and Director Room facilities. There are food services at each club, and each club has free admission and is open every day and night except for Christmas Day.

While enjoying the Penn Derby and Cotillion Stakes, be sure to visit the Turning For Home tables showcasing prized possessions for horse racing fans! All proceeds will benefit Turning For Home, a racehorse retirement foundation. You’ll have the chance to win a Smarty Jones halter and purchase googles, photos and more.

For such a special race day with the Penn Derby and Cotillion Stakes, wear one of fall’s top trending colors, rose to Parx Casino and Racing. Rose is like a softer shade of pink but is richer than a pastel, and it will be an unexpected color in the sea of typical darker fall colors. Rose is the perfect fall shade to debut on race day at Parx Racing.

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Cotillion Stakes 2015 Post Positions & Odds
Race 9 4:50 PM ET
1 Tara’s Tango 8-1 Smith/Hollendorfer
1A (post position 9) Keen Pauline 8-1 Garcia/Romans
2 Desert Valley 20-1 Parker/Radosevich
3 Embellish the Lace 4-1 Castellano/Dutrow
4 Stroke Play 20-1 Castillo/Preciado
5 Take Charge Brandi 5-1 Saez/Lukas
6 Pangburn 12-1 Santana, Jr./Dutrow
7 Peace and War 8-1 Rosario/Motion
8 I’m a Chatterbox 3-1  Geroux/Jones
9 (post position 10) Calamity Kate 10-1 Prado/Breen
11 (post position 12) Eskenformoney 6-1 Velazquez/Pletcher
12 (post position 13) Don’tforgetaboutme 15-1 Ortiz, Jr./Pletcher

Penn Derby 2015 Post Positions & Odds
Race 10 5:45 PM ET
1 War Story 20-1 Parker/Radosevich
2 Island Town 10-1 Hernandez, Jr./Wilkes
3 Frosted 5-2 Rosario/McLaughlin
4 Iron Fist 8-1 Smith/Hollendorfer
5 Madefromlucky 4-1 Velazquez/Pletcher
6 Gimme Da Lute 5-1 Garcia/Baffert SCRATCHED
7 Tommy Macho 10-1 Castellano/Pletcher
8 Battle Midway 20-1 Gryder/Zito
9 Upstart 9-2 Ortiz, Jr./Violette, Jr.
10 Mr. Z 10- 1 Saez/Lukas