Pavel Wins Smarty Jones Stakes at Parx Racing
Parx Racing in Bensalem, Pennsylvania was the scene of the $300,000 G2 Smarty Jones Stakes on Labor Day Monday, September 4. Horses three years old lined up on Parx's dirt track and raced 1 1/16 miles. Doug O'Neill and Reddam Racing's 7-2 third betting choice Pavel was mighty impressive, emerging by an easy six lengths in what was a good field. 10-1 shot Talk Logistics closed from fifth in the field of six to finish second, a length ahead of 2-1 second choice Colonelsdarktemper who got in for third. Bonus Points was fourth while 6-5 favorite Battalion Runner and Hence completed the order of finish. You're to Blame scratched.