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Parx Racing Hall of Fame Inductees

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Valerie Mellema
Valerie Mellema is a Staff writer for Horse Racing Radar
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Robert "Butch" Reid, Jr., trained Breeders' Cup winners AFLEET AGAIN and VEQUIST.  AFLEET AGAIN won the Breeders' Cup Marathon (G2) in 2011, amongst other achievements that included winning the 2010 Withers Stakes (G3) at Aqueduct. In 2020, Reid trained Eclipse Award winning Champion 2 Year Old Filly VEQUIST. She won the 2020 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies as well as the Spinaway Stakes (G1) last year at Saratoga. She was runner up in the Frizette (G1) at Belmont. Reid is currently ranked 58th by earnings by trainers for 2020.


Patricia Farro has been training since 1995 and has a career record of 1,909 first, 1,899 second and 1,805 thirds from 13,386 starts. She has career earnings of $47,378,400. She is a multiple graded stakes placed trainer.


Eugene Euster's award was accepted by Jim Malone. Euster trained from 1976 to 1988. He is most well known for the mare MY JULIET. She was the 1976 Eclipse Award winning Champion Sprinter. In the seventies, the filly won the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (G3), Test Stakes (G3), Cotillion Stakes (G2), Vagrancy Handicap (G3), Vosburgh Handicap (G2), and Michigan Mile and One Eighth Handicap (G2). She was runner up in the Ashland Stakes (G3), Ak-Sar-Ben Omaha Gold Cup (G3), and the San Carlos Handicap (G2). She won multiple black-type and listed stakes throughout her career as well. She retired with 24 firsts, 4 seconds and 2 thirds from 36 starts and $548,859 in earnings. 


 

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