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McCarthy, Dalton set sights on Parx feature chase
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A large and well-matched field will line up Tuesday for a $30,000 allowance hurdle at Parx Racing in suburban Philadelphia. Also on the program are two divisions of a Sport of Kings maiden hurdle, with $25,000 purses in each heat.Jack Fisher, currently the sport’s leading trainer after reigning as the 2012 champion and sharing the title last year, will saddle Sheila J. Williams’ Easy Reach for the 2 1/16-mile allowance race.The Arch gelding most recently finished second in the Iroquois Steeplechase’s $35,000 Bright Hour Stakes on May 10. Winner of an Atlanta Steeplechase optional allowance on April 19, Easy Reach will be ridden by Jeff Murphy.Trainer Leslie Young will send out William Riddle’s Absolum and Amy Taylor Rowe’s Mr. Universo.