• General Membership Meeting

    There will be a PTHA General Membership Meeting on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 11:00 am in the Recreation Hall. The topic of discussion will be about the 2016 Revised Racing Schedule. Coffee & donuts will be served starting at 10:30 am.

    General Membership Meeting
  • Revised Live Racing Calendar Released

    Due to inclement weather, construction delays on the new safety rail and poor track conditions, the Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and Parx Racing management have agreed to delay the return of live racing for one week. The new opening day for 2016 will be Saturday, February 20th. The missed days will be made up on Sundays in April. For a […]

    Revised Live Racing Calendar Released
  • Important Break Information

    PTHA Hours Monday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Tuesday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Wednesday: Closed Thursday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Friday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Saturday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm HPA Hours Monday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Tuesday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Wednesday: Closed Thursday: 8:00 am – […]

    Important Break Information
  • Bird of Trey Flies Home to Win PA Nursery

    Two of the best two year-olds in Pennsylvania had already squared off twice before the running of the Commonwealth’s most prestigious race for juveniles, the $100,000 Pennsylvania Nursery Saturday at Parx. In both races, Morning Fire had bested Bird of Trey, but when the big money was on the line, it was Bird of Trey who turned the tables, ran […]

    Bird of Trey captures the PA Nursery. ©Nikki Sherman
  • PTHA Applauds Gov. Wolf’s Decision to Defer Suspension of Racing

    The PTHA, as a member of the Pennsylvania Equine Coalition and representative of the horsemen and women who race at PARX, applaud the decision by the Governor to defer the suspension of racing. As the Pennsylvania Equine Coalition and the Wolf administration continue to finalize the details of a long term solution to the preservation of horse racing, the PTHA […]

    PTHA Applauds Gov. Wolf’s Decision to Defer Suspension of Racing
  • The Granny Fund

    The Granny Fund was established in March 2000 as a memorial to Catherine “Granny” Youmans, the mother of PTHA Secretary Connie Youmans. Granny, as everyone at the track called her, was a fixture on the backstretch at picnics, banquets, ball games, etc. Throughout her life, she talked to people about getting, continuing, and using their education. She was adamant about […]

    The Granny Fund
  • Remember When…

    On July 5, 2004, Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell signed the Gaming Bill (House Bill #2330) in the winner’s circle at Philadelphia Park.

    Remember When…

Racing »

Revised Live Racing Calendar Released

Revised Live Racing Calendar Released

February 1, 2016 at 7:36 pm

Due to inclement weather, construction delays on the new safety rail and poor track conditions, the Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and Parx Racing...

  • Important Break Information
    Important Break Information

    PTHA Hours Monday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Tuesday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Wednesday: Closed Thursday: 8:00 am...

    January 8, 2016 at 2:36 pm
  • Bird of Trey captures the PA Nursery. ©Nikki Sherman
    Bird of Trey Flies Home to Win PA Nursery

    Two of the best two year-olds in Pennsylvania had already squared off twice before the running of the Commonwealth’s...

    December 8, 2015 at 5:28 pm
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Legislative »

PTHA Applauds Gov. Wolf’s Decision to Defer Suspension of Racing

PTHA Applauds Gov. Wolf’s Decision to Defer Suspension of Racing

November 14, 2015 at 5:17 pm

The PTHA, as a member of the Pennsylvania Equine Coalition and representative of the horsemen and women who race at PARX, applaud the decision by the Governor to defer the...

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Horsemen’s Purchasing Association »

HPA Weekly Specials

HPA Weekly Specials

July 25, 2015 at 8:36 am

Each week, the Horsemen’s Purchasing Association features a selection of products at discounted prices. These weekly specials run from Saturday to Saturday, and give...

  • Agway Recognizes Dedicated Customers
    Agway Recognizes Dedicated Customers

                        Buy 9 bags of Agway RESPOND or HIGH GRAIN...

    December 1, 2014 at 7:51 pm
  • Current Feed Availability

    HPA Feed: Agway High Grain, 50 lb. (current promotion – Buy 9, Get 1 Free) Agway Respond, 50 lb. (current...

    October 7, 2014 at 12:38 pm
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Backstretch Buzz »

General Membership Meeting

General Membership Meeting

February 4, 2016 at 3:50 pm

There will be a PTHA General Membership Meeting on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 11:00 am in the Recreation Hall. The topic of discussion will be about the 2016 Revised Racing...

  • In Memorium: Ronald Finley
    In Memorium: Ronald Finley

    Ronald Finley, 61 of Clifton Heights, PA passed away, Friday, September 18, 2015 at Monmouth Medical Center. Ron...

    September 22, 2015 at 12:25 pm
  • In Memorium: Trainer Dianne Jeannont
    In Memorium: Trainer Dianne Jeannont

    Dianne Jeannont, 64, of Colts Neck, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold...

    September 10, 2015 at 2:59 pm
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Turning for Home »

Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center Open House & Golf Outing to Benefit Turning for Home

Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center Open House & Golf Outing to Benefit Turning for Home

May 9, 2015 at 7:51 pm

Turning for Home is grateful to be the beneficiary of this year’s Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center Open House, Golf Outing & Intern Farewell Gala. We are very...

  • Berry Berry Bueno competed in his very first show this month, just 60 days after leaving Parx!
    April 2015 TFH Adoptees

    In April of 2015, twenty horses found new homes after passing through Turning for Home. Thanks to the assistance...

    May 9, 2015 at 7:03 pm
  • Champion Spirit
    Champion Spirit

    By Kelsey Necowitz The day I got Champ was December 8th, 2012, as a Christmas gift. At the time, I had only just...

    April 10, 2015 at 5:44 pm
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