• New Time Changes

    When the time changes this weekend, sunrise will not be until 7:24 AM. Therefore, starting on Sunday, March 8th, the track will be open for training at 7:15 AM. As the days get longer and sunrise moves backward, this time will be adjusted accordingly. In addition, starting on March 14th the first race post time will be moved to 12:55 […]

    New Time Changes
  • Beloved Parx Horseman Passes Away

    A longtime and beloved member of the Parx community has passed away. More details are forthcoming, and we will share that information as it becomes available. Rest in peace, Darryl Brown. **UPDATE** On Friday, March 13th, there will be a memorial service in honor of Darryl. The service will occur in the Recreation Hall at 1:00 pm.

    Beloved Parx Horseman Passes Away
  • February 2015 TFH Adoptees

      In February of 2015, eight horses found new homes after passing through Turning for Home. Thanks to the assistance of Partner Farms After the Races, Black Oak Farm, Safe Haven Equine, and Track to Tranquility Equestrian Program, these all of these horses will have a new career beyond racing.    

    Grape Grace enjoying his new home in South Carolina.
  • 2014 Turning for Home Adopted Horses

    In 2014, more than 150 horses were adopted through Turning for Home! We’ve seen horses go into homes from right here in Bucks County, Pa., to California, and even all the way up to Canada. These former racehorses are being trained in many different disciplines, including hunter/jumpers, stadium jumping, dressage, eventing, fox hunting, jousting (yes!), trail riding, team penning, barrel […]

    2014 Turning for Home Adopted Horses
  • 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…

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New Time Changes

New Time Changes

March 5, 2015 at 1:26 pm

When the time changes this weekend, sunrise will not be until 7:24 AM. Therefore, starting on Sunday, March 8th, the track will be open for training at 7:15 AM. As the days...

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Legislative »

An Open Letter to Horsemen

An Open Letter to Horsemen

October 28, 2014 at 5:11 pm

In the next few days, you may be receiving a ballot for the election of the President and Board of Directors of the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association. As the...

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Horsemen’s Purchasing Association »

HPA Weekly Specials

HPA Weekly Specials

February 21, 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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Beloved Parx Horseman Passes Away

Beloved Parx Horseman Passes Away

March 4, 2015 at 5:53 pm

A longtime and beloved member of the Parx community has passed away. More details are forthcoming, and we will share that information as it becomes available. Rest in peace,...

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Turning for Home »

Grape Grace enjoying his new home in South Carolina.

February 2015 TFH Adoptees

March 3, 2015 at 8:23 pm

  In February of 2015, eight horses found new homes after passing through Turning for Home. Thanks to the assistance of Partner Farms After the Races, Black Oak Farm,...

  • Fifty Shades of Bay
    Fifty Shades of Bay

    On this chilly Valentine’s Day weekend, take a look at our FIFTY shades of bay retired racehorses! Thoroughbreds...

    February 14, 2015 at 2:18 pm
  • January 2015 TFH Adoptees
    January 2015 TFH Adoptees

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

    February 10, 2015 at 8:24 pm
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