• New Morning Training Hours

    Effective Wednesday, October 22, 2014, the track will open for training at 6:45 am. The renovation break will be from 8:30 – 9:00. Training hours will end at 10:15 on race days and 10:20 on dark days. The gate will be available on schooling days from 9:00 until the track closes. The schooling days remain the same. The procedure is […]

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  • Don’t Miss the HPA Agway Special!

                        Buy 9 bags of Agway RESPOND or HIGH GRAIN feed, get 1 free*! *From April 1 through November 30. Only available at the HPA store.

    Don’t Miss the HPA Agway Special!
  • Congratulations to the 2014 PTHA Softball Champions

        Congratulations to the 2014 PTHA Softball Champions, managed by trainer Phil Aristone! The team finished up the season undefeated, and were given their trophies on Sunday afternoon by the Parx Jockeys after the fifth race. To add to the excitement, Aristone’s Call Tiger won the race!

    2014 PTHA Softball Champions ©Nikki Sherman
  • Rainy Octoberfest Showcases Bright Stars

    Rain for Octoberfest at Parx Racing has become the norm over the past few years, and October 11, 2014 was no different – yet the dreary weather failed to dampen the spirits of fans and horsemen alike. In the morning, runners of the human variety came out to participate in the annual 5K and Fun Mile Walk, which this year […]

    First Responder Stakes won by Page McKenney and Frankie Pennington ©Nikki Sherman
  • 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…
  • 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

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First Responder Stakes won by Page McKenney and Frankie Pennington ©Nikki Sherman

Rainy Octoberfest Showcases Bright Stars

October 13, 2014 at 7:56 pm

Rain for Octoberfest at Parx Racing has become the norm over the past few years, and October 11, 2014 was no different – yet the dreary weather failed to dampen the...

  • Appealing Cat slips through on the rail en route to a victory in the $100,000 Mrs. Penny Stakes. ©Nikki Sherman
    New Stall Application

    As I am sure you are aware, a jury this summer returned a verdict requiring Parx to pay almost $8 million as a...

    October 3, 2014 at 2:47 pm
  • California Chrome and Bayern break side by side in the PA Derby. ©Nikki Sherman
    Bayern Rolls in PA Derby Over Chrome

      Bayern took the lead from the start of this year’s $1,000,000 Pennsylvania Derby (G2) and never let...

    September 20, 2014 at 11:11 pm
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Legislative »

Pa. Equine Coalition Applauds Release of Auditor General Report Examining Diversion of Racing Funds

Pa. Equine Coalition Applauds Release of Auditor General Report Examining Diversion of Racing Funds

June 20, 2014 at 3:52 pm

HARRISBURG, PA – The Pennsylvania Equine Coalition today applauded the release of a report by Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale that detailed how $6 million...

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Don’t Miss the HPA Agway Special!

Don’t Miss the HPA Agway Special!

October 19, 2014 at 7:51 pm

                    Buy 9 bags of Agway RESPOND or HIGH GRAIN feed, get 1 free*! *From April 1 through November 30. Only...

  • HPA Weekly Specials
    HPA Weekly Specials

    Each week, the Horsemen’s Purchasing Association features a selection of products at discounted prices. These...

    October 18, 2014 at 8:36 am
  • Current Feed Availability

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

    October 7, 2014 at 12:38 pm
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New Morning Training Hours

October 20, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Effective Wednesday, October 22, 2014, the track will open for training at 6:45 am. The renovation break will be from 8:30 – 9:00. Training hours will end at 10:15 on...

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Turning for Home »

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Turning for Home Sponsors Thoroughbred Shows

May 31, 2014 at 1:07 pm

Thoroughbreds are athletic animals who can go on to new careers in many disciplines, like dressage, jumping or even western pleasure. At Turning for Home, we support these...

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