• Join Us on Saturday, June 25th for the 3rd Annual Turning for Home Day at Parx Racing

    Featuring the $100,000 Turning for Home Stakes Sponsored by Fantasy Lane Stable & Diamond B Farm

    Edge of Reality captures the 2015 Turning for Home Stakes.
  • Important Notice: Make Your Voice Heard!

    Dear PTHA Members, We need your support! State legislators in Harrisburg are trying to amend the Gaming Act with a bevy of gambling expansion ideas that would drive people away from horse racing facilities. Make your voice heard! Click here to find your local legislator. You can download a form letter here to send to your legislator — or give […]

    Important Notice: Make Your Voice Heard!
  • Horsemen’s Bookkeeper Money

    IMPORTANT for all horsemen who have accounts with the Horsemen’s Bookkeeper! You may have money sitting in your account that will soon be sent to the state. Please contact the Horsemen’s Bookkeeper at Parx Racing ASAP; otherwise the money will be held by the state. The Horsemen’s Bookkeeper may be reached via phone at 215-639-9000 x3315 or 3389 or fax […]

    Horsemen’s Bookkeeper Money
  • Safety Requirements for Helmets & Vests

    ARCI-008-010(Z)(1): Any person mounted on a horse or stable pony on association grounds must wear a properly secured safety helmet at all times. Additionally, all members of the starting gate crew must adhere to this regulation at all times while performing their duties or handling a horse. For the purpose of this regulation, a member of the starting crew means […]

    Safety Requirements for Helmets & Vests
  • 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 27th. The missed days will be made up on Sundays in April. For a […]

    Revised Live Racing Calendar Released
  • 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 »

2015 Parx Racing Horsemen’s Awards Nominees

2015 Parx Racing Horsemen’s Awards Nominees

March 28, 2016 at 12:59 pm

LEADING TRAINER Ramon Preciado LEADING “B” TRAINER Miguel Vera LEADING OWNER Barbara Hopkins LEADING “B” OWNER J.A.G. Racing & Jettany Thoroughbred...

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Legislative »

Important Notice: Make Your Voice Heard!

Important Notice: Make Your Voice Heard!

June 14, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Dear PTHA Members, We need your support! State legislators in Harrisburg are trying to amend the Gaming Act with a bevy of gambling expansion ideas that would drive people...

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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: Manna Pro Sweet Rely, 50 lb. Nutrena High Grain, 50 lb. (current promotion – Buy 9, Get 1 Free) Nutrena...

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

Horsemen’s Bookkeeper Money

Horsemen’s Bookkeeper Money

April 11, 2016 at 7:51 pm

IMPORTANT for all horsemen who have accounts with the Horsemen’s Bookkeeper! You may have money sitting in your account that will soon be sent to the state. Please contact...

  • 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 »

Edge of Reality captures the 2015 Turning for Home Stakes.

Join Us on Saturday, June 25th for the 3rd Annual Turning for Home Day at Parx Racing

June 23, 2016 at 7:08 pm

Featuring the $100,000 Turning for Home Stakes Sponsored by Fantasy Lane Stable & Diamond B Farm (more…)

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