• New Access Waiver & Release Required for Any Person Entering Barn Area

    Beginning Saturday, November 1, 2014, ANY person entering the barn area at Parx Racing MUST have signed a copy of the Access Waiver & Release form. The ONLY people exempt from this requirement are trainers who have completed and signed the new stall applications, which essentially included the contents of this form. Anyone who has not completed the form will […]

    New Access Waiver & Release Required for Any Person Entering Barn Area
  • Rustler Hustler Surges to Victory in Tuesday Feature

    Rustler Hustler returned to the races on October 21st at Parx, just over one month after giving trainer Marya Montoya her first career stakes victory in the $75,000 Banjo Picker Sprint. The six-year-old chestnut stallion by Ecton Park displayed a tremendous turn of foot in the seven furlong allowance event, echoing the closing kick that sent him to the winner’s […]

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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
  • 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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Rustler Hustler Surges to Victory in Tuesday Feature

October 23, 2014 at 6:11 pm

Rustler Hustler returned to the races on October 21st at Parx, just over one month after giving trainer Marya Montoya her first career stakes victory in the $75,000 Banjo...

  • First Responder Stakes won by Page McKenney and Frankie Pennington ©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...

    October 13, 2014 at 7:56 pm
  • 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
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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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Horsemen’s Purchasing Association »

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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Backstretch Buzz »

New Access Waiver & Release Required for Any Person Entering Barn Area

New Access Waiver & Release Required for Any Person Entering Barn Area

October 24, 2014 at 3:13 pm

Beginning Saturday, November 1, 2014, ANY person entering the barn area at Parx Racing MUST have signed a copy of the Access Waiver & Release form. The ONLY people exempt...

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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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