• Four Stakes on Saturday Card at Parx

    While racing fans gather, ponder their picks and await the 141st Kentucky Derby, they’ll have an opportunity Saturday to enjoy a terrific live program at Parx, a program that includes four stakes. Joining two long running PA Bred stakes, the Lyman and the Foxy J G are two new stakes created by the new Director of Racing Sam Elliott, the […]

    Sailors Revenge (outside) will run in today's. ©Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO
  • Stewart Elliott Inducted to Canadian Hall of Fame

    Stewart Elliott has been inducted into yet another Hall of Fame – this time the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the Parx Racing Hall of Fame in 2011, along with his most famous mount Smarty Jones. The induction ceremony will be at the Mississauga Convention Centre in Ontario on August 5, 2015. Congratulations to “Stew” […]

    Stewart Elliott was elected into the Parx Racing Hall of Fame in 2011. ©EQUI-PHOTO
  • March 2015 TFH Adoptees

        In March of 2015, twenty horses found new homes after passing through Turning for Home. Thanks to the assistance of Partner Farms After the Races, Black Oak Farm, Circle D Farm, Full Gallop Farm, Jumping H Farm Re3 Adoption & Therapy, Maui Meadow Farm, Safe Haven Equine, and Track to Tranquility Equestrian Program, these all of these horses […]

    Formal Music loves his new life on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.
  • Favorite Tale in the winner's circle after the Gallant Bob Stakes. ©Nikki Sherman
  • 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, 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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Sailors Revenge (outside) will run in today's. ©Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO

Four Stakes on Saturday Card at Parx

May 2, 2015 at 12:50 pm

While racing fans gather, ponder their picks and await the 141st Kentucky Derby, they’ll have an opportunity Saturday to enjoy a terrific live program at Parx, a program...

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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

April 11, 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...

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    Agway Recognizes Dedicated Customers

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    December 1, 2014 at 7:51 pm
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    HPA Feed: Agway High Grain, 50 lb. (current promotion – Buy 9, Get 1 Free) Agway Respond, 50 lb. (current...

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Stewart Elliott was elected into the Parx Racing Hall of Fame in 2011. ©EQUI-PHOTO

Stewart Elliott Inducted to Canadian Hall of Fame

April 11, 2015 at 1:19 pm

Stewart Elliott has been inducted into yet another Hall of Fame – this time the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the Parx Racing Hall of Fame...

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Turning for Home »

Champion Spirit

Champion Spirit

April 10, 2015 at 5:44 pm

By Kelsey Necowitz The day I got Champ was December 8th, 2012, as a Christmas gift. At the time, I had only just begun to become a serious rider, before it was just a hobby...

  • Formal Music loves his new life on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.
    March 2015 TFH Adoptees

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

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  • Grape Grace enjoying his new home in South Carolina.
    February 2015 TFH Adoptees

      In February of 2015, eight horses found new homes after passing through Turning for Home. Thanks to the...

    March 3, 2015 at 8:23 pm
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