• Snowstorm Closures

    Attention Horsemen: There will be no training or racing on Monday & Tuesday, January 26th & 27th. Entries will for SUNDAY will be taken on WEDNESDAY. In addition, the PTHA office, Horsemen’s Purchasing Association (the tack store), and Turning for Home will be CLOSED due to the snowstorm. All offices will also be closed on Wednesday for our normal day […]

    Snowstorm Closures
  • January 2015 PTHA Website Contest

    For the month of January, we challenge you to answer trivia questions about the Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, Parx Racing, and more. There is no fee to enter, and anyone (even fans) may participate! Simply answer the first ten questions correctly as well as the tie-breaker question (#11) and you’ll be entered to win. This contest will run for the […]

    January 2015 PTHA Website Contest
  • Great Final Raceday in 2014 for Parx Horsemen

    Congratulations to the connections of the dead heat winners of the 2014 Auld Lang Syne Stakes and the winner of the 2014 Valley Forge Stakes! AULD LANG SYNE STAKES Winner: Sailor’s Revenge Owner: Pewter Stable Trainer: Kathleen A. DeMasi Jockey: Kendrick Carmouche Breeder: Randy Knerr Winner: Adirondack King Owner: Marchfore Thoroughbreds Trainer: John C. Servis Jockey: John Bisono Breeder: Stonewall […]

    Sailors Revenge battles Adirondack King to a dead heat finish in the Auld Lang Stakes. ©Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO
  • Nasa Wins Pennsylvania Nursery

    Congratulations to owner/breeder Someday Farm, trainer John Servis, and jockey Kendrick Carmouche on their victory with Nasa in the Pennsylvania Nursery! A full recap of the Nursery will appear in the next issue of PTHA News.

    Nasa Wins Pennsylvania Nursery
  • Agway Recognizes Dedicated Customers

                        Buy 9 bags of Agway RESPOND or HIGH GRAIN feed, get 1 free*! Thanks to the support of our dedicated customers, Agway has not only extended their special offer, but have agreed to continue this outstanding offer YEAR ROUND! *Only available at the HPA store.

    Agway Recognizes Dedicated Customers
  • 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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Snowstorm Closures

Snowstorm Closures

January 26, 2015 at 1:10 am

Attention Horsemen: There will be no training or racing on Monday & Tuesday, January 26th & 27th. Entries will for SUNDAY will be taken on WEDNESDAY. In addition,...

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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

January 17, 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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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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