• No Training Through Friday

    There will be no training at Parx through Friday, April 25th for track maintenance. Training will resume on Saturday, April 26th.

    No Training Through Friday
  • 2013 Parx Horse of the Year Awards

    View the photos, courtesy of photographer Anna Cascio. Also keep an eye out for the newest copy of PTHA News, which will include full coverage of the Horse of the Year Awards, scheduled to hit mailboxes in mid-April!

    2013 Parx Horse of the Year Awards
  • Agway Special Back

                        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.

    Agway Special Back
  • 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. mexes.com.ua retail.ua

    Remember When…
  • The 1986 Pennsylvania Derby

    One of the most incredible displays of talent seen at Philadelphia Park came on September 27, 1986, when 4-5 favorite Broad Brush nearly fell victim to his own eccentric behavior in the $300,000 Pennsylvania Derby (G2). After taking command near the top of the stretch, the colt suddenly bolted directly at the outside fence. Most racehorses would have simply given […]

    The 1986 Pennsylvania Derby
  • 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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Winning Image Continues Her Winning Ways In Primonetta Stakes

April 21, 2014 at 9:05 am

by Pimlico Publicity Out quick under Tony Black, Martin Scafidi’s Winning Image maintained the lead from the gate to finish line and won the $100,000 Primonetta Stakes,...

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Legislative »

PA Equine Coalition Response to Rep. Stephens’ Proposed Legislation to Transfer $250 million from RHDF

PA Equine Coalition Response to Rep. Stephens’ Proposed Legislation to Transfer $250 million from RHDF

February 18, 2014 at 3:23 pm

Preface by Michael P. Ballezzi, Esq., Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association: On January 29, 2014, Philly.com published an article...

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Horsemen’s Purchasing Association »

HPA Weekly Specials

HPA Weekly Specials

April 12, 2014 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 Special Back
    Agway Special Back

                        Buy 9 bags of Agway RESPOND or HIGH GRAIN...

    March 29, 2014 at 7:51 pm
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Backstretch Buzz »

No Training Through Friday

No Training Through Friday

April 22, 2014 at 12:29 pm

There will be no training at Parx through Friday, April 25th for track maintenance. Training will resume on Saturday, April 26th.

  • PTHA Sponsors Teen Volunteer Award
    PTHA Sponsors Teen Volunteer Award

    When Bucks County Congressional Representative Gene DiGirolamo was informed that the YWCA of Bucks County, of which...

    April 12, 2014 at 2:09 pm
  • Norwegian Group Visits Parx Again
    Norwegian Group Visits Parx Again

    A group of students, led by teacher Marianne Kaarevik, from Aasane Folkehoes-Skole in Norway visited Parx Racetrack...

    April 5, 2014 at 6:57 pm
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Turning for Home »

Visit TFH at the Horse World Expo

Visit TFH at the Horse World Expo

February 18, 2014 at 4:37 pm

Turning for Home will be at the Pennsylvania Horse World Expo in Harrisburg, PA for the very first time! Each year, over 10,000 equine enthusiasts flood through the doors...

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