Category: Events

Important Paperwork for All Trainers

Important Paperwork for All Trainers

The PTHA and Lockton Companies are working together to provide PTHA Member Trainers with group coverage for worker’s compensation and general liability insurance. In order to create an accurate quote and proper coverage, we need to collect data from ALL TRAINERS as soon as possible. Please download the below form, print it out, and return the last page to the […]

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Horsemen’s Bookkeeper Money

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 […]

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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 was the proprietor of the restaurants for the employees at Parx Casino and Racetrack in Bensalem, PA and Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, NJ. He was predeceased by his mother, Barbara Finley. Surviving are his wife of 40 years, Debra Nye Finley; […]

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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 Township. Dianne was the owner of DJ Racing Stable, and was also a certified thoroughbred horse trainer for over 40 years. She was a member of the Thoroughbred Racing Association, and the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Associations. Dianne is survived […]

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2015 PHBA Iroquois Awards Banquet to Be May 30th at Penn National

2015 PHBA Iroquois Awards Banquet to Be May 30th at Penn National

The 36th annual Iroquois Awards banquet, honoring Pennsylvania’s leading thoroughbred breeders of 2014, will be held on Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at the Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course. Tickets are $50.00 each for the event, which will begin with cocktails at 5:00 PM. Dinner will be at 7:00 PM, immediately following the conclusion of the award presentations. Also […]

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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

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” […]

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Beloved Parx Horseman Passes Away

Beloved Parx Horseman Passes Away

A longtime and beloved member of the Parx community has passed away. More details are forthcoming, and we will share that information as it becomes available. Rest in peace, Darryl Brown. **UPDATE** On Friday, March 13th, there will be a memorial service in honor of Darryl. The service will occur in the Recreation Hall at 1:00 pm. And so, in […]

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Liability Insurance Required by March 1, 2015

Liability Insurance Required by March 1, 2015

  All trainers must have General Liability Insurance by March 1, 2015. Failure to comply will result in loss of entry privileges and you will not be granted access to the grounds of Parx Racing. For more information, please contact one of the providers below:   Combined Insurance Salvatore Ferullo 908-797-0051 Gindin Insurance Karen Campbell 215-359-3728 Markel Insurance Wendy Komlo […]

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Important Notice for PTHA Member Trainers Regarding Health Care Security Breach

Important Notice for PTHA Member Trainers Regarding Health Care Security Breach

Earlier this month, hackers attacked our health insurance carrier, Anthem, Inc., which is the parent company of Independence Blue Cross. Anthem is one of the largest health insurance companies in the nation, meaning that this cyber attack is a massive issue that has affected millions of citizens throughout the United States. On February 4th, Anthem released a statement regarding the […]

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January 2015 PTHA Website Contest

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 […]

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