Category: Events

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

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 […]

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New Morning Training Hours

New Morning Training Hours

Effective Wednesday, October 22, 2014, the track will open for training at 6:45 am. The renovation break will be from 8:30 – 9:00. Training hours will end at 10:15 on race days and 10:20 on dark days. The gate will be available on schooling days from 9:00 until the track closes. The schooling days remain the same. The procedure is […]

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2014 PTHA Softball Champions ©Nikki Sherman

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! Will it ever be able tolet go of its racism toward jews […]

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Parx Equine Dentists Go Viral

Parx Equine Dentists Go Viral

By now you’ve probably seen the video of equine dentist Paul Briscione’s infamous shedrow mishap on our backside here at Parx Racing. If you haven’t watched it recently, though, . Fellow equine dentist (who also has clients at Parx!) and blossoming country singer wrote a song now called ‘That Horse Bit Me’ about the incident, and it’s well on its […]

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Longtime Security Guard Rich Citrino Passes Away

Longtime Security Guard Rich Citrino Passes Away

RICHARD J. CITRINO, on May 14, 2014, age 78. Beloved brother of Russel (Loretta), Ralph (Marge), Snyder and Marie Fiorino; also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to call Wednesday, May 21, 2014, from 10-11 A.M. at Galzerano Funeral Home, 9304 Old Bustleton Avenue (below Welsh Road), Philadelphia, PA 19115. The funeral service will […]

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PTHA Sponsors Teen Volunteer Award

PTHA Sponsors Teen Volunteer Award

When Bucks County Congressional Representative was informed that the , of which he is Chairman of their Advisory Council, was lacking funding for their 20th annual Teen Volunteer of the Year Award, he immediately reached out to PTHA Executive Director Mike Ballezzi for assistance. Just days later, YWCA Executive Director Karen Forbes joined DiGirolamo and Ballezzi in the PTHA offices […]

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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 in April as part of the school’s equestrian program. 2014 marks the fifth year of the program, where the girls travel to the United States for a two-week-long trip that has a focus on horses. Aasane Folkehoes is a residential school that offers […]

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Upcoming Easter Events

Upcoming Easter Events

There will be several special events during the week prior to Easter. On Easter Sunday (April 20th) there will be a feast in Ron’s Backstretch Café beginning at 11 AM with a short service right in the Café. On Saturday, April 19th from 1-3 PM there will be a party in the Recreation Hall with Easter Egg Hunts and much […]

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Charity Softball Game

Charity softball game, to benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockeys’ Fund. Wednesday, August 28th @ 1:00 PM Bensalem Community Park Softball Field To doubt that you give a https://homework-writer.com direct answer to the question!

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Santa Claus Makes Early Appearance at Parx’ Children’s Party

Santa Claus played to a full house on Saturday, December 15, at the Annual Chaplain’s Children’s Christmas Party in the Parx Backstretch Rec Hall. Families with children of all ages attended to take part in the crafts, face painting, music, and most of all – a chance to sit on Santa’s lap and receive bags full of gifts! So in […]

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