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The Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (PTHA) works hard to protect and provide for the Parx Racing horsemen through the guarantee of live racing, horsemen’s rights, health care and pension for horsemen, benevolence programs, and more.


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March 2022

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Celebrating 14 years of safe second careers for our retiring racehorses. Saving them saves us!! Come see us at PA's Horseworld Expo in Harrisburg this weekend! With awareness and careful tracking, programs such as Turning for Home have made an enormous impact, with our racehorses no longer able to go directly to slaughter facilities of "known kill buyers". The total Thoroughbred percentage is down to 4.6%,

March 10th, 2022 By Dick Jerardi It was the first full week of March so what better time for “Parx Madness?’’ Seven $100,000 stakes Monday and Tuesday named after local landmarks, starter allowances honoring local colleges and with a number of prominent basketball

March 14th, 2022 By Dick Jerardi When the brackets appear for the NCAA Tournament, that can mean only one thing: it is less than 8 weeks until the May 7 Kentucky Derby. This has been an especially bizarre prep season because Bob Baffert-trained