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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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Tomarie wins the Spring Starter Leg II under Adam Bowman

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February 2022

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  Baby Clairiere 2021 Parx Year in Review By Dick Jerardi   Keystone/Philadelphia Park/Parx is closing on its 50th anniversary. A strong case can be made that 2021 was the greatest year in the history of the race track. Pennsylvania Derby Day was back, delivering the

Out of the Gate https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gf3Pw01uIs&list=PLXsi_1_hg8O7LaA8voSx6FmDBZFkfnsXg&index=1 Parx YouTube ↗ Save the newly updated Parx YouTube Channel for the latest replays and content from Parx Racing. Out of the Gate ↗ Announcer Chris Griffin brings handicapping, pre-views, interviews, and more. Race Replays ↗ Missed the race? Replays can

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sZmXtoDRpY New Executive Director Jeff Matty presents Special Achievement Award for Michael Ballezzi, Esq., Accepted by Phil Aristone. PTHA Staff presents Special Achievement Award on behalf of Connie Youmans. Lesley Saunder, Nicole Guzman, Vicky Mangini, Amanda-Kate Lenzi, Diane Day, Dani

PTHA's Turning for Home Silent Auction Horsemen contributed over $3500 in Silent Auction Purchases, including Stallion Seasons and memorabilia, to assist TFH in its mission to help retiring horses find safe second careers. 50/50 Winner! To top off a really fun evening, Morris

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! https://youtu.be/BDS0koSZSYI

https://www.timesunion.com/projects/2022/new-york-race-horse-slaughter/?fbclid=IwAR38V7itO8YwNwe7Abxe6RNEikjKlMnHunwz8_mEYgLObkMUPHkUkvqVVQU 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%,