PHONE:         +267.223.3322

E-MAIL:         [email protected]

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.


Recent Posts
PA Day at the Races
Image Alt

Broad Brush

  /    /  Broad Brush

Broad Brush

[table “58” could not be loaded /]

1983 Bay Horse by Ack Ack-Hay Patcher, by Hoist the Flag

Owner: Robert E. Meyerhoff
Trainer: Richard W. Small
Breeder: Robert E. Meyerhoff

Biography: Broad Brush was one of the best racehorses of his generation, but his most impressive win occurred in the Grade 2 Pennsylvania Derby. The colt bolted around the far turn and nearly ended up on the outside rail, but still powered down the stretch to victory. Broad Brush was undefeated at Philadelphia Park.

Career Highlights*:
1st: Meadowlands Cup (G1), Santa Anita Handicap (G1), Suburban Handicap (G1), Wood Memorial Invitational (G1), Ohio Derby (G2), Pennsylvania Derby (G2), John B. Campbell Handicap (G3), Jim Beam Stakes (G3), Trenton Handicap (G3), Federico Tesio Stakes, General George Stakes, Inner Harbor Stakes
2nd: San Fernando Stakes (G1), Massachusetts Handicap (G2), Pegasus Handicap (G2), Saint Paul Derby, Star de Naskra Stakes
3rd: Charles H. Strub Stakes (G1), Kentucky Derby (G1), Metropolitan Handicap (G1), Preakness Stakes (G1), Whitney Handicap (G1)
*Keystone/Philadelphia Park/Parx races bold.