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.
April 11th, 2021by Dick Jerardi
It began on the last Tuesday of March and ended on the first Tuesday of April. As it took a week, Jamie Ness did not realize it was happening until it was almost over.
Since Keystone/Philadelphia Park/Parx
April 5th, 2021by Dick Jerardi
When 2021 began, there were serious hopes that a Parx-based horse would make the Kentucky Derby.
Well, there won’t be a horse, but there will be a jockey (albeit a graduate), one of the very best in
By Let's Go Racing Parx, 26th March 2021
By Dick Jerardi
In my 33 years covering horse racing at the “Philadelphia Daily News,’’ I was never shy about criticism when criticism was necessary. When I set out to right a perceived wrong,
March 22nd, 2021Article by Dick Jerardi
There were just six weeks until the Kentucky Derby when unbeaten Life is Good finished off a tour de force workout last Saturday at Santa Anita Park. When the brilliant colt left the track, he
March 16th, 2021Article by Dick jerardi
Basketball has LeBron James. Football has Tom Brady. Horse racing has Bob Baffert
The legendary trainer is loaded again with a major talent for the May 1 Kentucky Derby, a race he has already won a
Weekly Racing Highlights w/ Dani Gibson
Truly a Moon Shot duels it out to the wire with jockey Jamie Rodriguez to win our PTHA Trophy Race going 6 furlongs for owner Ho-Dee Boy Stable. We talk with trainer Joe Taylor after
March 9th, 2021By Dick Jerardi
Parx-based horses were in three major stakes races last Saturday in New York. None won, but several gave good accounts of themselves. And there was a Parx legend in one of those races who demonstrated exactly