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PTHA, PA EQUINE COALITION QUESTION LOGIC OF GOVERNOR’S REOPENING STRATEGY By: Tom LaMarra Posted: May 13, 2020 The Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, which represents horsemen at Parx Racing, has questioned the logic of a decision by Gov. Tom Wolf to couple live racing with casinos when it comes to the reopening of businesses in the state. Wolf earlier released a three-phase reopening plan—red, yellow and green—and the businesses or activities that would be included in each one. The racing industry had believed that, if it were to offer live racing with only essential personnel permitted access, it would be classified as yellow. The colors are being

https://www.facebook.com/PennsylvaniaThoroughbredHorsemen/videos/614397102727490/ An earlier interview with Dani Gibson from the PTHA with Trainer Jamie Ness at Parx For Immediate Release: Saturday, December 7, 2019   TRAINER JAMIE NESS GETS CAREER WIN #3,000   When Late Breaking News came home a clear-cut winner in the sixth race Tuesday afternoon at Parx, trainer Jamie Ness celebrated the 3,000th win on his career.  A native of Heron, South Dakota, Ness took a job in the media relations office at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minnesota after graduating from South Dakota University.  Taking his first license in 1999, he saddled his first winner at Canterbury, Blue Rocket, in August of that year. After moving his

Thoroughbred Daily News Article: On Aftercare: Turning for Home Hits Its Stride Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 2:24 pm | Back to: On Aftercare, Shared NewsUpdated: February 16, 2020 at 8:52 pm Danielle Montgomery By Diana Pikulski Turning for Home, Inc. was created by the Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (PTHA) in 2008 as a model program for racehorse retirement at Parx Racing. Parx was the first to implement a mandatory funding plan simultaneously with rules forbidding horse owners and trainers from sending horses to, or allowing horses to end up in slaughterhouse kill pens. The program was a success from inception and it has evolved from there. We caught up with the