The parx bookkeeper has informed the PTHA that they will now accept cash for claiming horses. Parx is scheduled to resume claiming races on July 6, 2020. You must schedule an appointment by calling 267-223-3315 to go up the second floor. Fans will be allowed frontside with Social Distancing precautions.
https://pennhorseracing.com/news/pa-tracks-prepare-reopening-plans-as-the-future-of-racing-hangs-in-the-balance/ From PlayPennsylvania.com Members of the Pennsylvania State Horse Racing Commission began early steps toward reopening racing in the Keystone State. During a phone conference on Monday, they talked with track representatives and horsemen’s associations about following health protocols and procedures. On Tuesday, a public update was provided during the monthly PA Horse Racing Commission meeting. REQUEST THAT GOVERNOR REOPEN TRACKS TO RACING The racing commission agreed to ask Gov. Tom Wolf to allow a resumption of racing. A commission member raised this very idea last week in an interview with PlayPennsylvania. On March 16, the three thoroughbred tracks and three harness tracks in PA were ordered closed. Some had not yet even opened for the racing season. Their shutdown