Penn National Race Course in Grantville, PA will suspend live racing as a result of the coronavirus, the track announced today.
With a combined total of five wins on Monday and Tuesday, trainer Jamie Ness reached the 3,000-win mark with a rush
More than 500 gathered at Equistar Farms (PA) Sunday to protest a proposal to fund college scholarships with money in the Race Horse Development Fund.
A deal between Parx management and local jockeys to improve the jocks’ room and streamline background checks means Saturday’s card will take place.
Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed 2020-21 budget would fund a $200 million college scholarship program by taking the money away Pennsylvania racing.
Hoppertunity, an earner of more than $4 million on the racetrack, sired his first foal, a filly out of a stakes-winning mare.
Hockey Puck rallied from mid-flight to register a 13-1 upset in the Pennsylvania Nursery Stakes for two-year-old PA-breds at Parx Racing Saturday.
Firenze Fire was a dominant — and popular — winner of the Fabulous Strike Wednesday at Penn National, plus a report on the two undercard stakes.
Three weeks removed from a fifth-place finish in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint, Firenze Fire is favored in Wednesday’s Fabulous Strike at Penn National.
Autonomous, a $300,000 yearling, will seek her first stakes win Wednesday in the Blue Mountain Juvenile Fillies at Penn National, and a Swatara preview.
There were robust nominations to Penn Natinoal’s Thanksgiving Eve stakes program, highlighted by the Fabulous Strike and Swatara.
Philadelphia native Joe Mishak gave up a career in accounting for one in horseracing, and now as part of My Racehorse has two Breeders’ Cup chances.
Normandy Invasion, a graded stakes-placed son of Tapit, will stand stud at Pennsylvania’s Pin Oak Lane Farm in 2020.
Jockey Katie Davis took a frightening spill Monday in a race at Parx Racing but by the evening was said to be sore but otherwise unhurt.
A $25,000 claim in January, Math WIzard became a Grade 1 winner Saturday by rallying to win the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby at Parx Racing.
When trainer Larry Jones saw how rider Sophie Doyle and 3-year-old filly Street Band got along, he didn’t realize the relationship would net a Grade 1 win.
Our In Focus guide offers in-depth, horse-by-horse analysis of all seven stakes on Pennsylvania Derby Day!
Maximum Security, the morning line favorite, is out of Saturday’s G1 Pennsylvania Derby, but a tough field remains.
Saturday’s Grade 1 Cotillion at Parx Racing features the undefeated Guarana, Kentucky Oaks winner Serengeti Empress, and 2-year-old filly champ Jaywalk.