After what was in some ways a difficult 2017, some Pennsylvania horsemen are calling for lower takeout, tougher drug rules, and more advertising in 2018.
The roundabout journey of jockey John Bisono, on the cusp of 1000 wins in North America, has included a long sojourn in Puerto Rico and a fight with a goose.
Father James and son John Casey swept the first three spots in Saturday’s Eleanor Casey Memorial Stakes, named for their wife and mother. Plus, PA Nursery resutls.
Promising eight-year-old sire El Padrino was euthanized this week after a series of bouts with colic and subsequent surgeries.
The $200,000 Fabulous Strike and two other stakes headline a 10-race Thanksgiving eve card at Penn National.
The Pennsylvania Thoroughbred industry will see its share of gambling revenues protected under the new law, signed by the Governor October 30.
Travers winner West Coast repeated in Grade 1 company, sweeping to victory in the Pennsylvania Derby at Parx Racing Saturday.
Grade 3 Delaware Oaks winner It Tiz Well stepped up her game today with a win in the Grade 1 Cotillion at Parx Racing
Abel Tasman is favored to win her fourth straight Grade 1 event in Saturday’s Cotillion Stakes at Parx Racing.
G1 Travers winner, from the powerful Bob Baffert barn, is the morning line favorite for Saturday’s G1 Pennsylvania Derby.
Between them, jockeys Roberto Rosado and his son Johan have 898 career wins. Roberto has 897 and, after defeating his old man Sunday, Johan has one.
The Pennsylvania equine industry is working to ensure state legislators don’t raid racing’s share of slots money as the state tries to fill a budget deficit.
For wagering purposes, Miss Inclusive won the 2016 Parx Oaks. For purse money purposes, Eighth Wonder did. And for race records? Both of ’em won.
Frostmourne showed his newfound ability to relax and await his rider’s cue in a sharp score in today’s Grade 2 Penn Mile.
Hank Nothhaft returned to his home state with a half-sister to Finest City today and little sis lived up to her end, taking the New Start at Penn National.
An evenly matched group of eight fillies is set to face the starter in Saturday’s Penn Oaks at Penn National.
Take Cover, who scored a mild upset in the 2016 edition of the Pennsylvania Governor’s Cup, seeks to defend that title Saturday.
Though he’s favored, Page McKenney figures to get a stiff test in Saturday’s $200,000 Mountainview Stakes at Penn National.
There are 10 runners scheduled to participate in Saturday’s Penn Mile – meet the contenders!