Mychel Sanchez, the leading rider at Parx Racing, will be out two weeks after a positive Covid-19 test – reportedly one of several at the track.
A jockey at Parx Racing has tested positive for Covid-19, the track’s horsemen’s group said, but the track currently intends to continue racing.
Pennsylvania’s top two races, the Grade 1 Pennsylvania Derby and Cotillion, will not be contested in 2020, the track announced this week.
With Tropical Storm Isaias lashing the Mid-Atlantic region, Parx Racing has canceled its Tuesday card.
The new equine retirement center, Pastures of Point Lookout, is in Chadds Ford, PA and is a project of Jamie Wyeth with the help of Graham and Anita Motion.
With extreme heat on the way today and an excessive heat warning in effect, Parx Racing has canceled its July 20 card.
Fans and bettors will be permitted to attend the races at Parx Racing — with restrictions — starting Monday, July 6, the local horsemen’s group says.
With a three-month hiatus in the books because of the coronavirus pandemic, Penn National will resume live racing on Friday, June 19.
The horsemen’s groups for Parx Racing and Penn National said in separate statements that they’ve received the state go-ahead to resume racing.
Penn National could reopen for racing as soon as June 19, according to a Saturday tweet from the head of the local HBPA.
Horsemen struck an optimistic tone for the return of Pennsylvania racing at Penn National and Presque Isle after a May 28 meeting.
With no clear date for racing to return announced, Penn National announced that its annual marquee event, the Penn Mile, would be canceled this year.
Penn National Race Course in Grantville, PA will suspend live racing as a result of the coronavirus, the track announced today.
With fears of coronavirus shutting down most major sports, the show is going on in horseracing, except at Parx, which is shuttered.
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.
Smarty Jones – dual classic winner in 2004 – will return to his home track of Parx Racing for a Labor Day celebration also featuring several stakes.
Parx Racing has received safety accreditation from the NTRA for the first time, the group announced.