With longtime Parx Racing track announcer Keith Jones having retired in December, Parx has announced Chris Griffin as the new announcer.
For the second straight year Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has proposed what advocates call devastating cuts to the Race Horse Development Fund.
Parx Racing will not race Tuesday, February 9 in the face of continued inclement weather.
Parx Racing will not race Monday because of the cold weather, the track announced.
In the face of a winter storm, Parx Racing has canceled its Monday and Tuesday racing cards.
Parx Racing track announcer Keith Jones called his final card Wednesday, ending a 34-year run behind the microphone in Bensalem.
Though Pennsylvania casinos are closed, racing at Penn National should be able to continue through January, the horsemen’s chief said.
Peace and Justice’s son Like a Saltshaker’s stakes victory earlier this year earned his breeders, Diamond B Farm a big bonus – a really big bonus.
Keith Jones, the racecaller at Parx Racing for over 30 years, will retire at the end of 2020.
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.
The Gmax timing system in use at numerous tracks offers many advantages — but still has issues getting the final time correct. This is a big problem.
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.