With nasty winter weather in the Mid-Atlantic, both Charles Town and Penn National canceled their Wednesday night cards.
Legalized in mid-year, sports betting was by the end of 2018 having significant impacts on the gambling landscape throughout the Mid-Atlantic.
The Thanksgiving Eve program at Penn National will feature mandatory payouts of two carried over wagers — as well as three stakes, topped by the $200,000 Fabulous Strike.
The two-day test of sports betting at Penn National began Thursday and concludes Friday.
Veteran jockey Jose Flores died Thursday afternoon as a result of injuries sustained from a Monday accident at Parx Racing.
The first foal by Peace and Justice was born Super Bowl Sunday – and now you can name this PA-bred filly! Here’s how.
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.
Promising eight-year-old sire El Padrino was euthanized this week after a series of bouts with colic and subsequent surgeries.
The Pennsylvania Thoroughbred industry will see its share of gambling revenues protected under the new law, signed by the Governor October 30.
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.
Parx Racing will revoke stalls from repeat medication violators and trainers involved in hiding ownership interests under new rules to go in effect June 1.
Penn National, typically a nighttime track, will run daylight cards on four Saturdays this year: all three Triple Crown days, plus Penn Mile.
Parx Racing, which slashed live racing days from 210 to 153 in 2016, will add 17 back next year to reach 170.
Controversial trainer Ramon Preciado — currently appealing eight recent clenbuterol positives — will lose his training license, per a state Racing Commission ruling issued today.
The Pennsylvania Derby and Penn Mile both received upgrades for 2017 from the American Graded Stakes Committee.
The Pennsylvania legislature on Wednesday that will end the impasse that has kept breeders from receiving bonus moneys owed them; now it’s on to the Governor.
Legislation that would provide relief to Pennsylvania breeders awaiting long-delayed bonus payments took a step forward today but still has a ways to go.
A big crowd, Songbird, and Nyquist attended Pennsylvania Derby day, making for great fun, says Teresa Genaro. But she wonders: should we reward a track that otherwise cares “little about horse racing?’