DOWNHILL RACER RALLIES TO WIN PA NURSERY

For Immediate Release: Saturday, December 3, 2016 DOWNHILL RACER RALLIES TO WIN PA NURSERY Buttonwood Farm’s Downhill Racer overcame several issues throughout the seven furlong $100,000 Pennsylvania Nursery Stakes, caught leader Heat Dome with a sixteenth of a mile to go and got up late to win the Commonwealth’s biggest race for two year-olds by Read more »

PENNSYLVANIA DERBY AWARDED GRADE 1 STATUS

For Immediate Release: Saturday, December 3, 2016 PENNSYLVANIA DERBY AWARDED GRADE 1 STATUS The Pennsylvania Derby is now a Grade 1 race. Following a unanimous vote by the American Graded Stakes Committee this Wednesday, Parx Racing’s signature event can now be mentioned among the nation’s top races for three year-olds. "We’re very gratified that the Read more »

Pennsylvania breeders awards funds being released

HARRISBURG, Pa. — More than 300 thoroughbred horse breeders who have been awaiting award payments since February will soon see those payments restored after Governor Tom Wolf signed reforms to the state’s Breeding Fund, according to Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding. The bill was signed on Oct. 28. Among other things, House Bill 2303, now Act Read more »

PHBA Donates Award for Plantation Field Horse Trials Thoroughbred Series

Unionville, PA — November 8, 2016 — Kerri Healy’s Pinazola is the 2016 winner of Plantation Field Horse Trials Thoroughbred Series and will claim $5,000.00 in prize money. Conceived by long time Plantation Field Equestrian Events (PFEE) supporter Kathleen Crompton, the series is conducted over six horse trials at which Thoroughbreds can gain points for the Read more »

Trooper John Wins Canadian Juvenile

On October 22, 2016 Trooper John went up against 8 other horses in the $49,000 Canadian Juvenile at Northlands Park in Edmonton. With jockey Keishan Balgobin in the irons, Trooper John won by 8 1/2 lengths. He paid $23.30. Trooper John vied for the early lead prompted from between rivals, gained the lead at the quarter pole, Read more »