Penn National Race Course

Tightend Touchdown Scores Pennsvylania Governor’s Cup Win

Sprinting straight to the front from his inside post, Tightend Touchdown ambushed an all-star cast of turf sprinters to score a devastating 5 ½-length victory in the 41st running of the $150,000 Pennsylvania Governor’s Cup Handicap for 3-year-olds and up. Ridden by Javier Castellano for trainer Jason Servis, the 4-year-old gelded son of Pure Precision […]

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Rydilluc Much the Best in Penn Mile

The inaugural running of the $500,000 Penn Mile at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course proved the ideal place for Rydilluc to make his case for being the top 3-year-old turf horse in the country. In a race that attracted some of the leading stables and jockeys in the country, Rydilluc ran comfortably behind […]

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Penn Mile News & Notes: May 31

When Canadian-based trainer Roger Attfield ships a horse for a stakes race, and the horse doesn’t look like one of the top few contenders, it’s best to look again. Inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 1999 and the United States National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame in 2011, Attfield has […]

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The Breeders’ Cup Forum: What a ‘Mile’ Can Do

One year ago, Dan Silver was revving up the New York Racing Association publicity machine as Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I’ll Have Another took aim at the Belmont Stakes and a chance for Triple Crown glory. Then, 24 hours before the race, Silver was hastily arranging a press conference announcing the colt’s retirement. From […]

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Penn Mile Day to Feature Metro Meteor and Thoroughbred Aftercare Programs

Metro Meteor, known as the Painting Racehorse, will partner with Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course on Saturday, June 1, to help raise awareness for equine aftercare efforts through a variety of means, including donations and on-track informational booths. His visit will be one of the many events planned for the biggest night in […]

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Penn National Anti-Slaughter Policy Put to Test

Officials with Hollywood Casino at Penn National are investigating whether a leading owner and his bloodstock manager may have violated the Grantville, Pa., track’s anti-slaughter policy after a horse that had been stabled at Penn National wound up in a livestock sale and destined for slaughter. The horse has been spared, but the incident has […]

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Penn National Gaming: 2013 Horse Racing Guide Outlines New Protocols, Rules for Racing Conduct

Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PNGI) has published the 2013 edition of the Horse Racing Guide, which covers a wide range of practices and procedures designed to foster integrity and accountability among all participants at PNGI racetracks. First issued in 2011, the latest version of the Horse Racing Guide incorporates a number of updates to the […]

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Gill Withdraws Suit Against Penn National Jockeys Due to Cost

U.S. Middle District Senior Judge Sylvia Rambo granted owner Michael Gill permission to withdraw from a lawsuit against 31 Penn National Race Course jockeys on Wednesday. Gill said he couldn’t find affordable representation after falling out with former lawyer Alan Pincus late last year. The Penn National jockeys refused to ride Gill’s horses following a […]

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Horse Adoption Ads to be Featured on Penn National’s Simulcast Feed

Starting this week, the simulcast television feed for Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race will run informational slates that feature retired racehorses available for adoption. The slates will include a photo of the horse, biographical info, what they will be most suitable for in retirement (ie. trail riding, show jumping, etc…) and contact information for the […]

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Penn National Launches New Social Media Sites

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course has launched a racing focused Facebook page in addition to a YouTube channel. The Facebook page will allow fans of Penn National racing to interact with one another and keep updated on all the latest developments from the track. The YouTube channel offers replays of select Penn National […]

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