Penn National Race Course

Friday racing cancelled at Penn National

Due to the extreme heat advisory that has blanketed the entire mid-Atlantic region, live racing has been cancelled for Friday night, July 22, at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course. If conditions allow, racing is scheduled to resume on Saturday night, July 23, with first race post time at 6:00 PM.

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Jamgotchian wins decision, calls Kentucky claiming rules unconstitutional

Penn National Race Course VP of Racing, Christopher McErlean, said Rochitta, claimed from a May 21 race at Churchill Downs by owner Jerry Jamgotchian, will be allowed to race Monday at the Pennsylvania track regardless of a Kentucky rule prohibiting the filly from doing so until the end of the Churchill meet in early July.  […]

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Jamgotchian to sue Kentucky over “jail time” rule

California-based owner Jerry Jamgotchian plans to file a lawsuit in Kentucky challenging a rule that requires horses to start at the track where they were claimed for a certain period of time. Jamgotchian filed suit against the California Horse Racing Board over a similar rule two years ago and won an out-of-court settlement.  The Kentucky […]

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Penn National: 12-horse field turns into match race

A turf allowance race that was moved to Penn National’s main track Tuesday night resulted in 10 scratches in a 12-horse field, leaving a match race between the two horses left. Mon Chou won by five and a half lengths over Clare Skies Ahead in the race, which was made a non-wagering event.

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Racing cancelled at Penn National due to weather

The potential for extreme weather conditions, including damaging winds and heavy rain, forced Penn National to cancel Saturday evening’s card.  Racing resumes Monday, with first post at 6 p.m.

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GILL RACING MANAGER HIT WITH SUSPENSION

By Ray Paulick Anthony Adamo, who worked as racing manager and one of the trainers in one-time Eclipse Award-winning owner Michael Gill’s large Pennsylvania operation in 2009-10 has been suspended for 90 days by the stewards at Penn National Race Course in Grantville, Pa., for an incident that occurred nearly six months ago. Adamo […]

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GILL CENTER OF CONTROVERSY AGAIN

By Ray Paulick If only Michael Gill had kept his word in 2006 when he said he was getting out of horse racing after being leading owner in North America by money and races won for three consecutive years. A lot of people would be happier and a number of horses might still be alive. […]

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