Pennsylvania

New Website Lets Horses Find A Home Away From Home

The concept of shared lodging for travelers (think Airbandb) has recently expanded to four-legged patrons. Staller.com allows equestrians to book lodging for their horses online, comparing amenities and cost between multiple venues. First launched in Florida, the platform has now expanded into the Lower Hudson Valley in New York. Founded by Arturo Ferrando and Pablo Jimenez, […]

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Pennsylvania Court: Ejection From Penn National Violated Trainer’s Rights

A Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court panel ruled that the state’s racing commission violated the civil rights of trainer Eduardo Rojas when it upheld a private property ejection at Penn National last July, days after Rojas’ wife, Murray Rojas, was convicted in federal court of multiple counts of misbranding of drugs. The Murray Rojas case involved the prohibited […]

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Looking For A Name: Peace And Justice’s First Foal A Super Bowl Filly

Peace And Justice, a three-time winning miler and the fastest son of top international sire, and emerging sire of sires, War Front standing in Pennsylvania, welcomed his first foal into the world last night. The filly was born during the second half of the Super Bowl at Northview Stallion Station’s PA Division in Peach Bottom, […]

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Pin Oak Lane Farm Adds Royal Artillery, Almasty To 2018 Stallion Roster

Two stallions have taken up residence at Dr. William Solomon’s Pin Oak Lane Farm in New Freedom, Pa., to stand their first seasons in 2018. The most recent arrival is Royal Artillery, a 5-year-old son of top sire and rising sire of sires War Front. Owned by a partnership between Crystal Lane Racing and Pin […]

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Parx Changes Post Time On Each Live Racing Day Through May

Beginning this Saturday, February 3rd, Parx Racing in Bensalem, Penn. will move its regular post time to 12:55PM. The track currently offers live racing three days each week, Saturday, Monday and Tuesday, with that schedule remaining in effect until the beginning of May.

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Pennington, Injured In Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes, Back In The Winner’s Circle At Parx

Jockey Frankie Pennington found his way back to the winner’s circle on Saturday at Parx, less than one month after a scary spill in the Grade 2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes at Churchill Downs. The Pennsylvania track’s leading rider won the fifth race on Saturday, piloting Champions Maternal to a 7 3/4-length triumph for trainer […]

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Pennsylvania: Trainer Suspended 45 Days After ‘Failure To Provide Care’ To Horse With Broken Leg

The Penn National board of stewards on Dec. 1 handed down a 45-day suspension and $500 fine to trainer Mario Rafael Rodriguez for “failure to provide proper veterinarian care” to his 6-year-old gelding, Silent Ruler. Track officials were alerted to the son of Roman Ruler and veteran of 50 starts on Sept. 24, and he […]

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Parx Cancels Sunday Cards Through May 2018; Racing Drops To Three Days Per Week

Beginning this Sunday, Dec. 3rd, Parx will cut its live racing schedule back to three days per week. There will be no live Sunday racing at the Bensalem, Penn. track from this weekend through May 2018. The track will now race live on Saturday, Monday and Tuesday. Post time will remain at 12:25 PM. Parx […]

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Pennsylvania Horse Positive For EHV-1

A dressage barn in Pennsylvania is under quarantine after a horse in Butler County tested positive for EHV-1 (wild-type). After showing neurological signs, the horse was tested via nasal swab and blood samples, confirming the diagnosis. Additionally, one other private farm is under quarantine as it had recently received a horse from the affected barn. […]

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West Coast Dominates Pennsylvania Derby; Runner-Up Irap Vanned Off

Gary and Mary West’s aptly-named West Coast dominated his second straight Grade 1 race in Saturday’s $1 million Pennsylvania Derby, cruising under the wire 7 1/4 lengths in front of his competition. Off as the heavy favorite at 4-5 under Mike Smith, West Coast galloped alongside the pacesetter Outplay down the backstretch, ranged up alongside […]

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