Keyword: Penn National

  • Frostmourne comes home strong to take the Penn Mile

    Frostmourne Steps Up in Penn Mile

    Once Frostmourne got first jump on race favorite Big Score in the $500,000 Penn Mile Stakes (G2T), there was no stopping the son of Speightstown from launching himself into the ranks of graded stakes success.

  • Sandee Martin

    Added PA Money Helped Keep Martin at Penn National

    The Pennsylvania Race Horse Development Fund is producing features on people who have benefitted from the millions of fund dollars invested into local economic development, farm expansion, and job creation. Today's feature is on Sandee Martin.

  • Page McKenney won the Richard B. Small Stakes at Laurel Park in November

    Page McKenney, Miss Mischief in Laurel Stakes

    Hard-knocking campaigner Page McKenney hopes to keep alive his streak of finishing in the top three in 21 consecutive races, mostly stakes, when he tops the field for the Native Dancer Stakes at Laurel Park Jan. 2.

  • Favorite Tale comes home strong to win the Fabulous Strike Handicap.

    Favorite Tale Easy Fabulous Strike Winner

    There was a reason bettors made PJG Stable's Favorite Tale the 1-2 favorite for the $200,000 Fabulous Strike Handicap; he was the class of the field off a third in the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I).

  • Ben's Cat will try for his fourth Fabulous Strike Handicap.

    Ben's Cat Seeks Fourth Fabulous Strike

    Ben's Cat, the formidable iron horse who keeps on campaigning for Hall of Fame trainer King Leatherbury, could take home his fourth consecutive edition of the $200,000 Fabulous Strike Handicap Nov. 25 at Penn National.

  • Penn National Official Admits to Wire Fraud

    A racing official with Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course has pleaded guilty to federal wire fraud charges after he allegedly accepted bribes in exchange for inside information about races.

  • Force the Pass gets his head in front to win the Penn Mile.

    Force the Pass Comes Through in Penn Mile

    Force the Pass gamely drove between horses and was up overhaul front-runner Night Prowler in a thrilling finish to the $500,000 Penn Mile (gr. IIT) May 30 at Penn National Race Course.

  • Amelia's Wild Ride (pink blinkers) gets his head in front of Ben's Cat at the finish.

    Amelia's Wild Ride Edges Ben's Cat

    Amelia's Wild Ride just edged Ben's Cat in the $150,000 Pennsylvania Governor's Cup Stakes May 30 at Penn National Race Course, turning tables from the Jim McKay Turf Sprint Stakes won by Ben's Cat.

  • Night Prowler

    Night Prowler Well-Spotted in Rich Penn Mile

    Paul Pompa Jr.'s Night Prowler, winner of the grade III Transylvania Stakes on the grass at Keeneland in his last start, is one of 11 3-year-olds entered in the $500,000 Penn Mile (gr. IT) May 30 at Penn National.

  • Ben's Cat Opens Season with Runner-Up Finish

    Veteran Ben's Cat opened his 9-year-old season with a runner-up finish Friday, April 17 in an allowance race at Pimlico Race Course. The 23-time stakes winner chased Bold Thunder throughout Friday's test.

  • Four Penn National Vets Face Federal Charges

    In a move that sounded a lot like the other shoe dropping, federal criminal charges have been filed against four racetrack veterinarians involved in treating horses at Penn National Race Course near Grantville, Pa.

  • Penn National Cancels Live Racing

    Live racing at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course has been canceled for Wednesday, Jan. 21, due to an impending winter storm expected in the central Pennsylvania region.

  • Ben's Cat comes home strong to win the Fabulous Strike.

    Ben's Cat Takes Fabulous Strike a Third Time

    Ben's Cat produced one of the best efforts of his 45-race career to capture the Fabulous Strike Stakes for the third time in its three editions at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course Nov. 29.

  • Ben's Cat has won 27 of 44 career starts.
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    Ben's Cat Faces Tough Task in Fabulous Strike

    If the amazing Ben's Cat is going to make it back-to-back victories in the $200,000 Fabulous Strike Handicap on Thanksgiving Eve at Penn National, he'll will have to defeat one of the toughest fields he has faced recently.

  • Michael Ritvo

    Apprentice Ritvo Moves Tack to Mid-Atlantic

    Apprentice jockey Michael Ritvo, the leading bug rider at Gulfstream Park, plans to ride at Laurel Park, Delaware Park, Parx Racing, and Penn National during the fall and winter months.

  • Former Penn Clocker Enters Plea Agreement

    A former clocker at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course has entered a plea agreement and is cooperating with prosecutors in connection with charges that he and two others defrauded the public.

  • Last Gunfighter Wins Return in Mountainview

    John Gunther's Last Gunfighter, away since his victory in the Hawthorne Gold Cup (gr. II) last November, had plenty of ammunition for his return with a victory in the $200,000 Mountainview Handicap at Penn National May 31.

  • That Handicapping Show: Penn Mile Stakes

    Tom LaMarra and Frank Angst handicap the Penn Mile Stakes at Penn National this weekend as well as touching on a few other races around the country. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Penn National Stakes.

  • Global View during the American Turf.
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    Global View, Storming Inti Top Penn Mile

    The one-two finishers in the American Turf Stakes (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs are set for a rematch in the $500,000 Penn Mile Stakes for 3-year-olds on the grass at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course May 31.

  • Ben's Cat goes by Ribo Bobo to win the Fabulous Strike.

    Ben's Cat Strikes for 19th Stakes Victory

    Marvelous veteran Ben's Cat did it again Nov. 27 when he wore down odds-on Ribo's Bobo in the final furlong to score a repeat victory in the $250,000 Fabulous Strike Handicap at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course.

  • W.Va. Court Rules Upholds Exclusion Appeals

    A West Virginia court believes the West Virginia Racing Commission should have the ability to review cases when a track chooses to eject and exclude a license holder, typically a trainer, jockey, or owner, from participating.

  • NYRA, Penn National Team on Multi-Race Wager

    NYRA and Penn National Gaming Inc. will launch a special reduced takeout Thursday Pick 4 that will link the final two races at Belmont Park with the first two races at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course.

  • THS: The Penn Mile

    Claire Novak and Pete Denk preview the Penn Mile featuring Noble Tune, Rydilluc, Jack Milton, and Charming Kitten.

  • Noble Tune

    Noble Tune Leads Inaugural Penn Mile Lineup

    Eight sophomore turf contenders entered the inaugural edition June 1 edition of the $500,000 Penn Mile Stakes at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course, including Noble Tune, Rydilluc, Jack Milton, and Charming Kitten.