Keyword: Pennsylvania

  • PNGI Remains Bullish on Casino Properties

    Penn National Gaming Inc. officials said Feb. 6 they don't believe a roughly $100 million decline in net revenue is associated with customers opting for other forms of gambling or entertainment.

  • Silver Train

    Silver Train Dies Before Return to U.S.

    Silver Train, a two-time grade I winner including the 2005 Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), died from colic Dec. 29 while shuttling to the United States from Brazil, Northview Stallion Station reported Dec. 30.

  • Guild National Manager Terry Meyocks

    Guild Requests Benefits in West Virginia

    Jockeys' Guild National Manager Terry Meyocks told a finance subcommittee of West Virginia's Interim Joint Committee on Finance that he's concerned about the lack of benefits for jockeys who ride at the state's two tracks.

  • Dana Point Farm to Hold Open House

    Wiseman's Ferry, the sire of reigning Horse of the Year Wise Dan, is among the stallions that will be on display when Dana Point Farm in Lynhartsville, Pa., holds its open house Sunday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

  • Princess of Sylmar won the 2013 Beldame. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2796912189&k=5Z4TVdV">Order This Photo</a>

    Princess of Sylmar Only Lacking in Awards

    Due to a late career start in 2012, Princess of Sylmar is the only one of the big three in the Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I), only who doesn't yet have a Breeders' Cup victory and an Eclipse Award to her credit.

  • Southern Success

    Dana Point to Stand Southern Success in 2014

    Stakes-winning stallion Southern Success will return to Dana Point Farm, near Lenhartsville, Penn., for the 2014 breeding season. His stud fee has been set at $1,000, stands and nurses.

  • A Hi Five Wins First for Sire Andiron

    A Hi Five became the first winner for his sire Andiron, when he won race 2, a maiden special weight event at Manitoba's Assiniboia Downs Sept. 18.

  • Allen Secures 3,000th Career Riding Win

    Using a four-wide move at the quarter pole, veteran jockey Ronald Allen Jr. posted the 3,000th win of his career when he guided Burkholder Stables' Ghost Flower to victory in the second race Sept. 11 at Presque Isle Downs.

  • Groupie Doll

    Bradley: Groupie Doll 'Bigger and Stronger'

    Champion female sprinter Groupie Doll came out of the Sept. 9 Presque Isle Masters Stakes (gr. II) in good order and will have an easy week as she prepares for her next start Oct. 5 at Keeneland.

  • Groupie Doll wins the Presque Isle Masters Stakes.

    Groupie Doll Sets Track Record in Masters Win

    Champion Groupie Doll rallied from well off a sizzling pace to capture the $400,200 Presque Isle Masters Stakes (gr. II) in track-record time for 6 1/2 furlongs Sept. 9 at Presque Isle Downs & Casino.

  • Groupie Doll won the 2012 Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes.

    Masters Key to Groupie Doll's Campaign

    While Groupie Doll returned from a layup with a passable third in the Gardenia Stakes (gr. III) at Ellis Park, she'll have little margin for error in the $400,000 Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes (gr. II) Sept. 9.

  • Edge Of Reality wins the Smarty Jones Stakes.

    Edge of Reality Captures Smarty Jones Stakes

    Edge of Reality, a Pennsylvania homebred owned by The Elkstone Group, appropriately won the Smarty Jones Stakes (gr. III) at Parx, named for the Pennsylvania-bred who won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes.

  • Eldaafer wins the Greenwood Cup.

    Eldaafer Gets the Nod in Greenwood Cup Photo

    Eldaafer got the nod in a photo finish Sept. 2 at Parx Racing, nosing out Indian Jones for victory in the $200,000 Greenwood Cup (gr. III). The 8-year-old gelding is best known for his win in the 2010 Breeders' Cup Marathon.

  • Fastness

    Grade I Winning Sire Fastness Dies at 23

    Turf specialist and dual grade I-winning stallion Fastness died in July at Timber Ridge Farm near Felton, Pa., from the infirmities of old age, Timber Ridge owner Boggs Shoemaker said. He was 23.

  • Normandy Invasion<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2013-Triple-Crown/Kentucky-Derby-Workouts/29026796_jvcnn8#!i=2489745846&k=3ddv8WV">Order This Photo</a>

    Normandy Invasion Returns to Training

    Fox Hill Farm's Normandy Invasion is back in training following a brief setback due to an abscess and could be a week away from breezing, but no decision has been reached on a race target for the 3-year-old son of Tapit.

  • Sir Shackleton Returns to Stand at Dana Point

    Representatives from Gayle Gerth's Dana Point Farm near Lenhartsville, Pa., have announced the return of multiple graded stakes winning stallion Sir Shackleton for the 2014 breeding season.

  • New Bolton Center Receives TCA Grant

    The board of directors of Thoroughbred Charities of America has approved a grant of $7,175 for Penn Vet's New Bolton Center to support scholarship and hospital needs.

  • Somali Lemonade holds off Miz Ida to win the Dr. James Penny Memorial Handicap.

    Somali Lemonade Squeezes Out James Penny Win

    Caroline Forgason's homebred Somali Lemonade took a little time to get the 2013 season underway but found success in her second start off the layup, winning the $250,000 Dr. James Penny Memorial Handicap (gr. IIIT) July 2.

  • PNGI Invests in Planned PA Racetrack Casino

    Penn National Gaming Inc., in partnership with another company, has submitted a plan to build a racetrack casino in Lawrence County, Pa., not far from its proposed Hollywood Mahoning Valley Race Course near Youngstown, Ohio.