Keyword: PHRC

  • Pennsylvania Capitol building in Harrisburg

    Pennsylvania Breeder Awards Remain On Hold

    The Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission Aug. 24 again postponed action on breeder and stallion award payments that haven't been paid since earlier this year because of ambiguous language in a new horseracing reform law,

  • Pennsylvania lawmakers will hold their next session in September

    PA Breeders Continue Push for Fund Payments

    Gov. Tom Wolf has told Pennsylvania Thoroughbred breeders the resumption of payment of breeder and stallion awards lies with the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission, so they plan to again ask the regulatory agency to free up the money.

  • Penn National Race Course

    PA Report Shows Impact of Slots on Purses

    Statistics in the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission annual report for 2015 reflect how integral revenue from slot machines is to purses for Thoroughbred and Standardbred racing at six racetrack casinos in the state.

  • John Servis

    Servis Questions Parx Clenbuterol Positives

    John Servis, trainer of Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Cathryn Sophia, is questioning three clenbuterol positives in his horses in April and May at Parx Racing, including one for a 3-year-old filly he said had never been administered the medication.

  • PHRC Upholds Tracks' Right to Reject Entries

    The Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission April 17 upheld the ban of trainer Burton Sipp by Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course, and also agreed that Parx Racing has the right to exclude the trainer if it sees fit.

  • Michael Gill

    Grand Jury: Continue Probe at Penn National

    An investigating grand jury has recommended continued investigation of two trainers and adoption of regulations to allow for monitoring of training centers in connection with a probe at Penn National.

  • Michael Gill

    Gill, Adamo Sue Over Penn National Ejections

    A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of owner Michael Gill and trainer Anthony Adamo against the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission concerning their ejection from Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in February.

  • Michael Gill

    Gill: Racing Needs to Admit What's Wrong

    A leading Thoroughbred owner ejected from Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course has sold many of his horses and said he "doesn't mind getting out" of the business given the politics.

  • Gill Horses a Hot Commodity at Penn National?

    In another development in the ejection of Thoroughbred owner Michael Gill from Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course, horsemen on the grounds are said to be buying Gill's horses even though they've been called a risk.

  • Michael Gill

    PHRC Levels No Charges Against Ejected Gill

    The Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission, in a release, said Thoroughbred owner Michael Gill was ejected from Penn National to protect the orderly conduct of racing but made no mention of any charges against him.