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Gov. Wolf Responds To PA Racing

May 13, 2020:

The Pennsylvania State Horse Racing Commission recently reached out to Gov. Tom Wolf seeking his approval for live racing to return. It was explained to Governor Wolf that safety measures would be put into place to ensure the well being of everyone involved. Gov. Wolf has since responded to the request....read on

Pennsylvania Asks Governor To Race

May 5, 2020:

As the world slowly tries to regain a bit of normalcy in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the racing industry finds itself ready, willing and able to make drastic changes to the way it conducts its business in order to restore racing....read on

Combating Genetic Modification

July 17, 2018:

It was recently announced that a North American racing commission has earmarked a large amount of capital towards combating the illegal genetic modification of racehorses....read on

PA’s Online, Searchable Rulings Database

November 4, 2016:

Results of official rulings issued against licensees by the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission now will be available online as part of the commission’s continuing commitment to transparency and modernizing its oversight of the state’s racing industry....read on

New Commission Holds First Meeting

June 29, 2016:

A stronger, unified governance body to oversee Pennsylvania’s more than $1 billion equine racing industry began its work to strengthen horse and harness racing today (Wednesday, June 29) as the new State Horse Racing Commission had its first meeting....read on

Governor Signs PA Racing Bill Into Law

February 23, 2016:

On Tuesday, February 23, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed House Bill 941, which, among other things, includes reforms of Pennsylvania’s equine racing industry....read on

Gill/Adamo Suit Against PHRC Underway

April 24, 2012:

Ousted thoroughbred owner Michael Gill and trainer Anthony Adamo are in the midst of having their civil rights lawsuit heard in court. On Monday, April 23, a former acting executive secretary with the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission, Michael Dillon, testified that an investigation did not take place before the PHRC banned the pair from racing horses at Penn National Race Course in 2010...read on

Top T-Bred Owner Gill Irate

March 31, 2010:

According to a report, top thoroughbred owner Michael Gill is livid. The Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission has lifted its ban on the controversial owner, but the move has come after he has sold his horses and stepped...read on


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