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experience the thrill of live racing all year long!

Catch the excitement of live horse racing over our one-mile main track Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Post time is now 5:45 p.m. on race days. Paddock Café is open on Friday nights during live racing. Keep scrolling to see our calendar of special events!


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general info

Live Racing



Watch Live Racing 150+ Days Per Year!
Standard Box Seat – 5 seats rents for $25 per night ($50 on Premium Days)
Box Seat Suite – seats 8 to 10, rents for $100. per night ($150 on Premium Days) Private Boxes are available on a seasonal basis. Annual Box Rental Available for $500. 

Please contact 717-469-3210 for more information.


SUNDAY: Noon – 5:00 p.m.

MONDAY: Self-Serve

TUESDAY: Self-Serve 

WEDNESDAY: 12:30 p.m. – End of Live Racing

THURSDAY: 12:30 p.m. – End of Live Racing

FRIDAY: Noon – End of Live Racing

SATURDAY: Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Closing times are approximate and subject to change based on the simulcast schedule.


Self-Serve wagering available when staffed Operations are closed

Daily updates on all the big carryover jackpot pools featured at tracks across the country & available for wagering to fans at Penn National, our OTB wagering venues as well as through

Contact Info

Scratches and results: 717-469-3092

Racing Office Contact: 1-800-233-8238
Bookkeeper: Ext. 3232
Horse ID: Ext. 3304
Racing Commission: Ext. 3222

Standard Box Seat & Box Seat Suites: 717-469-3210

Current Racing Changes
(changes are posted approximately 5:45 p.m. each live racing night)

Schedule of Events

kentucky derby day pnrc

Saturday May 4

Kentucky Derby Party

Special Saturday Penn National Live Racing Program Starts at 2PM!

Join us for the biggest racing party day of the year with F&B specials, giveaways, our annual Kentucky Derby Hat Contest and much more!

Early wagering begins Friday, May 3. 

picture of the kentucky derby

Friday, May 31

Grade III Penn Mile 2024

Join us Friday, May 31 for the biggest racing night of the year with family fun activities, giveaways and promos, and much more!
11 Race Card!
No entry fee.
Internationally acclaimed race caller Larry Collmus, has agreed to come in and call the 6 stakes on Penn Mile. Additionally, he will participate in a meet and greet with our fans and do call ins with TVG during the evening.
PHRA will be in attendance with giveaways, merchandise for sale, and track trivia. Stop by our booth for a chance to win a Blackstone Grill!

horses running on PNRC's track with spectators

Friday, August 30

Fan Appreciation Night

Join us for Fan Appreciation Night featuring giveaways for our fans, food & beverage specials, and much more! Stay tuned for more details! 

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Wager online with Hollywood Races

We are proud to announce our brand new online horse wagering site,! You can now legally make bets online on 150+ horse tracks or on our new app for both Android and iOS devices.

Now that Hollywood Races is here, sign up for your new account and use promo code BET50 when you sign up. When you wager $50, we give you $50 back in wagering credits. You have nothing to lose!

Features include:

  • Video replays of every race
  • Daily expert picks
  • Daily promotions
  • Best customer service 7 days per week
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pennsylvania state horse racing commission

Integrity hotline

To report unethical, illegal or suspicious activity call: 717-7871942

Please leave a detailed message. All call shall remain anonymous.