Penn National Race Course is a thoroughbred horse racing track and casino in Grantville, Pennsylvania, 17 miles (27 km) east of Harrisburg. It is owned and operated by Penn National Gaming. It consists of a 1 mile (1.6 km) dirt course and a 7 - furlong turf course. It is unusual among US thoroughbred tracks in that it has live racing 52 weeks a year. 200 dates are scheduled for 2013.
Penn National History
Penn National Race Course opened on August 30, 1972 and is now a $300 million entertainment facility featuring state of the art accommodations for racing and gaming fans. Their overnight purses have increased nearly 300% since 2008 and the 2013 stakes program will offer close to $1.5 million in purses.
Penn National Live Horse Racing Schedule
Wednesday - Saturday
Penn National Layout
Main Track: One mile, oval.
Distance from last turn to finish line: 990 feet.
Turf Course: Seven furlongs.
Post Time at Penn National
6:00 pm Eastern
Penn National Track Code
Penn National Wagering
WPS, Exacta, Trifecta, 1st Half Daily Double, Pick 4 (Races 1-4)
WPS, Exacta, Trifecta, 2nd Half Daily Double, Superfecta, Pick 3 (Races 2-4)
WPS, Exacta, Trifecta, Pick 3 (Races 3-5)
WPS, Exacta, Trifecta, Superfecta, Pick 3 (Races 4-6)
WPS, Exacta, Trifecta, 1st Half Mid Double, Pick 3 (Races 5-7)
WPS, Exacta, Trifecta, 2nd Half Mid Double, Superfecta, Pick 4 (Races 5-9)
WPS, Exacta, Trifecta, Pick 3 (Races 7-9)
WPS, Exacta, Trifecta, 1st Half Late Double
WPS, Exacta, Trifecta, Superfecta, 2nd Half Late Double
Daily Double: 20%
Pick 3: 26%
Pick 4: 28%
Pick 6: 30%
Trifecta & Superfecta: 31%
Current Weather Conditions at Penn National
Penn National Contact Information
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course
777 Hollywood Blvd
Grantville, PA 17028