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​​​Bureau of Standardbred Horse Racing

On February 23, 2016, House Bill 941 was enacted into law. Now known as Act 7, the new law has established some much-needed reforms to Pennsylvania racing. As a part of this transition, the web presence will be revised in incremental stages to reflect the updates. Please continue to check back for the latest information. Thank you.

The Bureau of Standardbred Horse Racing has been established as a departmental administrative commission within the Department of Agriculture.

Through the Racing Commissioners International (RCI) the Pennsylvania Harness Racing Commission participates in all matters of regulatory importance throughout the United States and Canada. The State Horse Racing Commission has regulatory responsibility for protecting and maintaining the Integrity of Standardbred Racing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 

Questions regarding Licensing, call Nicole McCrone 717-265-7751, 

Questions regarding Enforcement, call Jason Klouser 717-787-3609,

Standardbred Tracks

Harrah's Philadelphia Racetrack
Evelyn Lopez, Manager
1001 Harrah's Blvd.
Chester, PA 19013 
Phone 610-619-3210
Fax 610-619-3217
Meadows Race Track
Dave Talpas, Manager
200 Race Track Road
Building 26
Washington, PA 15301
Phone 724-223-4585
Fax 724-223-4305
Pocono Downs Race Track
Jeffrey Weiss, Manager
1280 Hwy 315
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Phone 570-826-2404
Fax 570-820-4943