Penn Oaks

Collmus to Call Penn Mile

Triple Crown and Breeders' Cup racecaller Larry Collmus will be behind the microphone on GII Penn Mile Night at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course on Friday, Jun. 2, the track announced on Tuesday. In addition to the track's signature event, the veteran announcer will also call the other five stakes races on the evening's program--the $150,000 Penn Oaks and all four Pennsylvania-bred Stakes, each carrying a $100,000 purse. Collmus will begin his visit by hosting a meet and greet on the track's apron starting at 4:30 p.m. For...

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Haughty Dusts Rivals in Penn Oaks

Having been scratched from the GIII Soaring Softly S. last weekend, 'TDN Rising Star' Haughty (Empire Maker) was re-routed for Friday's $150,000 Penn Oaks at Penn National and may have been a touch ring-rusty, but proved far too classy for her four overmatched rivals. A bit hesitant to load and on edge waiting for the gates to spring, the 2-5 chalk was tugging for her head as they raced under the wire with a circuit of the soft-rated turf course to travel as 60-1 outsider and turf debutante Irie Empress...

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Penn Mile and Oaks Canceled

The GII $500,000 Penn Mile S. as well as the $200,000 Penn Oaks, $100,000 Pennsylvania Governor's Cup and $100,000 7 Forty 3 S., all scheduled to take place at Penn National May 30, have been canceled, according to a press release distributed via Twitter by the Pennsylvania H.B.P.A. A quartet of Pennsylvania-bred stakes races originally slated for Penn Mile day will be rescheduled. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf previously announced a plan that calls for the state to reopen in stages, and in Pennsylvania's case, red, yellow and green phases. He...

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