Chester, PA — Please be advised that the draw for opening day (Sunday, June 21) at Harrah’s Philadelphia will be Wednesday (June 17). The box will close at 9 a.m.
The condition sheet for the opening week is now available on the USTA website.
Horsemen should be advised of the following draw schedule for the 2020 racing season.
Draw day — Race day
Tuesday — Friday
Wednesday — Sunday
Thursday — Wednesday
Friday — Thursday
The box closes at 9 a.m. all mornings.
Qualifiers draw this coming week will be Wednesday morning for Thursday (2-year-old qualifiers) and Thursday morning for Friday (all age horses qualifiers). Box for both qualifier days will close at Noon.
After opening day on June 21, qualifiers will be held on Tuesday mornings at 10 a.m. for the remainder of the season with entries accepted on Sunday mornings until Noon.
Horsemen, please be advised that facial coverings are required at all times in the Paddock Building; temperature checks will be conducted upon entering the Paddock Building. Drivers Room access will be limited and showers will not be available.
Horsemen are once again reminded to provide the race office with all applicable health documents for their horses, including Coggins, EHV and rabies paperwork dated 2020 and a health certificate from the last 30 days. They may be faxed to the race office at 484.490.2230.
Additionally, racing applications are available through the Harrah’s Philadelphia website: www.harrahsphilly.com and following the “Horsemen” link.