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Penn National Racing Tips

Looking for free tips from our expert horse racing tipsters for Penn National today?

Here you will find their most popular wager listed for each race at the track, click on the race or selection to view all the tips.

The OLBG Army of Tipsters will be providing their best bets for this event.
In the meantime check out the content below for more information about betting on this event.

Penn National Racetrack Guide

Penn National racetrack opened in Grantville, Pennsylvania in August 1972, and since 2008 is part of the Hollywood Casino complex.

The dirt track is one mile in circumference and stages races over distances ranging from 2 furlongs for the quarter horses up to 2 miles.

A seven-furlong turf course is inside the dirt track and stages races over distances ranging from five to twelve furlongs on the flat and has staged hurdle races over two miles and half a furlong.

If you like a wager then Penn National stage meets over 50 weeks of the year, that's over 170 race days so you will find plenty of Penn National picks from our expert racing tipsters here including for feature races like the Grade 2 Penn Mile worth $500,000 and the $200,000 PA Governor's Cup.

You can find our tipsters Penn National wagers covering race days Wednesday to Saturday between November through February and Thursday to Saturday in March through to October.

If you would like to plan for forthcoming race days you can do so by viewing here the Penn National Fixtures and for past wagering tickets check the Penn National Track Results.

Penn National Racecourse Map

Penn National Address: 777 Hollywood Blvd, Grantville, PA 17028, United States

Penn National Phone Number: 717-469-2211

Penn National Flat Racecourse Map
Penn National Flat Racecourse Map

How to use the Penn National Racing Tips

Our expert racing tipsters can post their Penn National picks the night before race day, if it's a blank day for Penn (Sunday through Tuesday/Wednesday) or there are no selections listed then check out the 'Horse Racing Tips' page for possible wagers from the other scheduled tracks.

To view specifically the best-performing expert tipsters on OLBG then head over to the 'Best Horse Racing Tipsters' page, here you will find their tips for all tracks, including picks across the pond.

You will find the most popular pick listed for the Penn National race card along with the number of tipsters already on against the total number of tips placed on the race.

Next, we have the up to 5-star 'Value Rating' which may mean a solid wager for you if the available odds appear greater than predicted chances, for example, there are plenty of experts in comparison to the total number of race tips placed.

To glance through all the tips for each race you can just click any options from the race number and meet, selection or the 'All Tips' option on the far right and you will be presented with all the picks on each runner in the race.

Here you can see additional information comprising the number of each-way picks, the number of 'NAP' selections which indicates a tipster's strongest selection of the day and any tip comments added when conducting race analysis.

You can also view here the tipsters' statistics covering the past seven days' profit to 10-point stakes, the 30-day profit, annual profit and strike rate so you are now equipped with the information to form an opinion of the tipster's current and overall performance levels, US racing form study and/or track knowledge before placing your wager.

How to place a wager on the Penn National Racing tips

Whilst perusing the most popular picks or the race-by-race tips page you may have noticed the green 'Add To Betslip' button next to each selection.

This is a quick and easy option for you to place your Penn National wager without the need to navigate away from the OLBG tips page and find your bookie.

When you have settled on your picks from the Penn National meeting, all you need to do is tap the 'Add to Betslip' option and your selection will be added to your betslip.

If you fancy a multi-bet or US Racing Acca and perhaps even include some UK race picks from our Best Horse Racing Tipsters, you can find more selections you like the look of and continue to 'Add To Betslip' before finalising your wager.

When you are happy with your number of picks you can see which bookmaker is offering the best odds via the comparison table at the top of your screen.

Tapping on your preferred bookie will take you directly to their site with your already completed betslip and without the need to add the selections again!

Penn National Notable Races

Penn National's signature race meet is in early June featuring seven stakes races worth a total of $1.3 million including their only graded stakes the Grade 2 Penn Mile run on the turf track with a purse of $500,000 and the $200,000 PA Governor's Cup, also on the turf over five furlongs.

The Holiday Racing Festival in late November features three stakes races including the Fabulous Strike Stakes for three-year-olds and upwards over six furlongs which carries a purse of $200,000.

Here's a full list of Penn National's notable races -

  • Lyphard Stakes (PA Bred - Bred in Pennsylvania)
  • Danzig Stakes (PA Bred)
  • New Start Stakes (PA Bred)
  • Penn Mile (Grade 2)
  • Penn Oaks
  • Penn Ladies Dash
  • Pennsylvania Governor's Cup
  • Robellino Stakes (PA Bred)
  • Fabulous Strike Stakes
  • Swatara Stakes
  • Blue Mountain Stakes (PA Bred)

Penn National Top Trainers

Here are the leading trainers based on the number of wins in 2023:

TrainerRunnersWinnersWins %Earnings
Kreiser, Timothy C2455723%$1m
Kulp, Brandon L2445523%$1.1m
Kravets, Bruce M3435215%$927k
Graci, Kimberly A3024916%$697k
Lucas, Bonnie2243917%$594k
Stites, Flint W2913713%$974k
Houghton, T Bernard B1653320%$744k
Mcclellan, Erin C1962915%$532k
Salvaggio, Mark V1322418%$443k
Beattie, Todd M972223%$549k

Penn National Top Jockeys

Here are the leading jockeys based on the number of wins in 2023:

JockeyRidesWinnersWins %Earnings
Rodriguez, Angel R57814124%$2.5m
Hernandez, Julio A64412620%$2.4m
Conner, Tyler4858918%$1.7m
Beato, Inoel4107619%$1.2m
Chiappe, Ricardo3435817%$1.2m
Aguilar, Manuel3605716%$937k
Salgado, Anthony4255312%$1.2m
Cora, David3504613%$1.1m
Inirio, Maicol J436348%$764k
Diaz, Vladimir327319%$746k

With a huge combined experience of horse racing between them, this content has been created and is maintained by Darren Brett, James Banting and Andy Powell. All of the data for Penn National Racetrack which includes the trainer and jockey statistics have been created using statistics from Equibase.

Darren Brett

Darren Brett

Tipster competition manager

Darren has worked in the horse racing industry for decades bringing to OLBG for the last 20 years a wealth of knowledge, creating much of our content on these sports. Darren also manages our Grand National Guide and is the go-to font of knowledge for the world's greatest steeplechase.
James Banting

James Banting

Tipster competition assistant

James Banting, a passionate horse racing enthusiast and aficionado, brings a wealth of experience to OLBG, having attended numerous race meetings over the years. His background working with the Jockey Club provides him with a unique insider's perspective on the industry.
Andy Powell

Andy Powell

Content editor

Andy is a seasoned professional with more than 15 years of experience in the field of horse racing. He has a thorough understanding of the sport, from analyzing complex statistical data to being part of a winning syndicate at the Cheltenham Festival. Andy is responsible for managing the horse racing trend blogs on OLBG.
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