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  The Penn is Mightier Than You Think!     

Penn National When Penn National opened in 1972 it's main claim to fame was that it was the only lighted one mile racetrack in the United States. With a purse value index of 4 the quality of racing was on the low side, but did things change!

Penn National Since the day that Pennsylvania legalized casino gambling, Penn National Gaming has become on of the major players in the gaming industry. Penn National Gaming has acquired multiple and race tracks including, Charlestown Race Course, Bangor Raceway, Freehold, Beulah Park, Zia park to mention a few, under it's Hollywood Slots Banner.

 In 2011 Penn National ran it's normal year round schedule. It did make some changes mainly shifting post time to 6 pm and running on Mondays in Tuesdays. The Purse Value Index was 35, and Dana Whitney captured the riding crown.