Today’s Penn National Picks

Gambler Saloon
December 29, 2021
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Looking for Penn National Picks? You’ve come to the right place! Our horse handicapping experts provide you with betting tips on today’s races at Penn National, including Daily Double, Exacta, Trifecta, Superfecta, Pick 4, Pick 5 and Pick 6 bets!

Today's Penn National Picks
12/29/21 6:00 PM Usa Est

Below you’ll find Penn National free picks for today’s races, selected by our horse racing handicapping team. You can find here all our horse racing tips.


Cool Society


Tanya’s Gem


Emerald Fever


Warrior’s Blade


Mystery Item


Colonel Moorhead




Laddie Liam


G Daddy

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How to use our Penn National Racing Tips

Our expert racing tipsters post their Penn National picks 12-16 hours before the start of the first race. Get the latest news, odds, race reports and betting advice from our experienced group of horse racing tipsters.

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* Prices given are just guides and are settled at time of writing.

Penn National Racetrack

Penn National is one of the most known racetracks in Pennsylvania. It has been opened in Grantville in August 1972, and since 2008 is part of the Hollywood Casino complex. The track sits 17 miles east of Harrisburg and within commutable distance to two other major cities; 100 miles from Philadelphia and Baltimore.

Penn National racing takes place either Wednesday through Saturday or Thursday through Saturday every month of the year, around 180 days per year.
The racecourse consists of a one mile (1.6 km) dirt track and a seven-furlong turf course. There is a run of just under 1,000 feet from the final turn to the wire on the home stretch.

Penn National Draw Positions

Sprint dirt races
Middle and outside posts are preferred with the exception of post 11 and 12. Post 4 through 10 are best and most preferred at Penn National.

Route events
The inside and middle draws (post 4 through 8) are equally effective, and posts 9 through 12 are least attractive.

Turf Sprints
Middle posts are best, and in turf routes the inside is the place to be. Posts 9 through 12 are unproductive in both grass sprints and routes.

Penn National Live Racing

You’ll be able to watch live races from Penn National racetrack at TVG and check out simulcast racing as well.

Register a new TVG account for free and you will have the opportunity to watch all the live action from Penn National, video replays of every race. You can take part in mobile betting and placing your bets without visiting a physical betting shop.

Penn National Main Races

With the advent of the Penn Mile, the turf course at Penn National has taken more prominence in recent years.

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