News Archive

Application Forms for Temporary Retirement Funds

Due to the efforts of the MSOA Board of Directors and staff, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has allowed a temporary change in the MSOA Retirement Plan. Here are the specifics: MSOA Retirement Plan participants under 55 years of age and vested may, for 30 days,...

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Important Notice regarding MSOA Retirement Plan

Due to the efforts of the MSOA Board of Directors and staff, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has allowed a temporary change in the MSOA Retirement Plan. Here are the specifics: MSOA Retirement Plan participants under 55 years of age and vested may, for 30 days,...

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A Message from the Horsemen’s Relief Committee

The members of the committee want to reach out to our membership to keep you updated on our process.  We realize that this COVID-19 shutdown has affected all horsemen differently, and we don't want to assume we know each member's hardships.  We have had many lengthy...

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Webinar: Retirement Info during the pandemic

Please register for the webinar HERE or at the link below. Join us for a webinar on Retirement Plans During the Coronavirus Pandemic When: April 23, at 1pm During this unprecedented time the amount of information you are being provided can be overwhelming. Join DBZ...

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COVID-19 Update: MSOA Board meets

The MSOA held a board meeting today and one of the topics of discussion related to how the MSOA can further assist horsemen. So far, the MSOA has come to an agreement to maintain access to the backstretch and track for a fee and created a two month "vacation" of...

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Currier & Ives Filly Trot postponed

The Meadows announced today that the Currier & Ives Trot 46 for 3 year-old-filly trotters will be postponed from its current May 22, 2020 date. A rescheduled date for the event will be announced in the near future. The Currier & Ives Trot 46 for 3-year-old...

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COVID-19 Update: April 7

During these extraordinary times, the MSOA would like to continue to help our horsemen with advice and helpful information. Here are our recommendations. 1) Go to SBA.gov and apply for the available payroll reimbursements and SBA loans. 2) Contact your banking...

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May PASS events to be rescheduled

Please be advised due to the ongoing COVID 19 National Emergency, the Pennsylvania State Horse Racing Commission has announced that the PA Sires Stakes for 3 Year Olds along with the 3-Year-Old Stallion Series that were scheduled for the month of May have been...

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