LEMOYNE, PA (March 4, 2014) — “PA HarnessWeek,” harness racing’s fastest-paced half-hour, kicks off its seventh season tomorrow.
The show covers the best of harness racing from Pennsylvania and across the globe. Hosts Heather Vitale and Steve Ross have been a team since the second season. Sportscaster Sharla McBride continues as reporter and guest host. Two-time Emmy® award winner Bruce Casella, who has been with the show since episode one, returns as producer/director.
New episodes air Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. on Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia through December 20th. Online viewers can catch the show in 720p high definition at HarnessWeek.com, which also links to a YouTube archive of episodes dating back to season one.
In addition to HarnessWeek.com, fans can connect with the show via Facebook (facebook.com/harnessweek) and Twitter (Twitter.com/paharnessweek).
The show is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Harness Horsemen’s Association. Founded in 1967, the Pennsylvania Harness Horsemen’s Association (PHHA) is a trade group that promotes the development of harness racing in Pennsylvania. The organization represents horsemen at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs and Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack. Its mission is to provide a stable foundation for horsemen by encouraging competitive racing that increases fan participation and enhances the reputation of Pennsylvania harness racing on the national scene. Headquartered in suburban Harrisburg, the PHHA maintains branch offices at the tracks it represents. The website is www.pahha.com.
by Ed Kobesky, for PHHA