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PH Harness Week TV show set to resume

April 08, 2009

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The Pennsylvania Harness Horsemen\'s Association has announced that its PA Harness Week television show will begin its 2009 season on Saturday, April 11. The show, which features the best of Pennsylvania harness horse racing plus features, interviews and behind-the-scenes footage, was critically acclaimed in its debut 2008 season.
New episodes of the weekly half-hour show will air every Saturday at 1 pm on Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia from April 11 through Sept. 5. PA HarnessWeek reaches an audience of over three million viewers in Pennsylvania and parts of surrounding states. In addition, the show\'s website, www.harnessweek.comfeatures full episodes.

The show is produced by Emmy-award winner Bruce Casella and hosted by longtime racing pros Steve Ross and Heather Moffett. It is produced in conjunction with Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs and taped live at Harrah\'s Chester Casino & Racetrack. Every episode features a recap of the previous week\'s races in Pennsylvania and around the world, a look ahead at the coming week\'s upcoming cards, plus segments like “Blast from the Past” featuring rare footage from historic races and more.

Seven minutes of commercial time is available per episode. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, Harrah\'s Chester Racetrack & Casino, Hanover Shoe Farms and M.H. Eby Inc. have already committed as advertisers. Interested parties may contact the PHHA for a media kit with demographic data and a complete rate sheet. (PHHA)
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