featured-photoThe PHILRACOM Board, in its meeting last January 7, 2015 resolved to "cancel and transfer" the races on the first day of the Pope's visit to the Philippines this coming January 15, 2015.

In its Resolution No. 02-15, the PHILRACOM Board, cognizant of Pope Francis' pastoral visit to the Philippines wants to honor and share with the whole Filipino nation of this good news that will hopefully bring much blessings to all of us.

Read more: January 15, 2015 races cancelled in celebration of the Pope's visit

The first was in 1998, Next was in 2009.

And for the 3rd time, the PHILRACOM takes pride to receive the prestigious "Most Outstanding Accounting Office Award" for 2013 under the able leadership of Chairman Angel L. Castaño, Jr..

Read more: Triple Feat for PHILRACOM "Most Outstanding Accounting Office Award"

Chairman Angel L. Castaño, Jr. together with other Philracom Commissioners graced the opening of the Off-Track Betting outlet of the Manila Jockey Club, Inc. (MJCI) at Solaire Resorts and Casino last October 3, 2014.

Read more: PHILRACOM SUPPORTS NEW OTB OPENING AT SOLAIRE

Last September 28, 2014 the PHILRACOM sponsored 2014 Chairman's Cup was held at the San Lazaro Leisure Park, Carmona Cavite.

The race which honors former PHILRACOM leaders is part of the Commission's programs in promoting local horse racing. This year the coveted cup was held in honor of the former PHILRACOM Chairman and horse racing luminary, Atty. Benedicto K. Katigbak.

Read more: 2014 CHAIRMAN’S CUP: PHILRACOM HONORS THE LATE ATTY. BENEDICTO K. KATIGBAK

The annual staging of the PHILRACOM "Chairman's Cup" was a race that the entire horse racing industry awaits with excitement and speculation. It will be pitted by promising three (3) year old horses mostly protagonists from the concluded legs of the 2014 Triple Crown Series. This prestigious event honors the past leaders of the government agency that regulates and supervises the sport of horse racing.

Read more: PHILRACOM CHAIRMAN’S CUP - Honoring The Great Leaders of the Racing Commission