Horseman’s Bookkeeper

Register Your Horse or Get More Info at Presque Isle Downs in Erie, PA!

Stall Applications Are Now Available: 

2023 Stall Application

Track Facility Utilization Form 

*Both forms must be completed when applying for the 2023 live racing season. 

Horseman’s Bookkeeper- Required Information: 

  • Contact Information: Address, Phone Number and Email Address
  • A voided check (to set up ACH Payment)
  • W-9 Form: A new one is required each year
    • Foreign accounts we require the information as above, but need proof of US taxpayer ID and W-8 BEN claiming a country with a valid traty or a 30% withholding will apply.
    • Can be faxed, emailed or scanned prior to racing. It is very important that we receive a completed W-9 in order to establish your account correctly with us. 
  • Also, you may request your unique log-on for your Presque Isle Downs Horseman’s Account by contacting the bookkeeper.
  • 2023 Wire Fees (In or Out) will be $25.00
  • PAHBPA Purse Release Agreement – Please contact the HBA for more information at (814) 860-8990 or email [email protected]

Disbursement of Horsement Accounts: 

Purse funds are available to request 24 hours after your horse has ran, even with a pay-back form on file. 
Any horses that had a test drawn from the Pennsylvania Racing Commision may not be requested until after the commission has formally release the horse. 

All funds will be in the form of ACH Payments. Please email or drop off a copy of a coided check in order for your account to be set up for payment. 

Partnerships, LLC’s, INC’s CORP’s, etc…

Corporations, INC’s, and LLC’s (with Federal ID Number) accounts are only dispersed in the corporation name. Individuals and partnerships will have the payment made payable to the name of the accoun, owner of record or authorized agent. 

If a horse runs in the name of a partnership, the payment will be made to whomever provided the voided check for ACH payments. The Bookkeepers DO NOT pay out percentages to different partners. It is the responsibility of the partnership to disbruse the money accoudingly. 

Acceptable fors of Deposit for “Claiming” Purposes/Wire Information: 

Funds can be placed in the account in the form of US Currency, Certified Check, Cashier Check, Money Orders, Wire Transfers*, a WV, PA or MD Racetrack Horsement Bookkeeping Office Check**, or transfer from an existing accoun of the same owner. No personal check or third-party check will be accepted. All personal & business checks will have a 7 day hold on the account for the amount on the check before it is clear and available. 
Any negotiable instruments presented will require the bookkeeping office to verify the validity from the issuer. All checks should be made out to PID, LLC.

*Please remember to add the $25 Wire Fee with your wire, or you claim will be voided due to insufficient funds
**With accompany account statement

Presque Isle Downs Wiring Info: 

Click Here to Access Form

Beneficiary Bank Name: PNC Bank 
Bank Address: (if needed) Two Plaza 620 Liberty Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15265
Bank Routing Number: 043000096
Beneficiary Account: 1028968237

Please include the following information with your wire:
-Your Name & Name of Horseman’s Account it should be deposited to

*This is very important to ensure your wire goes where it belongs in a timely manner. ALSO do not forget the $25 wire charge.

Provide Sufficient Lead Time Sending a Wire

Wire transfers are the responsibility of the owner/trainer to initiate with sufficient time so the wire will be received the day before the event time or the deadline. No money will be credited to the account unless the Company Bank verified the receipt of the funds with our bank. If the funds have not been acknowledged by the end of the full business day prior to the event or deadline, the funds may not be available. 

Racing Charged Deducted From Owners Accounts

The Horseman’s Bookkeeper’s Office will deduct the owner accounts for jockey fees, HPBA, Lasix fees, nomination fees, entry fees, starting fees, photgraphs, veterinary lasix charges, treausre liens, fines by the Pennsylvania Racing Commision and cour ordered levees.