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Jockey Club Contributes More Than $750,000 To Racing Surfaces Testing Lab

The Jockey Club today announced the completion of a contribution of more than three-quarters of a million dollars from certain of its commercial businesses to the Racing Surfaces Testing Laboratory (RSTL) for equipment and other assets to expand services to additional racetracks across North America.  The need to increase and sustain the future of research […]

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2020 Jockey Club Fact Book Now Available Online

The Jockey Club announced today that the 2020 edition of the Fact Book is available in the Resources section of its website at  The online Fact Book is a statistical and informational guide to Thoroughbred breeding, racing and auction sales in North America and is updated quarterly. It also features a directory of Canadian, international, […]

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Jockey Club: InCompass Solutions President Kimbrell Retires; Palmer, Dobbins Take New Roles

The Jockey Club today announced the retirement of Brad Kimbrell, president of InCompass Solutions Inc. (InCompass), effective January 1, 2020.  “Since joining The Jockey Club in 1994, Brad has been a tireless and highly effective leader who pioneered the automation of the racing office and horsemen’s bookkeeper function,” said James L. Gagliano, president and chief […]

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Jockey Club: ‘Still Continuing To Study’ Rule That Would Limit Stud Books

The Jockey Club board of stewards today announced that it is continuing its consideration of a rule to limit the annual breeding of individual stallions. The Jockey Club stated further, “We are grateful for the many thoughtful comments in response to our September proposal. The stewards are considering those comments as we continue to study […]

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View From The Eighth Pole: U.S. Horse Racing’s Lack Of Organization, Leadership Magnified During Crisis

Horse racing is in crisis, and not just in California or the United States, where there has been an increased focus on the sport’s equine fatalities since Santa Anita Park went through a particularly deadly period last winter. More recently, Keeneland – in the heart of Kentucky’s Thoroughbred industry – has been on the defensive […]

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PR Special Fasig-Tipton October Yearlings Sale: A Model For The Jockey Club?

The Paulick Report is on the grounds for the Fasig-Tipton October Yearlings Sale with the latest edition of the PR Special. In this edition, bloodstock editor Joe Nevills adds context to The Jockey Club’s proposed plan to cap stud books at 140 mares per year by speaking to industry leaders in Standardbred racing, which imposed […]

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OXO Equine’s Larry Best Wins New Owner Of The Year Award

OwnerView announced today that Larry Best, who races under OXO EQUINE, has been honored with the 2019 New Owner of the Year Award, presented by Fasig-Tipton, which recognizes a new Thoroughbred owner who has been successful in the sport and has had a positive impact on the industry.  The award will be presented during the sixth Thoroughbred Owner Conference, which is scheduled for Oct. 28_30 at […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The MATCH Series: Racing’s Future In Illinois, Stud Limits?

In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick tackle several topics. They begin with a discussion of the latest developments in Illinois, where horsemen are at odds with Churchill Downs Inc. for its decision not to seek a casino license for Arlington Park. The discussion then moves to The Jockey Club, […]

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Thoroughbred Incentive Program Championships Winners Announced

The third Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) Championship Horse Show was held Saturday, September 7, and Sunday, September 8, 2019, at the Kentucky Horse Park in conjunction with the New Vocations All-Thoroughbred Charity Show. During the championships, 248 Thoroughbreds competed in a total of 26 divisions comprising English Pleasure, Western Pleasure, Dressage, Western Dressage, Hunters, and […]

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