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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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Bloodlines: Limiting Stallion Books Could Be Right Thing For The Breed, Thoroughbred Economy

Those wild revolutionaries at the Jockey Club lobbed an incendiary device into last week’s news with the announcement that their board of stewards was considering a “rule to limit the annual breeding of individual stallions starting with the 2021 breeding season.” In the final days leading up to the world’s largest yearling sale at Keeneland, […]

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Jockey Club To Consider Limiting Stallion Book Size To 140 Mares

The Jockey Club board of stewards, concerned with the narrowing of the diversity of the Thoroughbred gene pool, announced its consideration of a rule to limit the annual breeding of individual stallions starting with the 2021 breeding season. The Jockey Club, established in 1894, is the keeper of the American Stud Book and maintains the […]

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T.I.P. Thoroughbred Of The Year Honors Memory Of Late Trainer Monique Snowden

The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) today announced the recipients of its two non-competition awards, the T.I.P. Thoroughbred of the Year Award and the T.I.P. Young Rider of the Year Award, for 2019. The Thoroughbred of the Year Award recognizes a Thoroughbred that has excelled in a non-competitive career, such as equine-assisted therapy or […]

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‘Importance Of Animal Welfare’: Humane Society’s Presence At Round Table A Positive Step

For the first time in the 67-year history of the event, the Jockey Club’s Annual Round Table Conference featured a speaker from an animal protection organization. Valerie Pringle, equine protection campaign manager for the Humane Society of the United States, told attendees about the HSUS’s priority campaigns to protect horses and other equines at the […]

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The Jockey Club Projects 2020 North American Foal Crop Of 20,500

The Jockey Club is projecting a 2020 North American registered Thoroughbred foal crop of 20,500. The Jockey Club also announced a revision to the 2019 foal crop from 21,500 to 20,800. This adjustment is based on the number of Live Foal Reports received to date for the 2019 foaling year. The foal crop projection, traditionally […]

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Jockey Club, ROAP Announce International Stewards Education Programs

The Jockey Club and Racing Officials Accreditation Program (ROAP) announced the creation of two programs, administered by ROAP and funded in part by The Jockey Club, to educate stewards practicing in North America on international officiating standards. The purpose of the program is to provide an immersive experience with international stewards to cultivate and foster […]

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Jockey Club To Live Stream 67th Round Table Conference

The Jockey Club will provide a live video stream for Sunday’s 67th Annual Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing from Saratoga Springs, N.Y., on jockeyclub.com. The two-hour conference begins at 10 a.m. EDT. In addition to the live stream on The Jockey Club’s website, the event can be viewed on TVG2 and tvg.com. Updates from the […]

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Jockey Club Unveils Documentary Marking Its 125th Anniversary

The Jockey Club announced today the release of a documentary, “From Yesterday to Today: A Celebration of The Jockey Club’s 125th Anniversary,” to recognize the 125th anniversary of the organization’s founding in 1894. The 28-minute documentary was created by Wrigley Media Group of Lexington, Ky., and produced by Emmy Award-winning producer Joan Ciampi. It details The Jockey […]

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