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Jockey Club: Reports Of Mares Bred Due By August 1

The Jockey Club reminds stallion managers to submit their Reports of Mares Bred (RMBs) for the 2018 breeding season by August 1. “To ensure that the breeding statistics we release in the fall are as accurate as possible, we request that RMBs be submitted by August 1,” said Matt Iuliano, executive vice president and executive director of […]

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Jockey Club, TOBA’s Horse Racing Reform Launches Improved Website

Horse Racing Reform, an industry initiative led by The Jockey Club and Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, announced today the launch of an updated website, horseracingreform.org,designed to better inform and educate the general public, racing fans, and industry personnel on safety, integrity, and welfare matters in horse racing. The mobile-friendly site includes a range of new […]

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Jockey Club Announces Winners Of Academic Scholarships For 2018-19

The Jockey Club announced today that Brianna Vitt has been selected to receive The Jockey Club Scholarship and Jacqueline Schumacher has been selected to receive The Jockey Club Jack Goodman Scholarship. The Jockey Club Scholarship provides $15,000 ($7,500 per semester) to a student who is pursuing a bachelor’s degree or higher at any university and […]

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Disaster Planning, Racing Surfaces Among Topics At Annual Welfare, Safety Summit

The eighth Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit, to be held on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at Keeneland in Lexington, Ky., will update the industry on findings in areas such as equine injury statistics and jockey safety as well as touch on other points of interest including the integrity of racing and the role of […]

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Jockey Club’s Gagliano Named Chairman Of American Horse Council

James L. Gagliano, President & Chief Operating Officer of The Jockey Club, was elected as the next Chairman of the American Horse Council’s (AHC) Board of Trustees during the AHC’s Annual Meeting and National Issues Forum. Gagliano succeeds Dr. Jerry Black who served as Chairman the past three years. “I’m honored to lead the American […]

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Jockey Club Issues First Digital Foal Registration Certificate

The Jockey Club announced today that a colt by Pioneerof the Nile out of Mildly Offensive, born Feb. 19 at WinStar Farm, is the first foal to be issued a digital certificate of foal registration. The transition to digital foal certificates from hardcopies begins with the 2018 foal crop and was first announced at the […]

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Chicken Houses And Horse Rescue: A Complicated Tale

Several days after New Year’s, New Jersey resident Dina Alborano posted a video on social media of a crowd of horses jogging down a livestock chute somewhere in Louisiana, imploring her followers on Twitter to donate money to prevent the horses from shipping to a slaughterhouse in Mexico. The cost to purchase 11 horses and […]

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Thoroughbred Incentive Program Unveils Winners Of Performance Awards

The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.), which encourages the retraining of Thoroughbreds into other disciplines upon completion of careers in racing or breeding, today announced the winners and other placings from its 2017 performance awards program. The performance awards recognize Thoroughbreds accumulating the most points at all horse shows in each of the award […]

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Despite Slight Uptick In Equine Injuries, Overall Trends Remain Positive

An analysis of data from the Equine Injury Database (EID) has shown a modest increase in the rate of fatal injury in 2017 (1.61 per 1,000 starts) compared to 2016 (1.54 per 1,000 starts), The Jockey Club announced today. Prof. Tim Parkin, veterinarian and epidemiologist from the University of Glasgow and consultant to the EID, […]

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Horseracing Integrity Act Gains Support Of 64 Trainers; Among Major Tracks, Churchill Downs Missing In Action

The Water Hay Oats Alliance has released a letter – signed by 64 current and retired trainers – endorsing the Horseracing Integrity Act (H.R. 2651) introduced in the U.S. Congress last year by Reps. Andy Barr (R-KY) and Paul Tonko (D-NY). The bill would establish a non-governmental, non-profit agency to oversee medication policy and enforcement […]

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