National Thoroughbred Racing Association

NTRA, Accounting Firm Conducting Survey On Thoroughbred Farm Operations

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) in conjunction with the accounting firm, Dean Dorton, is undertaking a nationwide survey focused on Thoroughbred horse farm operations. The survey includes questions on boarding, sales, stallion ownership, breeders’ awards and other ancillary operational items. All Thoroughbred farm owners are encouraged to complete this survey, which will allow the NTRA […]

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‘Flawless’ Bricks And Mortar Continues To Lead NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

No rival has been able to topple Bricks and Mortar on the race track this season and after his latest triumph in the Grade 1 Arlington Million XXXVII on August 10, the son of Giant’s Causeway remains equally dominant when it comes to his reign atop the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll. Since ascending to No. […]

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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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McKinzie Closing The Gap On Bricks And Mortar In NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

Multiple Grade 1 winner Bricks and Mortar continues to hold the lead spot in the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll heading into his expected start in the Grade 1 Arlington Million, but McKinzie’s sublime victory in the Grade 1 Whitney Stakes August 3 has allowed the son of Street Sense to narrow the gap on the […]

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Thoroughbred Industry Organizations’ Statements On Current Crisis

It began with a media death watch during a cold and wet winter at Santa Anita Park. As the number of racing and training fatalities increased at the Arcadia, Calif., track (it topped out at 30 from Dec. 26 through June 22), local and then national media began to take notice. Santa Anita owner Belinda […]

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Record-Setting Imperial Hint Joins NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

A jaw-dropping display of brilliance over one of the most storied venues in racing was enough to launch the pocket rocket that is Imperial Hint into a top-10 position in this week’s NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll. Trained by Luis Carvajal, Jr. for owner Raymond Mamone, Imperial Hint threw down an effort that stunned visually and […]

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New Historical Horse Racing Machine Developer Castle Hill Gaming Joins NTRA

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced that Castle Hill Gaming has joined the organization. Since 2013, Castle Hill Gaming has provided state-of-the-art gaming products to casino gaming facilities across the United States. The company is led by a team of veterans from the online computer game developer Kesmai Corporation and the Native American Class […]

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Steve Byk, NTRA Offer Handicapping Challenge For NHC Seat

Steve Byk, host of the acclaimed Thoroughbred radio news magazine “At the Races” on Sirius XM, is partnering with the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) to send one NHC Tour member to Las Vegas to compete in the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) next February. The “Beat Byk NHC Challenge” will run from July 20-Sept. 2. During […]

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Sistercharlie, Elate Join NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

The successful return of reigning champion turf female Sistercharlie (IRE) to the races and Elate’s overwhelming display of class helped launch the two distaffers into the top ten of this week’s NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll. In her first start since capturing the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf at Churchill Downs last November, Peter Brant’s […]

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Bricks And Mortar Continues To Lead Latest NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

It was another standard week for Bricks and Mortar as the Chad Brown trainee continues to work toward his expected start in the Grade 1 Arlington Million on August 10 while maintaining his position at the head of the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll. Bricks and Mortar, who is currently on a five-race win streak including […]

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