National Thoroughbred Racing Association

American Horse Council, NTRA Analysis: What New Tax Law Will Mean To Horse Industry

The Senate hustled early Wednesday morning, December 20 to pass the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 by a vote of 51-48.  Although the House passed the bill Tuesday afternoon, congressional budget rules required the Senate to return the bill to the House for a revote on Wednesday to address technical changes.  While details […]

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Waldrop To Appear On Pair Of Global Symposium Panels; NTRA Offering Handicapping Workshop

Staff representing every major initiative at the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) will be in Tucson, Ariz., next week for the racing industry’s most important annual business conference, the Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming, organized by the University of Arizona’s Race Track Industry Program, at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort. Symposium attendees, especially NTRA members, […]

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Longshot-Heavy Breeders’ Cup Sees Just 35 IRS Filings, Down 97 Percent Over 2016

Despite some of the longest-priced winners in Breeders’ Cup history, only 35 winning tickets at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club triggered Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reporting or withholding via automatic W-2G filings across the two-day Breeders’ Cup World Championships. That represents a 97 percent reduction from the previous year, when 1,333 W-2G filings occurred on-track […]

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Temporada De Otoño 2017 En Keeneland: Entre Mejoras, Lujo Y Controversia

La llegada del otoño en los Estados Unidos es sinónimo – entre otras cosas – de hipismo en Keeneland, uno de los hipódromos más atractivos del país, no solo por su esplendor, sino también por la categoría del espectáculo que este año se extiende desde el viernes 6 hasta el sábado 28 de Octubre. Los […]

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Update On New IRS Rules: Major ADW Companies Ready To Comply Today

With new, favorable U.S. Treasury and Internal Revenue Service reporting and withholding regulations going into effect today (Thursday, Sept. 28), most of the largest advance deposit wagering companies say they are ready to implement the changes immediately. AmWager, NYRA Bets, TVG, TwinSpires and Xpressbet all have issued press releases or posted statements on social media saying […]

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IRS Announces Formal Adoption Of ‘Landmark’ Pari-Mutuel Regulations

The U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced Monday that they will formally adopt modernized regulations regarding the withholding and reporting of pari-mutuel proceeds. The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) has long pressed for these updated regulations that will allow horseplayers to keep more of their winnings, thereby increasing the amount wagered […]

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Gun Runner Eclipses Arrogate To Lead NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

The recent Grade 1 Whitney winner Gun Runner took over first place for the first time in Week 30 of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top Thoroughbred Poll for horses of all ages, results of which were released today. Trained by Steve Asmussen for owners Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm, the multiple graded stakes winner Gun Runner(27 first-place votes, 394 points) moved up the ladder […]

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Los Alamitos Summer Qualifier Set For July 8, Offers Three Seats To NHC

The Los Alamitos Racing Association will offer a cash prize and three seats to the 2018 National Thoroughbred Racing Association National Handicapping Championship in Las Vegas with a live money contest Saturday, July 8. Cost to enter the Los Alamitos Summer Qualifier is $400. Of that amount, $100 will be placed in the contest prize […]

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Always Dreaming Ranked Highest In Final NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

The 2017 Triple Crown series is now in the books with the running of the final jewel, the 149th Belmont Stakes (G1) at Belmont Park this past Saturday. The “Test of the Champion” won by Tapwrit did not get voted the best NTRA three-year-old as the final votes were tabulated in week 20 of the […]

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Canterbury Park Reaccredited By NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Canterbury Park has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Canterbury Park received its initial Alliance accreditation in 2010. All accreditations and reaccreditations carry an effective period of two years. “Earning re-accreditation from the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance assures all Canterbury Park participants […]

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