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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Where Restrictions Create Opportunities

For nearly as long as Thoroughbreds have raced against one another in organized pari-mutuel events, there have been breed and age restrictions to qualify for certain races. The same is true for the horse show world. Classes can be (and often are) restricted by age, level of training of the horse, rider and breed. In […]

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Witt, Little Announced As Recipients Of The Jockey Club Scholarships

Julianna Witt is the recipient of the first The Jockey Club Scholarship, and Scott Little is the winner of The Jockey Club Jack Goodman Scholarship, it was announced today. Both scholarships cover the 2017 – 2018 academic year. The Jockey Club Scholarship provides $15,000 ($7,500 per semester) to a student who is pursuing a bachelor’s […]

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Lawsuit Over Who Gets Incentive Funds Dismissed By New York Judge

A New York judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by horse owner Alan R. Cook against The Jockey Club, the Thoroughbred Breeding and Development Fund and a former employee in which Cook said he was entitled to New York-bred incentive money. The suit, filed in January, sought $165,000 in damages from the New York Thoroughbred […]

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Daily Double: Vazquez Horse Disqualified Twice From Maiden Wins For Drug Violations

What are the chances a horse would be disqualified from a maiden win – not once, but twice – as a result of post-race drug tests? That’s what happened to J. J.’s Candy, a 3-year-old Sidney’s Candy colt owned by Big Monk Stable and Liorah Stables and trained by Juan Vazquez. J.J.’s Candy’s first disqualification […]

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T. I. P. Non-Competition Award Applications Now Available

Applications for The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program’s (T.I.P.’s) two annual awards, the Thoroughbred of the Year Award and the Young Rider of the Year Award, are now available online at tjctip.com. The T.I.P. Thoroughbred of the Year Award recognizes a Thoroughbred that has excelled in a non-competitive career, such as equine-assisted therapy or police work. The […]

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Jockey Club: Preciado, Sedlacek, Vitali & Vazquez Denied Stud Book Privileges

The Jockey Club announced today that one trainer has been denied all privileges of The American Stud Book for 10 years and that three other trainers have been denied the same privileges for one or two years. All actions became effective January 1, 2017. The denials of privileges include the privilege of registering foals and […]

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Haydon, White Named To New Posts At Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation has named Jamie Haydon vice president and Holly White director of development, effective today. The announcement was made by Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation Chairman Dell Hancock. Both of them will report to Hancock and Edward L. Bowen, the president of the foundation, and will be based in The Jockey Club’s Lexington, […]

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South American Racing, International Integrity Efforts To Highlight 2017 Pan Am Conference

Panels focusing on televised coverage of horse racing, the South American breeding and racing industry, and international integrity efforts will highlight the business sessions at the second Pan American Conference, to be held May 17 – 20 in Washington, D.C. The Jockey Club, the breed registry for Thoroughbreds in North America, and the Latin American […]

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Registration Open For Owner Conference At Del Mar

OwnerView announced today that registration is now open for the fourth edition of the Thoroughbred Owner Conference, which is scheduled to take place in Del Mar, Calif., October 30 – November 1, 2017, immediately preceding the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. A limited number of reserved seats are available for the Breeders’ Cup races on both […]

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Equine Fatality Rate Declines For Fourth Consecutive Year

An analysis of data from the Equine Injury Database (EID) has shown a reduction in the rate of fatal injury for a fourth consecutive year and a 23 percent drop since 2009, The Jockey Club announced today. When comparing 2016 statistics to 2015 statistics across all surfaces, ages, and distances, the rate dropped from 1.62 […]

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