The Jockey Club

American Horse Council Joins Forces with AKC Reunite: Over 1 Million Equine Microchips Searchable

The American Horse Council has expanded the number of supporting organizations to their equine microchip lookup tool at with the addition of AKC Reunite, bringing the number of searchable microchipping equids to over 1 million. AKC Reunite is the nation’s largest not for profit pet microchipping company. Founded in 1995 and an affiliate of […]

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Jockey Club Issues Video, FAQ For Managing Thoroughbred Digital Certificates

The Jockey Club Registry has made available a video tutorial and FAQs to assist industry stakeholders with managing digital certificates. Digital certificates were introduced in 2018 to streamline management of the official certificate of registration throughout the life of a Thoroughbred.  Click here to watch the tutorial and click here to read the FAQs. “A digital certificate […]

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Irwin: States, Nearly All Horse Racing Institutions Lack Will To Clean Up Sport

Monday’s initiative to go after cheaters in horse racing starkly portrays the dilemma our industry faces. The initiative taken by the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation was a victory for jurisprudence and a failure of every state in America, its regulators, racing boards, investigators, Thoroughbred racetracks and rank-and-file members of racing who […]

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Jockey Club Contributes More Than $750,000 To Racing Surfaces Testing Lab

The Jockey Club today announced the completion of a contribution of more than three-quarters of a million dollars from certain of its commercial businesses to the Racing Surfaces Testing Laboratory (RSTL) for equipment and other assets to expand services to additional racetracks across North America.  The need to increase and sustain the future of research […]

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Thoroughbred Incentive Program To Host Two Championship Events At Kentucky Horse Park

The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) today announced that it has approved nearly 7,000 awards and classes at more than 1,400 shows in 41 states and six Canadian provinces in 2020. Awards are available for multiple disciplines, including eventing, dressage, Western and English pleasure, hunter/jumper, endurance, Western performance, games, and polocrosse. Awards are also […]

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‘Time For Talk Is Done’: Congress Hears Debate Over Horseracing Integrity Act

The future of horse racing will be in jeopardy if Congress doesn’t pass the Horseracing Integrity Act. The future of horse racing will be in jeopardy if Congress does pass the Horseracing Integrity Act. Those were the mixed messages heard by Members of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on […]

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Hall Of Famer McCarron Among Witnesses At Tuesday’s Congressional Hearing On Horseracing Integrity Act

Retired Hall of Fame jockey Chris McCarron will be among those testifying next Tuesday during a Congressional hearing on the Horseracing Integrity Act, federal legislation that would create a private, independent national oversight agency to regulate medication policy for the sport. The hearing of the Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and […]

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Calumet Farm Tops North American Breeders By Earnings In 2019

Calumet Farm has topped the individual breeders list in North America in 2019 with $12,545,854 in earnings, according to statistics released today by The Jockey Club Information Systems. Calumet Farm bred 410 starters with 332 wins, 310 seconds, and 323 thirds out of 2,435 starts. Kenneth L. Ramsey & Sarah K. Ramsey was second with earnings of […]

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Jockey Club: InCompass Solutions President Kimbrell Retires; Palmer, Dobbins Take New Roles

The Jockey Club today announced the retirement of Brad Kimbrell, president of InCompass Solutions Inc. (InCompass), effective January 1, 2020.  “Since joining The Jockey Club in 1994, Brad has been a tireless and highly effective leader who pioneered the automation of the racing office and horsemen’s bookkeeper function,” said James L. Gagliano, president and chief […]

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