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Commentary: Uniform Rules In Horse Racing Won’t Happen Without Compromise

For as long as I’ve covered horse racing, I’ve been asking people to define their biggest concern about the sport. For my entire career, the top two, conveniently dovetailed answers have been the same: central regulatory authority and uniform rules. Those who want a commissioner of horse racing usually want one so they will impose […]

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Transcripts, Video Replay Of Jockey Club Round Table Now Available

Official transcripts, a video replay, and the slide presentations from Sunday’s 67th annual Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing are now available at jockeyclub.com. The conference, held Sunday, August 11, 2019, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., featured a Q-and-A session with John Messara, the owner and chairman of Arrowfield Stud, and a presentation on […]

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Jockey Club To Live Stream 67th Round Table Conference

The Jockey Club will provide a live video stream for Sunday’s 67th Annual Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing from Saratoga Springs, N.Y., on jockeyclub.com. The two-hour conference begins at 10 a.m. EDT. In addition to the live stream on The Jockey Club’s website, the event can be viewed on TVG2 and tvg.com. Updates from the […]

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‘A Better Path Forward’: Industry Leaders To Discuss Changing Interference Rules

Over the next week, a series of industry meetings in Saratoga Springs, New York will address, in some capacity, the potential adoption of Category 1 interference philosophy in North American racing. On Tuesday, Thoroughbred Idea Foundation (TIF) Executive Director Patrick Cummings will discuss the topic in a session of the Albany Law School’s Saratoga Institute on […]

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Jockey Club Round Table To Focus On Crisis Management, International Perspectives On Horse Racing

The Jockey Club announced today that its 67th Annual Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing will feature international perspectives on racing as well as communications strategies in times of crisis and measures that may improve the Thoroughbred industry. The conference will be held on Sunday, August 11, at the Gideon Putnam Resort in […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The Match Series: Square Peg, Round Table?

Last weekend’s Jockey Club Round Table generated some thought-provoking ideas, as it usually does. Afterwards, the question always seems to be: how can the racing industry implement some of them? In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick sort through this year’s proposals and identify the ideas that would be good […]

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Round Table: British Jockey Club Focusing On Fans First, Wagers Next

If Jockey Club chairman Stuart Janney’s concluding remarks at the 66th annual Round Table this week are anything to go by, the organization is taking some significant cues from its English counterpart. The majority of Sunday’s Round Table served to review a 2018 McKinsey and Company study and its updated suggestions for improving the sport. […]

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Round Table: Jockey Club Preparing To Invest In New Industry Projects Per McKinsey Suggestions

Could the Jockey Club one day own racetracks in America? According to the 66th Round Table Conference, held at the Gideon Putnam Resort and Spa in Saratoga Springs on Sunday, it’s possible. Jockey Club chairman Stuart Janney concluded the conference with an outline of action points the organization plans to tackle in the coming years, […]

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McKinsey, Seven Years On: How Has Racing Done?

Every August like clockwork, industry stakeholders and media dress up and file into a ballroom at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs for the annual Jockey Club Round Table. The Round Table, which has evolved from a small discussion to a series of large, formal addresses, has tackled topics like medication reform, racing integrity, […]

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Jockey Club Round Table To Be Available On TVG2, Live Streaming

The Jockey Club will provide a live video stream for Sunday’s 66th Annual Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing from Saratoga Springs, N.Y., on jockeyclub.com. The two-hour conference begins at 10 a.m. EDT. In addition to the live stream on The Jockey Club’s website, the event can be viewed on TVG2 and tvg.com. Updates from the conference will be […]

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