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2021 International Aftercare of Racehorses Forum Series Starts April 6
The Aftercare of Racehorses Series will start April 6 and be held virtually each Tuesday in April.
The Jockey Club Statement on Rule Limiting Thoroughbred Stallion Breeding
In May 2020, The Jockey Club board of stewards announced that it had adopted a final rule limiting the annual breeding of individual stallions foaled in 2020 or later.
The Jockey Club Statement on USTA’s Response to the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act
The Jockey Club today released a response from its general counsel, Marc Summers, to the United States Trotting Association’s (USTA) recent assertion that the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA) is unconstitutional.
Thoroughbred Round Table Conference Speakers Call for Reforms
Clean racing is important for the Thoroughbred industry, stated many speakers at The Jockey Club Round Table.
Kentucky Department of Agriculture Breeding Shed Guidelines
Horse and farm owners can apply these guidelines to breeding sheds and other equine activities.
Statement from The Jockey Club on the Investigation by the FBI and Department of Justice
The Jockey Club commends the action of the FBI, Department of Justice and collaborating enforcement agencies.
The Jockey Club Supports the Thoroughbred Safety Coalition
The Jockey Club applauds the creation of the Thoroughbred Safety Coalition.
Importance of Harmonization Emphasized at Round Table Conference
Report from The Jockey Club Round Table Conference focuses on uniting industry.
Dr. Jennifer Durenberger Named The Jockey Club Steward at NYRA Tracks
Dr. Jennifer Durenberger will continue as NYRA’s chief examining veterinarian until she starts as The Jockey Club steward on the first day of Belmont’s fall meet.
Latest Santa Anita Tragedy Highlights Need for Dramatic Changes
On March 28, The Jockey Club published a major white paper—Vision 2025, To Prosper, Horse Racing Needs Comprehensive Reform—outlining the need for reforms and specific recommendations.
The Jockey Club Calls for Dramatic Reforms to Protect Racehorses
Spikes in horse deaths “will continue to occur without significant reforms,' noted the white paper.
Thoroughbred Safety Committee Announces 2019 Recommendations
The Thoroughbred Safety Committee announced four new recommendations to the industry to further improve the health, welfare, and safety of its equine athletes.
The Jockey Club Releases Data from the Equine Injury Database for 2018
The Equine Injury Database was launched by The Jockey Club in July 2008 and seeks to identify the frequencies, types, and outcomes of racing injuries.
The Jockey Club Denies Stud Book Privileges to Nadine Anderson
The Jockey Club determined that she knowingly misrepresented and/or aided in the misrepresentation of the eligibility for registration of foals and other information in connection with communications to the Registry Office.
Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit VIII Scheduled for June 27, 2018
The eighth Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit will be held Wednesday, June 27, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky.
The Jockey Club Publishes Names Released from Active Use
The Jockey Club published a list of more than 42,000 names released from active use.
National Uniform Medication Program: Rule Language and Adoption Status Review
Since its inception more than a decade ago, the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) has worked to develop and promote uniform rules and testing standards at the national level, which culminated in the creation of the National Uniform Medication Program (NUMP) in 2012.
South Korea to Host 2018 International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses
The second International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses (IFAR) will be held in conjunction with the 37 Asian Racing Conference (ARC) from May 13-18, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea
Penny Chenery, 'First Lady of Thoroughbred Racing' Dies at 95
Helen “Penny” Chenery, owner of 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat, who became a well-loved figure in her own right as a champion of Thoroughbreds and women in business and sports, died on Saturday, September 16
Dobson, Phillips Elected to The Jockey Club Board of Stewards
Everett R. Dobson and John W. Phillips have been elected to the board of stewards of The Jockey Club, filling the expired positions of John C. Harris and Dr. Hiram C. Polk Jr.
Round Table Transcripts and Video Replay now Available on JockeyClub.com
Official transcripts, a video replay, and the slide presentation from Sunday’s 65th annual Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing are now available at jockeyclub.com.
Banke, Elliott, Jacobson and Vonwiller to Share Insights at Jockey Club Round Table Conference
Thoroughbred owner Barbara Banke, Victoria Racing Club Chairman Amanda Elliott, former National Basketball Association senior executive Rachel Jacobson, and McKinsey & Company’s Ben Vonwiller will be featured speakers at this year's Round Table Conference.
Images, Presentations and Videos from the Pan Am Conference and IFAR now Available
Information available from the IFAR conference, held May 18 and 19, 2017, coincided with the Pan Am Conference, which was held May 17 – 20 in Washington, D.C., and concluded with a trip to the 142 Preakness Stakes.
The Jockey Club Denies Stud Book Privileges to Four Trainers for Violations
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.
Belmont Stakes Charity Celebration will Feature Award Honoring Dinny Phipps
Earle Mack, who has been actively involved in Thoroughbred breeding and racing for more than 50 years, will announce the creation of an annual award named in honor of his friend, the late Ogden Mills Phipps.
Panels on Television, Integrity and South American Racing to Highlight 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...
Registration Now Open for Thoroughbred 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.