RMTC, NTRA Release New Test Barn, Chain of Custody Recommendations: NTRA.Com 12/7/16

By: NTRA.Com The Racing Medication & Testing Consortium (RMTC) and the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) today released a new set of test barn and chain of custody recommendations designed to encourage the use of best practices at racetracks. The living document is a joint initiative of the RMTC and the NTRA Safety & Integrity

NTRA Board Approves Updates to Safety & Integrity Code of Standards: NTRA.Com 10/20/16

By: NTRA The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Board of Directors today approved amendments to the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance Code of Standards, including: a January 2019 deadline for total compliance with the National Uniform Medication Program (Program); annual certification of jockey weight scales and automated logging of weight data; and strengthening of totalizator

Pimlico Reaccredited By NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: NTRA 5/11/16

By: NTRA The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Pimlico Race Course, home of the Preakness Stakes, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Located in Baltimore, Pimlico kicks off its Spring/Summer Meet on Thursday. The 28-day Pimlico spring meeting, which will be conducted through June 28, is highlighted by

Churchill Downs Reaccredited by NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: NTRA

By: NTRA The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Churchill Downs, home of the world’s most famous horse race, the Kentucky Derby, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. The legendary Louisville, Ky., racetrack opens its Spring Meet this Saturday, one week prior to the 142nd running of the $2 million

Woodbine Reaccredited by NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: NTRA.Com 4/8/16

By: NTRA The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Woodbine Racetrack in Rexdale, Ontario, near Toronto, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Opened in 1956 bearing a name associated with racing in the area since 1874. The track opens its live Thoroughbred racing season Saturday with the unveiling of a

NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance Re-accredits Santa Anita: Horse Racing Nation 3/11/16

By: NTRA The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California, near Los Angeles, has earned re-accreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Since 1934, Santa Anita has been one of America’s leading racetracks, showcasing Hall of Fame legends like Seabiscuit, Affirmed, Spectacular Bid, John Henry and Zenyatta. In addition to

Keeneland Reaccredited by NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: Horse Racing Nation 10/2/15

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Keeneland has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Keeneland, which also includes the world’s leading Thoroughbred auction house, is a National Historic Landmark and has served as a model of the best in Thoroughbred racing since its inception in 1936. The 20-day 2015 Fall Meet

Sunland Park Reaccredited by NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance: The Horse 3/21/15

RMTC Edited Press Release The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced March 19 that Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance. Located outside of El Paso in Sunland Park, New Mexico, adjacent to Texas and the Mexican state of Chihuahua, the 56-year-old racetrack hosts its biggest day

NYRA, NYTHA Meet to Discuss Aqueduct Equine Fatalities: Paulick Report 1/10/15

by Edited Press Release In the wake of a troubling increase in the number of equine fatalities over the Aqueduct inner dirt track this winter, the New York Racing Association and New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association met on Saturday morning to address the issue and distributed separate press releases. From NYRA: The New York Racing