The Jockey Club Denies Stud Book Privileges to Four: Blood-Horse 4/19/17

By: BloodHorse Staff The Jockey Club announced one trainer has been denied all privileges of The American Stud Book for 10 years and three other trainers have been denied the same privileges for one or two years. All actions became effective Jan. 1 of this year. The denials of privileges include the privilege of registering

NYRA Tracks Strongly Support Out-Of-Competition Testing: THA Racing.Com 11/29/16

By: Andy Belfiore Out-of-competition testing is a hot topic in horse racing. The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium and the Association of Racing Commissioners International have been working on a model rule, and several state racing commissions, most notably the California Horse Racing Board, already have out-of-competition testing programs in place. But one such program

News Releases: The Jockey Club 9/8/16

By: Jockeyclub.com/contact; Bob Curran Jr. Statement from James L. Gagliano, president and chief operating officer of The Jockey Club After a decade of discussion, and two full years of study, an enhanced model rule for out-of-competition testing that includes a progressive list of prohibited substances was finally proposed by the Racing Medication & Testing Consortium

California Betting on Equine ‘Passports’: Thoroughbred Daily News 8/30/16

By: T. D. Thornton Advocates for some form of an “equine biological passport” have maintained in recent years that it’s the lack of funding–and not a lack of technological expertise–that is keeping drug policing based on Thoroughbred biomarker analysis from becoming a reality in United States racing. Now, thanks to a two-year, $50,000-per-year grant from

Del Mar, Jockey Club Back Enhanced Medication Testing: DMTC.Com 8/22/16

By: Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Del Mar Thoroughbred Club (DMTC) and The Jockey Club have formally announced that they both will provide additional funding to the Ken Maddy Laboratory at the University California, Davis to enhance the California Horse Racing Board’s (CHRB) medication testing program. The announcement was made at The Jockey Club’s regional members

California Expands Equine Drug Testing: Blood-Horse 8/18/16

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MARYLAND EQUINE FATALITY RATE DROPS 37 PERCENT: The Racing Biz 3/29/16

By: Frank Vespe The incidence of equine fatalities in Maryland fell to its lowest rate since 2011 in 2015, according to data from The Jockey Club released last week. The combined fatality rate at Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course dropped to 1.35 deaths per 1,000 starters. That was a 37 percent drop from the

NYRA Equine Injury Rate Remains Below National Average: Horse Racing Nation 3/24/16

By: Horseracingnation.com/NYRA Communications   For a third consecutive year, the number of catastrophic equine injuries at The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) tracks continued at a rate below the national average, as reported Tuesday by The Jockey Club. The fatality rate at Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park and Saratoga Race Course in 2015 was 1.1 per 1,000