Del Mar Reaccredited By NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: Paulick Report 10/30/17

By: NTRA The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, host site for Friday and Saturday's Breeders' Cup World Championships, has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Del Mar is a world-class Thoroughbred racing destination welcoming the sport's top athletes and California's most spirited partygoers during

Steady Strides Toward Safety: Blood-Horse 6/2/17

By: Frank Angst In 2016 nearly 150 horses who seven years earlier might have been lost to catastrophic breakdowns while racing, safely walked off the track after competing and returned to their barns. Those accidents that never happened can be attributed to an industry that has worked to gather better information on catastrophic breakdowns, new

Monmouth Park Earns Reaccreditation from NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: NTRA.Com 5/11/17

By: NTRA Press Release/Joan Lawrence LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 11, 2017) – The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Monmouth Park has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Featuring 14 graded stakes this year marks the 50th running of the Grade 1 $1 million Betfair.com Haskell Invitational and the 66th renewal

Sunland Park Earns Reaccreditation From NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance: NTRA.Com 3/20/17

By: NTRA Contact: Joan Lawrence, NTRA Communications, (646) 335-6833, jlawrence@ntra.com Contact: Dustin A. Dix – Director of Racing Operations, (575) 874-5200, Dustin.Dix@Sunland-Park.com SUNLAND PARK EARNS REACCREDITATION FROM NTRA SAFETY & INTEGRITY ALLIANCE LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 20, 2017) – The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino has earned reaccreditation from

Equine Injury Database Statistics Continue to Reflect Progress: THA Racing.Com 3/11/17

By: Tom LaMarra Fatalities in races in 2016 dropped 5% from the previous year to 1.54 per 1,000 starts, another indication that improved safety protocol and a tightening of equine medication rules are making a difference in Thoroughbred racing. The Equine Injury Database statistics released March 10 by The Jockey Club show an encouraging trend

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