Eighth Welfare and Safety Summit Highlights Integrity, Injury Rates, and Disaster Preparedness: The Jockey Club 6/28/18

By: Alexa Ravit The eighth Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit, held Wednesday, June 27, at the Keeneland Sales Pavilion in Lexington, Ky., featured insightful discussions on topics ranging from disaster preparedness, jockey injuries, and equine injuries to racing integrity, Thoroughbreds as sport horses, and racing surfaces. The summit, which was organized and underwritten

Panel Discusses When Racing Regulation Should Begin: The Bloodhorse 4/4/18

By: Frank Angst When representatives of The Jockey Club and the National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association agreed that regulating racehorses should begin when a Thoroughbred has its first recorded workout, the moment wasn't lost on at least one attendee. Association of Racing Commissioners International president Ed Martin interjected to recognize the consensus between two

Jockey Club Sanctions Three Trainers: The Bloodhorse 2/13/18

Press Release: The Jockey Club announced Feb. 13 that one trainer has been denied all privileges of The American Stud Book for 10 years, one for five years, and one for two years. All actions became effective Jan. 1, 2018. The denials of privileges include the privilege of registering foals and the privileges of any

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

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