Video replays and PowerPoint presentations from the inaugural Pan American Conference June 3-6 in New York City are available online at panamnyc2015.com
under the heading of Resources.
The conference, co-hosted by The Jockey Club, the breed registry for Thoroughbreds in North America, and the Latin American Racing Channel (LARC), was attended by more than 300 representatives from more than 27 countries
The conference focused on anti-doping, globalization, and marketing of horse racing. Among the speakers were David J. Stern, commissioner emeritus of the National Basketball Association; David Howman, director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA); Louis Romanet, chairman of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities; and Frank Stronach, founder and honorary chairman of The Stronach Group.
Presenting sponsors included LARC, The Jockey Club (through its commercial subsidiaries and partnerships America's Best Racing, Equibase Company, InCompass Solutions, The Jockey Club Information Systems, and The Jockey Club Technology Services), Totepool, Club Hipico Santiago, Hipodromo Chile, Jockey Club del Peru, Jockey Club Brasiliero, Keeneland Association, Samuel and Guillermo Liberman, Maroñas Entertainment, the New York Racing Association Inc., PMU, Sport Mediastream, The Stronach Group, UTTA (Union de Trabajadores del Turf y Afines), and Valparaiso Sporting Club.
On-site sponsors included Amtote International, Breeders' Cup Ltd., Daily Racing Form, Encompass Digital Media, Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association, Horse Races NOW, Kentucky Thoroughbred Association and Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders, Longitude, Roberts Communications Network, Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC, Woodbine Entertainment Group, and Yonkers Raceway.
Exhibitors and lounge sponsors included CHRIMS Inc., Coolmore America (Ashford Stud), Carrus-The Parimutuel Company, Keeneland Association, LARC Track Maintenance, New York Thoroughbred Breeders Inc., NTRA Advantage, The Jockey Club, and Sportech PLC.