Technology and its potential to revolutionize the Thoroughbred industry will be a major focus of presentations when The Jockey Club Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing convenes on Sunday, August 13. This year's event is being held for the first time at the Sheraton Hotel in Saratoga Springs, after many years at the Gideon Putnam Hotel.
The program will also include an update on the activities of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA); a progress report on the NTRA Task Force on Racing Integrity and Drug Testing Standards; and remarks concerning the challenges faced by the newly formed NTRA Task Force on Regulation.
The 48th edition of the annual event opens with the traditional welcome from the Chairman, Ogden Mills Phipps, and a Report on the
Activities of The Jockey Club, presented by vice chairman, William S. Farish.