Christopher Scherf, executive vice president of Thoroughbred Racing Associations of North America, announced his retirement, effective this October, at the TRA board of directors meeting Aug. 12 Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Equibase Co. announced Dec. 4 that Hank Zeitlin, who has served as president and chief operating officer of Equibase since April 2007 and guided the company to new heights in fan engagement, plans to step down.
The new partnership, announced Aug. 9, should lead to innovative handicapping products.
Equibase Company has announced the appointment of Ian D. Highet, who has served on the Equibase Management Committee since 2010, as the company's new chairman.
Equibase Co. April 16 announced the addition of new pricing options and the bundling of products by racetrack at Equibase.com.
Equibase Company has announced that effective immediately it will include in its data feeds, result charts, and Equibase past performance products information on claims that were subsequently voided.
Equibase has introduced a leaders' list by foal crop that will enable users to determine which horse earned the most money, won the most races, or had the most stakes wins among its foal crop.
Horseplayers now will know when a racehorse is running for the first time after having been reported as a gelding, it was announced Oct. 2 by Equibase Company president Hank Zeitlin.
Thoro-Graph and Equibase Company announced Aug. 20 that the Thoro-Graph sheets and Thoro-Quick are now available on equibase.com.
Equibase Company announced July 29 the launch of a redesigned equibase.com website that features a multi-homepage concept with user-chosen pathways for new/casual fans, regular visitors, and seasoned handicappers.
The Breeders' Cup and Equibase Company have launched the 2014 Virtual Stable "Road to the Breeders' Cup" notification service, which provides a daily e-mail of workouts, entries and results for the top contenders.
Equibase announced that California Chrome's quest to become Thoroughbred racing's 12th Triple Crown winner helped drive unprecedented traffic across all Equibase electronic platforms.
Equibase Company has introduced leaders' lists that can be filtered through a variety of categorical sorts in the Stats Central section on equibase.com.
- By Tom LaMarra
By 2016 the number of starters in Thoroughbred races is projected to be about 39% less than it was in 2003 based on Equibase statistics discussed Oct. 8 during the International Simulcast Conference in Lexington.
Equibase Company has added Entries Plus -- a free interactive product available for races at all North American racetracks -- to the menu of handicapping information available at equibase.com.
Equibase Company, the Thoroughbred industry's official database for racing information, has enhanced its free Virtual Stable e-mail notification service to make it accessible via its mobile site.
Thoroughbred owner profiles that will be used in conjunction with a website being developed by The Jockey Club are now available through Equibase, officials said.
The New York Racing Association, Inc. and Equibase Company have announced they will launch the "Play Saratoga" Facebook game on Wednesday, Aug. 3.
Equibase announced Sept. 3 that iPhone users can watch video replays and view the results of all graded stakes races from 2010 by using the the free Equibase Racing Yearbook application within the iTunes store.
Current day scratches and program changes from racetracks throughout North America are now available throughout the day in a dedicated section of equibase.com, it was announced today by Equibase Company President and COO Hank Zeitlin.
Hank Zeitlin has been named president and chief operating officer of Equibase Co., succeeding Philip O'Hara Jr., who has resigned to pursue other opportunities in the Thoroughbred industry.
Equibase Company, the North American Thoroughbred industry's official database for racing information, has signed a license agreement allowing sports news provider PA Sport to receive and disseminate North American Thoroughbred racing information in the United Kingdom.
April 28 Equibase unveiled http://www.equibase.com, a redesigned past performance race program that features expanded statistical analysis, interactive elements, and a similar look to the hardcopy program available on track.
Catalogue-style pedigrees and five-generation pedigrees for individual Thoroughbreds are now available on equibase.com, Equibase Company announced Thursday.
Equibase Co. hosted a record 562,582 total visitors on equibase.com on the three days that comprised the 2004 VISA Triple Crown, a 35.9% increase over 2003.
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