Jockey Club to Stream Round Table Conference

Annual discussion of racing matters set for Aug. 10 at 10 a.m. in Saratoga Springs.

The Jockey Club will provide a live video stream Aug. 10 for the 62nd annual "Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing" from Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

The two-hour conference begins at 10 a.m. EDT, and the live video stream will be available at

The Round Table Conference agenda will feature Brian Rolapp, the executive vice president of NFL Media and the president and CEO of the NFL Network, who will share insights into media strategies. Also featured is Denis Egan, the chief executive of the Irish Turf Club, who will provide an update on jockey safety and welfare initiatives.

The program will also provide updates on medication reform efforts in the United States, a study on equine drug testing and enforcement, an analysis of racing trends and horse inventories, and a report on new fan and owner development initiatives.

A video replay of the Round Table Conference will be available the afternoon of Aug. 10 and an official transcript of the proceedings will be available on The Jockey Club website the following day.

The Jockey Club Round Table Conference was first held on July 1, 1953, in the organization's office in New York City. The following year, it was moved to Saratoga Springs, N.Y., where it has been held every August since.

Transcripts of every Round Table Conference are available in the "Resources" section of The Jockey Club website.