Simulcast Confab to Saratoga Springs

The International Simulcast Conference will be held in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

from the Thoroughbred Racing Associations

The Thoroughbred Racing Associations has announced Saratoga Springs, N.Y., as the host city for the 18th International Simulcast Conference. The 2009 conference will be held Oct. 12-14 at the Saratoga Hilton.

The TRA co-sponsors the conference with the Harness Tracks of America. Each year, the conference attracts more than 350 racing executives and personnel to address topics of chief importance to the pari-mutuel industry, including simulcasting, account wagering, wagering security, and technology.

The TRA is a non-profit trade association of North American racetracks formed in 1942 to serve as a unified and unifying voice for Thoroughbred racetrack owners and operators. The TRA currently has 49 member associations conducting racing at 42 tracks in the U.S. and Canada.