Keyword: Jockey Club

  • Sarah and Ken Ramsey

    Ramseys Top 2013 Earnings List as Breeders

    Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey topped the individual breeders list in North America in 2013 with $12,175,837 in earnings, according to statistics released Jan. 9 by The Jockey Club Information Systems Inc.

  • New Thoroughbred Incentive Awards Offered

    The Thoroughbred Incentive Program, which encourages the retraining of Thoroughbreds into other disciplines after racing or breeding careers, is offering a performance award pilot program for the second half of 2013.

  • Vyjack wins the 2013 Gotham.

    Equine Fatal Injury Rate is Steady in 2012

    According to a March 8 Jockey Club release based on information collected in the Equine Injury Database, fatal breakdowns in North American Thoroughbred races stayed about the same in 2012 at just under two per 1,000 starts.

  • Jockey Club Denies Broberg, Miyadi

    Trainers Karl M. Broberg and Steven Miyadi will be denied all privileges of The American Stud Book for a period of one year effective January 1, 2013, the Jockey Club announced Dec. 27.

  • Thoroughbred Incentive Program Renewed

    The Jockey Club's Thoroughbred Incentive Program, which encourages the retraining of Thoroughbreds into other disciplines upon completion of careers in racing or breeding, has been renewed for the 2013 show season.

  • 2011 Thoroughbred Live Foal Report

    There were few surprises Sept. 15 when The Jockey Club released the live foal report for 2011 that showed 23,558 live foals have been registered through Sept. 7 with a total North American crop estimation of 27,000.

  • Live Foals Down 8.2% Reports TJC

    The Jockey Club reported that 3,439 stallions covered 56,901 mares in North America during 2008, according to statistics compiled through Sept. 9, 2009. These matings have resulted in 31,727 live foals of 2009 being reported to The Jockey Club on Live Foal Reports received as of Sept. 9, 2009.

  • Joe Gorajec, executive director of the Indiana Horse Racing Commission.

    Medication Issues Top Jockey Club Round Table

    Though there are differences of opinion on what should be done next in the area of medication reform, everyone seems to agree there is a continuing problem and something should be done.

  • ADW Standoff Ends in Maryland

    An agreement has been reached to allow wagering on Maryland Jockey Club racing by three leading advance deposit wagering companies, ending a standoff with horsemen that threatened to shut off related signals.

  • Equibase Approves $1.2 Million Dividend

    The Equibase Management Committee announced Dec. 10 that a dividend of $1.2 million had been approved and would be distributed to the Equibase Co. partners.

  • Two Elected to Jockey Club Board

    Dell Hancock and D.G. Van Clief Jr. have been elected to the board of stewards of The Jockey Club, filling the positions vacated by Donald R. Dizney and John C. Oxley at the expiration of their four-year terms of office.

  • Janney Addresses Safety Recommendations

    Following the recommendations The Jockey Club's Thoroughbred Safety Committee made regarding the elimination of steroids, ban of toe grabs, and changes in whip usage, chairman Stuart Janney, along with American Association of Equine Practitioners veterinarian Larry Bramlage, addressed numerous inquiries from the media during a June 17 conference call.

  • Justin Vitek

    Inside Track: The Hardest Mile

    Feb. 14 was a relatively normal day for Justin Vitek, although the jockey felt a little more fatigued than usual.

  • Signs of EHV-1 in Maryland

    Maryland Department of Agriculture officials on Jan. 22 announced that the horses stabled in Barn 7 at the Bowie Training Center must remain there until tests for equine herpesvirus (EHV-1) are completed. A horse stabled there showed symptoms similar to those of EHV-1, which can cause neurological disease.

  • Jockey Club Inspecting Broodmares

    The Jockey Club once again dispatched teams of representatives in late December to numerous farms in six states and one Canadian province to inspect broodmares with early 2007 breeding or foaling dates.

  • Berube, Handel to Work For Equibase

    Peter Berube, vice president and general manager of Tampa Bay Downs, and Hal Handel, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the New York Racing Association (NYRA), have been appointed by the Thoroughbred Racing Associations of North America (TRA) to serve on the management committee of Equibase Company LLC

  • Sacred Kingdom bested Absolute Champion in the International Sprint Trial (HK-IIT).

    Absolute Champion Goes On

    If a comprehensive defeat at the hands of Sacred Kingdom yesterday dented David Hall's hopes for a repeat win in the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint (HK-II) with Absolute Champion, the Australian horseman never let on.

  • Second 'Welfare and Safety' Summit Planned

    Participants from the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit announced a second summit is scheduled for March 17-18, 2008, at Keeneland. In addition, members on Sept. 20 provided updates on a variety of summit-inspired initiatives.

  • Reminder for Reports of Mares Bred

    The Jockey Club encourages stallion owners and managers who have not already done so to submit their reports of mares bred as soon as possible to avoid delays in receiving their service certificates for the 2007 breeding season.

  • Progress on Wagering Issues Shared with Regulators

    A self-described horror story told by a fellow regulator provided dramatic background for a discussion on wagering security and integrity issues held April 25 during the Association of Racing Commissioners International annual conference.

  • Online Registration Usage Up, Jockey Club Reports

    The Jockey Club's Interactive Registration, an Internet-based service launched in 1996 to simplify and streamline Thoroughbred registration, processed a record 112,420 transactions in 2006, up 7.7% from 2005, according to statistics released Jan. 17 by The Jockey Club.

  • Keeneland president Nick Nicholson, said welfare and safety summit was a "great step forward."

    Racehorse Welfare and Safety Recommendations Released

    A cross-section of prominent participants from the Thoroughbred breeding and racing industry who participated in the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit in Lexington, on Oct. 16-17, have drafted recommended action plans in six areas to potentially improve conditions in various facets of the Thoroughbred industry.