Keyword: NTRA

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    NTRA Radio Campaign Inducted into Clio HOF

    A radio campaign created by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) has been inducted into the Clio Awards Hall of Fame, one of the most prestigious distinctions in the advertising business.

  • Keeneland Earns Reaccreditation From NTRA

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced Oct. 5 that Keeneland has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance.

  • Alex Waldrop

    NTRA Making Progress on Credit Card Issues

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association expects to soon announce specific banks that will recognize credit card transactions used to deposit money at account-deposit wagering outlets.

  • Alex Waldrop addresses
NTRA Press Conference on pari-mutuel tax law changes.
Sept. 26, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky.

    NTRA Press Conference

    Watch the NTRA press conference on adoption of crucial new tax rules for pari-mutuel winnings that will benefit horseplayers, racing industry.

  • Abel Tasman winning the Starlet Stakes (G1) in December at Los Alamitos Race Course,

    Los Alamitos Reaccredited by NTRA

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced July 5 that Los Alamitos Race Course has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance for its Thoroughbred race meet.

  • Arrogate Unanimous Top Choice in NTRA Poll

    The top ranked horses of all ages shows little change in week 22 of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top Thoroughbred Poll,  which results were released today.

  • Classic Empire

    Classic Empire Tops NTRA 3-Year-Old Poll

    With 11 days remaining before the 149th Belmont Stakes (G1), at Belmont Park, in Elmont, N.Y., the top-3-year-olds in the nation are in the final stages of preparation for the "Test of the Champion."

  • Congressman Andy Barr at last week's Pan American conference

    Congressmen Say Federal Bill Targets Lack of Uniformity

    In re-introducing federal legislation that would give the United States Anti-Doping Agency oversight of medication issues and drug testing in horse racing, Congressmen Paul Tonko and Andy Barr emphasized the need for uniformity in medication rules.

  • IOA Official Insurance Provider for NTRA

    Insurance Office of America, one of the fastest-growing independent agencies in the United States with more than 1,200 associates throughout the country, is the new official insurance provider of the NTRA, the two entities announced today.

  • Keeping Pace by Frank Angst

    NTRA Staying Busy in Washington

    While the Triple Crown races are approaching beginning with the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1), the NTRA continues a busy stretch in Washington putting the industry's message forward on immigration and tax issues.

  • Dozen Congress Members Support IRS Reporting Changes

    Twelve members of Congress have signed a letter delivered to the Department of Treasury requesting recently proposed IRS regulations relating to the way pari-mutuel winnings are calculated for tax withholding and reporting purposes be finalized.

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    Churchill Downs Inc. Rejoins NTRA

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced March 30 that Churchill Downs Inc. has rejoined the organization and that Bill Mudd, president and chief operating officer of CDI, has been appointed to the NTRA's Board of Directors. 

  • Hawthorne Race Course Joins NTRA

    The Chicago-area racetrack has emerged as one of the leading destinations for NTRA National Handicapping Championship (NHC) qualifying contests.

  • Betfair US/TVG Joins NTRA

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced Feb. 7 that Betfair US/TVG has joined the organization and that Kip Levin, Chief Executive Officer of Betfair US and TVG, has been appointed to the NTRA's Board of Directors. 

  • Luxair Jets Official Eclipse Awards Partner

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced Jan. 17 that LUXAIR JETS (luxairjets.com), which provides private aviation travel on a fleet of some of the world's finest private aircraft, has become an official partner of the Eclipse Awards.

  • ADW Company AmWest Joins NTRA

    AmWager, the online account wagering platform owned and operated by AmWest Entertainment, has joined the National Thoroughbred Racing Association.

  • Industry Asks for H-2B Visa Program Support

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, through its involvement in the H-2B Workforce Coalition, has joined other organizations pushing to have the H-2B visa returning worker exemption reinstated in a continuing resolution. 

  • NTRA Staff Prominent at Arizona Symposium

    Staff representing every major initiative at the National Thoroughbred Racing Association will be in Tucson, Ariz., next week for the racing industry's most important annual business conference.

  • Racing at Mountaineer in West Virginia

    Accreditation Gets Push in West Virginia

    West Virginia Racing Commission staff will explore, among other things, whether capital improvement money racetracks get from a video lottery terminal fund can be used to pay for accreditation through the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance.

  • The NTRA actively lobbies Congress as part of its mission

    NTRA, Lobbyist Outline Federal Initiatives

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association and its Washington, D.C., lobbying firm are playing the waiting game regarding tax changes that would allow pari-mutuel bettors to keep more of their winnings.

  • NTRA Annual Report 2015-2016

    NTRA Report Points to Steady Organization

    One of the highlights of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association annual report for fiscal year 2015-2016 is the feedback generated in its efforts to update rules on reporting and withholding of big pari-mutuel winning tickets.