Keyword: NTRA

  • NHC Tour Registration Begins for 2014

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association released the rules for the 2014 Daily Racing Form National Handicapping Championship Tour Jan. 22. Signups for the 2014 DRF NHC Tour are being accepted here.

  • FTBOA to Sponsor Eclipse Awards Breakfast

    The Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association has reached an agreement to serve as an official partner of the 43rd annual Eclipse Awards, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced Jan. 9.

  • Medication, Testing Reforms Gain Support

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association has reported that the effort to adopt uniform national reforms addressing changes to medication regulation, enforcement, and laboratory testing continues to gain support.

  • Tracks, Groups Push for Model Drug Rules

    More than 50 racetracks and industry organizations have co-signed a letter to regulators urging them to adopt the uniform national model rules on medication and drug-testing reform.

  • Kentucky Downs Racing

    KY Downs Re-accredited by Safety Alliance

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association's Safety and Integrity Alliance announced that Kentucky Downs has been re-accredited following a complete review of all racing operations at the Franklin, Ky., facility.

  • Chris Kay Elected to NTRA Board of Directors

    Chris Kay, chief executive officer and president, of the New York Racing Association, has been elected to the board of directors of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association.

  • NTRA Reports Positive Net Revenue

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association reported that after several years of losses, the Lexington-based organization posted positive net revenue of $66,851 during fiscal year 2013.

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    Orb Heads NTRA Pre-Derby Poll

    Orb, winner of the Besilu Florida Derby (gr. I), heads the NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll that came out April 29 in advance of the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

  • Verrazano

    Verrazano Tops NTRA 3YO Poll

    Verrazano, impressive winner of the March 9 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II), leaps from fourth position a week ago to top this week's NTRA's weekly 3-Year-Old poll. Game On Dude is a solid No. 1 in the national poll.

  • Bill Reduces Capital Gains Period On Horses

    Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY) introduced the Equine Tax Parity Act (H.R. 998) March 6, legislation that would reduce the capital gains holding period for horses from 24 months to 12 months.

  • Paynter

    Paynter's Recovery Is 'Moment of the Year'

    Paynter's recovery from life-threatening battles with laminitis and colitis after his victory in the 2012 Haskell Invitational Stakes (gr. I) at Monmouth Park was voted by fans the 2012 NTRA Moment of the Year.

  • Eclipse Award

    Visitors to Have Access at Eclipse Awards

    Fans visiting Gulfstream Park on the night of Jan. 19 will have unprecedented access to the Eclipse Awards-winning connections immediately following their recognition at the sold-out event.

  • No Tax Code Changes on Gambling Deductions

    Following targeted lobbying from the NTRA, "Fiscal Cliff" legislation passed Jan. 1 by both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives contained language that exempts wagering losses from limitaton on itemized deductions.

  • Paynter

    Paynter to Rejoin Baffert, Wins Vox Populi

    Owner Ahmed Zayat confirmed Dec. 26 that his Haskell Invitational (gr. I) winner Paynter will ship from Fair Hill Equine Therapy Center near Elkton, Md., to Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert's California barn Dec. 29.

  • John Deere Sales Manager Mark Johnson Dies

    Mark Johnson, longtime manager of national sales for John Deere's agricultural division and an important figure to the Thoroughbred industry, died Oct. 3 after a lengthy battle with lung cancer.

  • Thomason Newest Member of NTRA Board

    Bill Thomason, who took over as president and chief executive officer at Keeneland Sept. 1, has been named to the National Thoroughbred Racing Association board of directors.