Keyword: The Jockey Club Information Systems

  • Field size has been trending downward.

    Field Size: Two Dozen Tracks Top 8 Per Race

    As 2014 came to a close, fewer than 25 racetracks were able to field more than eight horses per races, according to a review of statistics. And the top two tracks on the list each raced only five programs.

  • Dialed In at Darby Dan Farm

    TOBA Breeding Clinic Takes Place in Lexington

    From May 31 to June 2 owners and breeders from all corners of the U.S., and Canada, converged in Lexington to spend three days immersed in all aspects of the Thoroughbred breeding process.

  • HANA Targets Takeout Hike, Wants Panel Formed

    The Horseplayers Association of North America is calling for reversal of a pari-mutuel takeout increase in California as well as creation of a gambling board that would advise the California Horse Racing Board.

  • Pedigree and Genetics Symposium Announced

    The Blood-Horse magazine, in conjunction with Pedigree Consultants, has announced the first Thoroughbred Pedigree and Genetics Symposium to be held at the Marriott Griffin Gate hotel in Lexington, Ky., on Oct. 11.

  • New Zealand, South Africa Info on Equineline

    The Jockey Club Information Systeams has announced that equineline.com reports and services have been expanded to include pedigrees and detailed race results from New Zealand and South Africa.

  • Sale Catalogs to Show Foreign Earnings

    The North American members of the Society of International Thoroughbred Auctioneers May 16 announced future North American sales catalogs will present foreign earnings from most major racing nations in native currency, followed by a total earnings line converted to U.S. dollars.

  • Julien Leparoux earned his second consecutive KTM award with 231 winners in Kentucky last year.

    KTM Award to Leparoux, Asmussen, Ramseys

    Jockey Julien Leparoux and owners Ken and Sarah Ramsey were repeat winners as leading jockey and owner, while Steve Asmussen moved back atop the trainer rankings in the 18th Kentucky Thoroughbred Media Awards, which are presented annually to Kentucky's statistical leaders in racing.

  • 'TrueNicks' System is Launched

    Blood-Horse Publications has announced the launch of the "TrueNicks" sire-line affinity system, in conjunction with Pedigree Research, a pedigree consultancy firm headed by Alan Porter and Byron Rogers.

  • Leparoux, Romans, Ramseys to be Honored by KTM

    Jockey Julien Leparoux, trainer Dale Romans, and owners Ken and Sarah Ramsey will be honored by the Kentucky Thoroughbred Media at Turfway Park March 24 for their accomplishments in Kentucky last year.

  • IFHA Offers International Results on Web Site

    The International Federation of Horseracing Authorities has updated its Web site to include results of the world's biggest races and other related information for group I, II, and III races.

  • Adena Springs Repeats as Leading North American Breeder

    For the second consecutive year, Adena Springs tops the list of leading individual breeders in North America in 2004 with earnings of $14,225,036, according to statistics released Friday by The Jockey Club Information Systems.

  • Here and There

    Bits and pieces from around the industry