Keyword: The Jockey Club

  • Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit.

    Proactive Approach Sought on Racing Surfaces

    Regular testing and proactive investment are keys to improving the safety records of racetracks, a co-founder of the Racing Surfaces Testing Laboratory said Oct. 16 at the fourth Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit.

  • 2012 Thoroughbred Live Foal Report

    The Jockey Club released their projected live foal crop figures for 2012 Sept. 14 and, to no one's surprise, the expected North American Thoroughbred foal crop will be smaller than last year's.

  • Jack Goodman Scholarship Recipients Announced

    Matthew Benton and Christina Moore, students at the University of Arizona's Race Track Industry Program, have been awarded The Jockey Club Jack Goodman Scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year, it was announced Sept. 18.

  • Salix

    Groups Critical of KY Medication Rules Vote

    Two national organizations said Aug. 28 they find it "troubling" factions in Kentucky horse racing are opposing medication regulations proposed by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission but shot down by a legislative committee.

  • The Jockey Club Sanctions Trainer Aguirre

    Trainer Paul Aguirre will be denied all privileges of The American Stud Book for one year (effective Jan. 1, 2013) for altering the foal papers for the horse Doc Can Dance, The Jockey Club announced Aug. 24.

  • Jockey Club Elects Six New Members

    The Jockey Club has elected six new members to its board of directors: Bill Casner, Brereton Jones, Earle I. Mack, Barry Ostrager, Kevin Plank, and Stuart Subotnick−the industry organization announced Aug. 23.

  • The Jockey Club's Games Draw Interest

    The Jockey Club announced Aug. 22 that its "Major League Horse Racing" interactive game attracted more than 1,200 players during its first week and that the game "Thoroughbred World" has attracted more than 2,000 players.

  • Jockey Club president and chief operating officer James Gagliano speaks at the Jockey Club Round Table.

    Jockey Club: Marketing Relies on Integrity

    The Jockey Club intends to continue with its efforts to market Thoroughbred racing and develop new patrons, but the organization's leader said Aug. 12 those efforts must go hand in hand with medication and penalty reforms.

  • Maggie Moss at the "Truth About Lasix" forum.

    Quest to Ban Race-Day Salix Called 'Insanity'

    During a June 29 meeting that showed the battle over race-day furosemide is escalating, supporters ripped their opponents and vowed to take their case -- that the medication is good for the racehorse -- to the public.

  • Website Features Drug Reform Testimonials

    Claiborne Farm's Seth Hancock and trainer D. Wayne Lukas are among those featured in a series of video testimonials posted on the cleanhorseracing.org website.

  • Project to Identify At-Risk Horses Announced

    The Jockey Club June 13 announced plans to develop a statistics-based system that would notify track officials and regulatory veterinarians when a horse that has been entered in a race is facing a heightened risk of injury.

  • Salix

    KY Salix Meeting: More Questions Than Answers

    During an oddly lopsided meeting on a proposal to phase-out use of furosemide on race day in listed and graded stakes in Kentucky, proponents of the therapeutic anti-bleeding medication made their case. But it may not matter.

  • Jockey Club Releases Letter on Salix Use

    The Jockey Club May 15 released an eight-page letter it submitted to the New York State Racing and Wagering Board the previous day in regard to use of the race-day medication and furosemide and other related issues.

  • Left to right: Nick Nicholson, Matt Iuliano, and Alan Foreman at the panel discussion on race-day medication, part of the first day of the University of Kentucky Equine Law Conference.

    Race-Day Drugs, Regulation Discussed by Panel

    The racing industry is closer to uniformity in drug regulations and penalties than many admit, but agreement on race-day anti-bleeding drugs in a "toxic" environment will require some heavy lifting, officials said May 2.

  • RMTC Board Names Interim Director

    At its April 23 meeting the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium board of directors approved an agreement with The Jockey Club to engage the full-time services of Jamie Haydon as RMTC interim executive director.

  • Industry Wary of Congressional Hearing

    Industry organizations are taking a wait-and-see approach to an April 30 hearing at which members of Congress will examine health and safety issues in horse racing--and whether progress has been made since the last hearing.