Keyword: The Jockey Club

  • Checkoff Program Now Tax Deductible

    Contributions by owners and breeders to The Jockey Club's retirement checkoff program in support of Thoroughbred aftercare now qualify as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes.

  • Belmont Charity Celebration Tickets Available

    The New York Racing Association and The Jockey Club have announced that, for the first time, tickets for the June 9 Belmont Stakes Charity Celebration can be purchased online at https://www.tjcis.com/grayson/BelEventTickets.

  • TJC Launches Thoroughbred Connect

    The Jockey Club May 16 announced the launch of Thoroughbred Connect, a free online service designed to assist with placement of Thoroughbreds following the conclusion of their racing or breeding careers.

  • Watch Me Go was born on January 23, 2008, making him the oldest entrant in the 2011 Kentucky Derby.
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    Foaling Dates of Derby Contenders

    This year there is only one January foal in the Derby: Watch Me Go. Two of the contenders, Twice the Appeal and Mucho Macho Man won't actually be 3 until after the Run for the Roses.

  • The Jockey Club Supports RCI Medication Plan

    Ogden Mills Phipps, the chairman of The Jockey Club, said April 11 the organization supports the recent Association of Racing Commissioners International initiative to formulate a plan that would eliminate race day medication

  • Jockey Club Continues Support for TRF

    The Jockey Club has pledged its continued support for the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation, the country's largest equine retirement program that has come under scrutiny over the past week.

  • InCompass Launches Mobile Rundown App

    Racing secretaries, assistant racing secretaries, and track executives can now closely monitor the changing status of race entries on their smartphones using Mobile Rundown, the initial offering on InCompass mobile.

  • Date Set for 2011 Round Table

    The Jockey Club's 59th annual "Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing" has been scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011 at the Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

  • Tropical Park Derby Status Clarified

    The Jockey Club said Jan. 3 the Tropical Park Derby, run Jan. 1 at Calder Casino & Race Course in Florida, was inadvertently listed as a grade III stakes in data feeds provided by Equibase.

  • Feb. 1 is Deadline to Name Foals of 2009

    The Jockey Club reminds owners and breeders that a valid attempt to name foals of 2009 must be made by Feb. 1, 2011, to avoid a $75 late fee.

  • David Haydon

    Haydon to Retire from JC After 35 Years

    David Haydon, who joined The Jockey Club staff in June 1974 and later served in an executive capacity with several of The Jockey Club's wholly owned subsidiaries as well as Equibase Company, will retire at the end of 2010.

  • Goodman Scholarship Recipients Named

    David Allen and Heather Shatz, animal science majors in the University of Arizona's Race Track Industry Program, have been awarded The Jockey Club Jack Goodman Scholarships for the 2010-2011 academic year.

  • Officials Cite Progress Made in Drug Testing

    Laboratories that test samples for the presence of drugs in California, Delaware, Kentucky, New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and other states have signed letters of intent to submit to accreditation.

  • Round Table Sounds Optimism, Cooperation

    Participants in The Jockey Club Round Table Aug. 22 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., sought to convey optimism and opportunity in the face of declines in many facets of the Thoroughbred industry.

  • Study Looks at Number of 'DNFs' by Surface

    A study performed by Equibase at the request of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association indicates the percentage of "career-ending did-not-finish" incidents was about twice as high on dirt than on synthetics in 2009.

  • William S. Farish

    Farish Steps Down as Vice Chairman of JC

    William S. Farish, who has served as vice chairman of The Jockey Club since 1983, is stepping down from that position and will be succeeded by Stuart Janney III, effective immediately.

  • The Jockey Club Denies Privileges to Three

    The Jockey Club has announced its board of stewards voted June 4 to deny California residents Joan Bor, her son Ernie Bor, and his wife, Cecelia Bor, all privileges of "The American Stud Book" on a permanent basis.

  • NTRA, Jockey Club Respond to Congressmen

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association and Jockey Club have released their responses to two members of Congress requesting an update on steps the horse racing industry has taken to address equine health and safety.

  • Gonzalez Denied Stud Book Privileges

    At its Feb. 9 meeting, The Jockey Club's board of stewards accepted the recommendation of The Jockey Club Registrar to deny Florida resident Lope Gonzalez all privileges of The American Stud Book effective Jan. 1, 2011.

  • The Jockey Club Renews Retirement Program

    The Jockey Club is once again offering owners and breeders the opportunity to contribute, through a voluntary checkoff program, to Thoroughbred aftercare programs at the time they register their foals in 2010.

  • Feb. 1 Deadline to Make Attempt to Name Foals

    The Jockey Club announced Dec. 23 that it has published on the registry's Web site a list of 40,263 names released from active use to aid owners and breeders make a a valid attempt to name foals of 2008 by Feb. 1.