Keyword: Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau

  • Hall of Famer Ramon Dominguez would like to see more transparency in U.S. racing.

    Jockeys Call for Transparency in U.S. Racing

    After listening to a talk about the importance of letting investigators know when inside information may be involved with a horse, several jockeys questioned the level of transparency in U.S. racing.

  • CRW Players Negatively Impacting Payouts

    According to a wagering expert, the industry's embrace of computer-robotic wagering through the high rebates required to sustain these players has resulted in a less attractive game for all other horseplayers.

  • Fee for Tote Security Program Eliminated

    A tote security initiative launched by the TRPB remains on track, but in a major change, the organization said Oct. 7 there no longer is a need for outlets that receive simulcast signals to pay a monthly fee to fund it.

  • TRPB President Fabian to Retire in March

    The Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau announced Jan. 16 it will commence a search process immediately for a successor for president Frank Fabian, who will retire in March after nine years.

  • Union Rags

    'Stakes' Barn to Be Used for Belmont Horses

    The New York State Racing and Wagering Board has issued a set of protocols for horses running in the Belmont Stakes, the most notable one being the use of a stakes barn, to which all Belmont starters must go beginning June 6.

  • Breeders' Cup No Longer Employing TRPB

    The Breeders' Cup will no longer use the services of the Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau for security at the World Championships, beginning with this year's event Nov. 4-5 at Churchill Downs.

  • Tote Program Includes Pari-Mutuel Upgrades

    The Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau in the next one to two years plans to launch a tote security system designed to close pools on time, eliminate shifts in odds, and display decimal rather than fractional odds.

  • TRPB Developing 'Tote Security Initiative'

    The Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau publicly acknowledged Dec. 17 its work on a "tote-enhancing initiative designed to address fan concerns with pari-mutuel wagering and improve efficiency and security in the future."

  • TRA Adopts Protocol for Past-Posting

    The Thoroughbred Racing Associations board of directors has adopted a protocol that establishes industry-wide procedures for tracks to follow in case betting fails to close promptly at the start of a race -- something commonly referred to as "past-posting."

  • Terry Houghton

    Houghton Glad to Return to Michigan

    After the Office of Race Commissioner granted a jockey's license to Terry Houghton, the veteran rider expressed his relief to once again be racing in his native state at the new Pinnacle Race Course near Detroit.

  • Terry Houghton

    Houghton: Glad to Be Back Home

    After the Office of Race Commissioner granted a jockey's license to Terry Houghton, the veteran rider expressed his relief to once again be racing in his native state at the new Pinnacle Race Course near Detroit.

  • Official: Industry Security Lacking

    The head of a national organization of regulators told legislators Jan. 4 issues related to pari-mutuel integrity and security need "serious attention," and alleged available resources are being neglected.

  • Judice Latest Banned Jockey to Return to Saddle

    Joe Judice, one of seven jockeys banned from Tampa Bay Downs this past December because of an investigation into alleged race-fixing, returned to the saddle June 3 at River Downs and promptly won with his first two mounts of the meet.

  • TRPB Has Deal to Acquire More Betting Information

    The Caliente Group, which operates Agua Caliente in Mexico and is a major race and sports book operator, will be sharing information on betting activities with the Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau.

  • Racing Protective Bureau Bolsters Tech Capability

    The Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau announced Aug. 20 that it has contracted with InCompass Solutions Inc. to provide information technology services that better enable TRPB to perform wagering analysis and conduct racing and wagering investigations through the monitoring of betting data.

  • Linnell Named to New Post at TRPB

    J. Curtis Linnell, who has been employed by the Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau as a wagering analyst since 2003, has been appointed director of wagering analysis for the organization.

  • Extra Security in Full Force for Breeders' Cup

    In addition to race-day security barns, a special security team is in full swing patrolling the Belmont Park barn area in the days leading up to the Oct. 29 Breeders' Cup World Championships.

  • TRPB Hires Fabian as President

    The Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau (TRPB) has hired Franklin J. Fabian, an assistant section chief in the Counter-terrorism Division at the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Washington headquarters, to succeed the retiring Paul Berube as the organization's president.

  • Officials Wait on Test Results; No Searches Planned

    Representatives from Gulfstream Park and the Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau performed a search Feb. 10 of the vehicles of veterinarians Phil Aleong and Leonard Patrick, but no further searches are planned, officials said.

  • Texas Brothers Indicted In False Ownership Case

    Ronnie Ray Allen and Ernest Eugene Allen, identified by the Thoroughbred Racing Associations as brothers from Silsbee, Texas, have been indicted on charges relating to horses that race under false ownership in 1996.

  • Keeneland to Heighten Backstretch Security

    Backstretch security will be heightened at the upcoming fall meeting at Keeneland, a track unique to American racing in that the stable area is open to the public and not restricted to licensed personnel and approved visitors.