September 22, 2014 – Bayern scored a 5 ¾
length victory in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby at Parx
Racing Saturday for owner Kaleem Shah, trainer Bob Baffert and
jockey Martin Garcia. The win put the 3-year-old Offlee Wild
colt into third place on the list of this year’s leading North
American Thoroughbreds with $1,639,680 in earnings.
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, who
finished sixth to Bayern, continues to lead the standings with
$3,327,800. Untapable, who won the $1 million Cotillion Stakes,
took over second with $1,708,600.
Javier Castellano maintains his position atop the jockeys’
standings with $19,354,255. Joel Rosario is second with
$16,159,078 and Irad Ortiz, Jr. is third with $14,311,095.
Todd Pletcher continues to lead the
trainers’ standings with $17,653,573. Steve
Asmussen, Untapable’s conditioner, moved
into second with $9,497,583 and Jerry
Hollendorfer dropped to third with
Equine earnings are for all
starters of at least one race in North
America and include earnings from all
international races. Trainer and jockey
standings are for North American-based
individuals but include earnings from select
For a listing of the weekly leaders for
horses, trainers, and jockeys through
September 21, 2014, click
The Thoroughbred Racing
Associations (TRA) has announced Delray Beach, Fla., as the host
city for the 22nd annual International Simulcast Conference.
2014 conference will be held at the Delray Beach Marriott, Sept.
The TRA co-sponsors the annual event with the Harness Tracks of
America (HTA), in conjunction with the American Greyhound Track
Operators Association (AGTOA).
Each year the conference attracts more than 250 racing
executives and personnel to address the topics of chief
importance to the pari-mutuel industry, including simulcasting,
account wagering, wagering security and technology.
Delray Beach Marriott
is located at the corner of
Ocean Boulevard and Atlantic Avenue, overlooking the sandy
beaches of Florida’s Gold Coast, and is an easy walk to a wide
variety of restaurants, bistros, outdoor cafes and nightlife.
Delray Beach is an easy drive to either the Fort Lauderdale or
West Palm Beach airports. A special conference room rate of $149
per night will be offered.