Simulcast Conference Info and Registration
$19 Million Mark
September 15, 2014 – Javier Castellano, North
America’s leading jockey, went over the $19 million purses
earned threshold last week and continued to lead the jockeys’
standings with $19,095,982. Joel Rosario is second with
$15,689,134 and Irad Ortiz, Jr. is third with $13,573,864.
Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome,
scheduled to make his first start since the Triple Crown at Parx
Saturday in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby, leads the equine
standings with $3,317,800. Toast of New York is second with
$1,435,000 and Wicked Strong is third with $1,361,610.
Todd Pletcher continues to lead the trainers’ standings with
Jerry Hollendorfer is second with $9,213,619
and Steve Asmussen is third with $8,605,833.
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 14, 2014, click
Simulcast Conference Deadline
“Is Racing Keeping Pace with Technology” will be the theme
of the 22nd annual International Simulcast Conference in Delray
Beach, Fla., on Sept. 29-Oct. 1. The conference, which will be
held at the Marriott Delray Beach, will feature presentations
and discussions on available technology and how it can be used
to the benefit or detriment of pari-mutuel racing.
As technology continuously exercises increased impact on
consumer trends, conference sessions will be devoted to the
influence of technology from a competitive perspective, in
enhancing the viewing and wagering experience, and what response
technology may require for the industry to stay current with
Among the areas to be discussed:
• Mobile device use on-track
• High definition production and home delivery
• Fan and bettor experience
The International Simulcast Conference is co-sponsored by the
TRA and Harness Tracks of America, in association with the
American Greyhound Track Operators Association.
Conference attendance requires registration with the TRA.
Hotel rooms are still available and reservations may be made by
calling the Marriott Delray Beach at 561-274-3200 and requesting
the “International Simulcast Conference” block.
Conference registration deadline is September 19.
See the links above for hotel and
Conference Set for Delray Beach, Florida
March 6, 2014 - 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. Information will be posted
HERE as it becomes available.