March 6, 2014 - The Thoroughbred Racing
Associations (TRA) has announced Delray Beach, Fla., as the host
city for the 22nd annual International Simulcast Conference. The
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.
March 10, 2014 – Game On Dude became
the first three-time winner of the Santa Anita Handicap with his
victory Saturday’s $750,000 edition at Santa Anita, having
previously won in 2011 and 2013 editions. He took the lead on
the list of 2014 North American leading money-winning
Thoroughbreds with $456,000 in purses earned.
Samraat is second with $450,000 and Wildcat Red is third with
Javier Castellano maintains his position atop the jockeys’
standings with $3,194,421. Rafael Bejarano is second with
$2,983,906 and Joel Rosario rose to third with $2,535,501.
Todd Pletcher continues to lead the
trainers’ standings with $3,748,760. Jerry
Hollendorfer is second with $2,481,444 and
Steve Asmussen is third with $2,409,661.
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 international races.
For a listing of the weekly leaders for
horses, trainers, and jockeys through
March 9, 2014, click