Continues to Lead Trainers’ Standings
July 21, 2014 – Todd Pletcher, who won the
$300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks with Stopchargingmaria at
Saratoga Sunday, continues to dominate the North American
trainers’ money standings with $14,056,704.
Jerry Hollendorfer is second with $6,798,491 and Steve Asmussen
is third with $6,423,302.
Javier Castellano, Stopchargingmaria’s rider, maintains his
position atop the jockeys’ standings with $13,577,680.
Joel Rosario is second with $11,555,190 and Irad Ortiz, Jr., who
rode Big Trouble to victory in the $250,000 Sanford Stakes at
Saratoga Saturday, is third with $8,975,034.
California Chrome leads with leads the
equine standings with $3,317,800. Palice
Malice is second with $1,150,000 and
Imperative is third with $1,139,450.
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
July 20, 2014, click
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. 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.
Simulcast Award entry is August 18
July 17, 2014 - The award honoring the racing
industry’s best simulcast production will be presented at the
22nd annual International Simulcast Conference held this year in
Delray Beach, Fl. The deadline for all entries is Monday, August
The International Simulcast Conference is co-sponsored by the
Thoroughbred Racing Associations and Harness Tracks of America,
in conjunction with the American Greyhound Track Operators
The award honors the best simulcast presentation by a host site
and is open to all pari-mutuel breeds. The simulcast entry will
be judged on technical merit, quality and timeliness of racing
and wagering information dissemination, as well as overall
The winner will be announced and presented the award at the
conference, which runs Sept. 29—Oct. 1 at the Delray Beach
Entries for the award must be no more than 30 minutes in length
and contain one complete race presentation, including pre-race
features and graphics, the race itself, and any post-race
replays and/or wrap-ups.
Entries must have been part of a normal
simulcast program and not a collection of highlights or features
and have aired after August 16, 2013.
Tracks may submit a “marquee” race but will
not be given special consideration for singular production
components utilized only for that day. This award is meant to
recognize the track which day-in, day-out consistently produces
the premier simulcast feed.
To enter, six copies in DVD format should be sent to TRA, 420
Fair Hill Drive, Suite 1, Elkton, MD 21921, ATTN: Jane Murray,
along with a letter of entry detailing the contact name for the
entry and the date the program aired. All entries must be
received by Monday, August 18, 2014.
Last year, Keeneland won the award for the sixth time, having
previously won in 2003, 2008, 2009 and 2011-3. Other previous
winners include Churchill Downs (1997), Del Mar Thoroughbred
Club (2005), Hollywood Park (2002), Los Alamitos (2007), Penn
National (1999), Santa Anita Park (2000-1), Turfway Park (1998),
and Woodbine (2004, 2006, 2007, 2010 and 2012)