Organized in 1969 and based in Washington, D.C., promotes, protects, and represents all segments of the horse industry by communicating with Congress, federal agencies, the media and the industry. The Unwanted Horse Coalition is a sister organization.
Industry print and online publication featuring news, analysis, interviews, blogs, and pedigree information. Other publications include a stallion register, auction guide, and investor guide.
Hosts the annual Breeders' Cup World Championships.
"America's turf authority since 1894," Daily Racing Form supplies news, statistics, analysis, and past performance information daily.
The racing industry's official database.
The nation's leading private source of equine research funding.
Interviews and live coverage of more than 120 major stakes broadcast throughout Kentucky and the U.S. Also available via podcast and live streaming.
A grassroots, non-profit organization uniting horseplayers to promote change in the racing industry to benefit the customer.
A consortium of horseplayers that seeks legislative and regulatory solutions to tax and business issues that have an impact on racing fans and pari-mutuel racetracks.
Donations to the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation in memory of Eight Belles are used solely to fund research toward the prevention of musculoskeletal injuries.
The breed Registry for Thoroughbred horses in the
United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. The Jockey Club family of companies includes research, technology, and charitable organizations.
Operates from an endowment to provide assistance to racetrack personnel.
The work of the Kentucky Race Track Chaplaincy is focused on the "backside" of Kentucky's race tracks, where race horses are stabled and the needs are great. The faith-based work done at the track is often described as the Backside Ministry.
A grassroots organization that educates the public and legislators of the benefits of Kentucky's equine industries, including the Thoroughbred racing industry.
Independent state agency that regulates conditions under which racing in Kentucky may be conducted.
The Kentucky Racing Health and Welfare Fund, Inc. is a charitable, non-profit organization that helps certain eligible individuals in the Kentucky thoroughbred racing industry who demonstrate need. It was founded in 1978.
A trade association for the Thoroughbred racing industry. Membership is voluntary.
The NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance is a standing organization whose purpose is to implement safety and integrity standards on a uniform, nationwide basis. The Alliance functions as a certification/accreditation body for the purpose of recognizing and inducing compliance by all stakeholders.
First professional jockey school in the United States. Teaches students fundamentals of professional race riding and horse care with courses in nutrition, fitness, finance, communication, rules of racing, and technology. A member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.
Pat Lang has been the official track photographer for Turfway Park for 26 years. He also is the track photographer for River Downs.
In September 2005, Turfway Park became the first track in North America to use Polytrack for racing.
A national nonprofit education scholarship foundation funded by various parties related to or with an interest in the Thoroughbred racing industry.
Strives to develop and promote uniform rules, policies and testing standards at the national level; coordinate research and educational programs that seek to ensure the integrity of racing and the health and welfare of racehorses and participants; and protect the interests of the racing public.
Dedicated to encouraging involvement in the Thoroughbred racing industry and community. Includes information regarding partnerships, trainers, owners, licensing, news, racing and sale calendars, and many statistics.
Allocates monies to non-profits that work toward improving the lives of racehorses and their caretakers.
The Thoroughbred industry's leading daily information source for owners, breeders, trainers and industry executives, delivered digitally or by fax for a quick, 15-page average daily read.
Works on behalf of owners and breeders; represented by member organizations in various states.
A national private investigative agency established in 1946 to address issues of integrity and security in Thoroughbred racing.
Programs lead to bachelors and masters degrees for students interested in a career in the racing industry.
Represents a broad alliance of equine organizations under the American Horse Council to educate the horse industry about the unwanted horse issue. Maintains a directory of facilities that provide specific services for unwanted horses, such as retraining facilities, therapeutic riding groups and police departments, and facilities that accept horses with special needs, such as retirement farms and rescue groups.