National Thoroughbred Racing Association News

13 Jul 2020
Castle Hill Gaming announced its first installation of Historic Horse Racing machines in Kentucky. On 11 July, Castle Hill installed 24 machines at the Ellis Park race track.
17 Oct 2008
News brief: The National Thoroughbred Racing Association officially unveiled series of equine health and safety reforms that will be overseen by an independent monitor.
3 Jan 2007
News Brief: Alex Waldrop, a former president and chief counsel of Churchill Downs race track, has been named president and CEO of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association.
3 Oct 2006
News Brief: United Parcel Service Inc. has made a three-year agreement to become an official partner of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association.
12 Jul 2006
News Brief: The House of Representatives passed the Internet Gambling Prohibition and Enforcement Act July 11, but defeated an amendment that would extended the proposed ban on Internet gambling to horse racing and state lotteries by apparently superseding existing federal law.
14 Jan 2005
News Brief: The National Thoroughbred Racing Association has issued a statement regarding the alleged race-fixing scheme at Aqueduct.
28 Sep 2004
ews Brief: Edward Wray, co-founder of Betfair, the world’s first peer-to-peer online betting exchange who is spearheading the exchange’s international expansion, has welcomed a proposal for a North American exchange controlled by racetracks for the benefit of the sport.
19 May 2004
News Brief: The National Thoroughbred Racing Association expects total operating revenues to increase 11.2% based on the 2004 budget it released in its 2003-’04 annual report to the membership.
4 Feb 2004
News Brief: National Thoroughbred Racing Association Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer Tim Smith announces the NTRA’s latest plans to help with a series of purse increases in the Breeders’ Cup national stakes program and with respective state championship racing days.