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NTRA Joins Dean Dorton For Nationwide Survey On Thoroughbred Farm Employee Compensation

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) has joined the certified public accounting and professional business advisory firm, Dean Dorton, in conducting a nationwide survey focused on Thoroughbred horse farm employee compensation. The survey includes questions related to average hourly and salary pay rates for various positions, bonuses, health insurance, housing, visa programs, internships, retirement plans, […]

Casa Creed Joins NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll After Fourstardave Triumph

Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott now has three horses among the 10 comprising the NTRA’s Top Thoroughbred Poll, following Casa Creed’s win in the Grade 1 Fourstardave at Saratoga and subsequent jump to eighth in Week 29 of the poll. Stablemates Elite Power and Cody’s Wish retain the top two positions. The former took […]

NTRA Horse PAC Adds Stephanie Hronis To Board Of Directors

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Horse PAC® Board Chairman Bill Farish and President Tom Rooney are pleased to announce that Stephanie Hronis has joined the Board of Directors of NTRA Horse PAC®, Thoroughbred racing’s bipartisan federal Political Action Committee. Stephanie Hronis is a prominent member of the Thoroughbred racing community. Hronis is part of […]

NTRA Unveils New Logo For 25th Anniversary Of National Horseplayers Championship

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) has officially unveiled the new logo for the 25th Anniversary of the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) which will be held March 15-17, 2024 at the Horseshoe Las Vegas. The 2024 event will commemorate 25 years of the Championship, which engages thousands of horseplayers annually playing in competitive contests across the […]

NTRA Equine Discounts, John Deere Gator Giveaway Announced

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Equine Discounts is teaming up with John Deere to give away a new John Deere TX Gator™ through a social media contest. The contest will run from August 1 through 31 and participants must submit a photo showing how they would utilize the new piece of equipment. In addition […]

Britney Eurton, Acacia Clement, Nick Luck To Co-Host 53rd Eclipse Awards

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form, and the National Turf Writers And Broadcasters (NTWAB) announced Wednesday that Britney Eurton, Acacia Courtney Clement, and Nick Luck will co-host the 53rd Annual Eclipse Awards, which will be held on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024 at The Breakers Palm Beach. Caton Bredar will be again serving […]

Champion Nest Jumps To Third Spot In NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

Last year’s Champion 3-Year-Old Filly did not make her 2023 debut until late July, but Nest proved she was more than ready off the bench when firing to win the Grade 2 Shuvee at Saratoga by 2 1/4 lengths over multiple Grade 1 winner Clairiere. That victory was enough to boost Nest to third in […]

NTRA: ‘HISA Is The Necessary Solution’

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) is joined by key leaders throughout the Thoroughbred breeding and racing industry in expressing its strong support for the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA) one year after its landmark Racetrack Safety Program became effective on July 1, 2022. The Racetrack Safety Program established for the first time in […]

Fifth Annual ‘Beat Byk NHC Challenge’ Set To Launch On July 15

For the 5th consecutive year the “Beat Byk NHC Challenge” will return this summer as the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) and Steve Byk, host of the Thoroughbred radio news magazine “At the Races” on Sirius XM, once again partner to send one NHC Tour member to Las Vegas to compete in the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) […]