70th Round Table Conference Returns to In-Person Event

July 18, 2022

Livestream Also Available

LEXINGTON, Ky.—After being held virtually for two years due to COVID-19, The Jockey Club’s Annual Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing will be held as an in-person event in 2022 and hosted for the first time at the Saratoga Springs City Center in Saratoga Springs, New York. Scheduled for Sunday, August 14, at 10 a.m. ET, the conference will also be streamed on The Jockey Club’s website, jockeyclub.com, and Facebook page, facebook.com/USJockeyClub.

The full agenda and bios of all speakers will be announced and posted onjockeyclub.com in advance of the conference.

The Jockey Club Round Table Conference was first held on July 1, 1953, in The Jockey Club office in New York City. The following year, it was moved to Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The conference has featured discussions on myriad critical industry topics, including aftercare, equine safety, marketing, and national uniformity, as well as international perspectives and viewpoints from outside the Thoroughbred industry.

2018 Annual Round Table Conference (Jockey Club photo)

The Jockey Club, founded in 1894 and dedicated to the improvement of Thoroughbred breeding and racing, is the breed registry for North American Thoroughbreds. In fulfillment of its mission, The Jockey Club, directly or through subsidiaries, provides support and leadership on a wide range of important industry initiatives, and it serves the information and technology needs of owners, breeders, media, fans and farms. It founded America’s Best Racing (americasbestracing.net), the broad-based fan development initiative for Thoroughbred racing, and in partnership with the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, operates OwnerView (ownerview.com), the ownership resource. Additional information is available at jockeyclub.com.

The Jockey Club Press Release
John Messara, left, owner of Australia’s Arrowfield Stud, talks with Jockey Club president and COO Jim Gagliano at the 2019 Jockey Club Round Table on Matters Pertaining to Racing. (Photo courtesy of The Jockey Club)

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