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  1. Reports of Mares Bred Due at The Jockey Club by August 1
    Reports of Mares Bred Due at The Jockey Club by August 1
    The Jockey Club reminds stallion managers to submit their Reports of Mares Bred (RMBs) for the 2019 breeding season by August 1. “To ensure that the breeding statistics we release in the fall are as accurate as possible, we request that RMBs be submitted by August 1,” said Matt Iuliano, executive vice president and executive director of The Jockey Club. In addition, stallion managers who submit completed RMBs by August 1 are among the first to receive their Stallion Service Certificates, which facilitates the timely registration of 2020 foals. Reports of Mares Bred may be submitted via Interactive Registration at registry.jockeyclub.com or a form is available by email, fax, or mail by contacting inquiries@jockeyclub.com.
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  2. Indiana Grand Track Update
    Indiana Grand Track Update
    At this time, the track at Indiana Grand will be open for training beginning Monday, April 1. There will be a daily break between 8:30-9:00 am EDT, same as previous years. The track will be open for training until 11:00 am EDT each day. Indiana Grand's Vice President and General Manager of Racing, Jon Schuster, wants to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone for their understanding, patience and support during this endeavor.
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  3. The Jockey Club to Continue Study of Rule Regarding Breeding Stallions
    The Jockey Club to Continue Study of Rule Regarding Breeding Stallions
    The Jockey Club board of stewards today announced that it is continuing its consideration of a rule to limit the annual breeding of individual stallions. The Jockey Club stated further, “We are grateful for the many thoughtful comments in response to our September proposal. The stewards are considering those comments as we continue to study the cause and effects of decreasing diversity of the Thoroughbred gene pool and finalize a rule to protect the breed’s health and welfare.” The Jockey Club is the breed registry for Thoroughbreds in North America. Since its founding 125 years ago, it has been dedicated to the improvement of breeding and racing of Thoroughbreds, focusing on improvements to the integrity, health, and safety of the sport.
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