Thursday, September 16, 2004
Contact: John Cooney (859) 224-2714
Lifetime past performances for individual Thoroughbreds are now available on equibase.com, it was announced today by Equibase Company LLC, the Thoroughbred industry’s Official database for racing information.
Through an arrangement with The Jockey Club Information Systems, Inc. (TJCIS) and its equineline.com pedigree information service, the equineline.com Lifetime Past Performance report is available for purchase and download directly from equibase.com. The report offers complete past performances, including Equibase® Speed Figures, auction sales history and a black-type summary.
“We are pleased to be able to offer our Lifetime Past Performance report on the web site of the industry’s Official database,” said TJCIS chairman Carl Hamilton. “Today’s announcement demonstrates how the natural synergies between the two organizations can be utilized to advance our mutual goal of enhancing the information available to racing fans and industry participants alike.”
The lifetime past performances are available for $8 per horse through the “Handicapper’s Store” on equibase.com. Updated past performances are usually available within 30 minutes after a race.
“The addition of this equineline.com product to the broad array of racing and handicapping information on equibase.com is an important step,” said Hank Zeitlin, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Equibase. “Now, owners, trainers and fans can get updated past performances for an individual horse between starts.”
Equibase Company is a partnership between The Jockey Club and the Thoroughbred Racing Associations of North America. Through its web site, http://www.equibase.com, the Company provides an ever-increasing menu of racing information and handicapping products for handicappers of all skill levels.
The Jockey Club Information Systems, Inc. (TJCIS), a wholly owned subsidiary of The Jockey Club, is an industry leader in the areas of technology and information services for industry professionals, including owners, breeders, trainers, veterinarians and farm personnel. TJCIS utilizes state-of-the-art technology to enhance the services it provides through equineline.com as well as its cataloguing and software consulting divisions.
Equibase Company is the official supplier of racing information and statistics to the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA); and TJCIS is the official supplier of breeding and sales information to the NTRA.