Jockey Club Round Table to be Streamed

From The Jockey Club
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (Aug. 8, 2014) -- The Jockey Club will provide a live video stream for Sunday’s 62nd Annual Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing from Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The two-hour conference begins at 10 a.m. EDT, and the live video stream will be available at jockeyclub.com.

The Round Table Conference agenda will feature Brian Rolapp, the executive vice president of NFL Media and the president and CEO of the NFL Network, who will share insights into the National Football League’s media strategies, and Denis Egan, the chief executive of the Irish Turf Club, who will provide an update on jockey safety and welfare initiatives.

The program will also provide updates on medication reform efforts in the United States, a study on equine drug testing and enforcement, an analysis of racing trends and horse inventories, and a report on new fan and owner development initiatives.

A video replay of the Round Table Conference will be available Sunday afternoon and an official transcript of the proceedings will be available on The Jockey Club website the following day.

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., where it has been held every August since.

Transcripts of every Round Table Conference are available in the “Resources” section of The Jockey Club website.