|Friday, February 23, 2007||Contact: Bob Curran Jr. (212) 521-5326|
|Past Performances for American Quarter Horses Added to equibase.com|
Lifetime past performances for American Quarter Horses are now available through 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 information service, the equineline.com Lifetime Starts in Past Performance Format report for American Quarter Horses is available for purchase and download directly from equibase.com. The report offers complete past performances, including Speed Ratings, and a black type summary.
“We are pleased to work with both Equibase and The Jockey Club Information Systems to present an option to purchase past performances for individual American Quarter Horses on the website of the Thoroughbred industry’s official database,” said Trey Buck, senior director of racing for the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA). “The two breeds complement each other in the racing and wagering marketplace, so expanding accessibility to American Quarter Horse racing information is a natural fit for both Equibase and the AQHA.”
The lifetime past performances report for American Quarter Horses is available for $8 per horse through the Handicapper’s Store on equibase.com. A free sample of the report is also available. Updated past performances generally are available within 30 minutes after a race.
“There are countless racing fans and horsemen who enjoy and participate in both the Thoroughbred and American Quarter Horse industries, so today’s announcement represents a natural progression in our ongoing efforts to enhance the information available to racing fans and industry participants alike through equibase.com,” said Matt McCoy, Equibase Company’s manager of eBusiness operations and development.
Equibase Company LLC is a partnership between the Thoroughbred Racing Associations of North America and The Jockey Club. Through its website, http://www.equibase.com, the company offers an ever-increasing menu of racing information and handicapping products for handicappers of all skill levels.
The American Quarter Horse Association is the largest equine breed registry in the world and is the official record-keeping and governing body of the American Quarter Horse industry. Additional information is available online at http://www.aqha.com.
The Jockey Club Information Systems, Inc., 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 sales and consulting divisions.