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Wednesday, May 14, 2008Contact: Bob Curran Jr. (212) 521-5326
Free 5-Cross Thoroughbred Pedigrees Now Available on

The Jockey Club Information Systems Inc. (TJCIS) today announced that its 5-cross pedigrees for Thoroughbreds are now available for free on, the company’s online information and portfolio management service.

The 5-cross Thoroughbred pedigree provides five generations of a Thoroughbred’s pedigree, and includes inbreeding, nicking statistics and dosage information. The pedigree information comes directly from The Jockey Club’s database and from Thoroughbred stud book authorities worldwide.

“Providing a single proven source to obtain free, reliable 5-cross pedigree information will assist industry members in their research and will complement our other products, which offer more extensive information and are available for purchase,” said TJCIS Chairman and President Carl Hamilton.

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 as well as its cataloguing and software sales and consulting divisions.