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Thursday, September 09, 2010Contact: Bob Curran Jr. (212) 521-5326
RISA Launches International Pedigree Reporting Service
in Conjunction with

Racing Information Services Australia (RISA) is delighted to announce it has partnered with (a division of the US Jockey Club’s subsidiary company, The Jockey Club Information Systems, Inc. “TJCIS”) to launch a 5-Cross International Pedigree Service.

To access the 5-Cross International Pedigree Service, please Click Here

The 5-Cross Pedigree Service is a unique and comprehensive research tool that draws from the global database used by TJCIS – providing access to the most accurate, up-to-the minute thoroughbred pedigree and racing materials available from all over the world.

In launching the service the CEO of RISA Myles Foreman said; “The combination of RISA’s extensive historical Australian databases and extensive international databases used by TJCIS provides to the Australian market place unique international Pedigree Reporting”

In addition to Australia these Thoroughbred reports will give instant access to extensive international pedigree and racing information from: USA, Canada, Argentine, Australia, Brazil, Chile, England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates and Uruguay.

“Our partnership with RISA provides breeders, owners and other industry professionals in Australia with access to the most complete global data to assist in their bloodstock decisions,” said Carl Hamilton, chairman and president of The Jockey Club Information Systems, Inc., proprietor of

In addition to the free 5-Cross Pedigree Service four additional paid reports will be launched in a secondary stage in 2011. These reports include;

1. Tabulated and Detailed Race Records Selecting the name of any raced horse takes you to a screen showing the lifetime starts for that horse. The lifetime start information is presented in a past performance format making it very easy to view the performance history for any horse. Also included is a summary of starts, placings and earnings for the horse in subject.

2. Catalogue Style Pedigrees This feature enables you to produce a report that goes back up to 4 generations on the Dams side. The report for each Dam includes 3 cross pedigree, race record including prize money & produce record.

3. Mare’s Produce Records Select the name of any broodmare and it takes you to a Produce History screen. This screen will display every foal the mare has produced including the foal's name, prize money, sire, colour and sex and exact foaling date.

4. Sire Crop Analysis This report creates a breakdown of every foal the sire entered has produced by year in alphabetical order. The report includes the name, colour, dam, race record & prize money plus race information if the progeny is stakes placed. This report can be searched by crop year or racing year.


Within the Australian Thoroughbred racing industry RISA provides a number of integrated products & services nationally to principal racing authorities, race clubs, owners, trainers, breeders, jockeys and punters. RISA also fulfils an important role in managing the industry’s racing materials on a national basis, bringing in outside revenue through the sale of a variety of products. RISA’s products and services include; Registrar of Racehorses – a division of RISA, RISA Stable Assist, RISA Form, RISA Materials, RISA Publishing, RISA Research, RISA Connect, RISA Tickets, RISA Technology and the TTSC – a division of RISA


The Jockey Club Information Systems Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The US 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.