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Tuesday, March 20, 2001Contact: Jim Vanderbosch (650) 947-9020, ext. 117
TrackMaster Announces Agreement with Philadelphia Park & The Racing Channel

TrackMaster, an Equibase company, today announced an agreement with Philadelphia Park and The Racing Channel that provides TrackMaster past performance information and expert selections for both Thoroughbred and Harness racing to visitors of both the Philadelphia Park and Racing Channel web sites.

“Our partnership with TrackMaster is targeted at providing our customers and site visitors with the highest quality data available delivered conveniently and affordably”, said Jim Gagliano, Executive Vice President, Philadelphia Park. “Addressing the needs of our customers who are part of the home-based wagering movement is very important to us. We are excited about our ever-expanding relationship with TrackMaster.”

In addition to handicapping information access, Racing Channel and Phonebet customers can take advantage of the Equibase/TrackMaster Virtual Stable. This free service notifies racing fans by email whenever one of the horses in their custom stable is entered in a race.

Philadelphia Park patrons and its affiliated Phonebet customers can access the TrackMaster handicapping information through Phonebet is a leading national phone wagering service that handles both automated and operator-assisted wagering.

The Racing Channel web site, located at, offers live video, real time odds and other up-to-the-minute racing-related information. Its visitors also have the convenience of instantaneous access to TrackMaster’s Thoroughbred and Harness racing products.

The Thoroughbred products offered for sale through the Philadelphia Park and The Racing Channel web sites feature Equibase Speed and Class Ratings. Equibase Company, a partnership of The Jockey Club and the Thoroughbred Racing Associations of North America, is the Thoroughbred industry’s Official database for racing information and statistics.