Jockey Club to release study on racing industry

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) – The results of an economic study of the thoroughbred industry will be released this weekend in horse racing's summer playground.

Officials from The Jockey Club will be in Saratoga Springs on Sunday for the organization's annual round-table conference on issues facing the racing industry.

This weekend's agenda includes releasing the results and recommendations of an economic study on the thoroughbred industry commissioned by The Jockey Club, the Lexington, the governing body of thoroughbred registry and breeding in the United States.

The conference was first held in New York City in the summer of 1953. The moved to Saratoga the following year and has been held in the upstate racing town every August since them.

The Jockey Club has offices in New York City and Lexington, Ky.

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