- National Thoroughbred Racing Association
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) is a broad-based coalition of horse racing interests consisting of leading thoroughbred racetracks, owners, breeders, trainers and affiliated horse racing associations, charged with increasing the popularity of horse racing and improving economic conditions for industry participants. The NTRA has offices in Lexington, Ky., and Rye Brook, N.Y.
The NTRA was formed in 1998 with startup funding provided by Breeders' Cup Limited, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, The Jockey Club, Keeneland Association, Oak Tree Racing Association and the National Thoroughbred Association. It replaced the Thoroughbred Racing Associations of North America as the sponsor of the American Horse of the Year awards in 1998.
Key people include President and CEO Alex Waldrop; Sr. Vice President of Communications and Industry Relations Keith Chamblin; CFO Vicki Bungardner:NTRA Advanatge Sr. Vice President Terry McElfresh and Executive Chairman Robert Elliston.
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