|Sunday, June 19, 2005||Contact: Keith Chamblin |
|NTRA Strategic Plan for 2006-2010|
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) has released its 2006-2010 Strategic Plan, which was recently approved by the NTRA Board of Directors during its quarterly meeting on June 9 in Elmont, N.Y. A copy of the Plan's full contents is available at the NTRA's Web site, www.ntra.com .
The 2006-2010 Strategic Plan identifies five core areas of focus for the NTRA:
Within the broad NTRA Mission of increasing the popularity of Thoroughbred racing and improving economic conditions for all NTRA members, the 2006-2010 Strategic Plan also outlined specific goals as part of a five-year vision. These goals include:
"It is essential that the NTRA focus on core programs and strategies to achieve its membership's goals," said NTRA Commissioner D.G. Van Clief, Jr. "This Strategic Plan is aggressive and will require the full support of our membership to be successful. Our success in capitalizing on the potential for future growth depends on ensuring we are collaborative, not fragmented."
The NTRA is a broad-based coalition of horseracing interests, including the American Quarter Horse Association, charged with increasing popularity of horseracing and improving economic conditions for industry participants. The NTRA and Breeders' Cup Limited also administer the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, Thoroughbred racing's year-end Championships consisting of eight races and $14 million in purses and awards, and the Breeders' Cup Stakes Program. The NTRA has offices in Lexington, Ky., and New York City. NTRA press releases appear on the NTRA Web site, ntra.com.
|For additional information, please visit www.ntra.com|