The Thoroughbred Idea Foundation conducts ongoing research on a variety of topics intended to inform industry stakeholders while advocating for changes where needed. These white papers are presented in various ways depending upon your desire to consume information on the topic - some come with an abridged version and an executive summary. We hope you enjoy the TIF Reports.
TIF Reports: Embracing a Future with Free Racing Data
In this modern era of analytics, racing would benefit from public access to raw data.
TIF Reports: Horse Racing and 'Legal' Sports Betting
North American horse racing is facing a momentous threat to its business: the rapid expansion of legal sports betting.
TIF Reports: Changing the Rules
Clarity and consistency in the adjudication of North American racing is possible with a shift to the Category 1 philosophy.
TIF Reports: Penny Breakage
Returning rightful winnings to bettors and stimulating North American tote pools