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Wednesday, July 07, 2010Contact: Bob Curran Jr. (212) 521-5326 Launched with Free 5-Cross Pedigrees

Free five-cross Thoroughbred pedigrees from, which are downloaded more than 200,000 times each month, are now also available in a customized format for mobile devices following the launch of by The Jockey Club Information Systems (TJCIS).

According to TJCIS Chairman and President Carl Hamilton, the popularity of the five-cross pedigrees made that feature a natural first step in the development of

“Industry professionals conduct business at any time of day and in any number of locations and having immediate access to a five-cross pedigree will make it even easier to do that,” he said. “The free accessibility of five-cross pedigree information designed for a mobile device also complements The Jockey Club’s Tattoo Identification Services by providing an additional tool to individuals and organizations involved with Thoroughbred retirement and re-training.

“With published reports indicating that mobile phones could surpass PCs as the most common web access device worldwide by 2013, we envision becoming an integral part of how customers access Thoroughbred information in the years ahead.”

To access the free five-cross Thoroughbred pedigrees from a mobile device, simply go to or click on the free five-cross pedigrees link on

The Jockey Club Information Systems Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Jockey Club, is an industry leader in the areas of technology and information services for industry professionals, including owners, breeders, trainers, veterinarians and farm personnel. TJCIS utilizes state-of-the-art technology to enhance the services it provides through as well as its cataloguing and software sales and consulting divisions.