Striding For An Edge

By Riccardo Riccio, bloodstock advisor & former TPD operator ‘Just tuck in behind the leaders, get the horse settled in the early part of the race and come with a late run.’ Such instructions from trainers to jockeys are commonly mentioned in horse racing, and these tactics may contribute to a winning run. However, might […]

TPD’s King George Diamond Weekend 2022 Top Performances

Ascot racegoers were treated to another exceptional weekend of racing for the QIPCO King George VI And Queen Elizabeth meeting, as the famous venue reemphasized its position as a leading racetrack in racehorse tracking and timing technology (courtesy of RaceTech, Longines, Gmax & TPD). Spectators were filled with speed, sectional and positional information during each […]

TPD’s Royal Ascot 2022 Top Performances

By Vincent Souillat, TPD Commercial Executive My first Royal Ascot week as a newly converted horse racing fan, needless to say that it did not disappoint! From the drama of the Crispy Cat and The Riddler incident to the nail-biting finish between Kyprios and Mojo Star in the Gold Cup, watching the best horses in […]

A day in the life of a TPD operator

By Ella Gillings Tuesday It’s 11.15 as I pull into Lingfield for a 1.15pm start. I’ve walked my dogs, checked some sheep and ridden a horse before getting here so I’m delighted the first thing I see is a voucher for a free lunch, left on my desk by Clerk of the course, George Hill. […]

The story behind TPD’s launch in Chile

By George Deedes, TPD Content Director February saw TPD go live at the King Abdulaziz racetrack in Saudi Arabia, timing the world’s richest horse race, the $20,000,000 Saudi Cup no less. A month later and we had added again to our international portfolio.    In May 2021, CEO Will Duff Gordon signed TPD up to […]

The story behind TPD’s launch in Saudi Arabia

By George Deedes, TPD Content Director Total Performance Data’s association with Saudi Arabia began last summer when representatives from the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia (JCSA) attended fixtures at Lingfield and Windsor in order to see the TPD system in action. Clearly impressed by what they saw, they placed order for TPD to operate at […]

TPD Infographic Explainer

By Vincent Souillat, TPD Commercial Executive STRIDE DATA Why is Stride Data useful? A horse’s speed in getting from A to B is a product of its stride, which consists of stride length and stride frequency  During each stride, the horse takes one breath.  For each stride taken, metabolic energy is expended for both breathing […]

Delivering new revenue and engagement for racing

By Will Duff Gordon, TPD CEO TPD’s recent announcement that we have sent £100,000 to ARC’s media rights partner (ATR) and expect to share more than 5x that figure by this time next year is a watershed announcement for racing and the culmination of many years of needle threading. I left the Racehorse Owners Association […]