Spectacular Setting, Strong Business Results At Del Mar’s First Breeders’ Cup

DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2017) – Gun Runner’s thrilling victory in the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic capped a picture-perfect day at the Del Mar racetrack, the first-time host of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. Racing fans responded to the… Read More

Alert Bay took his second consecutive San Francisco Mile at Golden Gate Fields

California-bred Alert Bay took his second consecutive Grade 3 San Francisco Mile Saturday at Golden Gate Fields. Owned by Peter Redekop BC Ltd. and trained by Blaine Wright, Alert Bay came from just off the pace to win… Read More

TOC Statement re: Twin Spires

April 6, 2017 Effective today, TOC has withdrawn consent for TwinSpires to accept ADW wagers from California residents on California Thoroughbred races. This decision was not made lightly and comes following several weeks of intensive work and negotiations… Read More

CTBA July Magazine Now Available Online

The July 2016 issue of The Thoroughbred of California magazine is now available for viewing online, courtesy of the California Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association. To access the magazine, click here.

Golden Gate Turf Festival April 14th to May 1st

Golden Gate Fields, with support from the TOC, will offer increased purses, free shipping to/from Santa Anita, and guaranteed late Pick 4 pools during its three-week turf festival. Read more…

Welcome Home, American Pharoah!

Amidst much excitement and fanfare, Triple Crown champion American Pharoah arrived home at Bob Baffert’s barn, Santa Anita Racetrack just before noon today.  On hand to welcome him were Baffert and his wife, Jill, and son Bodie, jockey Victor Espinoza,… Read More

Oak Tree at Pleasanton 2015

Oak Tree at Pleasanton June 18 – July 15, 2015

Santa Anita Box Seats Open Forum

There has been considerable discussion regarding policy changes to Santa Anita’s box seat pricing. Santa Anita has agreed to hold an OPEN FORUM on the issue on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 11:00 a.m. in the the Baldwin Terrace at… Read More

A Letter from TOC to Frank Stronach

In response to the recent move by Santa Anita Racetrack to substantially increase Clubhouse Box Seat season prices, the board of directors of the Thoroughbred Owners of California sent the following letter to Frank Stronach, Chairman of The Stronach… Read More

TOC to host Open Forum at Los Alamitos Dec. 6

All are invited to an Open Forum at Los Alamitos Racecourse on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 11:00 a.m. Attendees will have a chance to meet TOC staff and board members, ask questions, and get an update on the… Read More

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