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TOC Supports New H-2C Visa Program

At the request of the NTRA, TOC has added its name to the growing list of industry organizations supporting the Agricultural Guest Worker Act of 2018, which would streamline the current visa program for temporary agricultural workers. The legislation is sponsored by longtime friend of horseracing and breeding Rep. Bob...Read More »


Register Now for TOC's Conformation Clinic at Santa Anita!

TOC is partnering with expert horsemen to offer a FREE “Conformation Clinic” at Santa Anita on Saturday, May 12. The informal workshop is intended to help participants develop an “eye” for a horse. Attendees will visit the trainers’ barns, where they will view a variety of horses to...Read More »


TOC SUCCESSFULLY HOSTS 45 ATTENDEES AT OPEN FORUM: INTRODUCTION TO THE RACING OFFICE – RECORDING AVAILABLE

On Saturday, April 14, 2018, 45 people attended TOC’s successful Introduction to the Racing Office webinar! This event was aimed at helping horsemen gain knowledge of the Racing Office responsibilities, such as the role of the Racing Secretary, creating the condition book and the overall process of entries. Other topics...Read More »


Gary Fenton Named Chair of TOC Racing Committee

Arcadia, Calif. At its April board meeting, the TOC board voted to appoint Gary Fenton chairman of its Racing Affairs Committee effective immediately. Racing Affairs is one of the most active working board committees with primary responsibility including approving stakes and overnight purse schedules and purse contracts and overseeing...Read More »


Register Now for TOC's Open Forum - Introduction to the Racing Office

All horsemen are invited to TOC’s FREE webinar on Saturday, April 14, at 10:00 a.m. Participate online or by phone and get the chance to have your questions answered by So. Cal Racing Secretaries Rick Hammerle and David Jerkens. Registration is required and must be done by noon on Friday,...Read More »


CTBA APRIL MAGAZINE NOW ONLINE

The April 2018 issue of the California Thoroughbred magazine is now available for viewing online, courtesy of the California Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association.

To access the full magazine, click here.

What a View wins the Crystal Water Handicap for Rob Riggio and partners

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Registration Now Open for TOC's Conformation Clinic at Golden Gate Fields!

This informal workshop is intended to help participants develop an “eye” for a horse. With the assistance of Elizabeth Morey, TOC’s Director of Racing & Northern California Operations, attendees will view a variety of horses and identify their conformation strengths and weaknesses.

The workshop will take place...Read More »


Paved Becomes First Filly to Win Prestigious El Camino Real Derby

Berkeley, Calif. (Feb. 17, 2017) Under the expert guidance of jockey Drayden Van Dyke, Paved became the first filly to win the prestigious El Camino Real Derby, one of the most notable horse races in Northern California. The El Camino Real Derby, a restricted 3-year-old race, awarded 10 Kentucky Derby...Read More »


Three-Year Racehorse Depreciation Returns Retroactively For Fiscal Year 2017

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Friday, February 9, 2018) President Trump today signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act, a bill that among other measures extends retroactively for fiscal year 2017 uniform three-year racehorse depreciation, an important tax provision supported by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) that expired in 2016 alongside certain...Read More »


LONGSHOT FAULT RALLIES TO TAKE GRADE II, $200,000 BUENA VISTA STAKES

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LONGSHOT FAULT RALLIES TO TAKE GRADE II, $200,000 BUENA VISTA STAKES BY ONE LENGTH UNDER RED-HOT FRANCO; TRAINED BY D’AMATO, FAULT GETS MILE ON GRASS IN 1:33.49

ARCADIA, Calif. (Feb. 17, 2018)—Under patient handling from an upstart Geovanni Franco, longshot Fault charged home to take...Read More »


WESTERN STATES HORSE EXPO MARCH 9 - 11 AT FAIRPLEX

One of the most popular horse expositions in the U.S., the Western States Horse Expo in Pomona is a must-attend event for any horse owner. In three short days, you can catch up on the latest training and education, shop the nation’s premier equine vendors and connect with your horse...Read More »


CTBA FEBRUARY MAGAZINE NOW ONLINE

The February 2018 issue of the California Thoroughbred magazine is now available for viewing online, courtesy of the California Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association.

To access the full magazine, click here.

Rozamund Barclay is a California breeder, owner, and aftercare advocate

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TOC SUCCESSFULLY HOSTS 103 ATTENDEES AT TAX PLANNING WEBINAR - Recording Available

On Saturday, February 10, 2018, 103 people attended TOC’s successful introductory Tax Planning webinar! This event was aimed at helping horse owners gain a working knowledge of the rules of both federal income and state sales taxation as they apply to the racehorse business. The webinar covered a...Read More »


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