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TOC HOLDS OPEN FORUM AT SANTA ANITA

The Open Forum attendees at Santa Anita on Saturday, April 22, heard TOC staff and board members speak about the latest updates on ADW/On Track Geo-locations, SCOTWINC, Legislation, Stabling and Vanning, Medication, the TOC Election and the We Care campaign. Joe Morris also gave an update about Santa Anita, and shortly after,...Read More »


Register Now for TOC's Conformation Clinic

TOC is offering a FREE “Conformation Clinic” at Santa Anita on Saturday, May 13th. The informal workshop is intended to help participants develop an “eye” for a horse.

With the assistance of some expert horsemen, attendees will view a variety of horses and identify their conformation strengths and weaknesses. The workshop...Read More »


Jockey Mike Smith and Arrogate honored for their great achievements of Thoroughbred racing in California

On Monday April 17th the California Senate and Assembly recognized the incredible career of Hall of Fame Jockey Mike Smith and North America’s richest racehorse, Arrogate. Smith was invited on the floor of the Assembly by the Governmental Organization Chair, Adam Gray. Gray introduced Smith and spent...Read More »


REGISTRATION STILL OPEN FOR TOC OPEN FORUM APRIL 22ND

TOC wants to hear from you! All horsemen are invited to an OPEN FORUM at Santa Anita on Saturday, April 22nd at 10:00 a.m. in the Baldwin Conference Room.

Meet TOC staff and directors for a discussion of current events and a chance to have your questions answered. Mark your calendars now for this...Read More »


First Win for Cody Polansky, an ordinary guy.

Meet Cody Polansky, an ordinary guy who’s enjoying his first win as a horse owner. To read more, check out the piece by Ed Golden here.

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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Effective today, TOC has withdrawn consent for TwinSpires to accept ADW wagers from California residents on California Thoroughbred races.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 between TOC and TwinSpires, as well as the other ADW companies, in an...Read More »


CTBA APRIL MAGAZINE NOW ONLINE

The April 2017 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.

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RCS Kentucky Derby Fundraiser

CELEBRATING THE 143RD KENTUCKY DERBY 

Featuring COUNTRY SINGER MCKENNA FAITH

A Benefit in Support of Redwood Community Services

WHAT: Redwood Community Services (RCS) will be hosting a “Kentucky Derby...Read More »


REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR TOC OPEN FORUM APRIL 22ND

TOC wants to hear from you! All horsemen are invited to an OPEN FORUM at Santa Anita on Saturday, April 22nd at 10:00 a.m. in the Baldwin Conference Room.

Meet TOC staff and directors for a discussion of current events and a chance to have your questions answered. Mark your calendars now for this...Read More »


Former TOC President John Van de Kamp Passes

John Van de Kamp, who was TOC President and General Counsel from 1996 through 2004, died March 14 at his home in Pasadena following a brief illness. He was 81.

Van de Kamp was born in Pasadena into a prominent family known for its popular baked goods and windmill-themed bakeries. He...Read More »


CTBA March Magazine Now Online

The March 2017 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.

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Comprehensive Immigration Reform Back on the Table?

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Steven Crist Explains the New Treasury Department Regulations Benefitting Horseplayers

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Santa Anita Adds Two Race Days to Spring Calendar

To make up for two race days cancelled during the current meet due to inclement weather conditions, Santa Anita has scheduled live racing on Thursday, April 20 and Thursday, June 1, 2017. First post both days will be 1:00 p.m. For additional information about live racing at Santa...Read More »


CTBA February Magazine Now Online

The February 2017 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.

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Congratulations to TOC Board Member, Gary Fenton!

On February 5th, 2017, Fenton and partner Hronis Racing LLC won the first race of the day with Cistron, ridden by Luis Contreras. The three-year-old colt, trained by John Sadler, broke his maiden on December 4th of last year at Del Mar (on turf). Cistron is their first horse that was...Read More »


TOC HOLDS SUCCESSFUL TAX PLANNING SEMINAR

Over 50 people attended the latest Tax Planning Seminar held by the Thoroughbred Owners of California at Santa Anita on Saturday morning, February 4th. The very popular seminar featured a panel of renowned tax experts including Jen Shah, CPA; attorney, Richard Craigo; and the moderator, Bob Ike. They discussed tax...Read More »


Registration Still Available for Tax Planning Seminar

Registration is still open for TOC’s FREE seminar, “Tax Planning for Horse Owners” – an introductory seminar 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.

A panel of renowned tax experts including...Read More »


Owners’ Per-Start Workers’ Comp Fee to Increase by $5

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

January 26, 2017

Arcadia, Calif. – The California Thoroughbred Business League (CTBL), a group comprised of racing associations, horsemen’s organizations and fairs, is responsible for overseeing funds that are to be utilized for providing workers’ compensation insurance relief to horsemen. Working with Finish Line Self...Read More »


Upcoming Stakes Closings at Santa Anita

Santa Anita would like to make you aware of the following upcoming stakes closings:

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