CTBA May Magazine Now Available Online

The May 2015 issue of California Thoroughbred magazine is now available online. To view, click here.

G. G. Ryder Edges Stablemate Summer Hit In San Francisco Mile

G.G. Ryder, ridden by Ricardo Gonzalez, ran down front-running Summer Hit and jockey Russell Baze in the final yards to win the Grade 3 San Francisco Mile by a half length Saturday at Golden Gate Fields. Trained by… Read More

Six Candidates Nominated for TOC Board Election

The TOC Nominating Committee has announced a slate of six candidates for five open seats in the 2015 Board of Directors election, including incumbents Bob Baffert, Ed Moger, Mike Pegram and Kathy Walsh and new nominees Allen Aldrich… Read More

Oak Tree Racing Association Announces Matching Donation Program in Honor of Dr. Jack Robbins

The Oak Tree Racing Association announced that it will match donations made to Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation in honor of Dr. Jack K. Robbins. The pledge will cover donations up to a total of $100,000 that are made through December… Read More

Support the Push for Modernized Tax Withholding

NTRA SUBMITS OFFICIAL RESPONSE TO IRS/TREASURY REQUEST FOR COMMENT ON PARI-MUTUEL REPORTING AND WITHHOLDING Public Invited to Submit Comments to Policymakers LEXINGTON, Ky. (Tuesday, April 21, 2015) – The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) has submitted its official response… Read More

Annette Bishop’s Get Happy Mister Scores San Simeon Stakes Victory

Colorado-bred Get Happy Mister, idle since Aug. 16 at Arapahoe Park, rated kindly and roared up the rail to take Sunday’s Grade III, $100,000 San Simeon Stakes by a length under Tyler Baze. Conditioned by Mark Tsagalakis and… Read More

Queen of the Sand Wins Grade III Santa Barbara Handicap

Derrick Fisher’s Queen of The Sand and jockey Drayden Van Dyke, outside, overpower Fanticola (Joseph Talamo), inside, to win the Grade III, $150,000 Santa Barbara Handicap, Saturday at Santa Anita Park. The 5-year-old Irish-bred daughter of Footstepsinthesand (GB)… Read More

Papacoolpapacool Wins La Puente Stakes at Santa Anita

Papacoolpapacool extended his winning streak to three races in Saturday’s $79,750 La Puente Stakes on turf at Santa Anita. Owned by Cellist Racing Group, LLC or Nilforushan, the 3-year-old son of Temple City is trained by Phil D’Amato… Read More

Dortmund Headlines Successful TOC Conformation Clinic

TOC hosted a very successful Conformation Clinic Saturday morning at Santa Anita, attracting a record attendance of 70 people. Headlining the event was a visit to the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert for an up-close look… Read More

Owner Kaleem Shah Leads Dortmund into Winners’ Circle After Santa Anita Derby

Kaleem Shah’s Dortmund remained undefeated with a 4-1/4 length victory in the Grade 1, $1 million Santa Anita Derby Saturday, keeping him unbeaten at 6-0 heading into next month’s Kentucky Derby. “It’s good to see this horse just… Read More

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