TOC Retraction to California Horsemen Letter of Nov. 24

In a letter yesterday to TOC members, we incorrectly stated the positions of Terry Finley, who is running for President of the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s’ Association. His letter to TOC members is below. TOC does not endorse… Read More

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

Achiever’s Legacy Wins $100,000 Desi Arnaz Stakes Sunday

Achiever’s Legacy rallied in the stretch to win the $100,000 Desi Arnaz Stakes Sunday at Del Mar. The two-year-old daughter of City Zip is owned in partnership by Gillian Campbell of Naples, FL, Margaret Cellucci of Richmond, CA… Read More

Outside Nashville wins Oakland at Golden Gate Fields

(Photo by Vassar) Outside Nashville, making his first start since March 15 and since being gelded, pulling away from a strong field with an impressive stretch run Saturday in the $55,070 Oakland Stakes. The son of Broken Vow… 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

Pure Tactics wins Sunday’s Lure Stakes for Owners Making First Trip to Santa Anita

Pure Tactics made an unexpected lead and never looked back in winning Sunday’s $75,000 Lure Stakes by 6 ½ lengths under Rafael Bejarano.  Trained by Leandro Mora, the 5-year-old Texas-bred horse set fractions of 23.85, 46.60, 1:09.81 and… Read More

Sharla Rae wins Pike Place Dancer at Golden Gate Fields

Sharla Rae won the $75,000 Guaranteed “Pike Place Dancer” at Golden Gate Fields today for owner W.C. Racing. The two-year-old daughter of Afleet Alex and the Gold Fever mare Jinny’s Gold was ridden by Kyle Frey and trained… Read More

Luscious Lonna Wires Rivals In Miss America

Luscious Lonna led from start to finish to win the $65,480 Miss America Stakes at Golden Gate Fields Saturday for owners Nick Sloan, John Harris and Bonnie Marshall. Ridden Pedro Terrero, the 6-year-old mare fought off a challenge… Read More

Lord Nelson dominates Speakeasy Stakes for Peachtree Stable

Peachtree Stable’s Lord Nelson dominated eight rivals en route to a powerful 6-3/4 length win in Monday’s $100,000 Speakeasy Stakes for two-year-olds. Trained by Bob Baffert, Lord Nelson completed the race in 1:09.25 under jockey Martin Garcia. A… Read More

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