SANTA ANITA PARK WILL TEMPORARILY CLOSE FOR LIVE RACING EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

ARCADIA, Calif. (March 27, 2020)–In accordance with instructions received from Los Angeles County Health Department, Santa Anita Park will temporarily close for live racing effective immediately in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We apologize for the late notice… Read More

TOC SUCCESSFULLY HOSTS MEMBERSHIP TELECONFERENCE – RECORDING AVAILABLE

On Saturday, March 14, over 100 people attended TOC’s membership teleconference! This meeting was held to update horsemen on a number of critical issues.  Speakers: TOC Chairman Nick Alexander, TOC Director Gary Fenton, Terry Lovingier who is a… Read More

Notice of Members Conference Call

Dear TOC members, We will be hosting a TOC members conference call this Saturday, March 14, at 11:00 a.m. to update the members on a number of critical issues.  Participating on the call will be TOC Chairman Nick… Read More

A STATEMENT FROM THE STRONACH GROUP IN RESPONSE TO CHRB REPORT

The California Thoroughbred racing industry and The Stronach Group have, over the last year, implemented unprecedented and effective reforms. This effort, led by Governor Newsom and the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB), is well documented in the recent… Read More

SUCCESSFUL NEW OWNER ORIENTATION!

The Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) hosted an orientation for new owners at Golden Gate Fields & Santa Anita on Saturday, February 22. The orientation featured office visits to the CHRB, Paymaster, Racing, CARMA & the Track Photographer for introductions and brief Q&A… Read More

REGISTER NOW – TOC’S ORIENTATION FOR NEW OWNERS!

  The Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) is hosting an orientation for new owners at Golden Gate Fields & Santa Anita on Saturday, February 22, at 11:00 a.m. The orientation is open to the public and is geared towards new & prospective owners…. Read More

Participation Purses for CA Owners to Increase Significantly 1/1/2020

Arcadia, Calif. – To offset the workers’ compensation insurance per-start increase and in an effort to provide additional relief to California owners, who have been hit with general increases in costs for racing during the past year, the… Read More

Understanding the New Racing Medication Reforms

Times are most definitely changing. We all know that Thoroughbred racing in the new year will be very different than in years past. But we as an industry – including racetracks, owners, trainers, breeders, veterinarians, and all who… Read More

Santa Anita to Implement New Policy for Rain and Inclement Weather

This month, the California Horse Racing Board approved a new Inclement Weather Policy, which will be implemented at Santa Anita beginning on opening day, December 26th. The new policy is a formulated plan put in place to determine… Read More

Jockeys and Jeans 2019 – Tickets are now available

A once a year fundraising event held at different racetracks throughout the country. This event was started by a group of retired riders, all for the benefit of their peers who have experienced catastrophic injuries. This will be… Read More

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