April 6, 2017 Effective today, TOC has withdrawn consent for TwinSpires to accept ADW wagers from California residents on California Thoroughbred races.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… Read More
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… Read More
Congratulations to California connections, who finished strongly in the National Leading Owner, Trainer and Runner categories for 2016! Breeders’ Cup Classic and Travers Stakes winner Arrogate, owned by Juddmonte Farms and trained by Bob Baffert, led all Thoroughbreds… Read More
The September 2016 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.
Attendees at “Buying a Racehorse,” the New Owner Seminar at Del Mar Racetrack on Saturday, enjoyed expert presentations about the various ways of becoming a racehorse owner. Included in the program were segments on buying at auction, claiming a horse,… Read More
Attendees at the Open Forum at Los Alamitos on Saturday, April 23 heard TOC President, Nick Coukos, speak about the current state of Stabling and Vanning, ADW, Offtrack Betting, Workers’ Compensation, Purses, Legislation, and the upcoming TOC board… Read More
Golden Gate Fields, with support from the TOC, will offer increased purses, free shipping to/from Santa Anita, and guaranteed late Pick 4 pools during its three-week turf festival. Read more…
The latest issue of the Thoroughbred of California magazine is now available online. To view the magazine, click here.
It’s one thing to know how much handle is generated from racing and quite another to understand how much of it can be considered “revenue” and to where it should be distributed. For starters, “handle” refers to the… Read More