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April 6, 2017 Effective today, TOC has withdrawn consent for TwinSpires to accept ADW wagers from California residents on California Thoroughbred races.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… Read More


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… 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… Read More

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… Read More


By Nick Alexander Last month, I was elected by the board as its chairman replacing Mike Pegram, who stepped down after serving six years in that capacity and will remain on the board. Mike was an exceptional chairman,… Read More

“We Care” Initiative

The TOC Owner Relations Committee, under the direction of chair Terry Lovingier, is moving forward with the production and distribution of a series of short videos highlighting the people and programs dedicated to providing care, kindness and a… Read More

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