Patrick and Amie Grohl Receive the Rookie of the Year Award

TOC director Samantha Siegel presented the Rookie of the Year Award to Patrick Grohl and his wife, Amie. Grohl also focuses on racehorse aftercare as owner of a horse farm and rehabilitation facility. His horse Distrinctive Run made… Read More

David and Mark Greco Receive Rookie of the Year Award

TOC director Samantha Siegel (left) presented the Rookie of the Year Award to David and Mark Greco. David and Mark Greco made nine starts resulting in one win and $29,671 in earnings with Miz Strawberry Dee. The two… Read More

More than 50 people attend New Owner Seminar at Del Mar

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

Del Mar to Offer 14 Stakes During November Meet

Fourteen stakes races – nine of them graded – will serve as the touchstones for Del Mar’s new November race meeting opening Friday, November 7 for a 15-day run through Sunday, November 30. The total value of the… Read More

Thoroughbred Racing Walk of Champions Comes to Arcadia

The Arcadia Historical Society, City of Arcadia and Santa Anita Park have announced an official Grand Opening of California racing’s first-ever “Thoroughbred Racing Walk of Champions” on Saturday, Sept. 27, beginning at 5 p.m. on First Ave. between… Read More

California Chrome Works at Los Alamitos

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, California Chrome, worked six furlongs between the third and fourth races at Los Alamitos on Saturday, Sept. 6. Trainer Art Sherman and owners Steve and Carolyn Coburn were on hand to view the… Read More

TOC Members Enjoy Annual Meeting at Del Mar

Nearly 200 people attended the TOC Annual Membership Meeting at Del Mar on Saturday, August 23rd. Held in the Veranda Cafe, the event kicked off at 8:30 a.m. with a delicious breakfast. TOC President, Joe Morris, presided over the… Read More

Michael Stidham Takes Advantage of Ship and Win Program

Stidham (left) watches as his runner Every Way heads out to the track for the John C. Mabee Stakes at Del Mar. By Randy Olson Trainer Michael Stidham, a familiar face in the Midwest during the summer months, has… Read More

In Memorium: Alan Landsburg

Alan Landsburg, a founding board member of TOC who served a total of ten years on the board – three as Chairman – passed away August 14. He was 81. An owner of Thoroughbred racehorses for over 30… Read More

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