EQUINE WELFARE, HORSERACING, AND THE SOCIAL LICENSE TO OPERATE
Dr. Camie Heleski from the University of Kentucky will be discussing Equine Welfare, Horseracing, and the Social License to Operate. This is an important topic for everyone in horseracing to understand in today’s environment. Dr. Heleski will discuss how social norms...Read More »
The CHRB has made available a series of educational webinars of interest to horsemen. Designed for trainers’ Continuing Education, they are not limited to trainers, and owners are welcome to listen to any of the classes. The subjects include fetlocks, PET scans, MRI’s, racetrack safety, and an overview of the...Read More »
Tabor, Magnier and Smith’s As Time Goes By and jockey Mike Smith, inside, hold off a game challenge by This Tea (jockey Kent Desormeaux), outside, to win the Grade II $200,000 Santa Maria Stakes Saturday, May 22, 2021 at Santa Anita Park.
Following our May 10 TOC members meeting with representatives of CARF and Golden Gate, TOC has worked with the various industry stakeholders to reach an agreement for Golden Gate Fields to remain OPEN for summer stabling this year. I am pleased to report that we have now reached an agreement...Read More »
CARF (California Authority of Racing Fairs) has informed the CHRB that it is seeking to run a 7-week 2021 Fair race meet from June 18 through August 1 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. We understand this meet will comprise the race weeks awarded to both Pleasanton and Sacramento by the CHRB.
Trained by Jonathan Wong, Tommy Town Thoroughbreds’ California-homebred Stalking Shadow rallied in deep stretch to win Saturday’s $100,000 California Derby over Jonathan Wong-trained stablemate Jimmy Irish at Golden Gate Fields.
The 3-year-old colt by
Ministers Wild Cat, ridden by Evin Roman, covered 1 1/16...Read More »
Thank you for the
positive calls, texts, and emails regarding the first Chairman’s monthly
update. If you ever have any comments or questions, our door is always open.
Please drop a line to me, Greg Avioli, Mary Forney, or Wayne Atwell if there is
any subject in particular on which you...Read More »
Arcadia, Calif. – Aidan Butler has been selected
by the Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) as recipient of the 2020 Ed
Friendly Industry Service Award. The award is presented annually to recognize
outstanding contributions and service in the Thoroughbred racing industry. Originally
known as the TOC Chairman’s Award, it was renamed for the legendary...Read More »
Introducing a new home website for all equine association members to visit whenever they want to use their equine discounts! Visit our site for the most up-to-date information on all your favorite brand discounts.
Arcadia, Calif. – The Thoroughbred Owners of
California (TOC) has announced the winners of its 2020 statistical awards for
leading California owners. Hronis Racing
LLC was leading owner in total purse earnings; Tommy Town Thoroughbreds LLC led all owners by number of California
wins; Reddam Racing takes the award
for most California starts; and Red...Read More »
On Saturday, March 27, 2021, TOC partnered with the California Retirement Management Account (CARMA), a 501c3 funding charity for retired racehorses in California, to offer an informative webinar on racehorse retirement. Attendees heard from Madeline Auerbach, founder of CARMA, Lucinda Lovitt, Executive Director of CARMA, and Natalie Rietkerk, CARMA’s Program...Read More »