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February 15 Deadline to Request Nomination for Board Election

To qualify for board service, an individual must:

  1. Hold a current California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) owner’s license,
  2. Own at least 25% of a Thoroughbred racehorse,
  3. Have started a horse or horses a minimum of six times in California during the prior calendar year, and,
  4. Be a member in good standing.

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Registration Now Open for Owner Appreciation Luncheon at Golden Gate Fields

Enjoy an afternoon at Golden Gate Fields with fellow owners on Saturday, February 11, at 12:00 p.m. in the Turf Club. Licensed Owners plus one guest are invited to attend this buffet event that includes carving stations, build your own salad bar, a dessert buffet, and much more!

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CTBA January Magazine Now Online

Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) is pleased to send you this special message from the CTBA:

We at the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association are happy to provide you with this free digital copy of our monthly magazine, California Thoroughbred.

We hope you will enjoy reading our official publication, and for more information...Read More »


Exclusive Discounts for TOC Members!




Call us today! 866-678-4289
-or- Email EquineDiscounts@ntra.com
-or- Text ‘horse’ to 866-551-2217


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Prepare for Winter with John Deere

Now is the time to start planning what tools you will need on your farm this winter to keep you and your horses safe, happy, and healthy. Your time is valuable, and with the days getting shorter, John Deere is ready to help...Read More »


CTBA DECEMBER MAGAZINE NOW ONLINE

Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) is pleased to send you this special message from the CTBA:

We at the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association are happy to provide you with this free digital copy of our monthly magazine, California Thoroughbred.

We hope you will enjoy reading our official publication, and for more information...Read More »


Thoroughbred Owners of California Well Represented at Global Racing Symposium

The Hronis Family honored with Clay Puett Award

December 10, 2022

Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) President and CEO, Bill Nader, participated in the panel titled “Capitalizing on Racing’s Global Footprint” alongside Simon Frazer (1/ST International Content), Dean McKenzie (McKenzie Sport International, Ltd), Tallulah Wilson (UK Tote). The...Read More »


Prominent Thoroughbred Owner Gary Barber Appointed to TOC Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

December 9, 2022

Arcadia, Calif. – The Board of Directors of the Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) unanimously named Gary Barber to fill the board vacancy created by the recent resignation of Bill Strauss.

Barber was named National Owner of the Year by the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA)...Read More »


In Memoriam – Jack Owens

Written by: Mary Forney

Jack Owens, Thoroughbred Owners of California’s longest-serving board member, passed away suddenly on Nov. 21 as the result of a heart attack. First elected to the TOC board in 1995, he had just retired from board service this past July.

During his board tenure, Owens served six years...Read More »


AN EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY FOR TOC MEMBERS, FROM SENTIENT JET

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Equine Industry Leaders Launch California Horse Power Coalition

As an equine industry stakeholder, we wanted you to be the first to let you know that our community has joined together to form the California Horse Power Coalition (CHPC). 

Founded by Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Santa Anita Park, and Thoroughbred Owners of California, the coalition’s mission is to preserve and...Read More »


Meet Emma from Equine Discounts!


The TOC is excited to introduce you to your Equine Discounts contact Emma Nichols-McGraw. All TOC members are eligible for significant discounts at John Deere, Big Ass Fans, Sherwin Williams, ODP Business...Read More »


CTBA NOVEMBER MAGAZINE NOW ONLINE

Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) is pleased to send you this special message from the CTBA:

We at the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association are happy to provide you with this free digital copy of our monthly magazine, California Thoroughbred.

We hope you will enjoy reading our official publication, and for more information...Read More »


Statement on Prop 26

November 10, 2022 We are disappointed but not surprised that Prop 26 did not pass and will do our part to find a positive outcome that can channel sports gaming demand responsibly to return maximum benefit to the State as well as provide a top-quality customer experience at our well-established...Read More »


Meet Up at the Breeders’ Cup an Impactful Follow-up to the Inaugural Horse Racing Women’s Summit  

November 2, 2022

Lexington, KY: The Horse Racing Women’s Summit (HRWS) hosted nearly 100 women at Keeneland for a sold out Meet Up at the Breeders’ Cup on Tuesday morning. The gathering, moderated by Zoe Cadman of XBTV and 1/ST RACING, opened with a message from Shannon Arvin, president and CEO...Read More »


Chairman's Message - October 2022

With the 2022 Breeders’ Cup next week and Del Mar Fall set to commence the final major meet of the year, we wanted to share the latest news from TOC. First and foremost, please help me welcome our new CEO/President Bill Nader. Bill joins us from the Hong Kong Jockey...Read More »


AN EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY FOR TOC MEMBERS, FROM SENTIENT JET

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TOC MEMBERS ENJOY ANNUAL MEETING AT GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

On Saturday, October 22, TOC hosted its Northern California Annual Meeting at Golden Gate Fields. Attendees heard a State of Address by TOC Chairman, Gary Fenton, and had the opportunity to meet and chat with TOC board members and staff as well as participate in a lively question and answer...Read More »

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