Recent Updates

TOC HOLDS OPEN FORUM AT PLEASANTON - The Thoroughbred Owners of California hosted their Open Forum at the Alameda County Fairgrounds Satellite Wagering Facility on Saturday, June 19. Attendees got to listen to TOC staff and directors discuss current events and answer questions about the state of... Read More
TOC Elects Two New Board Members, Three Incumbents - Arcadia, Calif. – TOC’s membership elected Ryan Hanson and Lindsay LaRoche and re-elected incumbents Ed Moger, Stephanie Hronis, and Rick Gold to its Board of Directors. All five were elected to three-year terms. The new board officially takes... Read More
CHRB Approved Continuing Education Webinars – NEXT WEEK - 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... Read More
CTBA JUNE 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... Read More
REGISTER NOW FOR TOC’S OPEN FORUM AT PLEASANTON! - TOC Wants to Hear from You! All horsemen are invited to attend our Open Forum at Pleasanton: Saturday, June 19, 10:00 am Meet TOC staff and directors for a discussion of current events and a chance to have... Read More
Equine Discounts – Paint for every Farm Project! - Nothing beats a fresh coat of paint… except a fresh coat of paint at a discounted price! TOC members can receive up to 40% off at Sherwin Williams. Call 866-678-4289 to sign up for your unique National Account... Read More
HorsemenU Webinars Available to Interested Horsemen - 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... Read More
As Time Goes By wins Santa Maria Stakes at Santa Anita - 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... Read More
Letter to TOC Members from Greg Avioli - 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.... Read More
TOC HOSTS MEMBERSHIP TELECONFERENCE – RECORDING AVAILABLE - On Monday, May 10, TOC hosted a membership teleconference (recording below) to further explain the Northern California stabling plans and answer any questions. TOC: Greg Avioli – CEO & President of TOC Gary Fenton – Chairman Nick Alexander –... Read More
Northern California Summer Stabling - 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... Read More
CTBA MAY MAGAZINE NOW ONLINE - The May 2021 issue of the California Thoroughbred magazine is now available for viewing online, courtesy of the California Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association. To access the full magazine, click here
Stalking Shadow wins the $100,000 California Derby - Photo Credit: Shane Micheli / Vassar Photography 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... Read More
CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE - April 2021 To TOC Members: 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... Read More
Aidan Butler to be Honored by TOC - 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... Read More
CTBA APRIL MAGAZINE ONLINE - The April 2021 issue of the California Thoroughbred magazine is now available for viewing online, courtesy of the California Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association. To access the full magazine, click here
Equine Discounts for the entire Equine Community! - 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. Don’t forget to ‘like’... Read More
TOC ANNOUNCES ANNUAL OWNER AWARDS - 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... Read More
UPDATED PROTOCOLS FOR OWNERS ATTENDING GOLDEN GATE FIELDS - Effective April 7 the following protocols will go into effect at Golden Gate Fields: Any owner attending live racing will need to provide a negative Covid test dated within 72 hours of entry. This test will be valid... Read More


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