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AHC Tax Bulletin-March 2020

Congress, President Deliver $2 Trillion Relief Package, Address Many Horse Industry Concerns 

By, Bryan Brendle, American Horse Council

Following a week of intense negotiations, on Friday, March 27 House lawmakers finally passed – and the President signed into law – the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic...Read More »


Update on Santa Anita Racing

Per our email Friday, we continue to work with Stronach Group and CTT to persuade the LA County Department of Health to rescind its order prohibiting live racing at Santa Anita. Many of you have inquired about who you can contact to support these efforts. The Department of Health reports to the LA Board...Read More »


SANTA ANITA PARK WILL TEMPORARILY CLOSE FOR LIVE RACING EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

ARCADIA, Calif. (March 27, 2020)–In accordance with instructions received from Los Angeles County Health Department, Santa Anita Park will temporarily close for live racing effective immediately in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

We apologize for the late notice affecting today’s racing program, but Santa Anita is abiding by the instructions issued...Read More »


EQUINE DISCOUNT PROGRAM AVAILABLE FOR TOC MEMBERS!

AS A MEMBER OF TOC, YOU ARE ELIGIBLE FOR SIGNIFICANT SAVINGS ON NATIONALLY KNOWN PRODUCTS THROUGH NTRA ADVANTAGE.

Not only are you a part of an association that lives for the Equine sport, but your membership entitles you to special savings on products used for your equine farm, business,...Read More »


TOC SUCCESSFULLY HOSTS MEMBERSHIP TELECONFERENCE – RECORDING AVAILABLE

On Saturday, March 14, over 100 people attended TOC’s membership teleconference! This meeting was held to update horsemen on a number of critical issues. 

Speakers: TOC Chairman Nick Alexander, TOC Director Gary Fenton, Terry Lovingier who is a TOC Director as well as Chairman of the CTBA, and Greg Avioli, TOC...Read More »


Notice of Members Conference Call

Dear TOC members,

We will be hosting a TOC members conference call this Saturday, March 14, at 11:00 a.m. to update the members on a number of critical issues. 

Participating on the call will be TOC Chairman Nick Alexander, TOC Director Gary Fenton, Terry Lovingier who is a TOC Director as well...Read More »


A STATEMENT FROM THE STRONACH GROUP IN RESPONSE TO CHRB REPORT

The California Thoroughbred racing industry and The Stronach Group have, over the last year, implemented unprecedented and effective reforms. This effort, led by Governor Newsom and the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB), is well documented in the recent report issued by the CHRB. We look forward to a full review...Read More »


CTBA MARCH MAGAZINE NOW ONLINE

The March 2020 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.

Download (PDF, 201KB)

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TOC's Racehorse Retirement Webinar Postponed

The webinar has been postponed until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience this may bring.

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TAKE FLIGHT TODAY – A SPECIAL OFFER FOR TOC MEMBERS

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Sentient Jet Cardholders enjoy:

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SUCCESSFUL NEW OWNER ORIENTATION!

The Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) hosted an orientation for new owners at Golden Gate Fields & Santa Anita on Saturday, February 22. The orientation featured office visits to the CHRB, Paymaster, Racing, CARMA & the Track Photographer for introductions and brief Q&A sessions to help become familiar with the ins & outs of the...Read More »


March 1 Deadline to Petition for Nomination for TOC Board Election

The election process for the TOC board of directors is now under way! There are two ways to qualify for the ballot – nomination by the nominating committee or nomination by petition.

The deadline to file completed petitions, for those seeking to qualify by the petition process, is March 1. Those...Read More »


CTBA FEBRUARY MAGAZINE NOW ONLINE

The February 2020 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.

Download (PDF, 173KB)

...Read More »

REGISTER NOW - TOC’S ORIENTATION FOR NEW OWNERS!

 

The Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) is hosting an orientation for new owners at Golden Gate Fields & Santa Anita on Saturday, February 22, at 11:00 a.m. The orientation is open to the public and is geared towards new & prospective owners. We will visit the following offices for quick introductions and a brief...Read More »


Equine Discount Program Available for TOC Members!

AS A MEMBER OF TOC, YOU ARE ELIGIBLE FOR SIGNIFICANT SAVINGS ON NATIONALLY KNOWN PRODUCTS THROUGH NTRA ADVANTAGE.

Not only are you a part of an association that lives for the Equine sport, but your membership entitles you to special savings on products used for your equine...Read More »


TAKE FLIGHT TODAY – A SPECIAL OFFER FOR TOC MEMBERS

As the creator of the jet card program with a robust 20-year heritage, Sentient Jet is committed to providing the ultimate luxury customer experience.

Sentient Jet Cardholders enjoy:

  • All-inclusive hourly rates locked-in for 12 months
  • Jet card hours that never expire
  • Read More »

TOC SUCCESSFULLY HOSTS TAX PLANNING WEBINAR - RECORDING AVAILABLE

On Saturday, February 1, 2020, 75 people attended TOC’s successful introductory Tax Planning webinar! This event was aimed at helping horse owners gain a working knowledge on key tax considerations faced by equine industry participants, including:

 How to structure operations and related accounting and reporting...Read More »


Racing Cancelled at Golden Gate Tomorrow

Golden Gate Fields has cancelled tomorrow’s card (Thursday, Jan. 30) due to a possible gas leak PG&E found somewhere on the property. Crews are currently working to diagnose and do repairs. Further updates will be provided when received.

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February 15 Deadline to Request Nomination for Board Election

The election process for the TOC board of directors is now under way! There are two ways to qualify for the ballot – nomination by the nominating committee or nomination by petition.

February 15 is the postmark deadline for those desiring to run for the TOC board through the nomination...Read More »


CTBA JANUARY MAGAZINE NOW ONLINE

The January 2020 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.

Download (PDF, 286KB)

...Read More »

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