The California Horse Racing Board Licensing Offices at Santa Anita Park, Golden Gate Fields, and Los Alamitos Race Course are now open for renewals and new owner licenses only. The Sacramento Licensing Office is still closed awaiting modifications for COVID-19 mitigation. In order to prevent introduction of new licensees to the contained backside of the … Read more
With the return of live racing in California, owners who need to renew their licenses or those who are applying for a new owner’s license should be aware of the new CHRB requirements, outlined below. RENEWALS CHRB licensing offices are now open at Santa Anita, Los Alamitos, and Golden Gate Fields for renewal applications. Protective … Read more
On Friday, April 10, TOC hosted a well attended membership teleconference that had 378 attendees! Speakers: TOC Chairman Nick Alexander, TOC Director Gary Fenton, Greg Avioli, TOC President and CEO, and Stronach Group CEO Craig Fravel. They were joined by Aidan Butler, Executive Director of California Racing Operations for The Stronach Group, Josh Rubinstein, President of the Del Mar … Read more
We will be hosting a TOC members conference call tomorrow, April 10, at 11:00 a.m. (PST). Participating on the call will be TOC Chairman Nick Alexander, TOC Director Gary Fenton, Greg Avioli, TOC President and CEO, and Stronach Group CEO Craig Fravel. Among the topics for discussion will be: An update on racing’s response to the coronavirus … Read more
While the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc across America, TOC is working collaboratively with the CHRB, CTT, and the Stronach Group in an effort to get live racing back and horses running in California as soon as possible. While it’s a big challenge, we will continue to fight the fight. In the meantime, to keep … Read more
On Saturday, June 1, over 100 people attended TOC’s membership teleconference! Agenda and recording are available below! Conference Recording: Don’t miss upcoming TOC clinics and seminars! Click here to be added to our email list and receive advance notifications! To see a list of TOC’s future events, click here!
THE STRONACH GROUP & THOROUGHBRED OWNERS OF CALIFORNIA REACH HISTORIC AGREEMENT TO IMPROVE HORSE SAFETY, WELFARE AND INTEGRITY OF HORSE RACING IN CALIFORNIA Arcadia, CA (March 16, 2019) – Santa Anita Park, Golden Gate Fields and the Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) today reached an historic agreement to protect the safety and welfare of horses … Read more
May 31, 2017 To All TOC Members RE: Field Sizes Dear TOC Member As you may know, California racetracks have been besieged by diminishing field sizes in recent months. For example, the average field size at the current Santa Anita meet is down 6.1% from the same period last year, from 8 horses to 7.5 … Read more