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2022 Del Mar Owner Parking/Admission Information

Members: The Racing Office will open today, Thursday July 14, 2022 to pick up your 2022 Del Mar Owner parking passes. For racing, access to Owner parking will be available via the Main Gate and the Fire Gate entrances. For morning workouts, access to Owner parking will be available through the Fire Gate entrance. New … Read more

CHRB Explains What You Need to Know about HISA

May 12, 2022  The 2020 Horse Racing Integrity Act (HISA) created a federal entity referred to as “the Authority” to regulate horse racing nationwide by establishing the Racetrack Safety Program and the Anti-Doping and Medication Control Program, as well as enforceable rules and regulations in both these areas.  What you need to know now:  Rules … Read more

Chairman’s Message

September 2021 To TOC Members, Happy Fall. I hope everyone had a great summer. The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club concluded its 82nd meeting in record fashion. Handle eclipsed $500 million for the 31 racing days, and owners enjoyed record purses and safe and exciting racing of full fields. Moving forward we are pleased to announce … 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 to understand in today’s environment. Dr. Heleski will discuss how social norms towards animal use are changing … 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. I am pleased to report that we have now reached an agreement to make this happen, subject … Read more

Owner Charles Fipke Victorious in Court of Appeal

Court Overturns California Horse Racing Board Decision Awarding$100,000 in Double Jockey Fee in the 2017 Breeders’ Cup Distaff. BONSALL, CA, October 5. 2020 In a precedent-setting victory for horse owners’ rights the Court of Appeal today overturned the California Horse Racing Board’s 2017 award of $100,000 in double jockey fee to Joel Rosario. The Court held that, … Read more

TOC Members Benefit with New Equine Medical Record System

The California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) recently approved the addition of Rule 1842.5 to require trainers to maintain medication treatment records for the horses in their care. Equine MediRecord (EMR), which tracks horses’ medical records in an online database, complies with all CHRB requirements. EMR is currently up and running in Europe and Kentucky. According … Read more