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Chairman’s Message

March 2023 With March here and spring approaching, we wanted to share the latest news from TOC. First and foremost, we’re about halfway through the Santa Anita Park Classic Meet and both handle and field size are up 11% year over year. Up north, Golden Gate Fields is holding its own with better-than-expected purse generation. … Read more

Register for TOC’s Northern California Annual Meeting

Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) invites all members to the Northern California Annual Meeting. The general business meeting will allow directors an opportunity to bring the membership up to date on important issues and will include a question-and-answer session. Following the meeting, a complimentary buffet luncheon will be served. Reservations are required and can be … Read more

Chairman’s Message

Happy Holidays. As we look back, 2021 was a remarkedly good year in California.  On our core metrics of purses and equine safety, overnight purse levels increased throughout the state and we saw a dramatic reduction (over 50 percent) in catastrophic injuries. The 2021 Breeders’ Cup again showcased the best racing in the world in … Read more

TOC Members Enjoy Annual Meeting at Golden Gate Fields

On Saturday, October 23, TOC members and guests attended the 2021 Northern California Annual Meeting at Golden Gate Fields. Attendees heard from Greg Avioli, TOC’s CEO & President, who gave an annual update and introduced the northern representatives on the TOC board, Ed Moger and Lindsay LaRoche. The northern reps showed support for NorCal racing … Read more