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TOC Holds Successful Conformation Clinic

Our first Conformation Clinic for 2018 was held at Golden Gate Fields on Saturday morning, March 24th. The very popular clinics are aimed at helping participants develop an “eye” for a horse by identifying conformation strengths and weaknesses. TOC partnered with trainers Blaine Wright, Dan Kenney, and Quinn Howey to present a valuable and professional program for the … Read more

Registration Now Open for TOC’s Conformation Clinic at Golden Gate Fields!

This informal workshop is intended to help participants develop an “eye” for a horse. With the assistance of Elizabeth Morey, TOC’s Director of Racing & Northern California Operations, attendees will view a variety of horses and identify their conformation strengths and weaknesses. The workshop will take place in the barn area, so attendees are encouraged … Read more


On Saturday, February 10, 2018, 103 people attended TOC’s successful introductory Tax Planning webinar! This event was aimed at helping horse owners gain a working knowledge of the rules of both federal income and state sales taxation as they apply to the racehorse business. The webinar covered a number of areas, including tax treatment for … Read more

TOC Holds Informative Member Q&a – Entries and Carding Races

Over 30 people attended the latest TOC Member Q&A held at Golden Gate Fields on Sunday morning, January 21. The very popular event featured Racing Secretaries Patrick Mackey and Tom Doutrich. They discussed the Condition book, Substitute & Extra races, the importance of large field sizes, the opportunities available for Cal-Breds, what to do if your horse isn’t getting in … Read more