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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 of that report and to … Read more

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 track. Attendees left with our new … 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 Q&A to help become familiar with the … Read more

Participation Purses for CA Owners to Increase Significantly 1/1/2020

Arcadia, Calif. – To offset the workers’ compensation insurance per-start increase and in an effort to provide additional relief to California owners, who have been hit with general increases in costs for racing during the past year, the Guaranteed Participation Purses will be increased from $351 to $500 per start in Southern California and from … Read more

Understanding the New Racing Medication Reforms

Times are most definitely changing. We all know that Thoroughbred racing in the new year will be very different than in years past. But we as an industry – including racetracks, owners, trainers, breeders, veterinarians, and all who work with horses at California tracks – understand the importance of change and reform to assure the … Read more

Jockeys and Jeans 2019 – Tickets are now available

A once a year fundraising event held at different racetracks throughout the country. This event was started by a group of retired riders, all for the benefit of their peers who have experienced catastrophic injuries. This will be their 6th annual event. Click here for tickets and more details or call 626-574-6366.

California Horse Racing Board, Stronach Group Agree to Enhanced Safety Review of Horses at Santa Anita Park

SACRAMENTO – Effective immediately, in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s direction, the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB), working closely with The Stronach Group (TSG), owner of Santa Anita Park, will implement enhanced safety measures and reviews to further protect horses at Santa Anita. Led by CHRB Equine Medical Director Dr. Rick Arthur, DVM, and Chief … Read more