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Election Notice to TOC Membership

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Dear TOC Members, Nominations for the 2024 Ballot closed on March 1 with six candidates for six open positions. As a result, we followed the previously established TOC procedure (and Section 7522 of the California Nonprofit …

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CTBA December Magazine Now Online

Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) is pleased to send you this special message from the CTBA: We at the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association are happy to provide you with this free digital copy of our monthly magazine, California Thoroughbred. We hope you will enjoy reading our official publication, and for …

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Workers’ Comp rates to receive a modest increase in 2024

Arcadia, Calif. – Post Time Self Insurance has advised that due to a likely reduction in the horse population and the number of starts in 2024, there will be a slight increase in the horse industry’s workers’ compensation program covering backstretch workers and jockeys. The workers’ compensation program is operated …

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Annual Meeting at Golden Gate Fields Well Attended

On Saturday, October 21, TOC members and guests attended the 2023 Northern California Annual Meeting at Golden Gate Fields. Attendees heard a State of TOC Address by CEO & President, Bill Nader. Attendees also had the opportunity to meet and chat with TOC board members and staff as well as …

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TOC Announces 2022 Statistical Owner Awards

Arcadia, Calif. – The Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) has announced the winners of its 2022 statistical awards for leading California owners. Reddam Racing was leading owner in total purse earnings; Tommy Town Thoroughbreds LLC led all owners by number of California wins as well as most California starts; and …

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TOC Announces 2022 Rookie of the Year Award Winners

Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) has named two Rookie of the Year award winners for 2022. Winners Robert Katayama of Clovis and Lisa Rodrigues of San Diego were among 13 nominees for the award, which is designed to honor enthusiastic new owners that are committed to racing in California. The …

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