CHRB Meeting Summary

From CHRB
ARCADIA, Calif. (May 26, 2017) -- ARCADIA, CA – The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, May 25, at Santa Anita Park. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. First Vice Chair George Krikorian, Second Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Jesse Choper, Araceli Ruano and Alex Solis also were in attendance.

TOBA Breeding Clinic June 2-4

From TOBA
LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 26, 2017) - The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association's annual Breeding Clinic is scheduled for June 2-4 in Lexington, Ky. The three-day clinic will feature trips to Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital with Dr. Thomas Riddle, Taylor Made Sales, home of California Chrome, Bowling Farm and Gainesway with resident top stallion Tapit.

Racing Integrity Act Introduced

From CHRI
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 25, 2017) -- The Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity (CHRI) today announced its strong support for the Horseracing Integrity Act of 2017, introduced by U.S. Reps. Andy Barr (R-KY) and Paul Tonko (D-NY) earlier today.
 
The bill, designated H.R. 2651, would require that a uniform, anti-doping and medication control program be developed and enforced by a private, non-profit, self-regulatory organization known as the Horseracing Anti-Doping and Medication Control Authority.
 

Rare Colored Lucky Pulpit Foal Delivered

From Full Stride Communications
GANSEVOORT, N.Y.—An unusually marked, mostly white colt from the last crop of California Chrome’s sire Lucky Pulpit was foaled on May 19 at Stone Bridge Farm in New York in ongoing fulfillment of a dream sparked in owner/breeder Gary Tolchin when he attended races with his father as a youth.

The colt was delivered by the white mare, Passionforfashion, who Tolchin acquired privately last year after a lengthy search for a white Thoroughbred.

CHRB Considers Single Circuit

By Bloodhorse.com
ARCADIA, Calif. (May 24, 2017) -- The California Horse Racing Board's Race Dates Committee, which normally handles year-to-year disputes between industry stakeholders in the Northern and Southern regions of the state, discussed a wider issue of horse racing's future May 24 at Santa Anita Park.

Registration Open for Owner Conference

From The Jockey Club
DEL MAR, Calif. (Apr. 3, 2017) -- OwnerView announced today that registration is now open for the fourth edition of the Thoroughbred Owner Conference, which is scheduled to take place in Del Mar, Calif., October 30 – November 1, 2017, immediately preceding the Breeders’ Cup World Championships.
 
A limited number of reserved seats are available for the Breeders’ Cup races on both Friday, November 3, and Saturday, November 4, to those attending the conference and will be included with the full registration fee on a first-come, first-served basis.