CHRB Meeting Summary

DEL MAR, Calif. (July 21, 2014) – The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Friday, July 18, in the Del Mar Surfside Race Place. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. 1st Vice Chair Bo Derek, 2nd Vice Chair Richard Rosenberg and Commissioners Madeline Auerbach, Steve Beneto, Jesse Choper and George Krikorian were in attendance.

Eddie Read Stakes on FOX

DEL MAR, Calif. )July 17, 2014) -- The Jockey Club Tour on FOX will bring viewers to the opening weekend at two iconic American racetracks, Del Mar and Saratoga Race Course, on Sunday with a special, two-hour telecast featuring the Eddie Read Stakes and TVG Coaching Club American Oaks.

Houses Passes Permanent Depreciation

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 11, 2014) -- Today the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4718, a bill that amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent 50% bonus depreciation for qualified property purchased and placed in service after December 31, 2013.  The House also recently voted to permanently increase the expense allowance to $500,000 (with a $2 million investment threshold), up from the current level of $25,000 ($200,000 threshold).

Daybreak at Del Mar Returns

DEL MAR, Calif. (July 7, 2014) --  For the 15th summer in a row, one of Del Mar’s most popular attractions – “Daybreak at Del Mar” – is back on the agenda for a unique mix of fine breakfast fare and those majestic Thoroughbreds stretching their legs on sun-splashed mornings alongside the Pacific Ocean.

NBC to Air Breeders’ Cup Preps

ARCADIA, Calif. (Apr. 21, 2014) -- Eighteen of the major preps giving horses an automatic berth in a Breeders’ Cup race will be televised live on NBC or NBC Sports this summer and fall under a new agreement between Breeders’ Cup Ltd. and the network’s parent company, according to an announcement by both parties Monday.