CHRB Meeting Summary

DEL MAR, Calif. (July 22, 2017) – The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, July 20, at Del Mar Race Track. 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.

Sherman, Hollendorfer To Be Honored At Gregson Foundation Charity Dinner

July 14, 2017-The Edwin J. Gregson Foundation is delighted to announce that it will host a charity fundraising dinner honoring two of California's greats, trainers Jerry Hollendorfer and Art Sherman.

The event will take place on Tuesday, August 22, at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar Resort, located just a few miles south of Del Mar Racetrack.

Barretts Paddock Sale Catalog Online

From Barretts
DEL MAR, Calif. (July 13, 2017) -- The catalog for the Sixth Annual Paddock Sale at Del Mar of Race Ready Horses, scheduled to be held on Wednesday, July 26 in the Del Mar paddock approximately 30 minutes after the last race is declared official, is now on-line.  This catalog currently consists of 14 horses of racing age and 21 two-year-olds. Additional horses are expected to be entered prior to sale time (check back at  Information including pedigree, complete past performances and a recent race video, if applicable, for each horse can be found in a searchable and/or sortable format here.

RTCA Accepting White Horse Awards Nominations

By BloodHorse Staff
The Race Track Chaplaincy of America is accepting nominations for the 2017 White Horse Awards (deadline for nominations Sept. 8), which honor individuals who have done something heroic—or above and beyond—on behalf of human or horse. 

The award aims to recognize those unsung heroes of horse racing, whether their actions are headline-grabbing, or the quiet and not-so-obvious kind of heroism.

Barretts August Catalog Online

From Barretts
DEL MAR, Calif. (July 8, 2017) -- The catalog for the third annual Barretts August Select Yearling Sale is now on-line and will be mailed soon. This auction of 87 yearlings will be held on Tuesday August 29 starting at 2:00 p.m. in the Surfside Race Place located on the grounds of the Del Mar Racetrack in Del Mar, California. We strongly believe that this year’s yearlings is the very best group in terms of quality that our consignors have presented at this sale since its inception.

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.