Round Table Focuses on Integrity Act

From The Jockey Club
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (Aug. 13, 2017) -- Thoroughbred breeder and owner Barbara Banke, who along with her late husband, Jess Jackson, has been a longtime advocate for reform in various aspects of the racing and breeding industries, threw her support behind the Horseracing Integrity Act of 2017 at The Jockey Club’s 65th annual Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing held Sunday, August 13, at the Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

TOBA Announces Election Results

From TOBA
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced today the re-election of Dr. J. David Richardson as chairman of its Board of Trustees.  Also joining Richardson on the Board of Trustees to serve three-year terms as new members are Robert Devlin, Terry Finley, Bernard McCormack, Charlie O’Connor and Garrett O’Rourke.

CHRB Meeting Summary

From CHRB
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.

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.