Barretts 2-Year-Old Catalog Online

From Barretts
POMONA, Calif. (Jan. 25, 2015) -- The catalog for the 26th Annual Barretts Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training is now on-line and will be mailed soon.  This auction of 116 two-year-olds will be held on Monday, February 23 in the Hinds Pavilion located on the grounds of Fairplex Park in Pomona, California beginning at 2 p.m. The catalog can be viewed now http://www.barretts.com/sales/Catalogs/catmarch2015/catalog.asp here.

CHRB Meeting Date Change

From CHRB
ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 23, 2015) -- The date for the next meeting of the California Horse Racing Board, originally scheduled for Thursday, February 19, has been changed to Wednesday, February 18. The meeting location remains at Santa Anita Park. An agenda for this meeting, including its starting time, will be posted on the CHRB website no later than February 8.

American Horse Publications Launches Its Third Equine Industry Survey Sponsored by Zoetis

American Horse Publications (AHP) is launching its third Equine Industry Survey t to gauge participation trends and management practices in the U.S. equine industry, identify critical issues facing the equine industry as perceived by those who own or manage horses, and better understand issues pertaining to horse health.

California Chrome Horse of the Year

From NTRA
HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 17, 2015) – California Chrome, last year’s Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, has won the 2014 Horse of the Year, which was announced Saturday evening at the 44th annual Eclipse Awards, presented by Daily Racing Form, Breeders’ Cup and The Stronach Group. The Eclipse Awards, held at Gulfstream Park, honor excellence in Thoroughbred racing and are voted on by representatives of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Daily Racing Form (DRF) and the National Turf Writers And Broadcasters (NTWAB).

CHRB Meeting Summary

From CHRB
ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 16, 2015) – The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, January 15, at Santa Anita Park. 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.

‘Chrome’s Derby Moment of the Year

From NTRA
HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (Jan.y 16, 2015) – Based on an online vote by nearly 2,000 racing fans, California Chrome’s authoritative win in the 140th Kentucky Derby was named the 2014 National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Moment of the Year. The results of the poll were announced this morning at the third annual ThoroFan Awards Breakfast at Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino in Hallandale Beach, Fla.

Galway Downs Stables Approved

TEMECULA, Calif. (Jan. 15, 2015) -- Galway Downs in Temecula, Calif., was approved as an auxiliary stabling venue to replace Fairplex Park, which is closing in February.

Joe Morris of the TOC and Alan Balch of the California Thoroughbred Trainers association told the racing board that up to 400 horses can be accommodated at Galway Downs, but that considerably fewer are expected to be based there in coming months. Most horses in training in Southern California are based at Los Alamitos, Santa Anita, and the San Luis Rey Downs training center in northern San Diego County.

Fox

From The Jockey Club
HALLANDALE, Fla. (Jan. 14, 2015) -- The Jockey Club and FOX Sports 1 today announced that The Jockey Club Tour on FOX Sports 1 will kick off its 2015 season with the $500,000 Donn Handicap from Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, Fla., and the $500,000 San Antonio Stakes from Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., on Saturday, February 7, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. EST.

Barretts January Catalog Online Now

From Barretts
POMONA, Calif. (Dec. 17, 2014) -- The catalog for the Barretts 2015 January Mixed Sale is now on-line and will be mailed later this week.  This auction of 335 head will be held on Monday, January 26 in the Hinds Pavilion located on the grounds of Fairplex Park in Pomona, California beginning at 11:00 a.m.   You can view the catalog now at: http://www.barretts.com/sales/Catalogs/catjan2015/catalog.asp