CHRB Meeting Summary

ARCADIA, Calif. (May 23, 2015) -- The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, May 21, at Santa Anita Park. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. Vice Chair Richard Rosenberg and Commissioners Madeline Auerbach, Steve Beneto, Jesse Choper, George Krikorian, and Alex Solis also were in attendance.

CHRB Tables Dates Dispute

ARCADIA, Calif. (May 21, 2015) -- While pushing a conflict regarding fall racing dates in contention between Santa Anita Park and Los Alamitos Race Course down the line, the California Horse Racing Board still touched on the issues facing the track in northwest Orange County at their monthly meeting May 21 at Santa Anita.

Golden Eagle Partial Dispersal

From Barretts
DEL MAR, Calif. (May 20, 2015) -- In 1957, John Mabee bought his first two horses for $6,000 at a yearling sale conducted at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club where he would later become president, board chairman and spearhead for a $80 million rebuilding in the 1990’s. He directed the same passion and determination to the Thoroughbred breeding industry, transforming an undeveloped plot of land in Ramona to the world-renowned Golden Eagle Farm. In 1991, 1997 and 1998, John and Betty Mabee earned Eclipse Awards as the nation’s leading breeders, reigned as  North America’s leading owner and breeder by money won in 1992 and topped the California breeders’ earnings list for 19 consecutive years. Golden Eagle Farm developed a reputation of developing broodmare families that were both deep and rich in quality.

TCA Beneficiary of Fantasy Game

From TCA
LEXINGTON , Ky. (May 19, 2015) – Thoroughbred Charities of America announced today it has been named the beneficiary of a portion of the daily game handle of Race Track Warriors, a fantasy horse racing game. Race Track Warriors, by Equus Interactive, will donate 0.5% of the handle of every game, exclusive of the Jockey Draft game.

Barretts May Catalog Online

From Barretts
DEL MAR, Calif. (May 1, 2015) -- The catalog for the 26th Annual Barretts May Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age is now on-line and will be mailed soon.  This auction of 151 head will be held on Thursday May 28 beginning at 1:00 p.m. and is the first of four auctions to be held this year on the grounds of the Del Mar Racetrack in Del Mar, California.