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The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association March 20 announced a partnership with Fasig-Tipton to serve Thoroughbred owners through a new concierge service.
14-year-old Tapit and Ron Winchell are just getting started.
Thoroughbred Charities of America has announced the recipients of its Award of Merit honored at state breeders associations' awards ceremonies in February.
2015 marks three decades as a Thoroughbred owner for Dr. Glen Warren.
The annual TCA fundraiser is expecting to see record donations from its live, phone, and online stallion season auctions and auction of non-season item.
- By BloodHorse Staff
- Thoroughbred Racing, Thoroughbred Breeding, Southeast Region, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association
Ownerview announced Jan. 9 it will hold its second national Thoroughbred Owners Conference in January 2016 at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla.
For 60 years, John C. Oxley, the leading owner at Woodbine's recent meet, has loved racehorses.
Leading the pack of Ohio breeders is Robin L. Murphy, who stands nearly a dozen stallions at her 80-acre Poplar Creek Horse Center in Bethel, Ohio.
The 25th Thoroughbred Charities of America Stallion Season Auction will be held Jan. 5-10, 2015, officials said.
On October 4, Jay Em Ess, spearheaded by Samantha Siegel, produced its first homebred grade I winner when two-year-old filly By the Moon captured the Frizette Stakes at Belmont Park.
- By Ron Mitchell
- Horse Health, Kentucky, Off Track Thoroughbreds, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association
Owners at the Thoroughbred Ownership Conference were given a tutorial in proper horse care, common health and physical problems, and what some organizations are doing to improve the quality of life for horses and people.
A Youtube video showing Anna Seitz, managing partner of Hit the Board Stables, cheering home the outfit's Thoroughbred I'm Already Sexy to a victory in the Modesty Handicap (gr. IIIT) sums up the joys of racehorse ownership.
The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame announced Oct. 10 the addition of Richard W. Palmer, Daisy Phipps Pulito, and Beverly R. Steinman to its board of trustees.
- By Eric Mitchell
- Northeast Region, Mid-Atlantic Region, Off Track Thoroughbreds, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association
A national event promoting second careers for Thoroughbreds, being held at Pimlico Oct. 3-5, will feature an interactive "American Idol"-type competition being streamed live on BloodHorse.com.
- By BloodHorse Staff
- Northeast Region, Off Track Thoroughbreds, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association
Mary Eddy, 16, and Kayla Urbasik, 14, were co-winners in the Thoroughbred Charities of America's second annual essay contest.
Thoroughbred Charities of America Youth Essay Contest co-winner Mary Eddy writes about the life lessons learned at Old Friends at Cabin Creek.
Thoroughbred Charities of America Youth Essay Contest co-winner Kayla Urbasik writes about her ex-racehorse, who became a talented show horse and good friend.
Joseph Sutton picked a good time to be introduced to racehorses. While stationed at Fort Knox, he attended the 1973 Run for the Roses.
Watch the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association 29th Annual National Awards Dinner, held in Lexington, Kentucky on September 5. Watch Video
This year, Patricia Pavlish has been on "fire" -- literally. Pavlish bred Fire with Fire, who has been a dominant presence on the turf.
Following a presentation by RMTC executive director Dionne Benson, the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association has issued a statement pledging support of the uniform medication program.
Racing Medication and Testing Consortium executive director Dionne Benson discussed the implications of a British steroid ban on U.S. horses Aug. 6 during TOBA's annual members meeting.
A lifelong equine enthusiast, Margaret Burlingham imbues her racing endeavors with compassion for the animals she adores. That care shines through, especially for gelding Saint Leon.
- By BloodHorse Staff
- Thoroughbred Racing, Thoroughbred Breeding, Northeast Region, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association is holding two educational events, as well as its annual members meeting, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., during the first week of August.
Attendees who register by Aug. 15 for the inaugural Thoroughbred Owner Conference in Lexington will receive an iPad mini as a bonus upon arrival at the Oct. 13-16 event.
Runnymede Farm in Paris, Ky. is the matriarch of Bluegrass nurseries. Founded in 1867 by Colonel Ezekiel Clay, Runnymede has turned out stellar runners for nearly 150 years. Currently, Catesby Clay, carries on the legacy.
Owners who voluntarily decide to make their horse's veterinary records public can now upload those records to a page hosted by horseracingreform.org, The Jockey Club announced today.
Anita Cauley is living the dream, riding high with her homebred On Fire Baby. The gray mare is a red-hot standout in the older filly and mare division.
Big Bazinga's races this past spring have proven to be exciting for Mazzetti and his partners.
Trainers, owners, bloodstock agents and other Thoroughbred industry experts offered insights into ownership and training.
Gary Player, a legend in the golfing world and a longtime Thoroughbred owner, breeder, and advocate of Thoroughbred aftercare, will deliver the keynote address when OwnerView, the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association.
Peggy Goetsch, executive director for the Racing Industry Charitable Foundation, has been serving Illinois' backstretch community for 32 years.
Considering Thoroughbred racehorse ownership? Find out how to get started during a LIVE Thoroughbred Ownership Seminar webcast, presented by the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association on Friday, April 18.
For Mike Pietrangelo, fun is the name of the game. An attorney by trade, Pietrangelo owns and breeds in partnerships.
Joe Mulholland Jr. is a throwback to the days of homegrown Kentucky horsemen. He works tirelessly on the family farm with his siblings and father to produce top-quality Thoroughbreds.
A chance meeting with a forgotten champion leads Jeanne Mirabito to create a haven for pensioners.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association will hold a Thoroughbred ownership seminar April 18 at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington.
Involved in every aspect of equine care, Rodriguez speaks passionately about the sport that's been part of her life for 30 years.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association will hold a two-day Thoroughbred Pedigree and Conformation Clinic March 7-8 at Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. in Ocala.
Best known as the breeder of I'll Have Another, Harvey Clarke has continued his streak in 2013 with a number of brilliant juveniles now aiming for the next classics.
More than $818,000 was raised Jan. 4 during the live auction portion of the 24th Annual Select Stallion Season Auction benefiting Thoroughbred Charities of America.
OwnerView, a website and information resource developed by The Jockey Club and TOBA to assist both current and prospective owners, will host a national two-day ownership conference in October 2014 at Keeneland.
Robert Zoellner has a competitive nature that's a perfect fit for Thoroughbred racing.
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John and Debby Oxley and the Retired Racehorse Training Project will be honored at Thoroughbred Charities of America's 24th Annual Select Stallion Season Auction on Jan. 4, 2014, at the Keeneland Entertainment Center.
Looking back on her career in breeding, raising and consigning, Catherine Parke always knew that the equine life was for her.
Tim and Gloria Harris of Big Sugar Racing say they are living proof that owners don't have to spend six figures on horses to be competitive.
The TCA Stallion Season Auction Jan. 2-4. Three-day fundraiser consists of a telephone and online auction and culminates with a live select stallion season auction at the Keeneland Entertainment Center in Lexington.
Bunt joins Select Sales after working as the membership and education coordinator for the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) and as the sales coordinator for VanMeter Sales.
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