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Cassidy, Ellis Elected to CTT Board

Trainers Jim Cassidy and Ron Ellis have been elected and Glory Haley re-elected to the board of California Thoroughbred Trainers. Voting was conducted in June to fill three positions on the nine-member CTT board.

In California, Politics Colors Takeout Fight

In California, Politics Colors Takeout Fight

An ongoing battle over pari-mutuel takeout rates in California isn't only a major issue in the war over horsemen's representation, but it also has moved horseplayers' involvement in political issues in racing to a new level.

Landsburg New TOC Chair

Citing other pending business commitments, Jack Owens stepped down Tuesday as chair of Thoroughbred Owners of California, but will remain a member of its board of directors.

Charles Resigns as TOC Chairman

Ron Charles has stepped down as chairman and as a member of the board of the Thoroughbred Owners of California to pursue other business interests he believes won't permit him to remain active, the TOC announced Oct. 1.

Kelly Appointed to TOC Board

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Jon S. Kelly, owner of Tres Palomas Farm in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., has been appointed to the Thoroughbred Owners of California board of directors to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Drew Couto.

TOC Extends Van de Kamp's Contract

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The Board of Directors of the Thoroughbred Owners of California, at its March 7 meeting, unanimously voted to extend the contract of TOC president and general counsel John Van de Kamp through 2005.

TOC Chairman: Deal is a 'Critical Benchmark'

In an open letter to the California Thoroughbred industry, Thoroughbred Owners of California chairman Jack Owens said the organization has taken its "stewardship role very seriously" in regard to account wagering, and said its agreement with Magna Entertainment is a "critical benchmark" for negotiations with other companies.

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