The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association has announced the launch of its newly redesigned Web site, www.toba.org.
Erin Halliwell has been named director of marketing and communications for the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA).
The Greatest Game, the Thoroughbred industry program that seeks to expand the scope of horse ownership by attracting and retaining new investors in the sport, will participate in "The Great American Horse Exposition Equine Affaire" at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio, April 7.
The Greatest Game, an industry program that seeks to expand Thoroughbred ownership by attracting and retaining new owners, introduced 23 new owners from 11 different states into the sport during 2004.
By Ray Paulick -- In racing's ongoing drug war, the fiercest battles are being fought on the backstretch.
The Greatest Game, the industry-based program charged with attracting and retaining Thoroughbred owners, will host a series of receptions in Maryland, Florida, and Georgia from March 17-25.
The Greatest Game, Inc. , the horseracing industry program that seeks to expand Thoroughbred ownership by attracting new investors in the sport, will host a series of receptions in Maryland, Florida and Georgia beginning March 17, Gay Fisher, the organization's president announced.
The Greatest Game owner-recruitment program has plans to continue in 2004, but it could have a somewhat different look as the process of developing Thoroughbred owners continues to evolve.
Officials with the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association and Keeneland were to hit the road to Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 30 to attempt to cultivate Thoroughbred owners.
Thoroughbred racing got plenty of television exposure Aug. 22 during the three-hour "Squawk Box" program on cable network CNBC--and so did two racing executives who have been at odds in recent years.
The Greatest Game, an initiative to encourage Thoroughbred ownership, will sponsor the Friday edition CNBC's "Squawk Box" when the show is broadcast live from Saratoga Race Course leading up to the Aug. 23 Travers Stakes (gr. I). The show airs on CNBC weekdays from 7-10 a.m.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association will hold its 18th annual Awards dinner and program at Walmac International near Lexington on Sept. 5, 2003. Grammy Award winner Sawyer Brown will perform at the event.
The Greatest Game, a program created to encourage more people to join the Thoroughbred industry as owners, held its second matching lottery in Lexington on July 8. The lottery gives individuals who have expressed interest in becoming owners, contact information for three advisors.
The Greatest Game, an owner-development program under the auspices of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, has scheduled its next lottery for July 8 in Lexington.
Jack Knowlton, managing partner of Sackatoga Stable, gave an owner's perspective to about 30 prospective clients at new owner's seminar at Pimlico Racecourse the morning of May 16.
- By Tom LaMarra
With a business plan in place, the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association plans to meet with the National Thoroughbred Racing Association and Breeders' Cup the week of April 14 to discuss plans for the Thoroughbred Championship Tour, a proposed for-profit, owner-driven racing series.
The Greatest Game, which seeks to match prospective Thoroughbred owners with bloodstock consultants that have agreed to follow a code of ethics, held its first lottery March 25 in Lexington. There were 16 prospects from across the country and a pool of 75 consultants.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, quite active on the racehorse medication front for the past few years, is advocating a plan to implement "super tests" for all graded stakes in the United States.
The Greatest Game, the Thoroughbred industry's new-owner initiative, will hold an informational session on the progress of the program Sept. 13 at the Keeneland sale pavilion. It is open to the public.
As the Thoroughbred industry embarks on a national campaign to encourage more investment in racehorses, the chairman of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association has issued a plea for uniformity in medication to help the sport in a number of areas.
The Greatest Game, Thoroughbred racing's owner-recruitment program, began running advertisements on three cable television networks Thursday.
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