Recently, horseman Mike Ryan's dreams have come up classic: He co-bred May 6 Kentucky Derby Presented By Yum! Brands (G1) winner Always Dreaming and bought May 20 Preakness (G1) victor Cloud Computing as a yearling.
Downey will handle communications plus manage seminars and clinics.
In the April 1 Pan American (G2T) at Gulfstream Park, Sadler’s Joy edged out his rivals to earn first graded stakes win. Sadler’s Joy (Kitten’s Joy - Dynaire, by Dynaformer) is a homebred for Rene and Lauren Woolcott of Woodslane Farm.
First Canadian owners clinic will be held at Woodbine on Queen's Plate day
Funds raised by Thoroughbred Club of America
Thoroughbred owner and breeder Judy Klosterman died at her home Oct. 13 from complications of Parkinson's disease. She was 78.
TOBA Awards dinner brings together breeders of all shapes and sizes
Dennis Drazin is TOBA's September member of month
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association has re-elected Dr. J. David Richardson as chairman of its board of trustees, the organization announced Aug. 10.
The American Graded Stakes Committee has formed a subcommittee to examine the number of grade I stakes as it relates to the current and projected racehorse inventory in the United States.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association has announced the regional owners and state and Canadian breeders that will be recognized at its National Awards Dinner Sept. 10 at Stonestreet Farm in Lexington.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association is hosting a Pedigree and Conformation Clinic Aug. 8-9 and an Ownership Seminar Aug. 12 at the Fasig-Tipton Sales Pavilion and Saratoga Race Course, respectively.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association July 26 announced that the 31st annual TOBA National Awards Dinner will be Saturday, Sept. 10 at Stonestreet Farm near Lexington.
The careers of two Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association presidents were related via the roles they played in the training career of one Lucien Laurin.
Whether in partnerships or solo, Peter J. Callahan has a finger in every equine pot. Most recently, three-year-old colt Collected (whom he co-bred with historic Runnymede Farm of Paris, Kentucky) made a splash on this year’s Derby trail.
In 1934 John Hay Whitney organized the American Thoroughbred Breeders Association. Many of its 55 members had been involved earlier in the Thoroughbred Horse Association, which had spawned the forerunner of The Blood-Horse.
Mike McMahon, co-owner of McMahon and Hill Bloodstock and founder of Bourbon Lane Racing Stable, has been elected president of the Thoroughbred Charities of America, the organization announced June 7.
Charles Fipke spreads his talents equally between discovering gems and polishing off Thoroughbred diamonds in the rough.
Godolphin announced May 3 the launch of the Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards, in partnership with the National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, and The Jockey Club.
The conference will coincide with Breeders' Cup week and will have panels about racehorse ownership. It will also feature a variety of social events and provide reserved seating for both Breeders' Cup days.
- By BloodHorse Staff
- Thoroughbred Racing, Southeast Region, Southwest Region, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association
The Owners Concierge will be onsite to help Oaklawn provide hospitality to owners and their connections.
Owner Samuel Henderson and breeders Robert and Ben Berger have Suddenbreakingnews.
Gulfstream Park, the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA), and National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) announced the Claiming Crown will continue to be held at Gulfstream through 2018.
- By BloodHorse Staff
- Thoroughbred Breeding, Thoroughbred Sales, Southeast Region, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association will host a pedigree and conformation clinic March 1 at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla.
Owner/breeder George Krikorian has been active in another Lexington commercial venture.
The third Thoroughbred Owner Conference will be held in California in conjunction with the Breeders' Cup World Championships later this year.
Breeder Jack Swain III resides in Manhattan, but his heart may reside in the Bluegrass. This year, his biggest equine stars included the now-five-year-old Noble Bird, who won the June 13 Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I).
Aly Strainer has been named the Director of Marketing & Membership at the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association Jan. 4 announced the launch of the TOBA Owners Concierge VIP Program, an extension of its pilot concierge program.
- By BloodHorse Staff
- Thoroughbred Racing, Thoroughbred Breeding, Kentucky, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association has announced the 2016 schedule for its seminars and clinics.
OwnerView in January will present its first New Owner of the Year Award, which will honor a new Thoroughbred owner who has been successful in the sport and has had a positive impact on the industry.
TOBA Nov. 2 said it will become a member of the Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity and support federal legislation that would allow USADA oversight over equine medication, drug testing, and enforcement.
A Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association committee has renewed talks regarding a proposal to phase out use of race-day furosemide in graded stakes.
Held on September 11, 2015, the TOBA Awards honor owners and breeders from 24 states and Canada. Watch Video
Kaleem Shah's Bayern, last year's Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner, will stand at Hill 'n' Dale Farms in 2016.
Thoroughbred Charities of America announced Sept. 9 that it will host a fundraising event entitled "An Evening with Team American Pharoah" Oct. 27 from 7-9 p.m. at Fasig-Tipton in Lexington, Ky.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced that Nashville-based singer/songwriter Stacy Mitchhart and his band will perform American blues music at the conclusion of the 30th annual National Awards Dinner.
The committee narrowed down three finalists, and ultimately selected St. Borealis as the inaugural Claiming Crown Horse of the Year.
The board of directors of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association Aug. 12 tackled the issue of whether to support the Thoroughbred Horseracing Integrity Act of 2015.
The new makeup of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association's American Graded Stakes Committee was announced Aug. 12 during the association's annual members meeting held in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association will conduct two educational events and hold its annual members meeting in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., during the second week of August.
Supporters of federal legislation that would give USADA oversight of drug testing in Thoroughbred racing will face opposition from lawmakers who have proposed legislation with seemingly similar goals in Washington.
Gulfstream Park announced July 15 it will kick off its 2015-2016 Championship Meet Dec. 5 with the 17th running of the Claiming Crown, a slate of races with purses totaling $1.1 million.
- By BloodHorse Staff
- Thoroughbred Breeding, Northeast Region, Midwest Region, Southeast Region, Southwest Region, West Region, Kentucky, Mid-Atlantic Region, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association July 6 named many of those who will be honored at its National Awards Dinner Sept. 11 at Hill 'n' Dale Farms near Lexington.
Jim Rome, a prominent Thoroughbred owner and the host of "The Jim Rome Show" on CBS Sports Radio and "Jim Rome On Showtime," will deliver the keynote address at the second Thoroughbred Owner Conference in January 2016.
Thoroughbred Charities of America announced June 3 the appointment of Nathan McCauley to its board of directors. He currently has more than two dozen horses in training and on the family's McCauley Farm in Nicholasville, Ky.
Sam-Son Farm just keeps racking up the accolades. TOBA's Canadian Breeder of the Year in 2014, the Ontario-based operation experienced its latest triumph with homebred Deceptive Vision.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced that the 30th annual National Awards Dinner will be held Friday, Sept. 11 at Hill 'n' Dale Farms near Lexington.
Esteemed sportsmen Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt and John Hay Whitney have been elected to the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame as Pillars of the Turf.
Thoroughbred Charities of America announced it has been named the beneficiary of a portion of the daily game handle of Race Track Warriors, a fantasy horse racing game.
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