OwnerView, the Thoroughbred owner resource developed by The Jockey Club and the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, announced that registration is open for the third edition of the Thoroughbred Owner Conference being held at Santa Anita Park.
The conference will be Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2016, the same week as the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
Like its two predecessors, the upcoming conference is designed to educate, inform and entertain new, prospective and current Thoroughbred owners through a series of panels and social events.
This conference's panels include business considerations for racehorse ownership and Breeders' Cup winning owners, jockeys, trainers, and racehorses in Hollywood. Among the panelists are Bob Baffert, Richard Mandella, Art Sherman, Gary Stevens, Mike Smith, Laffit Pincay Jr., Dean Reeves, Barbara Banke, and John Amerman.
As an added bonus, on behalf of the Breeders' Cup, registration will include one grandstand reserved seating ticket for both Breeders' Cup World Championships racing days on Nov. 4 and 5.
"On behalf of The Jockey Club and TOBA, we are thrilled to be aligning the Thoroughbred Owner Conference with the Breeders' Cup World Championships," said Gary Falter, project manager for OwnerView. "This event provides the opportunity to learn more about ownership and network with other owners and industry participants and executives from around the country in a fabulous setting."
"The Breeders' Cup World Championships attracts the best Thoroughbreds from around the world, and we're delighted that attendees from the Thoroughbred Owner Conference will have the opportunity to experience our sport on two of its greatest days with thousands of other fans," said Craig R. Fravel, president and chief executive officer of Breeders' Cup Ltd.
Keith Brackpool, chairman of Santa Anita Park, said, "The Stronach Group is proud to host the Thoroughbred Owner Conference at Santa Anita. There is nothing that comes close to the thrill of owning a winning horse, especially one who wins here at Santa Anita. We look forward to sharing this beautiful venue with the participants who comprise one of racing's most important constituencies."
The owner conference social events include the Breeders' Cup post position draw & reception on Oct. 31. The following day, there will be a Breeders' Cup Breakfast Marquee near Clockers Corner, lunch, and a conference dinner and reception.
Lunch will also be provided Nov. 2, as well as a reception featuring racing syndicates from across the U.S.
On Nov. 3, there will be tour opportunities at the Rose Bowl stadium and the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, along with an afternoon of lunch and live racing.
Registrations are being taken for the full conference at $750 per person. For spouses and partners who are interested in attending just the social events, a registration for social events is available at $400 per person. Both types of registrations include the Breeders' Cup tickets.
Additional information and registration forms can be found here.