Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association

Improving the economics, integrity and pleasure of Thoroughbred Racing

  • Champagne Room

    TOBA December Member of the Month

    On Nov 5, Michael Cavey and Nancy Temple had a reason to pop some bubbly. At 33-1, Champagne Room, bred in the name of their Respite Farm, stamped herself as the probable champion 2yo filly with a 3/4 victory in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies.

  • Owner Conference Video Links Available

    Video presentations from the third Thoroughbred Owner Conference, co-hosted by OwnerView and BloodHorse and sponsored by Breeders' Cup Ltd., Keeneland Association, and The Stronach Group, are available here.

  • TCA Essay: Lessons for a Lifetime

    Katelyn Read, of Los Gatos, Calif., wrote the winning essay for this year's Thoroughbred Charities of America essay contest.

  • TOBA Ownership Clinic Set for Indiana Grand

    The day-long seminar will include features on new owner resources, trainer relationships and viewpoints, state-bred programs and development funds, legalities and partnerships, among other topics of interest to owners.

  • Peter Callahan

    TOBA July Member of the Month

    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.

  • Retired Racehorse Project Logo

    TCA Sponsors Thoroughbred Makeover

    The Retired Racehorse Project and Thoroughbred Charities of America June 21 jointly announced that TCA will be the title sponsor of the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium this fall.

  • Thoroughbred Charities of America

    McMahon Elected TCA President

    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.

  • Registration Open for Owner Conference

    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.

  • Amy Tarrant

    TOBA March Member of the Month

    For Amy Tarrant, life imitates racetrack success -- aptly demonstrated in this case by Life Imitates Art, whom she bred at her Hardacre Farm in Ocala, Florida.

  • Jack Swain III

    TOBA January Member of the Month

    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).

  • TOBA November Member of the Month

    In 2016, Machmer Hall Farm will celebrate its 15th anniversary and is heading into that monumental occasion off its best year yet.

  • Bruce Lunsford

    TOBA October Member of the Month

    Bruce Lunsford is a Kentuckian to the core. Having served as state commerce secretary and as an integral member of several Kentucky businesses, Lunsford has since turned to the Bluegrass State's equine pastime.

  • 2015 TOBA Awards Dinner

    Held on September 11, 2015, the TOBA Awards honor owners and breeders from 24 states and Canada.

  • Ken (right) and Sarah Ramsey were named National Owner of the Year and National Breeder of the Year.

    Ramseys National Owner, Breeder for 2014

    Ken and Sarah Ramsey were named National Owner of the Year and National Breeder of the Year the evening of Sept. 11 during the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association national awards dinner held at Hill 'n' Dale Farms.

  • Stacy Mitchhart to Conclude TOBA Dinner

    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.

  • Darrell and Sadie Brommer

    TOBA July Member of the Month

    Owner-breeders Darrell and Sadie Brommer hit the big time on June 13. That day, their homebred three-year-old Prado's Sweet Ride edged out Lady Zuzu to win the nine-furlong Regret Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs.

  • Bob and Myrna Luttrell

    TOBA June Member of the Month

    Robert Luttrell's homebred Promise Me Silver delivered gold to take the seven-furlong Eight Belles Stakes May 1. The sophomore filly came home in a speedy 1:22.90, posting a one-and-a-quarter length victory over Callback.