Keyword: Thoroughbred Owners of California

  • Madeline Auerbach

    Auerbach Named to CHRB; Derek Reappointed

    Madeline Auerbach, a director of the Thoroughbred Owners of California and the co-founder and chair of the California Retirement Management Account, has been appointed to the California Horse Racing Board by Gov. Jerry Brown.

  • Santa Anita Reducing Takeout on Daily Double

    Santa Anita Park, with the approval of the Thoroughbred Owners of California, will reduce the takeout on its Daily Double wager to 18% during the upcoming season, and will offer the bet three times daily.

  • CHRB to Resume Post-Hollywood Considerations

    As they have for the past several months, post-Hollywood Park racing plans will dominate the agenda for the California Horse Racing Board when it meets Sept. 19 in Pomona beginning at 9:30 a.m. PDT.

  • Los Alamitos to Seek Racing Dates for 2014-15

    Los Alamitos Race Course will press ahead with plans to conduct Thoroughbred racing in the absence of Betfair Hollywood Park next year, representatives of the Orange County track announced Sept. 12.

  • Hollywood Plans to Remain Open for Training

    Slated to close for development Dec. 22, Betfair Hollywood Park is planning to stay open for training through Jan. 31--and perhaps longer, the California Horse Racing Board was told Aug. 22.

  • Racing at Del Mar

    CHRB Gets Nod for Exchange Wagering Rules

    Exchange wagering rules in California have been approved by the state's Office of Administrative Law, though implementation of any agreement to conduct the non-traditional form of pari-mutuel wagering is quite a ways off.

  • CHRB chairman David Israel

    CHRB Delays Action on Southern Cal Race Dates

    Concerned that the racing industry is no closer to resolving issues surrounding the closure of Hollywood Park next year, the California Horse Racing Board July 18 put off approval of racing dates in 2014-15 for a month.

  • Los Alamitos Race Course

    Progress Reported Over California Stabling

    Horsemen in California are pushing ahead with plans to make Los Alamitos Race Course and San Luis Rey Downs full-time off-track stabling sites once Betfair Hollywood Park is no longer available.

  • Equine Medical Director Term Limited by Bill

    The California Horse Racing Board's equine medical director would be restricted to serving no more than two two-year terms consecutively under a state Assembly bill currently before a legislative committee.

  • George Krikorian

    George Krikorian Appointed to CHRB

    Governor Jerry Brown appointed George Krikorian to the California Horse Racing Board. The multiple graded stakes winning owner is president and CEO of Krikorian Premiere Theatres and president of George Krikorian Stables.

  • Racing at Santa Anita Park.

    Expanded Roles Seen for Santa Anita, Del Mar

    With Fairplex Park announcing it is pulling back on expanding its racetrack, Santa Anita Park and Del Mar are likely to host the 2014 Southern California racing circuit should Betfair Hollywood Park shut down.

  • Trainer James Cassidy, president of CTT

    California Trainers Discuss Hollywood Options

    California Thoroughbred Trainers officials met with members March 21 to update them on industry discussions for an alternative to Betfair Hollywood Park when it eventually closes for expected development.

  • Racing at Fairplex Park

    CTT Pushing for Consideration of Fairplex

    The president of the California Thoroughbred Trainers wants a more transparent process for selecting the track that will eventually succeed Betfair Hollywood Park and is calling for renewed consideration of Fairplex Park.

  • Los Alamitos

    Los Alamitos Proceeds With Expansion Plan

    Los Alamitos Race Course officials were planning to meet Feb. 1 with the city of Cypress, Calif., to begin discussing expansion of the Orange County facility to accommodate Thoroughbred racing and training.

  • Fairplex Park is out of the running for now as a replacement for Betfair Hollywood Park.

    Fairplex Out for Now as Hollywood Alternative

    Fairplex Park, one of two locations under consideration as a replacement for Betfair Hollywood Park, is out of the running for now, says the president and chief executive officer of the Los Angeles County Fair facility.

  • Salix

    Group: Salix Effective in Treating EIPH

    A group of scientists met with representatives of the Thoroughbred Owners of California Jan. 18 to discuss exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhaging and later issued a joint statement supporting use of furosemide.

  • Betfair Hollywood Park

    Hollywood Park Commits to Fall Racing Dates

    Ending much speculation about its immediate future, Betfair Hollywood Park will operate its annual fall meet in 2013, track president Jack Liebau said in an appearance before the California Horse Racing Board Jan. 17.

  • Hollywood Park Decision Due on 2013 Fall Meet

    Betfair Hollywood Park is expected to announce whether it will conduct its fall meet later this year or shut down in preparation for development of the Inglewood property at the Jan. 17 California Horse Racing Board meeting.

  • California Group Modifies Workers' Comp Plan

    With workers' compensation rates on the rise again in California, the Thoroughbred group overseeing the statewide pool for horsemen expects to use about $1 million from the purse account to stem a 2013 projected funding gap.

  • Billy Morey Elected to TOC Board

    Owner and trainer William E. "Billy" Morey had been added to the board of directors of the Thoroughbred Owners of California, filling a vacancy created recently by the resignation of Ron McAnally.

  • CHRB Examines New Approach to Voiding Claims

    The California Horse Racing Board, looking to improve upon a rule it approved last year, is considering a change that would void the claim of a horse that is later placed on the official veterinary list for being unsound.

  • Exchange Wagering Rules Approved by CHRB

    Rules governing exchange wagering gained initial approval from the California Horse Racing Board at its meeting Sept. 20, more than a year after the commission had announced its intention to promulgate them.

  • TOC Sets Annual Meeting for Members Aug. 25

    Thoroughbred Owners of California invites all members to the Southern California Annual Meeting Aug. 25 at 8:30 a.m. in the Veranda Café at Del Mar.

  • CHRB Taking Longer Look at Exchange Wagering

    Exchange wagering seems to be getting all the scrutiny it can handle from the California Horse Racing Board. Nearly two years after the concept was signed into law, the board decided to delay implementation June 28.

  • Salix

    TOBA Latest to Submit Salix Comments in NY

    The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association is the latest organization to respond to the New York State Racing and Wagering Board with its opinions on the use of the anti-bleeding medication furosemide on race day.

  • Santa Anita Moves San Luis Rey to March 25

    Due to a forecast calling for heavy rain over the weekend of March 17-18, Santa Anita racing officials have made the decision to postpone the $150,000 San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. IIT) on turf until March 25.

  • CHRB Eyes Licensing of Stronach Companies

    A proposal by Frank Stronach to publicly offer shares in six racing companies, each with a 20-horse stable, can legally conduct business in California, a staff report for the state's horse racing board concludes.

  • Trainer John Shirreffs

    Shirreffs to Chair CHRB Advisory Panel

    Trainer John Shirreffs has been named to chair a newly created medication advisory panel for the California Horse Racing Board to provide consultation with the agency's medication and track safety committee.

  • Exchange Wagering Grilled at CHRB Meeting

    Exchange wagering in California drew some strong opposition from The Stronach Group and several horsemen's organizations during its first California Horse Racing Board committee hearing Feb. 9 at Santa Anita.