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Claiming Crown To Remain At Gulfstream Park Through 2021

The Claiming Crown, which has seen unprecedented growth the past five years while being hosted at Gulfstream Park, will remain in South Florida through 2021. Gulfstream, the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA), National Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) and Florida Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (FHBPA), announced Thursday a three-year agreement beginning in […]

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TOBA Announces New Board Of Trustees; Richardson Re-Elected Chairman

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced the re-election of Dr. J. David Richardson as chairman of its Board of Trustees. Also joining Richardson on the Board of Trustees to serve three-year terms as new members are Greg Bensel, Robert Edwards, Jr., Tanya Gunther and Walker Hancock. Re-elected to three-year terms were current trustees Price Bell […]

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Claiming Crown Draws 294 Nominations To Kick Off Gulfstream’s Championship Meet

Four defending champions are among 294 nominations to the 19th running of the $1.11 million Claiming Crown set for Saturday, Dec. 2, opening day of Gulfstream Park’s 2017-2018 Championship Meet. This year marks the sixth consecutive year Gulfstream Park will serve as host to the nine-race Claiming Crown, created in 1999 by the National Horsemen’s Benevolent and […]

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TOBA National Awards Dinner To Be Held At Calumet Farm

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced today that the 32nd annual TOBA National Awards Dinner will be held on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Calumet Farm in Lexington, Ky. The National Awards Dinner honors owners and breeders from 22 states and Canada. Also honored are the National Owner of the Year, four Regional Owners […]

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TOBA Hosting Ownership Seminar At Indiana Grand July 15

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association is hosting an Ownership Seminar on Saturday, July 15 at the Indiana Grand Racing and Casino in Shelbyville, Ind. The day-long event is being held on the same day as the Indiana Derby and will offer those in town for the state’s top day of racing an up close […]

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TOBA Awards Dinner Announced For Sept. 10 At Stonestreet Farm

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced today that the 31st annual TOBA National Awards Dinner will be held on Saturday, September 10 at Stonestreet Farm in Lexington, Ky. The National Awards Dinner honors owners and breeders from 25 states and Canada. Also honored are four Regional Owners of the Year, National Owner of the […]

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Kentucky Downs, Laurel To Host Claiming Crown Qualifying Races

Claiming Crown Limited announced today that Kentucky Downs and Laurel Park will host automatic qualifying races for the 2016 Claiming Crown at Gulfstream Park on December 3, 2016.  The host tracks will pay nomination fees and provide a travel stipend for the winners to compete in the 2016 Claiming Crown. The Claiming Crown, a joint […]

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Honoring Our Presidents: Executive Salaries At Horse Industry Non-Profit Organizations

When George Washington became the first president of the United States in 1789, he reluctantly accepted an annual salary of $25,000 – a very substantial figure for that time. He didn’t like the idea of being paid to serve his new country but was convinced that not taking a salary would set a bad precedent, […]

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TOBA Launches Concierge Service To Enhance Ownership Experience

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association today announced a partnership with Fasig-Tipton to serve Thoroughbred owners through a new concierge service. The TOBA Owners Concierge will serve as a liaison between horse owners and participating racetracks in addition to facilitating relations with the extended racing community. It will also provide concise information in an easily accessible format […]

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Willmott Re-Elected Chairman of TOBA Board

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced today the re-election of Peter Willmott as chairman of its Board of Trustees.  Also joining Willmott on the Board of Trustees to serve three-year terms as new members are Everett Dobson, Eric Hamelback, Kevin Lavin and Kenneth Ramsey. Re-elected to three-year terms were current trustees Bill Casner, Reiley […]

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