OwnerView announced that Larry Best, who races under OXO Equine, has been honored with the 2019 New Owner of the Year Award, presented by Fasig-Tipton, which recognizes a new Thoroughbred owner who has been successful in the sport and has had a positive impact on the industry. The award will be presented during the sixth Thoroughbred Owner Conference, which is scheduled for Oct. 28-30 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. Best has been a Thoroughbred owner since 2017. During that time, he has campaigned horses such as Grade I winner Cambier Parc in addition to graded winners Instagrand, and Instilled Regard. His horses have earned more than $2 million.
“I am honored to have been selected as ‘New Owner of the Year,'” said Best. “Thoroughbred ownership has been a fun and exciting experience for me, and I look forward to many more years of being involved in this great sport.”
The New Owner of the Year Award has been previously presented to the Churchill Downs Racing Club, Charles and Susan Chu, Sol Kumin, and LNJ Foxwoods.
The Thoroughbred Owner Conference covers discussions pertaining to racing syndicates, aftercare, jockeys’ preparations before races and pedigrees. The conference will also include a panel on the state of the industry featuring industry experts.
The full conference schedule, visit www.ownerview.com.