DJ Stables

Op/Ed: What is the Goal Behind the Cap?

I love this business and I am a true fan of the sport and an admirer of its equine athletes. I am fortunate enough to participate on a weekly podcast and occasionally write business-related articles for the Thoroughbred Daily News. Both forums enable me to voice my opinions on various topics including the recently enacted commercial breeding cap on the number of mares bred to a stallion annually. I also feel it is imperative to start this piece with a few disclaimers--I do not own a stallion, nor any shares....

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Hooked on Racing: Jon Green

Tired of all the bad news? So were we. So, in our new series, we focus on the positive, asking people from non-horse racing families two questions: how they get hooked, and how they'll hook someone else on horse racing this year. JON GREEN, GENERAL MANAGER, DJ STABLES What was the experience that hooked you on the sport? I grew up in a family of accountants, and, in 1989, I attended my first auction "unchaperoned" by my parents--it was the New Sire Showcase portion of the Fasig-Tipton July sale. Back...

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Listen to the September 5 TDN Writers Room Podcast

This week on the TDN Writers' Room podcast, Joe Bianca, Brian DiDonato and Bill Finley welcome Jon Green from DJ Stables to the TDN studios. Green co-authors the TDN's popular tax column, Proven Strategies, with his father Len Green as part of the accounting firm The Green Group. Their stable will send out A Thread of Blue (Hard Spun) in this weekend's $1-million Jockey Club Derby Invitational at Belmont. Green also provides the team with an update on their Eclipse Champion Jaywalk (Cross Traffic). The quartet discusses the Grade I...

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TDN Writers’ Room for September 5, 2019

In this week's TDN Writers' Room podcast, Joe Bianca, Brian DiDonato and Bill Finley welcome Jon Green from DJ Stables. Green co-authors the TDN's popular tax column, Proven Strategies, with his father Len Green as part of the accounting firm The Green Group. Their stable will send out A Thread of Blue in this weekend's $1 million Jockey Club Derby at Belmont. The quartet discusses the Saratoga and Del Mar meets, TDN Rising Stars, how the first-crop sires are faring, and the upcoming Keeneland September Sales.

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Empire Racing Club To Present Educational Series

The Empire Racing Club will present an educational series Aug. 11 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Fasig-Tipton pavilion in Saratoga Springs, New York. Empire Racing Club's coordinator Christina Bossinakis will serve as the moderator and there will be four presentations from guest speakers. They are: "Thoroughbred Auctions: Behind the Scenes at a Major Horse Sale," from the Fasig-Tipton team; "Increase Your Odds of Making Money in the Thoroughbred Industry" from the Green Group's and DJ Stables' Len Green, who writes a monthly TDN column; "Buying for the...

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