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Clark Named Thoroughbred Owner Conference Keynote Speaker

Stacie Clark, operations consultant for the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA), will be the keynote speaker for OwnerView's in-person Thoroughbred Owner Conferenceat Saratoga Race Course July 25-26, 2022. Clark has been with the TAA since its inception in 2012 and assumed the role of operations consultant in 2014. Previously, she created the first in-house retirement program while serving as Thoroughbred Retirement Program manager at Adena Springs. Clark rode as a jockey in Ontario and was nominated for the 1994 Sovereign Award as Outstanding Apprentice in Canada. When Woodbine Racetrack expanded its...

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OwnerView To Host Webinar On Horseracing Integrity And Safety Authority Registration

OwnerView announced today that it has added a panel to its Virtual Owner Conference series with representatives from the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA) to assist owners with the registration process for HISA. The Zoom webinar will be held Thursday, June 16, at 1 pm and will last about 60 minutes. Participating in the webinar from HISA will be Lisa Lazarus, chief executive officer; Steve Keech, technology director; Ann McGovern, director of Racetrack Safety; and John Roach, general counsel. The session will include time to submit questions to the...

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Virtual Conference Highlights Pedigrees, Conformation

The 2022 Thoroughbred Owner Conference virtual series continued Apr. 5 with a panel who discussed pedigree and conformation considerations when selecting racehorses. The series is hosted by The Jockey Club and the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association and presented by Bessemer Trust, Dean Dorton Equine, and Stoll Keenon Ogden. Sponsored by Ocala Breeders' Sales Company (OBS), Tuesday's session was moderated by Caton Bredar and included panelists Phil Hager, Taproot Bloodstock; Chad Schumer, Schumer Bloodstock Agency; Gayle Van Leer, Gayle Van Leer Thoroughbred Services; and Tod Wojciechowski, director of sales, OBS....

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OwnerView Resumes Virtual Conferences for 2022

OwnerView's virtual Owner Conference series has resumed for 2022 after a successful series in 2021. OwnerView will also be hosting an in-person conference in Saratoga July 25-26. The series is hosted by The Jockey Club (TJC) and the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) and presented by Bessemer Trust, Dean Dorton Equine, and Stoll Keenon Ogden. "The virtual sessions enable those who cannot attend our conference in Saratoga to gain meaningful insights into Thoroughbred ownership, and they complement the panels that will be offered at the in-person event," said Gary...

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In-Person Thoroughbred Owner Conference to Return this Summer

The first in-person Thoroughbred Owner Conference since 2019 will be held at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, NY on July 25 and 26, 2022, OwnerView announced Tuesday. The 2020 conference, which was also to be held in Saratoga, was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. "Bringing the owner conference to Saratoga has been a goal of ours for nearly three years, and we cannot wait to finally host our guests at one of racing's most iconic tracks," said Gary Falter, project manager for OwnerView. "Competing at Saratoga represents the...

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Boat Racing Named New Owner of the Year

Eric Armagost, Daniel Giovacchini, Reiley Higgins, Patrick O'Neill and Alex Quoyeser's Boat Racing has been named OwnerView's 2021 New Owner of the Year, sponsored by 1/ST RACING. Boat Racing is best known Hot Rod Charlie (Oxbow), a leading sophomore of this year who took the GI Pennsylvania Derby and GII TwinSpires.com Louisiana Derby after finishing second in last year's GI TVG Breeders' Cup Juvenile Presented by TAA. The group of college friends from Brown University have used their runners' earnings to support philanthropic causes as well, contributing funds to and...

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IN-Person Owner Conference Forges Ahead Nov. 3

The in-person Owner Conference during Breeders' Cup week in Del Mar remains on course for Wednesday Nov. 3 from 8:30a.m. until 5:00p.m. followed by a conference dinner that evening. A location for the single-day conference location has yet to be finalized, however, the Estancia La Jolla Hotel and Spa is likely to be announced soon as this year's conference host site. "As part of the planning, it's important we know how many attendees to expect for the Conference to insure we have the correct number of hotel rooms, the correct...

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OwnerView Taking Nominations for 'New Owner of the Year' Award

OwnerView is accepting nominations for the 2021 New Owner of the Year Award, sponsored by 1/ST RACING. Nominees must have made their first start as an owner in the past four years, had an ownership stake in a horse at the time it won a stakes race in the past 12 months, and had a verifiable owner license in 2021. Previous winners have included MyRacehorse, Larry Best, the Churchill Downs Racing Club, Charles and Susan Chu, Sol Kumin, and LNJ Foxwoods. Anyone can nominate an owner who meets the criteria....

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In-Person OwnerView Conference Scheduled for Breeders' Cup Week

OwnerView will host an in-person Thoroughbred Owner Conference in Del Mar, CA on Wednesday of Breeders' Cup week, Nov. 3. Registration is now open for the event. "Our monthly virtual Thoroughbred Owner Conference series has been enthusiastically received this year with more than 1,100 registrations, so we are excited to carry this momentum forward and return to hosting a live event during the week of the Breeders' Cup," said Gary Falter, project manager for OwnerView. "We are looking forward to again offering existing and prospective Thoroughbred owners the invaluable face-to-face...

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Virtual Thoroughbred Owner Conference Series Underway

The first session of the 2021 Thoroughbred Owner Conference series, which began with discussion on the business and economics of racehorse ownership, is in the books. More than 340 people attended virtually Mar. 2. The panel was sponsored by Keeneland and moderated by television analyst Caton Bredar, while featuring owners George Bolton and Maggi Moss; Sarah Reeves, attorney and member, Stoll Keenon Ogden; and Jen Shah, tax director, Dean Dorton. The 10-session virtual series, presented by Bessemer Trust, Dean Dorton Equine, Stoll Keenon Ogden, and Stonestreet Farm, is hosted by...

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Virtual Owner Conference Begins Tuesday
Virtual Owner Conference Begins Tuesday

The seventh Thoroughbred Owner Conference will kick off Tuesday, Mar. 2, at 2 p.m. ET as the first of a series of 10 panels, each to be held virtually, on the first Tuesday of each month for the remainder of the year. The first panel, "The Economics of Racehorse Ownership," is sponsored by Keeneland and will delve into accounting, tax, legal, and insurance considerations associated with racehorse ownership. It will also include information on the costs of ownership, the fundamentals of running a racing stable, and owner responsibility for aftercare....

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TOC Series Goes Virtual in 2021
TOC Series Goes Virtual in 2021

The 2021 Thoroughbred Owners Conference will be held as a series of free virtual panels, OwnerView announced Tuesday. Hosted by The Jockey Club and the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association and presented by Bessemer Trust, Dean Dorton, and Stoll Keenon Ogden, the conference series will be held the first Tuesday of each month starting Mar. 2. "This new format for 2021 enables us to offer informative, educational and enjoyable panels on Thoroughbred ownership to anyone interested from the convenience of wherever they happen to be," said Gary Falter, project manager...

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