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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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OwnerView's Thoroughbred Owner Conference Postponed to 2021

OwnerView's seventh Thoroughbred Owner Conference, already rescheduled three times due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has been postponed until 2021. Originally scheduled for July in Saratoga, it was first postponed to Keeneland and finally moved to Breeders' Cup week as a virtual conference before the new 2021 date was announced Wednesday. "Because of the uncertainties of travel and in-person gatherings, we still plan to provide a virtual event for the seventh Thoroughbred Owner Conference," said Gary Falter, project manager for OwnerView. "However, we are rethinking the format to provide engaging and...

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OwnerView Names MyRacehorse New Owner of the Year

OwnerView announced Monday that MyRacehorse, an ownership group where individuals can purchase microshares in Thoroughbreds, has been named the 2020 New Owner of the Year. Presented by New York Thoroughbred Breeders, the award will be given during the seventh Thoroughbred Owner Conference, to be held virtually Nov. 3-4 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. "MyRacehorse launched nationally in June 2019 with aspirations of making a real impact on the sport of horse racing," said Michael Behrens, founder and chief executive officer of MyRacehorse. "We were confident it would happen, but never...

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OwnerView Conference Held Virtually Breeders' Cup Week
OwnerView Conference Held Virtually Breeders' Cup Week

OwnerView's seventh Thoroughbred Owner Conference, presented by Breeders' Cup, Bessemer Trust, and Dean Dorton, will be conducted in a virtual format in Lexington, Kentucky, Nov. 3-4. The conference originally planned for July 19-22, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. "We are committed to offering the owner conference in a safe format for attendees, so we made the decision to move our event online given the COVID-19 pandemic," said Gary Falter, project manager for OwnerView. "Registrants will be able to watch nine panels on a range of topics relevant to Thoroughbred ownership and...

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OwnerView Conference Moved to Ky, Breeders' Cup Week

OwnerView's seventh Thoroughbred Owner Conference, originally scheduled to be held July 19-22 in Saratoga Springs, NY, has been rescheduled and will be held in Lexington, Ky., from Nov. 2-5, to coincide with the Breeders' Cup World Championships. The Breeders' Cup will be held Nov. 6-7 at Keeneland. "While we were disappointed that we were unable to host this year's Thoroughbred Owner Conference in Saratoga Springs, we are delighted to be able to bring the owner conference back to Lexington, the 'Horse Capital of the World,' during the week of the...

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