Tim Cohen

MGISW Dr. Schivel to Stand at Taylor Made After BC Sprint Finale

Dr. Schivel (Violence-Lil Nugget, by Mining for Money), a Grade I winner at both two and three, will retire after making his final start in this weekend's GI Breeders' Cup Sprint and take up stud duty at Taylor Made Stallions in 2024, the farm confirmed Tuesday. A fee will be announced at a later date. First or second in nine of 14 lifetime starts, the earner of $1,327,100 was campaigned by Red Baron's Barn, Rancho Temescal, Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, and William A. Branch, and trained by Mark Glatt. "We are...

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Rancho Temescal Welcomes Non-Profit Fresh Start Sport Horses Retraining Program

Rancho Temescal, a leading Thoroughbred farm in Southern California, has opened the gates of its 6,000-acre property to house incoming tenant Fresh Start Sport Horses, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that retrains racehorses for alternative careers under the direction of founder and head trainer Cassandra Andersson. The move to relocate all Fresh Start horses and equipment from the group's former, five-acre leased facility in Agua Dulce is expected to be completed by Sept. 1, 2023. "We are honored to welcome Fresh Start Sport Horses to our farm," said Rancho Temescal President...

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New Board Members for TOC

Gary Barber, Gary Fenton, Terry Lovingier, Tim Cohen, and Matt Dohman have been elected to three-year terms for the Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC)'s Board of Directors and will take office July 1. They will join Nick Alexander, Joe Ciaglia, Rick Gold, Ryan Hanson, Stephanie Hronis, Lindsey LaRoche, Bob Liewald, Ed Moger, Samantha Siegel, and Johnny Taboada as TOC's 2023-24 Board. Richard Rosenberg, a former board member of the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB), has agreed to stay on with the organization as an appointed member of the Integrity &...

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Hernandez, D'Amato Top Santa Anita Standings

Juan Hernandez was the leading rider and Phil D'Amato topped the trainer's list at Santa Anita's 43-day Classic Meet, which concluded Sunday. Tim and Mark Cohen's Rancho Temescal and Red Baron's Barn were the meet's leading owners. Hernandez, a 31-year-old native of Veracruz, Mexico won four races on opening day and never slowed down, adding two races on closing day Sunday to give him 63 victories for the meet, more than double that of runner-up Flavien Prat's 31. In the all-important stakes-won category, it was Hernandez leading Prat 13 to...

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Cohen, Miller Ownership Venture “Fun, Immediate Action”

Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen believed the strongest man in the world is one who stands alone. "My father never wanted to complicate things, so he never really wanted another partner," explained Tim Cohen of his beloved father Jed, the much-missed scion of the Cohen clan, whose paprika-dusted silks have been carried with rare aplomb in recent years under the family's Red Baron's Barn and Rancho Temescal banner. "I'd have clients at the farm or friends, and they'd go, 'Gosh man, you're doing great. Can we buy into a horse with...

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Red Baron's Barn, Rancho Temescal Launching New Partnership

With the express intent of making racing partnerships 'more accessible, fun and affordable,' Tim Cohen's California-based Red Baron's Barn is teaming with Rancho Temescal and Kentucky-based bloodstock agent Joe Miller to launch Rancho Temescal Thoroughbred Partners (RTTP). Red Baron's Barn, founded by the late Jed Cohen, and Rancho Temescal have made use of Miller's expertise over the years to acquire race-ready European and North American bloodstock through both public and private channels. The fruits of the team's labor has yielded the likes of MGISW Janet (GB) (Emperor Jones), GISW River...

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Red Baron's Barn and Rancho Temescal's Jed Cohen Passes Away

California's Red Baron's Barn and Rancho Temescal--the nom de course of the Cohen family--lost the stable founder and the Cohen family patriarch, Jed Cohen, Sunday, Nov. 27. Cohen passed away in Del Mar at the age of 89 after battling health issues for the past few years. Among the top horses raced by the Cohens--sometimes in partnership--were GISWs Janet (GB) (Emperor Jones), River Boyne (Ire) (Dandy Man {Ire}), and Dr. Schivel (Violence). The stable most recently took the leading owner title at the 2022 Santa Anita fall and winter meets...

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No Foldin' For Cohen As He Lands 850,000 Gambler At Tattersalls

Tim Cohen did not come halfway around the world to walk away from the Tattersalls table when the stakes get higher and the American-based agent did not blink in securing I'm A Gambler for 850,000gns on behalf of Red Baron's Barn and Rancho Temescal on day two of the Autumn Horses In Training Sale.  I'm A Gambler (Ire) (No Nay Never), a typical Charlie and Mark Johnston-trained runner who has gone from strength to strength this season and was last seen winning a Listed event at Redcar, will continue his...

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Tim Cohen Appointed to TOC Board

The Board of Directors of the Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC) unanimously named Tim Cohen to fill the board vacancy created by the recent resignation of Mike Harrington. Per the bylaws, Cohen will be required to run in the 2023 board election. Cohen, owner of Rancho Temescal, runs under Rancho Temescal LLC, often in partnership with his father, Jed Cohen's, Red Baron's Barn LLC. Prior to managing Rancho Temescal, Cohen worked in the hospitality industry, managing luxury hotels and restaurants. "I look forward to joining the Board and further the...

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Action Heats Up at OBS Wednesday

by Jessica Martini & Christie DeBernardis OCALA, FL - With a pair of seven-figure colts leading the way, the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds produced a day of strong bidding Wednesday in Florida. During the session, 177 juveniles grossed $25,829,000 for an average of $145,927 and a median of $80,000. Through two sessions, 347 horses have sold for $48,388,000. The two-day average of $139,447 jumped 36% from last year's corresponding figure, while the median of $75,000 soared up 50%. The cumulative buy-back rate is 19.5%. With the...

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