CHRB Committee Meeting Dec. 17

CYPRESS, Calif. (Nov. 26, 2014) -- The Legislative, Legal, and Regulations Committee of the California Horse Racing Board will conduct a public meeting on Wednesday, December 17, at Los Alamitos Race Course. The agenda, including the starting time for the committee meeting, will be posted on the CHRB website no later than December 8.

History of Derby Winners to Turf

DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 26, 2014) -- Sure, the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) is the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of Animal Kingdom, Big Brown, and Barbaro—but a turf race involving the three Derby winners certainly would be intriguing, as each one delivered big efforts on grass during their careers.

‘Chrome Works on Del Mar Turf

From DMTC Publicity
DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 23, 2014) -- Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome made his first appearance of the year at Del Mar on Sunday morning, breezing a half-mile on the turf in 52 seconds under regular jockey Victor Espinoza with trainer Art Sherman looking on from the second level of the grandstand.

Award for Del Mar Hero

DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 22, 2014) -- Longtime Del Mar employee David Martinez will be honored by the California Emergency Medical Services Authority as the winner of its Civilian Award at the group’s annual awards banquet on December 3rd in San Francisco.

CHRB Meeting Summary

DEL MAR, CA – The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Wednesday, November 19, in the Del Mar Surfside Race Place. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. 1st Vice Chair Bo Derek, 2nd Vice Chair Richard Rosenberg and Commissioners Madeline Auerbach, Steve Beneto, Jesse Choper and George Krikorian were in attendance.

TCA to Honor Motions, CANTER

From TCA
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 19, 2014) -- Thoroughbred Charities of America will honor Graham and Anita Motion with the Allaire duPont Leadership Award and the Communication Alliance to Network Thoroughbred Ex-Racehorses with the TCA Industry Service Award at the 25th Annual Select Stallion Season Auction Jan. 10 at the Keeneland Entertainment Center in Lexington.

AHC Opposes Water Bill Rule

From AHC
WASHINGTON, D.C.  (Nov. 17, 2014) -- On November 14, 2014, the American Horse Council (AHC) submitted comments opposing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' (Corps) proposed rule to redefine "Waters of the U.S." under the Clean Water Act (CWA).