CHRB Meetings Advisory

From CHRB
ALBANY, Calif. (Mar. 21, 2017) -- The Racing, Breeding and Stabling Initiatives Committee will meet Thursday, March 23, at Golden Gate Fields beginning at 10 a.m. The public is encouraged to attend. The agenda and supporting package of materials are available on the CHRB Website.

Foal Crop Numbers Held Steady in 2016

By Bill Finley
March 10, 2017-For the first time since 2005, it appears that the North American foal crop did not fall in 2016 when compared to the prior year. According to the recently released Jockey Club Fact Book, an estimated 20,850 foals were born in the U.S. in 2016, the same number born in 2015.

The North American foal crop, which also includes Canada and Puerto Rico, was 22,500, also equal to 2015 figures.

Barretts March Catalog Online

From Barretts
DEL MAR, Calif. (Feb. 24, 2017) -- The catalog for the 28th Annual Barretts March Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training is now online and will be mailed soon. This auction of 129 two-year-olds will be held on Wednesday, March 29 in the Surfside Raceplace located on the grounds of Del Mar Racetrack in Del Mar, California beginning at 2 p.m. PDT.