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Registration Available For TOBA Educational Seminar At Woodbine

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association is hosting an Ownership Seminar for prospective and current owners and breeders on Friday and Saturday, June 23-24 at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto.

Speakers include representatives from The Jockey Club of Canada, including R. Glenn Sikura and Bernard McCormack; Jim Lawson, President, and CEO of Woodbine Entertainment; Kevin Attard, Queen's Plate-winning trainer; Donato Lanni, Managing Partner of X-Men Racing; Colleen Dalos of Tall Oaks Farm and more. Attendees will learn about Canadian Thoroughbred ownership from the top officials and professionals in the industry.

“The TOBA seminar at Woodbine is aimed towards all levels of stakeholder industry participation – from beginners to knowledgeable owners and breeders – looking to continue their education,” said TOBA marketing director Barkley Porter. “We are excited to present an agenda of distinguished presenters from across the industry, who are eager to engage and enlighten our attendees.”

The seminar is open to the general public, with a special discount for TOBA and CTHS members. Meals, educational materials, and a TOBA gift bag are included in registration. Registration is available online at:

Other upcoming TOBA educational seminars and clinics for 2023 are listed below:

• July 28-29: Ownership Seminar in Del Mar, California
• August 17-18: Ownership Seminar in Saratoga Springs, New York
• October 23: Pedigree & Conformation Clinic in Lexington, Kentucky

Questions about the clinics and seminars may be directed to Barkley N. Porter at [email protected] / (859) 276-6793.

The Thoroughbred Owners & Breeders Association (TOBA), based in Lexington, Ky., was formed in 1961 and is a national trade organization of leading Thoroughbred owners and breeders. TOBA's mission is to improve the economics, integrity, and pleasure of the sport on behalf of Thoroughbred owners and breeders. Projects managed by TOBA include the American Graded Stakes Committee, Claiming Crown, Ownership Seminars, Breeding, Conformation & Pedigree Clinics, US-Bred, TOBA Owners Concierge, OwnerView and the Sales Integrity Program. TOBA provides international representation for U.S. owners and breeders on the International Grading and Race Planning Advisory Committee, International Cataloguing Standards Committee, and International Thoroughbred Breeders Federation. Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) is the charitable arm of TOBA. TOBA Media Properties, a subsidiary of TOBA, is the co owner of BloodHorse LLC. TOBA is represented on the board of directors of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association and the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium as founding members.

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