Speakers Announced For TOBA Ownership Seminar At Churchill Downs - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

Speakers Announced For TOBA Ownership Seminar At Churchill Downs

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association is hosting an Ownership Seminar on Wednesday, May 4, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Attendees will learn insights on different aspects of Thoroughbred ownership from industry professionals and enjoy a day of racing at Churchill Downs during the week of the Kentucky Derby.

The topics and speakers at the Ownership Seminar include:

  • Thoroughbred Industry Resources, presented by Susan Martin from Equineline
  • Thoroughbred Veterinary Care / A Veterinarian's Perspective, presented by Dr. Russell Freeland, DVM, DACVS-LA from Hagyard Equine Medical Institute: Davidson Surgery
  • Acquiring & Managing Racehorses, presented by Mike Mackin from Lucky Seven Stable and Kenny McPeek from McPeek Racing & Bloodstock
  • Supporting Non-Profit Organizations that Work Towards Improving Thoroughbred Racehorses & People Who Care for Them, presented by Erin Halliwell from Thoroughbred Charities of America
  • Accreditation, Inspection, and Approved Aftercare Organizations, presented by Suzie Picou-Oldham from Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance
  • Equine Insurance, presented by Tyler Clarke from Clay Ward Agency
  • Legal Aspects of Racehorse Ownership, presented by Sarah Reeves from Stoll Keenon Ogden
  • Handicapping 101 with Oaks & Derby Preview, presented by Kaitlin Free

The TOBA Ownership Seminar is aimed towards all levels of education – from prospective to new owners, to knowledgeable owners or industry professionals and enthusiasts looking to continue their education. The seminar is open to the general public, with a special discount for TOBA members. Meals, materials, access to racing in the afternoon, and a TOBA gift bag are included with registration.

Registration is available online, until Sunday, May 1, at: toba.memberclicks.net/seminars-clinics.

Questions about TOBA's clinics and seminars may be directed to Samantha Smith at [email protected] (859) 276-6793.

The Thoroughbred Owners and 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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