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National Owners Conference - Schedule of events

Sun, Jul 19, 2020

Opening Reception

Time: 
6:00 PM

The owner conference kicks off with a reception at the National Museum of Racing. Enjoy a glass of wine, passed hors d'oeuvre, museum exhibits and mingling and networking with conference guests from around the US and Canada.  

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Mon, Jul 20, 2020

Panel 1 - The Economics of Racehorse Ownership & Ownership Challenges

Time: 
9:15 AM to 10:15 AM

Detailed breakdown of the Cost of Ownership by region. Plus an analysis of an itemized training bill. Followed by insights to owner issues with Workman's Comp and Labor Laws.

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Panel 2 - Partnerships and Racing Syndicates

Time: 
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Partnering with other owners is a new trend in ownership. Partnering owners discuss the benefits and challenges of forming partnerships. Plus racing syndicates talk about the various investment models available to owners.

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Tue, Jul 21, 2020

Panel 6 - Owners & Trainers

Time: 
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

New & Longtime Owners along with their trainers discuss - What makes a successful trainer/owner relationship. Owners and their trainers talk about their Saratoga experiences  and their view about the future of racing.

Barclay Tagg trainer for Jack Knowlton 

 

Jimmy Jerkins trainer for Don Little Jr. 

 

Brad Cox trainer for Jaime Roth 

 

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Panel 8 - Finding your Thoroughbred Athletes

Time: 
2:45 PM to 3:45 PM

A team comprised of owners, agents, veterinarian and trainers talk about what goes into "Finding the Athletes" at sales, private purchases and through claiming.  Includes discussion about biomechanics.

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Wed, Jul 22, 2020