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National Owners Conference - Schedule of events

Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Tue, Oct 29, 2019

Panel 1 - The Business of Racehorse Ownership

9:30 AM to 10:40 AM

This panel covers many of the business aspects of racehorse ownership including: Developing a Business Plan, Accounting, Legal and Insurance Considerations, Cost of Ownership


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Panel 2 - Racing Syndicates

10:45 AM to 11:45 AM

Members of several racing syndicates talk about their ownership experiences including benefits of investing in managed racing syndicates, billing, communication, social aspects, access to their horses, seating on race days, paddock access, winner's circle and more.


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Panel 3 - Jockeys

1:10 PM to 2:15 PM

Jockeys talk about race prep, using the Equicizer and equipment used including helmets, goggles, safety vests, use of crops, saddle, boots and racing silks. There will also be a live demo of the Jockeys Room, Equicizer and Silks Room on Wednesday morning.


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Keynote - State of the Industry Address

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Hear from a group of industry leaders that discuss issues facing our industry and measures to address these issues. Topics to include racetrack safety, uniform rules, whip restrictions, Lasix, status of HR 1754.  The status of these topics are very fluid due to changes that are ongoing. As solutions are put in place we will update this section with additional topics and speakers. Q & A to follow the panel.




Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Panel 8 - Owners

2:40 PM to 3:45 PM

A panel of owners talk about what to consider when selecting a Trainer. When is it time to change trainers? Partnerships - Are they for everyone? Pros and Cons of breeding vs buying at the sales? Selecting your racing silks. Selecting a bloodstock agent/advisor. Deciding when to claim a horse or drop a horse into claiming ranks.


Sponsored by Coolmore America

Thu, Oct 31, 2019

Fri, Nov 1, 2019

2019 Breeders' Cup Championship Racing - Friday & Saturday

11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Your Thoroughbred Owner Conference registration includes reserved grandstand seating on Breeders' Cup Championship days Friday & Saturday. Spend your day on Friday at beautiful Santa Anita watching  the Breeders' Cup Championship races.  


Please Note: Breeders' Cup reserved tickets are very limited.  Be sure to register for the Owner Conference while supplies last!