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Upcoming Graded Stakes Races

TOBA’s American Graded Stakes Committee meets annually to evaluate eligible American stakes races and assign graded status to those that consistently attract the highest quality fields.

may 2019

27mayAll DayGamely Stakes

27mayAll DayShoemaker Mile Stakes

27mayAll DayGold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes

june 2019

08junAll DayRunhappy Metropolitan Handicap

08junAll DayOgden Phipps Stakes

08junAll DayWoodford Reserve Manhattan Stakes


April 2019 Member of the Month::

Marshall Gramm

Teresa and Marshall Gramm

Rarely do Thoroughbred racing and academia collide. But Dr. Marshall Gramm, economics professor at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn., is changing all that. Also co-owner of Ten Strike Racing partnership, Gramm teaches students statistics by immersing them in the world of handicapping.

The son of two economists—father Phil Gramm is also a former Texan senator—Gramm was fascinated by sports from an early age. He recalled, “And so when I was a boy growing up in Washington, D.C., we also didn’t have cable television. So I was a sports nut, but we didn’t have cable.” He plunged into newspapers’ sports pages—but his analysis came in the form of going deep into horses’ past performances, rather than RBIs and games played. Gramm recalled, “I became very interested in horse racing. As a kid, I would get two dollars and make the mile walk to the drugstore to buy the [Daily] Racing Form.”

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Bisphosphonates 101: What you need to know and why

A presentation to the TOBA Board of Directors
April 5, 2019

By Mary Scollay, DVM
Equine Medical Director
Kentucky Horse Racing Commission

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* To enable audio, click the speaker icon in the lower-right hand corner of each slide.

Off-Label Bisphosphonate Use in Racehorses | Courtesy of The Horse