Why Join TOBA?

Join owners and breeders at all levels from around the globe who want to improve the environment for Thoroughbred ownership and build our magnificent sport.

Your membership includes:

Owners Concierge
Clubhouse Access
Publications
Discounts
Membership Directory
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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.

march 2019

09marAll DayFrank E. Kilroe Mile Stakes

09marAll DaySanta Anita Handicap Presented by San Miguel Indian Bingo and Casino

16marAll DayBeholder Mile Stakes

april 2019

06aprAll DaySanta Anita Derby

06aprAll DaySanta Anita Oaks

06aprAll DayCarter Handicap

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January 2019 Member of the Month:

Mike Caruso

Marley’s Freedom in the Winner’s Circle after the Ballerina Stakes

Chatting on the phone from Santa Anita Park, Ron Perry peppers his conversation with business metaphors and musical analogies. His enthusiasm speaks volumes of his esteem for those who choose to work with their Thoroughbreds and their Cicero Farms. Perry and wife Barbara Ranck-Perry rose to prominence in 2018 by racing two-time Eclipse Award finalist Marley’s Freedom.

“I look on this business as nothing but music on four legs,” Perry observed. On the recommendation of bloodstock agent Davant Latham, the Perrys attended the 2015 Keeneland September Yearling sale. They scooped up three fillies, whom they dubbed the “three little birds” after a Bob Marley song, to suit their stallion He Be Fire N Ice. The filly trio included a daughter of Blame, foaled and consigned by Joe Seitz’s Brookdale Sales, whom the Perrys bought for $35,000. She came to be known as Marley’s Freedom.

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TOBA-Concierge-Logo800Your guide to North American Thoroughbred tracks and area resources.


The Concierge service is part of your TOBA membership. Learn more about this unique and valuable service.

Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards, presented by Godolphin


The Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards presented by Godolphin recognize and reward the outstanding talent, diligence and commitment of the farm and racing stable staff who are at the heart of our sport.

The awards themselves are separated into six distinct categories which carry a total prize-pool of $128,000, along with specially commissioned trophies for the winners.