Second National Thoroughbred Owner Conference

Organization: The Jockey Club

Venue: Gulfstream Park Race Course

Location: Hallandale Beach, Florida, United States

Event Date/Time: Jan 11, 2016 / 5:00 pm - (EST) End Date/Time: Jan 14, 2016 / 12:00 pm - (EST)
Registration Date: Jan 11, 2016
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This will the second National Thoroughbred Owner Conference and is hosted by Thoroughbred OwnerView (, The Jockey Club and TOBA (Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association). It will be held as Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, Florida January 11 to 14, 2016. 

Industry leaders unite with current and prospective thoroughbred owners to inform and educate about ownership in horse racing.  This is an entertaining and educational event that will include opportunities to meet and socialize with industry leaders such as horse owners, trainers, jockeys and other thoroughbred industry professionals.

The conference includes a day and a half of panel discussions on selected topics such as:

  • Overview of Ownership: What every owner should know.
  • Acquiring Your Thoroughbred Racehorse: What are your options?
  • Jockeys: The Hands Behind The Reins
  • Morning Workouts Trackside: watch the horses and talk with trainers.
  • Pursuing Your Dream: Success Stories 
  • Daily Care and Welfare to Aftercare
  • A Day In The Life (production): A Look at the Many People Involved in Getting Your Horse to The Races. 

The conference includes entertaining videos, special appearances including radio show host and successful racing owner, Jim Rome as the keynote speaker. World renowned track announcer, Tom Durkin serves as master of ceremonies.

Network, meet and greet other owners and industry professionals during the following social events. 

  • Opening reception Monday evening at Gulfstream Park
  • Luncheon between panels on Tuesday
  • Cocktail reception and gala dinner at the Turnberry Isle on Tuesday 
  • Lunch and races in the Ten Palms restaurant on Wednesday 
  • Thursday - optional Miami area tours including Palm Meadows Training Facility for racehorses.
  • Eclipse Awards Eve Party - Friday night
  • Option to purchase tickets to the National Eclipse Awards to be televised Saturday night.

Enter the fascinating world of Thoroughbred horse racing and get an idea of what it feels like to enter the winner's circle with your own horse. Let's go to the races! 


901 S. Federal Highway
United States


The Jockey Club
821 Corporate Drive
United States

Additional Information

A Conference App is available with all conference information and contacts for the Thoroughbred Owner Conference 2016.

Registrations are available on line or by fax. 

Shuttles will run from official conference hotels. See official website. 

Photos and videos from the inaugural Thoroughbred Conference are available for review at the OwnerView conference website. 

Presenting sponsors are the Keeneland Association, The Stronach Group and Woodbine Entertainment Group.