Thoroughbred Owner Conference

Organization: OwnerView at 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 10, 2016
Early Registration Date: Nov 15, 2015
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This will be 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.

Jim Rome, Thoroughbred owner and host of "The Jim Rome Show” on CBS Sports Radio and “Jim Rome On Showtime" delivers the keynote address.

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. 


901 S. Federal Highway
United States


OwnerView at The Jockey Club
821 Corporate Drive
United States

Conference Speakers

Tom Durkin, Master of Ceremonies

Frank Stronach, Gulfstream Park & The Stronach Group

Mike Penna, HRRN Radio Host, Moderator

Christina Bossinakis, TOBA Owner Concierge

Eric Hamelback, HBPA

Jeff Lifson, West Point Thoroughbreds

Jen Shah, Accountant

Lonny Powell, Florida Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association

Reynolds Bell, Bloodstock Advisor

Richard Nunnelley, Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC

Simon Bray, The Jockey Club Tour on Fox, Moderator

Laurie Wolf, Starlight Racing

Maggie Moss, Thoroughbred Owner, Attorney

Robb Levinsky, Kenwood Racing

Steve Johnson, Silver Springs Stud

Richard Migliore, Retired Jockey, Jockey Club Tour on Fox - Moderator

Jerry Bailey, Retired Hall of Fame Jockey, ESPN Racing commentator

Joe Bravo, Jockey

John Velazquez, Jockey

Jim Rome, The Jim Rome Show on CBS Sports Radio, Jim Rome Show on Showtime - Keynote Speaker

Don Little, Centennial Farms

Ken Ramsey, Ramsey Farms

Sheila Rosenblum, Lady Sheila Stables

Alyssa Ali, The Jockey Club Tour on Fox - Moderator

Dr. Robert O'Neil, Veterinarian

Erin Crady, Thoroughbred Charities of America

Madeline Auerbach, Thoroughbred Owner

Stacie Clark, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

Tim Ritvo, General Manager of Gulfstream Park

William Lear, Jr., The Jockey Club

Additional Information

Social Events and Activities include:

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.

Friday - Eclipse Awards Eve Party in the paddock

There is an 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!

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.