The loss of David Hofmans, Vice President of California Thoroughbred Trainers [CTT], not only leaves our organization bereft, but also deprives our entire sport of the dignity, good humor, vast experience, and professionalism he brought to it.

Any recitation of his numerous wins and accomplishments at all levels of racing couldn’t possibly convey the respect his fellow trainers and his clients will always have for him.  He was an exemplar of horsemanship, judgment, and the heritage of all the best qualities of racing and humanity.

On behalf of the CTT Board of Directors
Eoin Harty, President
Alan Balch, Executive Director


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Welcome to the CTT website!

If you’re reading this blog post, you have found your way to our website. Welcome! We’re so glad you’re here.

As part of our commitment to California Thoroughbred racing, it’s our goal to provide all pertinent information related to our community and our sport. All California-licensed Thoroughbred trainers are automatically members of our organization from the first time they start a horse. There are no applications to complete or dues to pay — it’s our pleasure and mission to advocate for our trainers, assist them, and support them in the hard work they do to take care of the elite racing horses of our industry and sport.

Toward this end, here is a preview of all the information you’ll be able to access on our website:

We welcome your feedback and suggestions on the new website. Please feel free to email Alan or Angie with your input or questions.