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Publications Issued in 2015

California Tote Conversion

California Tote Conversion Planning Documents - October 19, 2015
Released: September 2015
 

Publications Issued in 2014 Back to Top

California Tote RFP 2014

Description: Request for Proposals: statewide totalisator services for the California horse racing industry. Authors: Christopher Korby; Geo. Haines; B. Thurman; et al.
Released: June 2014
 

2013 Recruitment Report

A program to recruit, retain and recognize horsemen on the Northern California racing circuit. Christopher Korby, Executive Director
Released: March 2014
 

Publications Issued in 2013 Back to Top

NCOTWInc Report to CHRB - June 2013

Organizational & Operational Overview :: Christopher Korby, Principal Author; Heather Haviland, Editor
Released: June 2013
 

Publications Issued in 2012 Back to Top

CARF Horse Recruitment Program 2012

CARF Recruitment Program for the year of 2012. Christopher Korby, Executive Director
Released: December 2012
 

Cow Palace Satellite Facility- Design Development - Korby & FKG - Dec 2012

Cow Palace Satellite Facility- Design Development - Korby & FKG - Dec 2012
Released: October 2012
 

Pari-Mutuel Handle & Distributions (Live & Simulcast) 1987-2011

California Fairs Satellite Network: Pari-Mutuel Handle & Distributions (Live & Simulcast) 1987-2011 [Released April 2012]
Released: April 2012
 

2012 CMC Report to the CHRB

California Marketing Committee Report to the California Horse Racing Board. Author: Christopher Korby. Editor: Heather Haviland
Released: February 2012
 

Publications Issued in 2011 Back to Top

CARF Recruitment Program 2011

Report on California Authority of Racing Fairs' program to recruit out-of-state horse owners and trainers to compete in California. Author: Christopher Korby, Executive Director. Heather Haviland, Editor.
Released: December 2011
 

Concept and Proposal for Revising California Food and Agricultural Code to Create a New Category of Fair: Agricultural Fair.
Released: April 2011
 

CARF Recruitment Program - 2010

Report on California Authority of Racing Fairs' Program to Recruit Out-of-State Horse Owners and Trainers to Compete in California. Authori: Christopher Korby, Executive Director
Released: April 2011
 

GGF Green Technology Collaborative 3-3-2011

GGF Green Technology Collaborative 3-3-2011
Released: March 2011
 

CARF Management Services and Contract Administration

CARF Management Services and Contract Administration for Horse Racing at Member Fairs Author: Christopher Korby Executive Director
Released: February 2011
 

California Fairs Satellite Network-2011

California Fairs Satellite Network - Map - Site Profiles - Parimutuel Distributions January 2011. Christopher Korby - Executive Director
Released: January 2011
 

Publications Issued in 2010 Back to Top

Design Concepts: Racing & Training Facility Improvements at Alameda County

DESIGN CONCEPTS for racing and training facility improvements at the Alameda County Fair. Author: Christopher Korby, Executive Director
Released: November 2010
 

CARF Ten-Year Report on Satellite Wagering at California Fairs

Report on satellite wagering at California's agricultural Fairs 2000-2009, including services, programs and funding provided by CARF to its member Fairs. Author: Christopher Korby, Executive Director
Released: November 2010
 

Equipment Replacement Fund 1992-2009

Chronology, economic models, policies, historical milestones and expenditures of the CARF Equipment Replacement Fund 1992-2009. Author: Christopher Korby, Executive Director
Released: May 2010
 

California Fairs' Satellite Network 2007-2009

Facility descriptions, pari-mutuel handle/distributions and map of satellite network locations 2007-2009. Author: Christopher Korby, Executive Director
Released: February 2010
 

Ten-Year Report 2000-2009 Racing Fairs

Management services, contract administration, pari-mutuel distributions and project funding for CARF Live Racing Fairs 2000-2009. Author: Christopher Korby, Executive Director
Released: January 2010
 

Mini-Satellite Wagering Facility Design Scenarios

Instructions to architect, renderings and floor plans for three mini-satellite wagering facility scenarios. Author: Christopher Korby, Executive Director
Released: January 2010
 

Publications Issued in 2009 Back to Top

Horse Racing and California Fairs (Presentation at 2009 WFA Conference)

Background, planning and updates for 2009 California Fairs as presented by Christopher Korby at the 2009 Western Fairs Association Conference. Author: Christopher Korby, Executive Director
Released: December 2009
 

Exploring California Fair Horse Racing

California Fair Horse Racing: Exploring a Heritage and Building for the Future. Author: Christopher Korby, Executive Director
Released: February 2009
 

Publications Issued in 2008 Back to Top

Financing and Improvement to Training and Racing Facilities at Pleasanton

Presentation made by Daniel Wiles and Paul Pender of Fieldman Rolapp & Associates regarding the financing of training and racing facilities at the Alameda County Fairgrounds.
Released: June 2008
 

Planning for the Future of Racing in California

Considerations in planning for the future of California Fairs and horse racing. Author: Christopher Korby, Executive Director
Released: March 2008
 

Publications Issued in 2007 Back to Top

CARF Recruitment Program - 2007

Report on California Authority of Racing Fairs' program to recruit out-of-state horse owners and trainers to compete in California. Author: Christopher Korby, Executive Director
Released: December 2007
 

Prospectus for the San Mateo Satellite Wagering Facility

Prospectus for the San Mateo County Event Center to operate a satellite wagering facility on its fairgrounds. Author: Christopher Korby, Executive Director
Released: October 2007
 

State Board of Food and Agriculture August 2007 Testimony

Testimony to CA State Board of Food and Agriculture August 2007 - California Fairs, Horse Racing and Agriculture Christopher Korby, Executive Director California Authority of Racing Fairs
Released: August 2007
 

California Racing Fairs Venues 2007

Published in the August 2007 issue of the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association magazine. Author: Christopher Korby
Released: July 2007
 

Solano Fairgrounds-Design Development-Thoroughbred Racing Facility

FKG-Korby-Solano Fairgrounds-Design Development-New Thoroughbred Racing Facility. Author: Christopher Korby, Executive Director
Released: February 2007
 

Publications Issued in 2006 Back to Top

Design Concept for Race Track Grandstand after Palladio

Design Concept for Race Track Grandstand after Palladio Design for Villa Mocinego Author: Christopher Korby
Released: October 2006
 

California Totalisator RFP

Request for Proposals: statewide totalisator services to the California horse racing industry. Author: Christopher Korby; Joe Gomes; George Haines; Jenny Lind; Bernie Thurman
Released: September 2006
 

Publications Issued in 2002 Back to Top

Overlapping Racing Dates in Northern California

Report on overlapping racing dates in Northern California and Correlations to Foal Crop. Statistical information :: Historical data Author: Christopher Korby
Released: October 2002
 

Publications Issued in 1991 Back to Top

An Economic Analysis of the California Thoroughbred Racing Industry

An Economic Analysis of the California Thoroughbred Racing Industry. Dr Harold Carter et al., Dept of Ag Economics, UC Davis
Released: December 1991
 

BLYTHE Satellite Wagering Marketing Test - 1991

Report on pilot satellite wagering marketing test conducted in Blythe CA 1991
Released: March 1991
 

CHICO - Satellite Wagering Marketing Test 1991

Report on pilot satellite wagering marketing test conducted in CHICO CA 1991
Released: March 1991
 

Publications Issued in 1990 Back to Top

CARF 1990 Fairs' Simulcasting Budget

CARF 1990 Fairs' Simulcasting Budget Author: Christopher Korby
Released: May 1990
 

Auburn Satellite Wagering Test - 1990

Report on pilot satellite wagering test conducted in Auburn California 1990 Author: Christopher Korby
Released: March 1990
 

Turlock Satellite Wagering Marketing Test - 1991

Report on pilot satellite wagering test conducted in Turlock CA 1991. Author: Christopher Korby
Released: March 1990