About ARAC

official Arabian racing association for california

ARAC is a non-profit corporation consisting of dues paying membership which elects a nine member Board of Directors. There are two categories of membership: Licensed members who hold a current, valid CHRB (California Horse Racing Board) license as an owner or trainer and Associate members who support the sport and are interested in Arabian racing and who may want to serve on a committee to better Arabian racing in California.

ARAC is the only entity authorized by California Horse Racing Law to manage, control and direct the Arabian Cal-bred program.

board of directors 2017


Title Name Contact
President - Sam Vasquez (281)808-8125
email: sav2276@yahoo.com
Vice President - Lettie Smeding (707) 965-2340
email: lettie@me.com
Secretary - Cory Soltau (925) 683-7617
email: bvarabians@aol.com
Treasurer - Hendrik Smeding (707) 965-2340
email: hendrik@flyinghorsewines.com

Directors & Representatives

Title Name Contact
Director- Mei Davis (760) 382-7950
email: meidavis@me.com
Director- Abel Borg (360) 978-4169
email: abelborgnewman@hotmail.com
Director- Susan Willis (562) 335-0368
email: williss@verizon.net
Director- Katherine Barbeau (916) 588-6943
email: Katherinebarbeau@yahoo.com

Jim Schleimer

(805) 218-0896
email: pacesetterjims@gmail.com
Membership Chair-

Evelyn Call

(510) 388-4541 (c)
(510) 632-7283 (h)
email: evcallarabs@att.net


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