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ARA APRAHAMIAN

FOUNDING PARTNER

An established businessman who has experience heading up marketing and sales with major companies, Ara knows what it’s like to win. Taking that winning mentality…he brings it to the horse racing world.

Ara has been actively involved in horse racing since 2011; however he grew up with a strong passion for horses which he eventually turned into a successful business. Currently, Beach Haven Thoroughbreds holds more than $500k in career earnings.

ARA APRAHAMIAN

FOUNDING PARTNER

An established businessman who has experience heading up marketing and sales with major companies, Ara knows what it’s like to win. Taking that winning mentality…he brings it to the horse racing world.

Ara has been actively involved in horse racing since 2011; however he grew up with a strong passion for horses which he eventually turned into a successful business. Currently, Beach Haven Thoroughbreds holds more than $500k in career earnings.

Ara on Beach Haven Thoroughbreds, “It’s an incredibly fun experience for me, selecting the horses, watching them grow, building a winning team, the adrenaline of the race, having friends and family participate, there is nothing else quite like it.”

His approach is simple, have the best interest of the horses and the owners in mind and everything else will come together. Encompassing that, he has the top trainers, jockeys and vets in the country on his team, along with a winning philosophy, “I’m hungry. Every time the horse hits the race track, I want to win. And everyone on our team is held accountable to that standard.” Adding to that, he keeps close contact with all owners – providing personal attention along with open and honest communication. “We are a Team, and all enjoying the thrill and time of our life.”

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Ara on Beach Haven Thoroughbreds, “It’s an incredibly fun experience for me, selecting the horses, watching them grow, building a winning team, the adrenaline of the race, having friends and family participate, there is nothing else quite like it.”

His approach is simple, have the best interest of the horses and the owners in mind and everything else will come together. Encompassing that, he has the top trainers, jockeys and vets in the country on his team, along with a winning philosophy, “I’m hungry. Every time the horse hits the race track, I want to win. And everyone on our team is held accountable to that standard.” Adding to that, he keeps close contact with all owners – providing personal attention along with open and honest communication. “We are a Team, and all enjoying the thrill and time of our life.”

READ HIS NYTB FEATURED ARTICLE >>

JOHN SAKKOS

FOUNDING PARTNER

John is passionate about horses and loves the thrill of racing; he also enjoys the thrill of being an entrepreneur and has successfully helped run the business operations for multiple companies in various industries across America.

A true visionary, John prides himself on building and keeping lasting relationships. Many refer to him as the most loyal person they know.

JOHN SAKKOS

FOUNDING PARTNER

John is passionate about horses and loves the thrill of racing; he also enjoys the thrill of being an entrepreneur and has successfully helped run the business operations for multiple companies in various industries across America.

A true visionary, John prides himself on building and keeping lasting relationships. Many refer to him as the most loyal person they know.

John likes to make an impact immediately and believes that his competitive edge helps set him apart from others. He is relentless yet down to earth, and his tireless work ethic has helped drive him to his current endeavor which he describes as the most exciting to date. John couldn’t be happier about being a part of the Beach Haven Thoroughbreds Team!

John likes to make an impact immediately and believes that his competitive edge helps set him apart from others. He is relentless yet down to earth, and his tireless work ethic has helped drive him to his current endeavor which he describes as the most exciting to date. John couldn’t be happier about being a part of the Beach Haven Thoroughbreds Team!

LINDA RICE

TRAINER

Linda Rice is the most decorated female trainer in history. With many notable accolades and career highlights, including becoming the first woman to win a training title in New York, she continues to raise the bar.

Linda has amassed more than 1,200 wins – a number that continues to steadily rise – and more than $40 million in earnings.

LINDA RICE

TRAINER

Linda Rice is the most decorated female trainer in history. With many notable accolades and career highlights, including becoming the first woman to win a training title in New York, she continues to raise the bar.

Linda has amassed more than 1,200 wins – a number that continues to steadily rise – and more than $40 million in earnings.

This third-generation trainer has been one of the top ten trainers in New York for the last decade and is currently the leading female trainer in North America.

She grew up breaking, training and developing young horses for her father, which became the foundation for her success. Deeply ingrained in her heritage, both her father and grandfather engrossed themselves in the thoroughbred business.

To read more about Linda’s training titles, awards and earnings, please visit http://www.linda-rice.com/

This third-generation trainer has been one of the top ten trainers in New York for the last decade and is currently the leading female trainer in North America.

She grew up breaking, training and developing young horses for her father, which became the foundation for her success. Deeply ingrained in her heritage, both her father and grandfather engrossed themselves in the thoroughbred business.

To read more about Linda’s training titles, awards and earnings, please visit http://www.linda-rice.com/