- Born: Continuation of the racing and breeding operation of C.T. Grether, who was born Nov. 16, 1926 in Somis, Calif., and died July 1, 2007
- Family: Family operation is being carried out by sons Carl Jr. and Arno and daughter Ann, and includes not only racing and breeding, but the family's 80 acres of lemon and avocado groves in Somis ... C.T. Grether also is survived by his wife, Elsa, and another daughter, Sheila
- Professional Background: Until his death, C.T. Grether was in the stock brokerage business with daughter, Sheila at UBS PaineWebber
- Racing Career: Tom Grether Farms has several broodmares either on the family's Moorpark property in Ventura County or at Harris Farms in Coalinga, Calif.