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FOURTH ANNUAL PRE-PREAKNESS PARTY, SPONSORED BY SAGAMORE RACING, WILL BENEFIT TAA
FOURTH ANNUAL PRE-PREAKNESS PARTY, SPONSORED BY SAGAMORE RACING, WILL BENEFIT TAA

Contact: Dan Tordjman (917) 572-7075 New York, N.Y. – America’s Best Racing (ABR) announced today that its fourth annual Pre-Preakness Party will be held Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at the Mt. Washington Tavern in Baltimore. The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) will be the beneficiary of a silent auction at the event. The party, sponsored for […]

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THOROUGHBRED AFTERCARE ALLIANCE AND ACCREDITED ORGANIZATIONSTO UNITE IN HISTORIC FASHION AT INAUGURAL EQUESTRICON
THOROUGHBRED AFTERCARE ALLIANCE AND ACCREDITED ORGANIZATIONSTO UNITE IN HISTORIC FASHION AT INAUGURAL EQUESTRICON

SARATOGA SPRINGS,NY. (March 14, 2017) – When the lights go on at Equestricon, the landmark racing convention will be the site of the largest single gathering of accredited organizations in the history of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA), organizers announced today.  The TAA is the“Official Charity Partner” of Equestricon — the first international racing convention, fan […]

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Aftercare and the Success of a Race Meet: An Emerging Partnership
Aftercare and the Success of a Race Meet: An Emerging Partnership

Depending on who you ask, the success of a race meet and/or racing event is somewhat dependent on a few well known things; the weather, horses, attendance and amount wagered. (Sometimes it is the soft pretzels.) Thoroughbred racing’s biggest and best events almost always “plan” for good weather. The weather will almost always reflect attendance. Good […]

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Aftercare Buzz at the World’s Richest Race
Aftercare Buzz at the World’s Richest Race

Content published on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 by Blood-Horse.com The inaugural $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 28 at Gulfstream Park created a whole lot of buzz with its unique set up, the rematch between California Chrome and Arrogate, the largest purse in the world, the Pegasus Win-Win Sweepstakes, and its own branding initiatives calling […]

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TDN Q&A: JOHN PHILLIPS
TDN Q&A: JOHN PHILLIPS

Article published on Friday, January 13, 2017 in the Thoroughbred Daily News In mid-December, John Phillips was elected president of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) for a two-year term. The TDN’s Sue Finley sat down with him at the Keeneland January sales as he started his tenure to talk about his goals for the organization. […]

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The Infrastructure of the OTTB Horse Show and How It has Changed the Perception of the Breed
The Infrastructure of the OTTB Horse Show and How It has Changed the Perception of the Breed

I’m well aware as I start to write this edition of the TAA blog that I will be dating myself, but with no other way to write this, here goes… “Back in the day” the Off the Track Thoroughbred was often seen as a champion in the show world. “Back in the day” riders on […]

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Elects New Board Members
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Elects New Board Members

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced today the election of eight new members to its board of directors, including a new board president, to take effect the first of the year. Going into its fifth year of operation, this is the first election of new board members since the TAA’s inception. The TAA’s new members […]

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Launches Second Annual Holiday Giving Campaign
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Launches Second Annual Holiday Giving Campaign

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced today the start of its annual holiday giving campaign. Supporters can send a heartwarming holiday e-card to family and friends with a donation to the TAA. Interested individuals can visit the TAA Holiday Giving Donation page to participate in the giving campaign. Donations from the holiday giving campaign will […]

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TDN Q&A: Mike Ziegler
TDN Q&A: Mike Ziegler

Article published on Saturday, November 26, 2016 in the Thoroughbred Daily News On Friday, Churchill Downs awarded a check for $55,000 to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance. The donation was the result of a $5 per start fee donated by horsemen and matched by Churchill. Mike Ziegler is the Executive Director of Racing for Churchill, but […]

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Announces Accredited Organizations for 2016
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Announces Accredited Organizations for 2016

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced today that 27 Thoroughbred aftercare organizations have been awarded accreditation in 2016. The accredited groups include 19 that were re-accredited and eight that have received accreditation for the first time. The TAA, the only accrediting organization in Thoroughbred aftercare, now boasts a network of 64 accredited organizations, operating at […]

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