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Scenes from the 2018 Preakness Stakes
Scenes from the 2018 Preakness Stakes

Members of the TAA team attended the 2018 Black-Eyed Susan Day and Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.

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Maryland’s Beyond the Wire: An Industry-United Aftercare Solution
Maryland’s Beyond the Wire: An Industry-United Aftercare Solution

Maryland’s Beyond the Wire program facilitates a safe first exit from racing for horses and places them at Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance-accredited organizations for retraining, rehabbing, and rehoming.

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TAA President John Phillips: Investment in Aftercare is Better Viewed as Insurance
TAA President John Phillips: Investment in Aftercare is Better Viewed as Insurance

“The investment in aftercare is better viewed as an insurance premium, as in a business expense, or if you prefer, an obligation to the sport. … With the TAA, our sport now has the basic infrastructure.”

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TAA, StarLadies Racing to Present Best Turned Out Horse Awards
TAA, StarLadies Racing to Present Best Turned Out Horse Awards

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has partnered with StarLadies Racing to present the Best Turned Out Horse Awards as part of the Hooves & Heels event on Black-Eyed Susan Day May 18, 2018 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md.

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EquiLottery, TLF Publications, TAA Team Up to Support Thoroughbred Aftercare
EquiLottery, TLF Publications, TAA Team Up to Support Thoroughbred Aftercare

In conjunction with the LaFleur’s lottery conference in Washington D.C. May 14-17, EquiLottery will be sponsoring a cocktail reception for attendees with contributions going to benefit the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.

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Scenes from Kentucky Derby 2018
Scenes from Kentucky Derby 2018

  Members of TAA team attended the 2018 Kentucky Derby and Oaks, and TAA inspections coordinator Suzie Picou-Oldham captured some great moments. Here are a few: StarLight Racing’s Jack Wolf, Audible’s John Harrobin, and TAA’s Stacie Clark and Erin Shea during Audible’s check presentation to the TAA. Audible donated $25,000 on Derby day in honor […]

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TAA to Receive Donation from Audible Inc. on Derby Day
TAA to Receive Donation from Audible Inc. on Derby Day

Audible Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment, will donate $25,000 to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance May 5 as a continuation of Audible Inc.’s involvement with Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) contender Audible.

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Gainesway’s Beck: Aftercare Vital for Racing’s Future
Gainesway’s Beck: Aftercare Vital for Racing’s Future

“Horses literally and figuratively are the vehicles for the racing and breeding industries. Their treatment is rightfully the focus of public perception and scrutiny, and, therefore, the sustainability of the Thoroughbred business depends on how we take care of our primary resource both during and after their careers,” writes Gainesway’s Antony Beck

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TAA Benefits from @BetKeeneland During Spring Meet
TAA Benefits from @BetKeeneland During Spring Meet

Keeneland’s newest Twitter handle, @BetKeeneland, plays both an informational and philanthropic role. Introduced last fall, @BetKeeneland delivers real-time handicapping tips and insights to horseplayers each race day and also benefits an industry cause through its Handicapper of the Day Series. A total of $5,193.55 in winnings was raised to help fund the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.

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TAA 2018 Spring Newsletter
TAA 2018 Spring Newsletter

Spring is an exciting season for the TAA! We’re looking forward to a number of upcoming events and are thankful for the continued support from our industry stakeholders.

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