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XBTV AND TAA COLLABORATE ON THE INAUGURAL XBTV AFTERCARE FILM FESTIVAL
XBTV AND TAA COLLABORATE ON THE INAUGURAL XBTV AFTERCARE FILM FESTIVAL

June 21, 2017 For more information, contact: Stacie Clark Rogers 859-224-2756 [email protected]   The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced today an exciting collaboration with XBTV to present the XBTV Aftercare Film Festival.  The Film Festival will launch July 1st as part of an ongoing industry effort to highlight the importance of horse aftercare as part […]

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SOLEDAD O’BRIEN NAMED “AFTERCARE KEYNOTE” OF EQUESTRICON 2017
SOLEDAD O’BRIEN NAMED “AFTERCARE KEYNOTE” OF EQUESTRICON 2017

Media Contact: Dan Tordjman [email protected] 917-572-7075   SOLEDAD O’BRIEN NAMED “AFTERCARE KEYNOTE” OF EQUESTRICON 2017   NEW YORK, NY. (June 14, 2017) – Equestricon, LLC., announced today that Soledad O’Brien, award-winning documentarian, journalist, philanthropist and CEO of Starfish Media Group, a multi-platform media production company, will kick off festivities at Equestricon 2017 by delivering a keynote speech focused on Thoroughbred aftercare. […]

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Alphabet Soup: What is in a name?
Alphabet Soup: What is in a name?

Alphabet Soup is one of our all-time favorite racehorses here at the TAA. In the 1996 Breeders’ Cup Classic at Woodbine, he was the horse who shocked the racing world with a track record performance, but it wasn’t just the time that was stunning. More than that, it was the horses he defeated.  That year’s […]

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EQUILOTTERY JOINS FORCES WITH THE THOROUGHBRED AFTERCARE ALLIANCE
EQUILOTTERY JOINS FORCES WITH THE THOROUGHBRED AFTERCARE ALLIANCE

EquiLottery is proud to join forces with the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance as its newest industry stakeholder member. The TAA is the national leader in accreditation and financial support for aftercare organizations that retire, retrain and rehome Thoroughbreds after their racing careers are completed. “The EquiLottery mission has always included being a part of the solution […]

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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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