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Hunter Hayes to perform during Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, Proceeds to Benefit TAA
Hunter Hayes to perform during Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, Proceeds to Benefit TAA

Lexington, KY – February 1, 2016 – The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, Presented by Land Rover will feature a special concert – Hunter Hayes & Friends – following Saturday’s Cross-Country. Known as the “Best Weekend All Year,” Rolex Kentucky takes place April 28 – May 1 at the Kentucky Horse Park. Hayes, a 5-time GRAMMY […]

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Third Annual Pre-Preakness Party, Sponsored by Sagamore Racing, will Benefit Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance
Third Annual Pre-Preakness Party, Sponsored by Sagamore Racing, will Benefit Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

New York, NY — America’s Best Racing (ABR) and the Maryland Jockey Club (MJC) announced today that the third annual Pre-Preakness Party will be held Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at The Mt. Washington Tavern in Baltimore and that the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) will be the beneficiary of a charity raffle at the event. The […]

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TAA Named Beneficiary of 2016 Fillies & Lilies Party
TAA Named Beneficiary of 2016 Fillies & Lilies Party

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) has been named the charitable recipient of the 2016 Fillies & Lilies Party, to be held after the Kentucky Oaks on Friday, May 6, 2016. The party, hosted by QuintEvents’ Derby Experiences, takes place at the Kentucky Derby Museum at Churchill Downs. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales […]

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Medaglia d’Oro Season Added to Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale
Medaglia d’Oro Season Added to Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale

Fasig-Tipton has added a no-guarantee season to leading sire MEDAGLIA D’ORO to its upcoming Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale. The season will be offered after hip 480, just before the beginning of the supplemental catalogue, during the sale’s second session this Tuesday, February 9. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the season will […]

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NYRA to Match Contributions in Support of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance
NYRA to Match Contributions in Support of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

OZONE PARK, N.Y. – The New York Racing Association (NYRA) will be matching contributions to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) in 2016, further reflecting the racing leader’s historic support for community and industry-themed non-profits supporting New York racing at Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park and Saratoga Race Course. According to Martin Panza, Senior Vice President for […]

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CHURCHILL DOWNS AND QUINTEVENTS EXTEND PARTNERSHIP, EXPAND PREMIUM OFFERINGS
CHURCHILL DOWNS AND QUINTEVENTS EXTEND PARTNERSHIP, EXPAND PREMIUM OFFERINGS

Louisville, KY, (January 25, 2016) – Churchill Downs Racetrack and QuintEvents today announced a new multi-year partnership agreement and the addition of eight new official Derby Experiences packages in premium locations for the 142nd running of the Longines Kentucky Oaks® and the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands® on May 6-7 in Louisville, KY. The […]

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Accreditation Application Available Online
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Accreditation Application Available Online

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced today that the 2016 Accreditation Application is now available online for Thoroughbred aftercare organizations to apply for TAA accreditation. Applications must be submitted by April 15, 2016. The application can be accessed by visiting the TAA website at: www.thoroughbredaftercare.org/accreditation. Organizations must meet certain minimum requirements to be eligible for […]

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Twenty Stallion Farms Contributed to the TAA in 2015
Twenty Stallion Farms Contributed to the TAA in 2015

  The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) received funding from 20 farms in 2015 through stud fees from 119 Thoroughbred stallions. The stallions’ connections pledged to donate 25 percent or more of the advertised stud fee for each horse. The participating stallion farms were: Adena Springs Airdrie Stud Castleton Lyons Claiborne Farm Darby Dan Farm Darley […]

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Tampa Bay Downs Signs On with the TAA
Tampa Bay Downs Signs On with the TAA

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced today that Tampa Bay Downs has joined the TAA community. The track, located in Tampa, Fla., has signed on to provide a per start matching donation to the TAA beginning with its current 2015-2016 race meet. Horse owners have the opportunity to contribute $5 per start to the TAA […]

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THOROUGHBRED AFTERCARE ALLIANCE GRANTS $2.48 MILLION TO ACCREDITED ORGANIZATIONS
THOROUGHBRED AFTERCARE ALLIANCE GRANTS $2.48 MILLION TO ACCREDITED ORGANIZATIONS

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced today that $2.48 million in grants will be awarded to its 56 accredited aftercare organizations. The financial grants are provided to support the ongoing care of the Thoroughbreds that the organizations work to retire, retrain, and rehome. Each organization accredited by the TAA has undergone a thorough application, inspection, […]

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