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CHURCHILL DOWNS, KENTUCKY HBPA CONTRIBUTE $28,410 TO THOROUGHBRED AFTERCARE ALLIANCE
CHURCHILL DOWNS, KENTUCKY HBPA CONTRIBUTE $28,410 TO THOROUGHBRED AFTERCARE ALLIANCE

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015) – Churchill Downs Racetrack and the Kentucky Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (“HBPA”) presented a $28,410 check to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (“TAA”) between races Sunday – closing day Churchill Downs’ 21-day Fall Meet. A partnership agreement signed earlier this year called for Kentucky HBPA member owners to contribute […]

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Announces Holiday Giving Campaign
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Announces Holiday Giving Campaign

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) launched today a holiday giving campaign that enables supporters to donate to aftercare while sharing a beautiful holiday e-card with their clients, colleagues, friends, and family. Interested individuals can visit the TAA Holiday Giving Donation Page to participate in this season of giving. The holiday e-card features a stunning photo […]

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Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Announces Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance As Official Charity
Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Announces Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance As Official Charity

Lexington, KY – November 12, 2015 – Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA), a Lexington-based, non-profit organization that accredits, inspects and awards grants to approved aftercare organizations to retire, retrain and rehome Thoroughbreds using industry-wide funding, has been named the official charity of the 2016 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by Land Rover. Rolex Kentucky is donating […]

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Unveils New Website
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Unveils New Website

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced today that an exciting new website has been created in partnership with PM Advertising. The new website (www.thoroughbredaftercare.org) utilizes a user-friendly design to enable fans and stakeholders to engage in the TAA mission, stay up-to-date with TAA news, and share in aftercare successes. Additionally, a new donation platform allows […]

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Accredits Additional Organizations
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Accredits Additional Organizations

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced today that 37 aftercare organizations have earned accreditation in 2015, of which 21 were re-accredited and 16 earned accreditation for the first time. This increases the Alliance’s total to 56 accredited aftercare organizations using more than 180 facilities across the United States and Canada. The 37 organizations accredited this year […]

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VETERINARY PRACTICE SIGNS ON TO DONATE SERVICES AS SITE INSPECTORS
VETERINARY PRACTICE SIGNS ON TO DONATE SERVICES AS SITE INSPECTORS

The veterinary practice of Teigland, Franklin, and Brokken, DVM’s, P.A. has partnered with the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) to donate the services of its team of veterinarians as accreditation site inspectors. The practice is the first to step forward and offer to volunteer its services in this manner. Scott Hay, DVM, and his colleagues approached […]

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Papa John’s Pizza Teams Up with Breeders’ Cup and the TAA to Support Thoroughbred Aftercare
Papa John’s Pizza Teams Up with Breeders’ Cup and the TAA to Support Thoroughbred Aftercare

In advance of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, to be held October 30-31, 2015 at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky., Papa John’s Pizza yesterday announced a partnership with Breeders’ Cup and the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) to support Thoroughbred aftercare. This unique partnership was announced at Old Friends Farm in Georgetown, Ky., a TAA-accredited […]

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Ellis Park and Turfway Park Join the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Community of Supporters
Ellis Park and Turfway Park Join the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Community of Supporters

Following the example of Churchill Downs and Keeneland, the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance is pleased to announce that our community of supporters has again grown by two additional racetracks. Ellis Park, in Henderson, Ky., and Turfway Park, in Florence, Ky., have both signed on to match contributions made by owners at each track. Owners are able […]

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Breeders’ Cup and Maker’s Mark® Announce Multi-Year Partnership
Breeders’ Cup and Maker’s Mark® Announce Multi-Year Partnership

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 22, 2015) – The Breeders’ Cup, Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious international event, and Maker’s Mark®, the original premium bourbon, have announced a new partnership that will aim to raise $1 million for charity over the next three years. Beginning with the 32nd Breeders’ Cup World Championships taking place October 30 and 31 […]

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BAFFERTS’ GENEROUS DONATION SETS  A THOROUGHBRED INDUSTRY MILESTONE
BAFFERTS’ GENEROUS DONATION SETS A THOROUGHBRED INDUSTRY MILESTONE

Shortly after making history by becoming the first trainer in 37 years to win the Triple Crown, Bob and Jill Baffert announced that they were eager to give back to the athletes who helped achieve this pinnacle accomplishment. The result of this is a donation of $50,000 to four Thoroughbred charities: the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance […]

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