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BELL ELECTED PRESIDENT OF TAA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced today that James G. ‘Jimmy’ Bell, president and racing manager of Darley America, has been elected as the new President of the organization. He succeeds TAA founder Jack Wolf, managing partner of Starlight Stables, who is stepping down from the leadership role, but will remain an active board member […]

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TAA AWARDS $2,400,000 IN GRANTS TO 42 ORGANIZATIONS IN 2014

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced today that it will award $2.4 million in grants to its 42 accredited facilities for 2014. The grant money will be used by these organizations to assist with the management, rehabilitation, and/or adoption of former racehorses in their care. The TAA was created in 2012 and in 2013, it […]

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TAA ACCREDITS NINETEEN AFTERCARE ORGANIZATIONS

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced today that it has awarded accreditation to nineteen equine aftercare organizations, bringing the total number of accredited organizations to 42, with more than 120 facilities throughout North America. Accredited organizations may apply for grants annually from the TAA to go toward the ongoing care of retired Thoroughbreds. Individual grant […]

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TAA TO PARTICIPATE AT AAEP CONFERENCE AND WILL INTRODUCE ‘VET CHALLENGE’

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced today that they will participate in the upcoming American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Convention and Trade Show in Salt Lake City, UT on December 6-10. In an effort to further engage the veterinary community, Dr. Foster Northrop has donated $5,000 to the TAA with the hope that his […]

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DAILY RACING FORM DONATES $61,000 TO THOROUGHBRED AFTERCARE ALLIANCE

New York, NY (Nov. 5, 2014) Daily Racing Form (DRF) will donate $61,000 to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) as a result of DRF handicapper Matt Bernier’s 6th-place finish in the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge. The 2014 BCBC set a record for total participants at 287 players, which represents an increase of 58% over last […]

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TAA GEARS UP FOR BREEDERS’ CUP 2014 WITH GREEN SCREEN PHOTO BOOTH & ‘ALL ABOUT THE HORSE’ VIDEO

Lexington, Ky. ‘ October 27, 2014 ‘ The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA), an official Breeders’ Cup charity, is pleased to announce two exciting fan experiences to promote Thoroughbred Aftercare at the upcoming Breeders’ Cup World Championships, to be held October 31-November 1, 2014 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. On Saturday, November 1, racing […]

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THE TAA SUMMER NEWSLETTER NOW AVAILABLE

Click here to see the Summer issue of our newsletter.

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MORE BUYERS AND CONSIGNORS SUPPORTING AFTERCARE IN FIRST HALF OF 2014

Lexington, KY, July 31, 2014 ‘ The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) is pleased to announce the significant and growing support it is receiving from the sales sector. While participation varies from sale to sale, comparing 2013 to 2014, the average Buyer participation at all sales has increased by 2.9% (49.5 to 52.4) with over half […]

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TAA GETS $100,000 GIFT FROM GULFSTREAM PARK

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will receive $100,000 from the Thoroughbred Aftercare Program at Gulfstream Park. The donation, announced June 18, will be distributed to accredited aftercare facilities, including Florida Thoroughbred Retirement and Adoptive Care. “The TAA has done an outstanding job in a very short time helping our industry provide long-term care for retired Thoroughbreds,” […]

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FANS HAVE OPPORTUNITY TO ‘RIDE’ CALIFORNIA CHROME AT BELMONT STAKES

Lexington, KY (June 3, 2014) ‘ Racing fans at Belmont Park looking for a timely keepsake of California Chrome’s bid for a Triple Crown can visit a special Green Screen photo booth on the first floor grandstand (near the winner’s circle) on Belmont Stakes Day, Saturday, June 7th to promote the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA). […]

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