Stacie Clark to Deliver Keynote Address at Thoroughbred Owner Conference in Saratoga Springs
Stacie Clark to Deliver Keynote Address at Thoroughbred Owner Conference in Saratoga Springs

Stacie Clark, operations consultant for the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA), has been announced as the keynote speaker for OwnerView’s in-person Thoroughbred Owner Conference, which will be held at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New York, on July 25-26, 2022. Clark has been with the TAA since its inception in 2012 and assumed the role […]

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Ensuring a Legacy
Ensuring a Legacy

Few in racing can say they have accomplished more for retired racehorses than the late John Hettinger. After nearly two decades working abroad–first in corporate sales and marketing, then in real estate development where he ultimately made his fortune–Hettinger and his wife, Betty, returned in 1973 to take over Akindale Farm for John’s father. Located […]

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TAA and KEMI Named Beneficiaries of 30th Annual KTFMC Challenge Cup Golf Scramble
TAA and KEMI Named Beneficiaries of 30th Annual KTFMC Challenge Cup Golf Scramble

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) and Kentucky Equine Management Internship (KEMI) will once again be the beneficiary of the Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers’ Club (KTFMC) Challenge Cup Golf Scramble at the University Club of Kentucky. The 30th annual event will be held Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Check-in will begin at 11 AM and shotgun start […]

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Secret Deployment
Secret Deployment

Despite being the son of  Godolphin’s 2008 Eclipse Award winning stallion, Midshipman, Secret Deployment lacked interest in racing. No stranger to Thoroughbreds in need of a new career, Nelda Kettles of Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance-accredited Horse and Hound Rescue Foundation was more than happy to help when she got the call from Secret Deployment’s connections last April. Kettles knew there was a job out there for the young gelding. She gave the then three-year-old plenty of time to adjust to life off of the track and grow into himself before finding him his perfect home.

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Black-Eyed Susan and Preakness Grooms recognized During TAA Best Turned Out Awards Sponsored by Beyond the Wire and Fidelity First
Black-Eyed Susan and Preakness Grooms recognized During TAA Best Turned Out Awards Sponsored by Beyond the Wire and Fidelity First

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) hosted the Best Turned Out Awards in partnership with the Maryland Jockey Club during both Black-Eyed Susan and Preakness Stakes Day. Beyond the Wire sponsored the groom cash prize during the Friday May 20, 2022 Black-Eyed Susan Day card, and Fidelity First sponsored the awards during the Saturday May 21, […]

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Paragon Farms Pledges $100,000 Annual Donation to the TAA at Preakness
Paragon Farms Pledges $100,000 Annual Donation to the TAA at Preakness

Paragon Farms is proud to announce that it will be the sponsor for the $100,000 Sir Barton Stakes, held during the 2022 Preakness Weekend at Pimlico Race Course. Taking place on May 21, the Sir Barton Stakes will benefit the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA). Founded by Thoroughbred owners and breeders, Brandon and Diannah Perry, Paragon […]

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Celebrates Full Return of Preakness Festivities
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Celebrates Full Return of Preakness Festivities

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) will have a lineup of on-site activations during Preakness, kicking off events on Wednesday with the ABR Pre-Preakness Party. “The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has been a valued partner of the Preakness since 2015,” said Maryland Jockey Club Acting President, Mike Rogers. “We at 1/ST and the Maryland Jockey Club look […]

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Impressive John R
Impressive John R

Impressive John R served as an equine-assisted therapy horse for 9 years at Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance-accredited Central Kentucky Riding for Hope before going blind in both eyes. 2 years after losing his vision, John is back to work and we can’t wait to see what this resilient OTTB will accomplish next

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ABR Pre-Preakness Party – Silent Auction Items
ABR Pre-Preakness Party – Silent Auction Items

  Join the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance at the America’s Best Racing Pre-Preakness party and silent auction on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at the Mt. Washington Tavern in Baltimore, Maryland. The silent auction will feature a variety of signed collectible racing memorabilia, certificates, specialty equine products, and more!   CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS   Storm […]

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Midnight Murphy
Midnight Murphy

Midnight Murphy was purchased as a yearling for $6,000 at the Keeneland September Sale in 2019. Cindy Murphy bought the son of Midnight Lute as a race prospect for her and her husband to train, however the Hill N Dale-bred colt never made it to the starting gate. After over a year in race training […]

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