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TAA, StarLadies Racing to Present Best Turned Out Horse Awards
TAA, StarLadies Racing to Present Best Turned Out Horse Awards

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has partnered with StarLadies Racing to present the Best Turned Out Horse Awards as part of the Hooves & Heels event on Black-Eyed Susan Day May 18, 2018 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md.

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EquiLottery, TLF Publications, TAA Team Up to Support Thoroughbred Aftercare
EquiLottery, TLF Publications, TAA Team Up to Support Thoroughbred Aftercare

In conjunction with the LaFleur’s lottery conference in Washington D.C. May 14-17, EquiLottery will be sponsoring a cocktail reception for attendees with contributions going to benefit the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.

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Scenes from Kentucky Derby 2018
Scenes from Kentucky Derby 2018

  Members of TAA team attended the 2018 Kentucky Derby and Oaks, and TAA inspections coordinator Suzie Picou-Oldham captured some great moments. Here are a few: StarLight Racing’s Jack Wolf, Audible’s John Harrobin, and TAA’s Stacie Clark and Erin Shea during Audible’s check presentation to the TAA. Audible donated $25,000 on Derby day in honor […]

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TAA to Receive Donation from Audible Inc. on Derby Day
TAA to Receive Donation from Audible Inc. on Derby Day

Audible Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment, will donate $25,000 to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance May 5 as a continuation of Audible Inc.’s involvement with Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) contender Audible.

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Gainesway’s Beck: Aftercare Vital for Racing’s Future
Gainesway’s Beck: Aftercare Vital for Racing’s Future

“Horses literally and figuratively are the vehicles for the racing and breeding industries. Their treatment is rightfully the focus of public perception and scrutiny, and, therefore, the sustainability of the Thoroughbred business depends on how we take care of our primary resource both during and after their careers,” writes Gainesway’s Antony Beck

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TAA Benefits from @BetKeeneland During Spring Meet
TAA Benefits from @BetKeeneland During Spring Meet

Keeneland’s newest Twitter handle, @BetKeeneland, plays both an informational and philanthropic role. Introduced last fall, @BetKeeneland delivers real-time handicapping tips and insights to horseplayers each race day and also benefits an industry cause through its Handicapper of the Day Series. A total of $5,193.55 in winnings was raised to help fund the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.

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TAA 2018 Spring Newsletter
TAA 2018 Spring Newsletter

Spring is an exciting season for the TAA! We’re looking forward to a number of upcoming events and are thankful for the continued support from our industry stakeholders.

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Horse Tracking Initiative Could Evolve into Aftercare Tool
Horse Tracking Initiative Could Evolve into Aftercare Tool

Santa Anita’s sign-out policy for foal paperwork is becoming more widely known, is being lauded within the aftercare community because it could eventually evolve into a best-practice way to track where racehorses go and exactly who is responsible for them upon any exit from a racetrack or licensed training center.

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NYRA Teams with TAA to Support Thoroughbred Aftercare
NYRA Teams with TAA to Support Thoroughbred Aftercare

Horseplayers cashing winning tickets at New York Racing Association tracks can now share their good fortune with retired Thoroughbreds by making a tax-deductible contribution to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance at self-service AmTote betting terminals.

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@BetKeeneland Twitter Handle Proceeds to Benefit TAA
@BetKeeneland Twitter Handle Proceeds to Benefit TAA

Keeneland is presenting @BetKeeneland on Twitter during the 2018 spring meet to provide horseplayers with real-time handicapping tips and insights while benefiting the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance through its “Handicapper of the Day Series.”

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