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More Than 170 Participate in Canter for the Cause
More Than 170 Participate in Canter for the Cause

More than 170 riders from across the Mid-Atlantic region, ranging in age from 2 to 80, took part in the sixth annual Canter for the Cause at Pimlico Race Course June 2 to raise awareness and funds for the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance. Sponsored by the Maryland Jockey Club and The Equiery, Canter for the Cause […]

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Caesars Launches ‘Empire of Hope’ to Support TAA, STA
Caesars Launches ‘Empire of Hope’ to Support TAA, STA

New program dedicated to care of retired racehorses introduced at four properties: Harrah’s Louisiana Downs, Indiana Grand, Harrah’s Hoosier Park, and Harrah’s Philadelphia.

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TAA Partners with Ellen Skidmore, MJC to Offer Limited-Edition Print at Preakness
TAA Partners with Ellen Skidmore, MJC to Offer Limited-Edition Print at Preakness

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will partner with Kentucky-based artist Ellen Skidmore and the Maryland Jockey Club to offer a limited-edition poster on Black-Eyed Susan Day May 17.

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Earle I. Mack Foundation to Sponsor Sir Barton Stakes to benefit TAA, Man O’ War Project
Earle I. Mack Foundation to Sponsor Sir Barton Stakes to benefit TAA, Man O’ War Project

The Earle I. Mack Foundation will be the lead sponsor for the $100,000 Sir Barton Stakes, held during the 2019 Preakness Weekend at Pimlico Race Course. Taking place on May 18, the Sir Barton Stakes will benefit the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, and the Man O’War Project.

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TAA Partners With StableDuel, Friends of MJC to Present Best Turned Out Awards at Pimlico
TAA Partners With StableDuel, Friends of MJC to Present Best Turned Out Awards at Pimlico

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance is partnering with StableDuel and friends of the Maryland Jockey Club to present the Best Turned Out Horse Awards on Preakness Day and Black-Eyed Susan Day at Pimlico Race Course.

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Silent Auction at ABR’s Pre-Preakness Party
Silent Auction at ABR’s Pre-Preakness Party

America’s Best Racing’s Pre-Preakness party sponsored by Sagamore Racing will feature a large silent auction to benefit the TAA and Maryland’s Beyond the Wire. This action packed event will be held Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 at the Mt. Washington Tavern in Baltimore. Thanks to the generous donations from our industry supporters there will be over […]

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TAA to Receive Special Award of Merit at Preakness
TAA to Receive Special Award of Merit at Preakness

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, which has granted nearly $14 million to accredited Thoroughbred aftercare organizations, will receive the Special Award of Merit May 16 at the Alibi Breakfast at Pimlico Race Course.

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Golden Gate Fields Enables Horseplayers to Contribute to TAA via AmTote Tech
Golden Gate Fields Enables Horseplayers to Contribute to TAA via AmTote Tech

Golden Gate Fields announced that courtesy of AmTote International it will be providing an option on all self-service betting terminals that will enable fans to make donations to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance each racing day.

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TAA’s Kayla Sheets Named UK Ag Equine Program Outstanding Intern
TAA’s Kayla Sheets Named UK Ag Equine Program Outstanding Intern

Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance intern Kayla Sheet was named Outstanding Intern during the University of Kentucky’s Ag Equine Program Internship Showcase April 18.

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Champions Day Poster Signing to Benefit TAA
Champions Day Poster Signing to Benefit TAA

Churchill Downs’ second annual Champions Day presented by Twinspires.com will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Triple Crown and honor its winners on Tuesday of Derby week.

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