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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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Amazon’s Audible Supports Florida Derby Winner Audible, TAA
Amazon’s Audible Supports Florida Derby Winner Audible, TAA

To commemorate Audible’s Florida Derby score, Audible Inc. donated $15,000 to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, a nonprofit that accredits, inspects, and awards grants to approved aftercare organizations to retire, retrain, and rehome Thoroughbreds.

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MMSC’s Thomas: Aftercare is Not a Charity Issue
MMSC’s Thomas: Aftercare is Not a Charity Issue

“I said then, and I say now, aftercare is not a charity issue. Aftercare is essential to the health and the longevity of this sport.” — Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center’s Susanna Thomas.

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T.I.P. Performance Awards Announced, Pink Magic Wins TAA Adoptee Award
T.I.P. Performance Awards Announced, Pink Magic Wins TAA Adoptee Award

The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.), which encourages the retraining of Thoroughbreds into other disciplines upon completion of careers in racing or breeding, announced the winners and other placings from its 2017 performance awards program March 23.

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ABR Preakness Party to Benefit TAA
ABR Preakness Party to Benefit TAA

Tickets are now on sale for the fifth annual America’s Best Racing Pre-Preakness Party, to be held May 16, 2018, at the Mt. Washington Tavern in Baltimore. The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will be the beneficiary of all tickets sold and a silent auction at the event.

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TAA at the National HBPA Convention
TAA at the National HBPA Convention

The TAA’s Stacie Clark moderated a panel on aftercare March 15 at the National HBPA conference in New Orleans, La. The panel included Benard Chatters, Dr. Emily Weiss, Michelle Rodriguez, and Jessica Hammond.

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TAA To Be Part of Champions Day at Churchill Downs
TAA To Be Part of Champions Day at Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs announced March 15 Champions Day presented by Twinspires.com, a new Derby Week event that will take place at the racetrack May 1. Proceeds from a poster signing will to go the TAA.

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TAA Accreditation Application Available Online
TAA Accreditation Application Available Online

Press release published on Thoroughbred Daily News on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance’s 2018 Accreditation Application is now available on its website, the organization announced Tuesday. Thoroughbred aftercare organizations interested in applying for TAA accreditation must do so by 6:00 p.m. EST Apr. 15, 2018. Because the TAA has a two-year accreditation […]

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Elects New Board Members
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Elects New Board Members

Press release published on Monday, December 18, 2017 in the Thoroughbred Daily News. The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has elected four new members to its board of directors, effective Jan. 1, the organization announced Monday. Going into its sixth year of operation, this is the second election of new board members since the TAA’s inception. The […]

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