The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) will be present on Champion’s Day at the Ladies in Racing Symposium, followed by a race presentation on the undercard. On Tuesday May 3, Champions for a Change will feature Ladies in Racing with a symposium of influential women in the Thoroughbred industry. A power-house panel of women will be featured, and all tickets have access to the symposium.
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance supporters Shannon Arvin, Keeneland Association president & chief executive officer, and Dora Delgado, Breeders’ Cup World Championships executive vice president & chief racing officer, are among the panelists for the symposium.
Purchase tickets in the brand new Homestretch Club at Churchill Downs in support of Thoroughbred aftercare. Tickets are $110 and all-inclusive of food, beverage, and alcoholic beverages. $10 of each of these tickets will be donated to Thoroughbred aftercare organizations, including the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.
To purchase Homestretch Club tickets in support of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance , CLICK HERE.
Race 6, the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Race, goes off at 3:18 pm ET on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. A presentation of a TAA blanket and swag bag will be made to the winning connections following the running of the race.
Eight three-year-old’s and up will make their bid on the dirt going six furlongs for the $30,000 maiden claiming race. Of the eight Thoroughbreds entered, three have connections to a TAA supporter: #2 TEO trained by Steve Asmussen & bred by Brereton Jones; #3 BABY QUINN owned in-part by Madaket Stables LLC (Sol Kumin); #4 LUNAR ROCKET owned in-part by West Point Thoroughbreds (Terry Finley).
“Churchill Downs is proud to continue the legacy of Champions Day by celebrating women in racing and continuing to support our dedicated thoroughbred aftercare partners,” said Churchill Downs Inc. Director of Community Relations, Cathy Shircliff.
“The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance is excited to join Churchill Downs in celebrating women in racing on another exciting Champion’s Day,” said Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance funding and events manager Emily Scandore (Dresen). “We are grateful to partner with Churchill Downs and showcase their support of accredited aftercare.”
Photo: Suzie Picou-Oldham