The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) is partnering with Santa Anita Park to host TAA Day at the Races on Santa Anita Derby Day. This edition of TAA Day at the Races includes a race presentation by the TAA on the undercard, an opportunity for jockeys to pledge their jocks mount fee to the TAA, and a call-to-action for race day attendees and viewers to join 1/ST and Santa Anita Park in celebrating the TAA through monetary donations.
Race 5, the Providencia Stakes (G3) presented by Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, goes off at 2:00 pm PT on Saturday, April 9, 2022. A presentation of a TAA blanket and swag bag will be made to the winning connections following the running of the race. TAA supporters 1/ST Racing and Santa Anita Park will promote aftercare awareness throughout the race day.
Six three-year-old fillies will make their bid on the turf going 1 1/8 miles for the $100,000 purse. Of the six Thoroughbreds entered, one has connections to a TAA supporter: #3 CAIRO MEMORIES bred by Brereton Jones.
“1/ST is a strong proponent of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and partnering with them on Santa Anita Derby Day is a great opportunity to continue highlighting the importance of aftercare,” said 1/ST Racing Chief Operating Officer and TAA Board of Directors Member, Aidan Butler.
“It’s gearing up to be a beautiful weekend for the TAA Day at the Races on Santa Anita Derby Day,” said TAA Board of Directors President, Jeffrey Bloom. “The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance is truly an industry-wide effort and to see so many racetracks and businesses come together to support the TAA is gratifying.”
Horses representing TAA-supporting breeders, owners, and trainers entered on Santa Anita Derby Day include:
R1: #4 COVER VERSION bred by Godolphin
R3: #3 BESTRELLA (IRE) trained by Doug O’Neill
R4: #4 MICRO SHARE owned in-part by MyRacehorse and bred by Brereton Jones
R5: #3 CAIRO MEMORIES bred by Brereton Jones
R6: #1 HAPPY JACK trained by Doug O’Neill; #2 ARMAGNAC owned in-part by Starlight Racing & Madaket Stables LLC; #3 FORBIDDEN KINGDOM owned in-part by MyRacehorse; #4 MESSIER owned in-part by Starlight Racing & Madaket Stables LLC; #5 WIN THE DAY trained by Doug O’Neill
R7: #3 JAVANICA bred by Godolphin; #5 AVENUE DE FRANCE (FR) owned in-part by Madaket Stables LLC
R11: #2 COAST OF ROAN trained by Doug O’Neill
R12: #1 BROTHERLY LOVE trained by Doug O’Neill; #13 MO THEM DOWN trained by Doug O’Neill
Photo: Suzie Picou-Oldham