New York Racing Association

TAA’s Inaugural ‘Off to the Races’ Auction Success Attributed to Donors
TAA’s Inaugural ‘Off to the Races’ Auction Success Attributed to Donors

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance closed its inaugural Off to the Races online auction Thursday, Feb. 10 in conjunction with the 51st Annual Eclipse Awards. Due to the generosity of their donors, the TAA raised $35,125 from the 12 offered VIP experience packages. From Jan. 28 to Feb. 10 the public had the opportunity to bid […]

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Kid Blast
Kid Blast

Upon retirement from racing, “Kid”, as he is affectionately known, became a track pony at NYRA, his friendly and easy-going personality making him a good candidate for assisting racehorses on the track.

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TAA to be Featured Throughout Whitney Weekend
TAA to be Featured Throughout Whitney Weekend

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced a series of events to highlight the work of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) on Saturday, August 7 and Sunday, August 8 at Saratoga Race Course. The TAA is the nonprofit organization that accredits, inspects, and awards grants to approved aftercare organizations to retire, retrain, and […]

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From Dusk to Dawn to ‘Dusky’
From Dusk to Dawn to ‘Dusky’

A shared love for horses between a father and daughter would bloom again years later when Heather Rio adopted Dusk to Dawn—a former competitor on the NYRA circuit—through TAA-accredited Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation in the summer of 2018.

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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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