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Secret Deployment
Secret Deployment

Despite being the son of  Godolphin’s 2008 Eclipse Award winning stallion, Midshipman, Secret Deployment lacked interest in racing. No stranger to Thoroughbreds in need of a new career, Nelda Kettles of Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance-accredited Horse and Hound Rescue Foundation was more than happy to help when she got the call from Secret Deployment’s connections last April. Kettles knew there was a job out there for the young gelding. She gave the then three-year-old plenty of time to adjust to life off of the track and grow into himself before finding him his perfect home.

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Peyton Place
Peyton Place

Peyton Place has held a special place in the heart and mind of Beverley Strauss, the executive director of Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA)-accredited MidAtlantic Horse Rescue ever since she first laid eyes on him back in June 2018 at Delaware Park. While his race days didn’t last long, his connection to Strauss and MidAtlantic would span for years.

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TAA Launches Second Annual Calendar Photo Contest
TAA Launches Second Annual Calendar Photo Contest

The TAA Calendar Photo Contest is now open for submissions and closes June 11, 2022. 12 winners will be selected and the cover photo winner will receive a Tipperary Devon with MIPS® helmet.

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Hushin’ Russian (ON)
Hushin’ Russian (ON)

Hushin’ Russian (ON) made just three starts for trainer W. Phillip Gracey before retiring with a record of 1-1-0 and earnings just under $50,000. The gelding’s breeder/owner, William Diamant, is married to Vicki Pappas, founder of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA)-Accredited organization, LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society. 

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Jardin de Giverny
Jardin de Giverny

After six starts on the track, Jardin de Giverny never broke her maiden. In 2020, the four-year-old began the next chapter of her life at TAA-accredited MidAtlantic Horse Rescue.  After rehoming thousands of former racehorses, Executive Director Bev Strauss has had plenty of experience transitioning Thoroughbreds off-the-track.  “When Jardin came in it was obvious she […]

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Be In Charge
Be In Charge

Meet Be In Charge— a young, promising Thoroughbred with champion bloodlines that concluded the racing chapter of his story earlier than anticipated.

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2022 TAA Accreditation Application Now Available
2022 TAA Accreditation Application Now Available

The 2022 application for accreditation by the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance is now available on OpenWater and can be accessed by clicking ThoroughbredAftercare.org/Accreditation.

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Foal Patrol Season 5 to Feature TAA Grads
Foal Patrol Season 5 to Feature TAA Grads

Season 5 of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s popular live webcam series Foal Patrol is now available online at www.foalpatrol.com. Foal Patrol is a one-of-a-kind collection of live cameras following the daily activities of in-foal mares produced by the National Museum of Racing. Millions of people throughout the world have viewed […]

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First Lieutenant
First Lieutenant

After three starts at Penn National, a handsome bay gelding suffered a slab fracture, thus ending his career on the track.

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Shewasnicerthen
Shewasnicerthen

Shewasnicerthen made 14 starts at Parx before retiring to After the Races at age 3, having earned $43,011 with a record of 1-3-3.

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