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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Joins Pacific Classic Day at Del Mar

Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Joins Pacific Classic Day at Del Mar


LEXINGTON, KY — Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announces its presence on-site at Del Mar during Pacific Classic Day. The stage is set for an exhilarating day of racing for the highly anticipated Pacific Classic on Saturday, September 2, 2023. The Grade I $1,000,000 FanDuel Racing Pacific Classic, a pivotal “Win and You’re In” event for the Breeders’ Cup Classic, headlines the event.

Emphasizing Del Mar Thoroughbred Club’s commitment to accredited aftercare, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will be honored with a named race during the Pacific Classic Day. Following the running of the race, a presentation will be made to the winning connections including a Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance branded blanket sponsored by Fenwick Equestrian and a Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance swag bag. This race presentation not only underscores the significance of responsible aftercare but also enhances the overall experience for racing enthusiasts.

Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance’s presence will extend beyond the track as they assume the role of a concierge for a VIP experience. As a component of the “Off to the Races” campaign, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance is set to deliver an unparalleled experience to the winners of this campaign package. This exclusive package encompasses a coveted Turf Club Table for four, guaranteeing an up-close view of the races. Additionally, winners are provided with VIP parking passes and a pre-race tour of the paddock which will offer a sneak peek into the behind-the-scenes realm of Thoroughbred racing. This package was generously donated by Del Mar Thoroughbred Club.

“We are thrilled to partner with Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and enhance the Pacific Classic Day experience for our guests,” commented Josh Rubinstein, President, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. “By merging the thrill of top-notch racing with a spotlight on accredited aftercare throughout the day, our goal is to craft a genuinely unforgettable experience for both dedicated racing enthusiasts and newcomers alike.”

The partnership between Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club highlights the racing industry’s commitment to responsible aftercare and serves as an example of how racing’s impact can extend well beyond the track. Through initiatives like the “Off to the Races” campaign, both organizations are working together to create a more holistic and inclusive experience for everyone involved.


About Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

Based in Lexington, KY, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that accredits, inspects, and awards grants to approved aftercare organizations to retrain, retire, and rehome Thoroughbreds using industry-wide funding. Along with continued funding from its original partners Breeders’ Cup, The Jockey Club, and Keeneland Association, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance is supported by owners, trainers, breeders, racetracks, aftercare professionals, and other industry members. Since inception in 2012, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has granted more than $31.9 million to accredited aftercare organizations. Currently 86 aftercare organizations comprised of approximately 180 facilities across North America have been granted accreditation. To learn more about Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, visit



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