LEXINGTON, KY — Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will be present at Santa Anita Park this year for the 40th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, set to be held on Friday, November 3, 2023, and Saturday, November 4, 2023. Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance is one of the official charities, and the Official Aftercare Partner of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships.
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will have a booth set up during both days of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, where patrons are encouraged to stop by to learn more about accredited aftercare. Branded merchandise will be available in exchange for a donation. California Retirement Management Account (CARMA) will also be on-site and will have a retrained Thoroughbred at Santa Anita that fans can meet up close and in person. In addition to Friday and Saturday, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will also be on-site Thursday morning during the early morning workouts near the famous Clocker’s Corner with branded merchandise and to answer questions about accredited aftercare.
As another way to show support, racing fans and handicappers can opt to donate to Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance throughout the week when cashing a winning ticket on an AmTote self-service betting terminal at Santa Anita Park. All donations are tax-deductible.
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will also be represented with named races on both days of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. On Friday, The FanDuel Breeders’ Cup Juvenile presented by Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (G1) will close out the day. On Saturday, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will have a named race, The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Stakes (G2). Following both races, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will be present at the Winner’s Circle to do a presentation to the winning connections. Post times for both races are to be determined.
As part of FanDuel’s commitment to support accredited Thoroughbred aftercare, the sports wagering digital cable and satellite television network has made a generous donation of $100,000 to Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.
“Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance is honored to be a part of the Breeders’ Cup festivities, as this collaboration exemplifies our shared passion during one of the most exciting weekends in horseracing,” said Jeffrey Bloom, president of Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance. “This opportunity serves as a powerful international platform to advance the cause of accredited aftercare for Thoroughbreds, where we can all come together to support the cause and effort of ensuring the well-being and futures of our beloved equine athletes.”
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 $28.1 million to accredited aftercare organizations. Currently 81 aftercare organizations comprised of approximately 180 facilities across North America have been granted accreditation. To learn more about Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, visit ThoroughbredAftercare.org.