Florida TRAC

Florida Derby Weekend Events Raise $50,000 For Thoroughbred Aftercare

Gulfstream Park’s charity events on Florida Derby Weekend, including the inaugural Battle of the Apron and Florida Derby Cocktails and Horse Tales, raised more than $50,000 for the Florida Thoroughbred Retirement and Adoptive Care (TRAC). The Battle of the Apron, featuring chefs from 11 of South Florida’s most popular restaurants cooking their signature dishes, had […]

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TCA’s 2017 Florida Award Of Merit Goes To Raina Gunderson

Thoroughbred Charities of America has named Raina Chingos Gunderson, Gulfstream Park’s horsemen’s liaison, as the 2017 TCA Award of Merit recipient in the State of Florida. Award of Merit recipients are nominated by the leadership of state Thoroughbred owners and breeders associations and are presented at each state association’s annual awards ceremonies. Gunderson was presented […]

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Florida Derby Charity Golf Tournament Benefits PDJF, TRAC

Players can sign up now for the seventh annual Florida Derby Charity Golf Tournament, to be held Tuesday, March 28 at The Diplomat Golf & Tennis Club The popular tournament, which kicks off Florida Derby Week, will benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund and Florida TRAC (Thoroughbred Retirement and Adoptive Care). Registration will take place […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Changing The World One Horse At A Time

It’s truly amazing what a single person can accomplish when they really set their mind to something. Sometimes an individual’s unwavering dedication to what they believe is right can change the world. In the case of psychologist Michelle “Shelley” Blodgett, her dedication to what she felt was the right thing to do will soon change […]

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Gulfstream Park Diaries: On the Right TRAC

The Paulick Report is in South Florida to share the experience of Gulfstream Park during Florida Derby Week. Gulfstream Park, together with Calder Race Course, Florida’s horsemen, and jockeys, funds Florida Thoroughbred Retirement and Adoptive Care (Florida TRAC). Florida TRAC’s vice president Celia Fawkes said the group, which provides retraining, adoption, and/or retirement for the […]

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Florida TRAC relocating to bigger facility in Fort Pierce

Down an unpaved, sun-bleached path off Okeechobee Road, Florida TRAC has found a new home. Florida TRAC, a thoroughbred retirement and adoptive care program supported by The Gulfstream Park Thoroughbred After-Care Program (www.gpaftercare.com) and others, has relocated from Palm City to an 80-acre property with 75 stalls, two arenas, an artesian pond and a lodge […]

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