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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Board Elects Mike Meuser New President

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance board of directors elected Mike Meuser as its new president and elected nine new board members. “The 2019 TAA board is an incredibly talented group of individuals from all areas of the Thoroughbred industry,” Meuser said. “I will make every effort to utilize my years of non-profit experience to lead the transition between […]

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A Storybook Ending: Teen Gives OTTB Another Chance

Although they live in Glenwood, Minn., Jennifer Anderson and her 17-year-old, horse-crazy daughter Madison have a special connection to Tampa Bay Downs. Anderson’s husband, Brad, was in the same class at Jefferson High School in Alexandria, Minn., as Lynn Rarick, who campaigns Thoroughbreds with her husband Randy (“Red”) Rarick at Tampa Bay Downs and Canterbury […]

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ASPCA Grants $225,000 To Help Rehabilitate And Retrain Retired Racehorses

ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced it has granted $225,000 to nine equine rescue groups to support their efforts to rehabilitate and retrain retired racehorses. Launched in 2010, the ASPCA Rescuing Racers Initiative has awarded over $2 million to prepare retired racers for new homes and second careers after […]

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TAA Intern Kokka Honored By University Of Kentucky Ag Equine Program

Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance intern Alex Kokka was named Outstanding Intern during the University of Kentucky’s Ag Equine Program Internship Showcase Dec. 6. “I’ve learned so much during my time with the TAA and am honored to have earned such an achievement,” Kokka said. “I look forward to continuing to work with the TAA after graduation.” […]

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Grants $3 Million To Accredited Organizations

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced today that $3,043,000 will be awarded as grants to the 70 Thoroughbred aftercare organizations that currently hold TAA accreditation. Since inception in 2012, the TAA has now awarded more than $13.8 million in grants to accredited Thoroughbred aftercare organizations. “The TAA is thrilled to award more than $3 million in […]

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Announces Accreditation Of 34 Organizations

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced today that 34 Thoroughbred aftercare organizations have been awarded accreditation effective immediately. The list of 34 organizations includes 27 that were re-accredited and seven that have received accreditation for the first time. The TAA, the only accrediting body in Thoroughbred aftercare, now has a network of 70 accredited organizations with […]

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MyRacehorse Pledges $1 Of Every Microshare Sale To Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

MyRacehorse, an investment platform that allows individuals to purchase micro shares of Thoroughbred racehorses, will pledge $1 to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance for each micro share sold in its marketplace. MyRacehorse is the first of its kind experiential investment platform allowing fans the opportunity to purchase an equity stake in a racehorse for as little […]

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BetKeeneland Twitter Feed Returns For Fall Meet, To Benefit TAA

The popular @BetKeeneland on Twitter, an interactive handle that provides horseplayers with real-time handicapping tips and insights, resumes for the 2018 Fall Meet and again will benefit the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) through its Handicapper of the Day Series. Guest handicappers slated for the season include Britney Eurton, TVG reporter and part of the NBC Sports Triple […]

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Finger Lakes Horsemen, Track Pledge Per-Start Contribution To Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

Finger Lakes Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association and Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack announced a $1 per start pledge to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance. The Finger Lakes meet runs until Nov. 28. “The TAA is grateful for the contributions from the Finger Lakes HBPA and Finger Lakes Racetrack,” TAA president John Phillips said. “These funds […]

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Kentucky Downs, Kentucky HBPA Pledge $5 Per Start To Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

Kentucky Downs and the Kentucky Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association have each pledged $5 per start at the 2018 Kentucky Downs race meet to go to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance. The 2018 Kentucky Downs meet runs five days: Sept. 1, Sept. 6, Sept. 8, Sept. 9, and Sept. 13. The TAA accredits, inspects, and awards […]

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