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Paying It Forward: Laurel Park To Offer Bettors Aftercare Donation Option

Bettors cashing winning tickets at Laurel Park can now share their good fortune with retired Thoroughbreds by making a tax-deductible contribution to Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) at self-service terminals. The program is the first of its kind and will be available at The Stronach Group track through its subsidiary, AmTote International. The concept was initially […]

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Woodbine To Host Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Day On Oct. 15

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) has announced that Woodbine Entertainment will host TAA Day on Saturday, Oct. 15, coinciding with the G1 Pattison Canadian International at Woodbine. TAA Day will promote the industry initiative of accrediting Thoroughbred aftercare organizations and the importance of aftercare to the Woodbine racing community. “The health and well-being of the […]

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Patience, Perseverance, And Microchips: Eight Aftercare Takeaways From Equestricon

The aftercare world in the United States has grown tremendously in the past five to ten years, but it’s still got some evolving to do. That was the theme at a panel discussion during this week’s Equestricon conference in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Representatives from different parts of the sport gathered to discuss perspectives from on […]

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AmTote, Stronach Group Develop Technology Allowing Bettors To Contribute To Thoroughbred Aftercare

A first-of-its-kind technology for horse-racing wagering terminals, conceived of and proposed by PETA to raise funds to care for Thoroughbreds retired from racing, has been developed by AmTote International. The concept, which PETA presented to the Stronach Group and the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA), involves a pop-up screen for wagering terminals asking bettors to donate […]

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Eight Takeaways From The 2017 Jockey Club Round Table

The Jockey Club held its 65th annual Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing on Sunday at the Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Speakers presented on a variety of topics, including data, marketing, and equine aftercare/welfare. You can find the official Jockey Club press release on the event here, or watch a […]

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XBTV Aftercare Film Festival To Open July 1

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced today an exciting collaboration with XBTV to present the XBTV Aftercare Film Festival.  The Film Festival will launch July 1st as part of an ongoing industry effort to highlight the importance of horse aftercare as part of the ecosystem of Thoroughbred racing. Themed “The Importance of Thoroughbred Aftercare and Accreditation […]

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The Elephant In The Room: Racing Can Do More To Take Care Of Its Own

As the Thoroughbred industry makes another push toward federal legislation standardizing drug testing in racing, one of the central questions will be what reformed testing will cost. Expense is, after all, part of the reason disparities lurk between various state commission drug testing contracts now. In the course of covering stories related to drug testing, […]

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LARC Mantiene Su Compromiso Con El Hipismo Este Sábado En El Sir Barton Stakes

Por segundo año consecutivo, el Latin American Racing Channel (LARC) será patrocinador del Sir Barton Stakes, carrera con $100,000 en premios a disputarse el mismo día del Preakness, Mayo 20, además de que entregarán un cheque por $30,000 a la fundación Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) como parte de su contínuo compromiso con la industria del […]

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Latin American Racing Channel Sponsoring Sir Barton Stakes, To Present $30K Check To TAA

For the second consecutive year, the Latin American Racing Channel (LARC) will sponsor the $100,000 Sir Barton Stakes on Preakness Day, May 20, while also presenting a $30,000 check to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) as part of its continued commitment to the Thoroughbred industry. LARC is also hosting the 2nd Pan American Conference in Washington, […]

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Equestricon’s ‘Three For Three’ Promotion To Benefit Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

With the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes on the horizon, a special “Three for Three” promotion was announced today to benefit the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA). For every ticket purchased for Equestricon — the first international racing convention, fan festival and trade show – between the start of Kentucky Derby week (May 1) […]

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