Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

Fasig-Tipton And Keeneland To Revise Funding Procedures For Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

Fasig-Tipton Company, Inc. and Keeneland Association representatives announced today revised procedures to provide funding to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA). Beginning with the 2020 yearling sales, all sellers/owners will be charged .05 percent of the sales price (for example, $50 on a $100,000 sale) on each horse sold at public auction with the two companies. […]

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Champion Ashton Moynihan Passes Away

The Funding Director for the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, Ashton Moynihan passed away on Friday, Jan. 24 after battling cancer. A graduate of Sweet Briar College, Moynihan spent 15 years employed by Fasig-Tipton, selling stallion interests and scheduling yearling inspections. She took time off from her career to raise two daughters, Madison and Emory, before joining […]

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Stettin Donates Handicapping For Horses Prize Money To Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

Professional handicapper and owner of PastTheWire.com Jonathan Stettin won the inaugural Handicapping for Horses Tournament this past August in Saratoga Springs, New York and donated his prize money to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance. The prize money will be presented to the TAA during the Jan. 24 card at Gulfstream Park. The tournament, which lasted the […]

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Accreditation Application Available For 2020

The 2020 application for accreditation by the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) is now available and can be accessed here. Thoroughbred aftercare nonprofits interested in applying must complete the application by the closing date of April 1 at 6 p.m. ET. Since TAA accreditation is only granted for a specific period of time, organizations with accreditation […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The PHBA: Trends From A Decade?

With the calendar having flipped to 2020, the Paulick Report looks back on the last ten years in the horse racing industry. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss five developments of the past decade that have had a profound influence on the sport of racing. Share your thoughts […]

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A Decade In, How Are We Doing With Thoroughbred Aftercare?

A decade ago, the word “aftercare” was not part of the industry vernacular when talking about Thoroughbreds leaving the racetrack. There were a handful of nonprofits which had battled the tide of horses retiring from racing for years. The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation launched in 1983, New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program in 1992, Thoroughbred Charities of […]

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Will Award $3.4 Million In Grants

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced today that $3,420,000 will be awarded as grants to 74 Thoroughbred aftercare organizations that currently hold TAA accreditation. Since inception in 2012, the TAA has now awarded more than $17.2 million in grants to accredited Thoroughbred aftercare organizations. “The TAA is pleased to be able to award more than $3 […]

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Gulfstream Park’s Canter For The Cause Shows Support For Thoroughbred Aftercare

More than 100 equine enthusiasts participated Saturday morning in Gulfstream Park’s first Canter for the Cause, a unique opportunity allowing horse owners to walk, canter or trot their horses across the legendary South Florida track. Participants came from as far away as Ocala to ride their horse across the same track as champions like California […]

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Despite Lack Of On-Track Success, New York-Bred Dusk to Dawn Has Changed Lives In Second Career

A shared love for horses between a father and his young daughter would bloom again years later when Heather Rio adopted Dusk to Dawn – a former competitor on the New York Racing Association (NYRA) circuit –  through the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) in the summer of 2018. The New York-bred, who is now known […]

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