Thoroughbred aftercare

Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Thoroughbreds Poised For Strong Showing At Kentucky Three-Day Event

It’s that time of year again! It’s the magical time in Kentucky when the Keeneland meet is in full swing, the Land Rover (formerly Rolex) Kentucky Three-Day Event is a week away, and just a week after that is the Kentucky Derby. For a horse lover, it just doesn’t get much better than this. Every […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Replacing ‘A Warrior And A Mascot’

It was a snowy, chilly morning at Keeneland this past Saturday, probably no different than the hundreds of racetrack mornings Arch Rivalry had experienced before. The barn was buzzing with activity with horses being walked, stalls being cleaned and tack being set. Arch Rivalry was taking it all in. But as the saddle was hoisted […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: ‘Lucky’ Not Once But Twice

It was 2008 and a recently retired race filly named Lucky Starlite was sitting in the Enumclaw Stockyards in the state of Washington. Just three years prior she had been at a much different sale – the Washington Thoroughbred Breeders Association Mixed Sale – where she RNAed for $1,700. In between she had a brief […]

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New NYRA Initiative: Horseplayers Can Donate Winnings To Thoroughbred Aftercare

Horseplayers cashing winning tickets at New York Racing Association tracks can now share their good fortune with retired Thoroughbreds by making a tax-deductible contribution to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance at self-service AmTote betting terminals. Beginning on Wood Memorial Day, Saturday, April 7 at Aqueduct Racetrack, horseplayers cashing a winning ticket through a self-service terminal will be prompted […]

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Keeneland’s @BetKeeneland Handicappers To Benefit Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

Keeneland is presenting @BetKeeneland on Twitter during the upcoming Spring Meet to provide horseplayers with real-time handicapping tips and insights while benefiting the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) through its Handicapper of the Day Series. Keeneland’s 16-day Spring Meet opens Friday, April 6, and runs through Friday, April 27. No racing will be held Mondays and Tuesdays. First post is 1:05 […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: A Warmblood With A ‘Thoroughbred Work Ethic’

Usually the horses featured in Aftercare Spotlight have found second careers under saddle in non-racing disciplines. Some of them jump or perform dressage; others run barrels, chase cattle, do police work or play polo. This week’s featured horse found her calling in a different arena. Actually, her calling is not in an arena at all, […]

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Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show At Pimlico Scheduled For July 7

The seventh annual Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show presented by Beyond the Wire will take place Saturday, July 7 beginning at 8 a.m. in the infield at historic Pimlico Race Course. All proceeds from ticket sales and entry fees will benefit Beyond the Wire, Thoroughbred aftercare program launched in 2016 by the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association. Since 2012, the Totally […]

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‘He Needed Me And I Needed Him’: OTTB Excels In Partnership With Gulfstream Outrider

Opening Wager, a retired Ohio-bred stakes winner, is yet another Thoroughbred who has not only transitioned to a successful second career but has become an integral part of the South Florida racing community as Gulfstream Park outrider Hayley Hoffman’s pony. The 15-year-old son of Maximum Wager, who ran 32 times, was adopted by Hoffman five […]

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Thoroughbred Incentive Program Unveils Winners Of Performance Awards

The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.), which encourages the retraining of Thoroughbreds into other disciplines upon completion of careers in racing or breeding, today announced the winners and other placings from its 2017 performance awards program. The performance awards recognize Thoroughbreds accumulating the most points at all horse shows in each of the award […]

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Rescued Thoroughbred Brings Comfort To High School Student After Parkland Shooting

Gulfstream Park will celebrate Thoroughbred Aftercare Saturday, March 24 with a variety of events including stories of retired Thoroughbreds who are making an impact on the lives of others. One of those is Touch, an unraced mare by Pass the Line who has been a tremendous form of comfort and therapy in the wake of […]

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