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Race Track Chaplaincy Of America To Raffle Commercial Mower As Fundraiser

The Race Track Chaplaincy of America (RTCA), in partnership with the National HBPA and Equine Equipment, is pleased to announced a fundraising raffle to help the organization further its goal of serving the racing industry. The RTCA will be selling 200 raffle tickets at $50 each for a chance to win a commercial Toro or […]

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Nominations Now Open For 17th Annual White Horse Awards

A hero is a person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. There are heroes all around the horse-racing industry and the Race Track Chaplaincy of America (RTCA) wants to recognize these selfless servants. The Race Track Chaplaincy of America (RTCA) is currently seeking nominees for our 17th Annual White […]

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Former NYTHA President Rick Violette Jr. Passes After Battle With Lung Cancer

Trainer Rick Violette Jr., who retired in 2017 after 10 years as President of the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and more than 25 years as a member of the NYTHA Board, passed away this morning at his home in Delray Beach, Florida, after a battle with lung cancer. He was 65. Violette was born […]

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Race Track Chaplaincy Of America Seeking Nominations For White Horse Awards

A hero is a person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities.  There are heroes all around the horse-racing industry and the Race Track Chaplaincy of America (RTCA) wants to recognize these selfless servants. The Race Track Chaplaincy of America (RTCA) is currently seeking nominees for our 16th Annual White […]

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Race Track Chaplaincy Of America To Host Fourth Annual Golf Tournament Sept. 25

Race Track Chaplaincy of America (RTCA) will host their Fourth Annual Golf Tournament on Monday, September 25th, 2017 at Champions Trace Golf Club located at 20 Avenue of Champions Nicholasville, KY. The cost is $500 per team, or $125 for an individual patron. The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Included […]

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Race Track Chaplaincy Of America Founder ‘Salty’ Roberts Dies At Age 85

Horace William “Salty” Roberts, founder of Race Track Chaplaincy of America (RTCA), passed away Friday at the age of 85.  Salty died at a hospice care center in Hollywood, Florida, located near his home in Cooper City, following a sustained illness. Salty witnessed and experienced firsthand the needs of what he considered to be his […]

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RTCA Announces Recipients Of 2016 White Horse Awards

Race Track Chaplaincy of America (RTCA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 White Horse Awards. The selection committee had a difficult decision to make, as this was a record year for nominations of deserving individuals. The Community Service Award will be presented to Mr. William Gotwals of Brook Ledge Horse Transportation. The […]

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RTCA Now Accepting Nominations For 2016 White Horse Award

Do you know a hero within the horse racing industry? Race Track Chaplaincy of America (RTCA) is currently seeking nominees for our 14th Annual White Horse Award (WHA). The WHA is presented annually at Race Track Chaplaincy of America’s White Horse Award Luncheon to an individual who has done something heroic on behalf of human […]

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Los Alamitos Outrider Eric Najduch 2015 White Horse Award Winner

Eric Najduch, an outrider at Los Alamitos Race Course, will be presented with the White Horse Award at the Race Track Chaplaincy of America’s 13th annual White Horse luncheon. The event will take place Oct. 29 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Campbell House in Lexington. According to RTCA, on Nov. 2, 2014, […]

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RTCA celebrates 40 years; elects new board

“I have been coming to these meetings for 17 years,” said Lone Star Park chaplain Sam Ed Spence, “and this is definitely the best one yet.” Some 75 chaplains, volunteers, and guests participated in the annual Chaplaincy School and the 40th Anniversary celebration, which featured some of RTCA’s founding fathers, including Salty Roberts, Nick Salios, Izzy […]

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