Thoroughbred Charities of America welcomes Victoria Bennett as new development director

Victoria Bennett has been named as the development manager for Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA). Bennett grew up in Lexington and is a graduate of the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio. She has spent the last several years working in the areas of philanthropy and development, most recently with the Frick Art and Historical Center in Pittsburgh, Penn. Victoria Bennett “I am excited to be...

Thoroughbred Charities, Jockey Club fund flight to provide supplies to horses in Puerto Rico

A Swift Air flight carrying nearly 20 tons of hay cubes and veterinary supplies departed from Miami at 4:30 a.m. Monday and landed in San Juan, Puerto Rico at approximately 7 a.m. The plane, funded by The Jockey Club and Thoroughbred Charities of America’s Horses First Fund, is the result of a week-long effort undertaken by numerous equine groups to get aid to the more than 800 Thoroughbreds at...

Thoroughbred Charities named beneficiary of Thoroughbred Club’s holiday campaign

Thoroughbred Charities of America was recently named the charitable beneficiary of the Thoroughbred Club of America’s annual holiday giving campaign. More than $5,000 was raised and will be used for grant making to qualified and approved organizations that work on behalf of Thoroughbreds or the people who care for them. “We are grateful to the membership of the Thoroughbred Club of America for...

Byrne set to host Thoroughbred Charities of America’s 27th annual auction and celebration

Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) announced that Jill Byrne, director of programming and broadcasting at Churchill Downs will host the 27th Annual Stallion Season Auction & Celebration to be held Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Keeneland Entertainment Center. Byrne, the daughter of two-time Eclipse Award winning trainer Peter Howe, grew up riding show horses in Virginia before...