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Godolphin, TCA launch mobile application Cómo for backstretch workers, farm employees

Godolphin and Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) jointly announced Thursday the launch of a mobile application for backstretch and farm workers. The app, called Cómo, connects Thoroughbred industry employees to the vital services they need through a network of chaplains and Thoroughbred industry organizations. Designed by The Jockey Club Information Systems, sponsored by Godolphin, and managed...

Keeneland, TCA launch joint initiative to assist thoroughbred industry backstretch, farm workers

Keeneland and Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) today announced an initiative to provide September Yearling and November Breeding Stock Sales buyers the opportunity to make a voluntary contribution to TCA to assist our industry’s backstretch and farm workers, many of whom have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The voluntary donation will be included in the buyers invoice and equate to...

Lewis Donohew: It’s harvest time … indeed the most wonderful time of the growing year

Before dawn, the lights of a dozen or more cars and pickup trucks slice through the darkness as they make their way along my farm driveway to the edge of the vineyard. Occupants of the vehicles — men and women in jeans and work shirts — come piling out and gather in small huddles, waiting in the cool September air for instructions and the first glimmer of daylight.   It is not as large a group...

Lewis Donohew: It's harvest time … indeed the most wonderful time of the growing year

Before dawn, the lights of a dozen or more cars and pickup trucks slice through the darkness as they make their way along my farm driveway to the edge of the vineyard. Occupants of the vehicles — men and women in jeans and work shirts — come piling out and gather in small huddles, waiting in the cool September air for instructions and the first glimmer of daylight.   It is not as large a group...