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Thoroughbred Charities of America to continue role as title sponsor of Thoroughbred Makeover

Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) has extended its support of the Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) as the title sponsor of the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium through 2021. The RRP announced the postponement of the 2020 Thoroughbred Makeover earlier this summer and will be hosting a “double Makeover” for both 2020 and 2021 entries at the Kentucky Horse Park on Oct. 12-17, 2021. The...

Thoroughbred Charities of America announces grants of $475,000 awarded to 64 organizations

Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) announced Tuesday that grants totaling nearly $475,000 have been awarded to 64 approved organizations that provide Thoroughbred aftercare and incentive programs, equine-assisted therapies, and health and human services for backstretch and farmworkers. Grant recipients from the last three years can be found on www.tca.org. One of TCA’s grants is to the Retired...

Thoroughbred Charities of American named title sponsor of Thoroughbred National Symposium

The Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) and Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) jointly announced Tuesday that TCA will be the title sponsor of the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, which will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky on Oct. 27-30. The TCA Thoroughbred Makeover features 478 trainers from across North America who are working throughout the year to prepare...

Kentucky Derby, Oaks ticket auction set to benefit Retired Racehorse Project

TwinSpires.com, the official wagering partner of the Kentucky Derby, and PaulickReport.com, a leading Thoroughbred information website, have teamed to auction a pair of tickets to the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks to benefit the Retired Racehorse Project. The auction is now live on Starquine, and all proceeds from the auction will be donated to the Retired Racehorse Project, a 501(c)3 charity that...

Thoroughbred Charities, Retired Racehorse Project team to create new marketplace event

Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) and Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) have teamed up to create the TCA Thoroughbred Marketplace on Oct. 4-5 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore.   The event is built into the RRP’s second annual Thoroughbred Makeover, a national gathering of the farms, organizations and individuals who transition racehorses into second careers. The weekend includes educational...