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Thoroughbred
Charities of
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TCA provides grants to approved nonprofit organizations that work to support Thoroughbreds and the people who care for them.

Erin Halliwell

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute Launches the Second Annual Race to Give

Lexington, Ky.:  Hagyard Equine Medical Institute and Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) enthusiastically announce the second year of the “Race to Give,” an online giving and awareness campaign running from October 7 – November 12 in support of Thoroughbred aftercare, with the RaceToGive.org website as its central hub. “2022 marked Hagyard Equine Medical Institute’s 146th […]

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TCA to Host Bash at the Breeders’ Cup

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) will host Bash at the Breeders’ Cup on Friday, November 4 at the Grand Reserve in the Distillery District of downtown Lexington, Ky. The fundraising event will feature signature cocktails, Southern cuisine, live music, and a live auction of racing memorabilia and experiences. Tickets are available here. […]

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TCA Returns as Title Sponsor of Thoroughbred Makeover

The Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) and Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) jointly announce today that TCA has returned as the title sponsor of the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, the flagship program of the Retired Racehorse Project. TCA’s commitment to improving the lives and welfare of Thoroughbred racehorses both on and off the track has […]

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TCA Appoints Three New Directors

TCA announced today the appointment of Torie Gladwell, Jason Loutsch, and Cathy Shircliff to its Board of Directors. “We are thrilled that Torie, Jason, and Cathy have joined our board and I look forward to working with them,” said Mike McMahon president of TCA. “They each bring unique skill sets, new ideas, and most importantly, […]

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TCA Awards Annual Grants

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) announced today that grants totaling nearly $783,000 were awarded this year. 83 grant applications were received during the organization’s annual grant cycle. Ultimately, 74 organizations were approved for a grant including 49 aftercare organizations, 17 backstretch and farm worker programs, four equine-assisted therapy organizations, three Thoroughbred incentive […]

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TCA Grantee Spotlight: Iowa HART

Iowa HART is a Thoroughbred adoption organization that helps to transition Thoroughbreds retiring from Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino onto their second careers. A collaboration between the Iowa Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association, Iowa Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association, Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino and the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, HART offers a peaceful, […]

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TCA Grantee Spotlight: Blue Grass Farms Charities

Thoroughbred Charities of America grantee, Blue Grass Farms Charities (BGFC) is making a difference for the horsemen of Central Kentucky. Since the beginning of the COVID19 pandemic, food has been the number one requested need by horsemen. BGFC’s Food Distribution Manager Bob Baney makes weekly visits to area farms, racetracks and training facilities to distribute […]

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TCA’s Stallion Season Auction Underway; No Guarantee Season to Not This Time Added

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Thoroughbred Charities of America announced today that the 32nd Annual Stallion Season Auction is now underway. It is the largest annual fundraiser for the nonprofit organization. Bidding on over 200 stallion seasons from 16 states began today on Starquine.com and will continue through Friday, January 7 with staggered ending times beginning at […]

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TCA to Honor Roytz and Our Mims Retirement Haven

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Thoroughbred Charities of America will honor Jen Roytz with the Allaire du Pont Leadership Award and Our Mims Retirement Haven with the Ellen and Herb Moelis Industry Service Award at the 32nd Annual Stallion Season Auction’s ‘Tis the Season Celebration on Sunday, January 9, 2022, at Grand Reserve in Lexington, Ky. The […]

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TCA’s Stallion Season Auction Set for January

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Thoroughbred Charities of America announced today that the 32nd Annual Stallion Season Auction will begin on Wednesday, January 5 and conclude on Sunday, January 9. It is the largest annual fundraiser for the nonprofit organization. The fundraiser opens with an online auction of stallion seasons at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, January 5 […]

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