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Bid on the Bluegrass

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) will host Bid on the Bluegrass, an online auction of unique, Kentucky-themed items and experiences including memorabilia associated with many 2022 Kentucky Derby starters. Bid on the Bluegrass is set to open on Thursday, May 5 at 9 a.m. and will conclude on Saturday, May 7 at […]

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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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Bash at the Breeders’ Cup

Thoroughbred Charities of America will host Bash at the Breeders’ Cup on Friday, November 5 from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. at the Hilton in Del Mar, Calif. The outdoor event  will feature live music, signature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a live auction of racing memorabilia and experiences. The Hilton is directly across the street from […]

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TCA Returns as Title Sponsor of the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium

Lexington, Ky. – Fulfilling its commitment to improving the lives and welfare of Thoroughbred racehorses both on and off the track, Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) has returned as the title sponsor of the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium. The 2021 edition of the RRP’s banner event is being called the “Mega-Makeover” […]

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TCA Named Beneficiary of Hagyard Equine Medical Institute’s Race to Give

Lexington, Ky. – Hagyard Equine Medical Institute and Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) enthusiastically announced the launch of the “Race to Give,” an online giving and awareness program to support Thoroughbred aftercare with the RaceToGive.org website as its central hub. “2021 marks our 145th anniversary of caring for the equine industry,” said Dr. Luke Fallon, […]

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TCA Awards Annual Grants

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) announced today that grants totaling over $788,000 were awarded this year. 82 grant applications were received earlier this year during the organization’s annual grant cycle. Ultimately, 69 organizations were approved for a grant including 46 aftercare organizations, 14 backstretch and farm worker programs, five equine-assisted therapy organizations, […]

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Sales Companies and Buyers Support TCA’s Backstretch and Farm Employee Charities

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Thoroughbred Charities of America announced today that over $100,000 has been raised to assist backstretch and farm worker-focused charities.  The funds will be awarded to approved grant applicants during TCA’s current granting cycle. Keeneland’s September 2020 Yearling Sale, November 2020 Breeding Stock Sale, and the January Horses of All Ages Sale offered […]

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TCA’s Bid on the Bluegrass Auction Now Open

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Thoroughbred Charities of America’s Bid on the Bluegrass Auction is now open for bidding. The online auction offers unique, Kentucky-themed items and experiences including memorabilia associated with many 2021 Kentucky Derby starters. Bidding will continue through Saturday, May 1 at 9 p.m. ET. All proceeds will benefit TCA. Featured auction items include […]

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