LEXINGTON, Ky. – Thoroughbred Charities of America was 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 2020 grant making to qualified and approved organizations that work on behalf of Thoroughbreds and the people who care for them.
“We greatly appreciate the support of the Thoroughbred Club of America,” said Erin Crady executive director of Thoroughbred Charities of America. “The Thoroughbred Club’s far-reaching membership represents all branches of the Thoroughbred industry and we are honored to be recognized by this prestigious audience.”
“The Thoroughbred Club is honored to once again support Thoroughbred Charities of America through our Member’s holiday donations. By aiding charities such as these, TCA is upholding its mission of promoting, fostering, and encouraging closer cooperation within the Thoroughbred horse industry,” said General Manager Laura Gardner.
TCA’s mission is to provide a better life for Thoroughbreds, both during and after their racing careers, by supporting qualified repurposing and retirement organizations and by helping the people who care for them. TCA distributes grants to several categories of Thoroughbred-related nonprofits including rehabilitation, retraining, rehoming and retirement organizations; backstretch and farm employee programs; equine-assisted therapy programs; and research organizations. Since its inception in 1990, TCA has granted over $23 million to more than 200 charities that successfully meet the criteria set forth in its annual grant application. For more information please visit www.tca.org. TCA is the charitable arm of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA).
For over 87 years, the Thoroughbred Club has provided a platform for the exchange of ideas, and information relating to the breeding, racing, and marketing of Thoroughbred horses. The Thoroughbred Club offers a truly unique experience during Keeneland’s Spring and Fall meets, while offering a private setting for year-round simulcasting. It is the mission of the Club to provide the highest level of friendly, personalized service to the Members and their guests. For more information about The Thoroughbred Club of America, visit our website at www.thethoroughbredclub.com.