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Checkoff Program Now Tax Deductible

Contributions by owners and breeders to The Jockey Club's retirement checkoff program in support of Thoroughbred aftercare now qualify as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes.

Pons Joins TCA Board

Thoroughbred Charities of America announced Jan. 20 the appointment of Josh Pons to its board of directors. Pons will serve a three-year term as a new member.

Seasons, Other Auction Items to Benefit TCA

Seasons, Other Auction Items to Benefit TCA

Nominations to some of the leading North American sires will be available to benefit Thoroughbred Charities of America when the organization's Stallion Season Auction begins Nov. 30 at 9 a.m.

TCA to Manage Blue Horse Charities

TCA to Manage Blue Horse Charities

Fasig-Tipton has announced the assignment of the day-to-day management of their wholly-owned subsidiary, Blue Horse Charities, to Thoroughbred Charities of America, an affiliate of Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association.

Checkoff Program to Benefit TCA, TRF

Checkoff Program to Benefit TCA, TRF

When Thoroughbred owners and breeders in North America submit their foal registration applications on or after Jan. 1, 2009, they will be able to participate in a voluntary checkoff program, created and administered by The Jockey Club, which will assist two organizations that provide post-racing care for Thoroughbreds.

Pletcher to Receive TCA Charity Award

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Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA), has selected Todd Pletcher, the North American leader in purse earnings from 2004-2007, to receive this year's TCA "Charity Leadership Award" Dec. 5 at Keeneland, during their 19th Annual TCA Stallion Season and Art auction.

TCA Affiliates With TOBA

TCA Affiliates With TOBA

Plans have been finalized for Thoroughbred Charities of America to affiliate with the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association. TCA will be considered a supporting organization of TOBA with executive offices located in Lexington, Ky., and Middletown, Del.

TCA to Give $1.59 Million in Grants

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TCA to Give $1.59 Million in Grants

The board of directors of the Thoroughbred Charities of America has approved grants totaling $1,592,225 to 147 non-profit organizations in 35 states involved with rescue, research, backstretch education, and therapeutic riding programs.

TCA Receives Grant From UPS Foundation

The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS, has given a $10,000 grant to Thoroughbred Charities of America to honor Eight Belles, who suffered a fatal breakdown after her second place finish to Big Brown in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

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