Thoroughbred Charities of America has announced the appointment of five new directors to its current board of directors: Antony Beck of Gainesway Farm, Jimmy Bell of Darley at Jonabell, Gary Biszantz of Cobra Farm, Nadia Sanan Briggs of Padua Stables, and Jack Wolf of Starlight Stables.
Thoroughbred Charities of America has announced a gift of $250,000 from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous. The fund will be used to create a permanent endowment for TCA to assure future grant giving. TCA has granted more than $12 million over the past 16 years, to nearly 200 organizations in 35 states.
Friday evening's Thoroughbred Charities of America Stallion Season and Art Auction was the most successful and perhaps most unique in the 17 year history of the event.
A breeding to multiple grade I winner Bernardini has been added to the stellar roster of seasons to be included in the Thoroughbred Charities of America's stallion season auction beginning on Nov. 27.
Trainer Todd Pletcher has elected to include his personal "package" of stallion seasons for 2007 in the Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) Stallion Season and Art Auction, which will begin Nov. 27 and conclude with a live auction at Dec. 1. The live auction will be conducted by Fasig Tipton auctioneers.
Breyer Animal Creations has chosen Thoroughbred Charities of America(TCA) to receive a portion of the proceeds from the auctions and raffles at the 17th annual BreyerFest at the Kentucky Horse Park July 28-30, 2006.
At its annual board meeting May 13, Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) approved grants of $1,750,000 to 136 non-profits, representing equine rescue/retraining, backstretch/jockey, research, education scholarships, and therapeutic riding facilities in 35 states.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association will offer a Thoroughbred Charities of America "check-off option" to all renewing and new membership applicants beginning in June.
Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) announced they will hold its Stallion Season Auction Dec. 1, and for the first time, the event will take place at Keeneland Entertainment Center.
Erin Halliwell has been named director of marketing and communications for the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA).
Dan Rosenberg, president and chief operating officer of Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky., has been named executive in residence for the Equine Initiative within the University of Kentucky's College of Agriculture. Rosenberg will continue in his present position at Three Chimneys in addition to the new role.
Thoroughbred Charities of America has been named as the non-profit associated with the new book, "Chicken Soup for the Horse Lover's Soul II", due out in March 2006.
The 16th annual charity stallion season and art auction conducted by Thoroughbred Charities of America and the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association on Dec. 3 at CandyLand Farm in Delaware and audiocast to Cross Gate Gallery in Lexington, Ky. raised $1.9 million.
The Keeneland Foundation, in partnership with the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, Thoroughbred Charities of America, Starquine, and the Casner Family Foundation, announced Oct. 26 the results of a hurricane relief effort launched during the September Sales.
The Thoroughbred Thank You Fund, established by 1986 West Point graduate and retired Army officer Terry Finley, plans to bring 200 New York-based military personnel and West Point cadets to the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships at Belmont Park Oct. 29. Included will be New York reservists from the 369th Harlem Hellfighters Battalion and the 69th Infantry, who recently returned from tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.
When champion filly Ashado is offered for sale during the 2005 Keeneland November Mixed Sale by Taylor Made Sales Agency, a portion of the proceeds of the sale will benefit Thoroughbred Charities of America.
Thoroughbred Charities of America has contributed $50,000 to various equine-related charities to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Thoroughbred Charities of America raised $220,000 at its annual golf tournament Aug. 16 at the Saratoga National Golf Club in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Keeneland, with a $1-million commitment from Central Kentucky horseman Bill Casner and his wife, Susan, and in partnership with the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association and Thoroughbred Charities of America, will accept donations during the Sept. 12-26 yearling sale to help victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) has approved grants of $1,227,000 spread out to 112 equine charities for the 2005 fiscal year.
Thoroughbred Charities of America announced the appointment of Betty Moran to its board of directors. The TCA is a fund raising organization that distributes grants to Thoroughbred rescue, retirement, research, education, backstretch, and handicap riding programs.
The Thoroughbred Charities of America's 15th annual gala charity stallion season and art auction Dec. 4 at Herb and Ellen Moelis' CandyLand Farm near Middletown, Del. raised $1.86 million, it was announced Wednesday.
"Smarty Jones Winning the Preakness 2004", an original oil painting, has been donated by artist Shawn Faust to the Thoroughbred Charities of America Stallion Season and Art Auction at Candyland Farm, which will be simulcast live to Lexington's Cross Gate Gallery Dec. 4.
Through the efforts of more than 250 supporters, Blue Grass Farms Chaplaincy raised $79,700 at "Call to the Post," its first major fundraising event Sept. 17 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. The funds will be used to further the ministry of Blue Grass Farms Chaplaincy, a division of the Race Track Chaplaincy of America.
Thoroughbred Charities of America raised $65,000 at its inaugural golf tournament Aug. 17 at the Saratoga National Golf Club in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Proceeds will benefit Thoroughbred rescue, rehabilitation, and research throughout the nation.
Thoroughbred Charities of America has appointed Liz Harris of Midway, Ky. as executive director. She has served on the TCA board for eight years.
Thoroughbred Charities July 30 made the final $10,000 payment of its capital campaign pledge to the Belmont Child Care Association.
Thoroughbred Charities of America has awarded a $3,000 grant to the Groom Elite Program, its first from the Delaware-based charity founded by Herb and Ellen Moelis.
Thoroughbred Charities of America approved grants of $1,014,400 for the 2004 fiscal year at its annual board of directors meeting in late May. The grants were awarded to 85 equine charities that work with improving the lives of Thoroughbreds and the people who work with them.
Officials of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association and Thoroughbred Charities of America announced Monday that the two organizations have agreed to a strategic alliance aimed at expanding TCA's charitable programs on behalf of the industry.
Hagyard-Davidson McGee veterinary clinic near Lexington will be hosting a three-day animal rescue course Jan. 2-4 at the Kentucky Horse Park.
Despite a severe snowstorm along the East Coast, a large crowd attended the Thoroughbred Charities of America's 14th annual gala and auction Dec. 6, raising more than $1.5 million to aid retired Thoroughbreds.
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The Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Va., has been awarded a $25,000 grant from Thoroughbred Charities of America and a $5,000 grant from the Maryland Horse Industries Board to help construct and equip new laboratory facilities designed to support its growing equine research program.
Seabiscuit author Laura Hillenbrand has been named the 2003 recipient of the Allaire C. du Pont Humanitarian Award from Thoroughbred Charities of America and writer Bill Nack will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Magazine Writing.
Thoroughbred Charities of America, Ltd. (TCA) has given $40,000 to University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center.
By Wendy Moon -- Merial, the pharmaceutical conglomerate, has committed to donating 10,000 doses of its signature wormers to the Thoroughbred rescue and retirement groups supported by Thoroughbred Charities of America.
Saratoga Seabiscuit showing sold out...Winners FEderation receives TCA grant...Del Mar offers film series...Don Burt wins Equine Industry Vision Award.
The New York Therapeutic Riding Center has received a $5,000 grant from the Thoroughbred Charities of America.
The board of directors of the Thoroughbred Charities of America approved grants exceeding $1,027,250 at its annual board meeting on May 31. Grants of $910,650 will be made immediately with an additional $116,600 held in reserve to be distributed as needed. Fiscal 2003 represents the third consecutive year TCA has approved grants totaling seven figures.
ReRun, Inc. has assumed management of Greener Pastures Equine Sanctuary, a 160-acre estate along the Sassafras River near Cecilton, Maryland donated by the Wear Family.
Thoroughbred Charities of America completed the first phase of its annual Stallion Season and Sporting Art Auction on Dec. 7, with results pointing toward a new record.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association and the Thoroughbred Charities of America will conduct their annual stallion season auction on Saturday, December 7.
Thoroughbred Charities of America's board of directors has announced the approval of $1.1-million in grants to 52 organizations.
TCA gives $20,000 to KTOB emergency fund...Jockey Shane Laviolette a winner on Father's Day at Arlington.
Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) is spearheading the development of a new retirement facility for ex-racehorses. The new facility, Greener Pastures Equine Sanctuary, is a 130-acre farm on the Sassafras River near Cecilton, Md., which was donated by Doris Wear and her family.
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