Keyword: fundraiser

  • R.A.C.E. Fund Plans Online Auction Fundraiser

    The R.A.C.E. Fund, a non-profit organization established in 2004 and TAA accredited, launches its 2018 fund drive with an online auction on eBay starting May 25th at 8 p.m. (EDT) and ending June 1 to help raise funds for racehorse retirement. 

  • Nick Vaccarezza accepts a check from Acacia Courtney at the fundraiser. Carlo Vaccarezza is third from left.

    Fundraiser for Shooting Victims Raises $160,000

    Owner Carlo Vaccarezza, whose sons Nick and Mike survived the Parkland shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Feb 14, raised approximately $160,000 for families of the victims during a fundraiser Feb. 25 at the family restaurant.

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    Famous Horse Halters Auctioned for CKRH

    The 35-year-old program at the Kentucky Horse Park offers equine-assisted activities and therapies to people of all ages. The halters are part of the silent auction in CKRH's annual gala fundraiser, Night of the Stars.

  • 'Jockeys and Jeans' Set for Feb. 28

    The third "Jockeys and Jeans" fundraiser for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund is set for Feb. 28 at Gulfstream Park. About $400,000 in non-guaranteed stallion seasons are available through an online auction.

  • 'Cards 4 CARMA' Fundraiser Set for July 19

    In support of providing funding for the rehabilitation, retraining and/or retirement of Thoroughbred horses that have raced in California, CARMA will be hosting its charity fundraiser. "Cards 4 CARMA", on July 19.

  • TCA Stallion Season Auction Approaching

    The 24th annual Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) Stallion Season Auction will be held Jan. 2-4 and will offer a wide variety of seasons, trips, tickets, unique experiences, and other auction items.

  • MHAF Hosts Fundraiser to Help Injured Rider

    The Maryland Horsemen's Assistance Fund, with The Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, presents a fundraiser at The Corner Stable in Columbia, Md., Oct. 17 to benefit a fund for injured exercise rider Jose Villegas.

  • Churchill Downs damage following the 2011 tornado.

    Fundraiser Set for Those Impacted by Tornado

    The National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association in conjunction with Equine Savings is donating 10 Toro Lawnmowers to aid the Kentucky HBPA and its members who suffered losses from the tornado at Churchill.

  • 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.

  • Justin Vitek

    Vitek Fundraiser Considered Big Success

    Through the support of many in the horseracing industry, jockey Justin Vitek will have $60,000 to help defray costs stemming from his battle with acute myelogenous leukemia. About 250 horsemen and racing fans gathered at the Kentucky Derby Museum April 21 for dinner, drinks, and live and silent auctions.

  • Jose Santos

    Santos Guest at Sports Dinner

    Jockey Jose Santos will return to the limelight Feb. 23 when he joins athletes from various other sports at the 17th Sports Legends Awards dinner at The Omni Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif. The event benefits spinal cord research through the Paralysis Project of America.

  • Millennium Fundraiser a Success

    For the second year in a row, an effort to bridge the digital divide for underprivileged children of the Thoroughbred industry and throughout Central Kentucky was made through a fundraiser to benefit Tubby's Clubhouse.

  • Pletcher Guest of Honor at July 24 Siro's Fundraiser

    2007 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winning trainer Todd Pletcher will be honored by the Center for Disability Services at the 14th annual RJ Valente Siro's Cup at Siro's Restaurant in Saratoga Springs on the eve of opening day at Saratoga Race Course.

  • 'Pasture Party' at Churchill Raises $67,000 for TRF

    For the third year in a row, Churchill Downs Inc. hosted the "Out To Pasture "Party, a benefit for the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation. More than $67,000 was raised for the organization.

  • Kentucky Museum of Arts + Design holds Oaks Day Fundraiser

    On Friday morning, April 30, they're off to the Oaks Brunch at the Brown Hotel, a Fundraiser to benefit the Kentucky Museum of Arts + Design. More than 250 people have gathered for this 18th annual event to see and be seen, to buy, and to brunch.

  • New Lexington Derby Eve Party Champions Causes

    A new breed of Derby Eve Party begins with "Evening of Champions." This year Pam Leet's TwoCan Marketing will host the inaugural edition of this new annual event at WinStar Farm, on Pisgah Pike in Versailles, Ky., on April 30.

  • TRF Raises a Record $325,000

    The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation raised a record $325,000 Monday evening at a dinner auction at the Saratoga Golf and Polo Club in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

  • Fundraiser Nets $272,650 for Relief Effort

    In a continuing effort to raise funds for the relief effort tied to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association held an auction to benefit its New York Heroes Fund following the annual Stallion Access fall sale Nov. 9 at Fasig-Tipton Kentucky's Newtown Paddocks.