Trudy McCaffery was remembered as a "cross between Mother Teresa and Elizabeth Taylor" during a well-attended memorial service at Santa Anita Park, where her racehorses regularly competed.
Trudy McCaffery, who in partnership raced such popular California stars as Bien Bien, Bienamado, Came Home, Free House, and Pacific Squall, died Feb. 12 at her home near Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Kids to the Cup, the national non-profit charitable organization that educates young racing fans, with the support of John E's Restaurant in Louisville, will auction off halters worn by participants in this year's 131st Kentucky Derby (gr. I) on eBay. Proceeds from the auction will benefit Kids to the Cup.
For the fifth consecutive year, Kids to the Cup will enjoy a visit to Santa Anita on Santa Anita Derby day.
By John DeSantis -- Aspiring jockey Ashton Fitzpatrick is living a dream every day of her life. Don't we all wish we were, too?
Oak Tree Racing Association will host the Breeders' Cup Charity Gala Friday, Oct. 24th at the Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, Calif.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association today Friday that Thoroughbred owner and breeder Trudy McCaffery and Keeneland president and CEO Nick Nicholson have joined the board of directors of NTRA Charities.
National Thoroughbred Racing Association Commissioner Tim Smith presented the NTRA Commissioner's Cup to Thoroughbred owner/breeder Trudy McCaffery Nov. 1 at a reception at the Regent Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.
By John DeSantis -- John DeSantis talks about the Kids to the Cup program.
By John DeSantis -- Sometimes it helps to step outside of our problems, table issues, and suspend disagreements in order to take stock of the good things we have. There are some very good people in our game and by the looks of things, we have more willing to join us in the Kids to the Cup program.
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