Keyword: Off Track Thoroughbreds

  • Brazilian Horse of the Year Enjoys New Jumper Career

    The latest addition to Xin Xu Lin's rèsumè came just a few years ago, when the Brazilian champion arrived at the Maker's Mark Secretariat Center at the Kentucky Horse Park and met his new owner, Kasia Jaskowska, who adopted him as a jumper prospect.

  • Inside Aftercare by Erin Shea

    Racing NSW Buys Property for OTTBs Through Welfare Fund

    Racing NSW, the regulating body for Thoroughbred racing in New South Wales Australia, announced July 22 that it has purchased a 2,600-acre property in Capertee for the purpose of rehabilitation, retraining, and rehoming off-track Thoroughbreds.

  • Inside Aftercare by Erin Shea

    CANTER PA Promotes Rider Education Through Scholarship

    The Pennsylvania chapter of the Communication Alliance to Network Thoroughbred Ex-Racehorses (CANTER) awarded scholarships to three off-track Thoroughbred owners in the Mid-Atlantic region to further promote their riding and training education.

  • Inside Aftercare by Erin Shea

    TRF Fundraising Initiative Gives Ownership Feel

    An initiative launched by the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation gives donors an opportunity to help provide for the care of a former racehorse while getting the feel of horse ownership without the added responsibilities.

  • Inside Aftercare by Erin Shea

    Little Red Feather Expands Network into Aftercare

    The Little Red Feather partnership has been at the forefront of innovation for Thoroughbred ownership groups. From launching in 2002, the group has more than 300 partners, has successfully crowdsourced a winner through their LRF Thoroughbred Fund.

  • Inside Aftercare by Erin Shea

    Blowen to Discuss Aftercare Economic Value at IFAR

    The International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses hopes to highlight the promotion of Thoroughbreds in second careers, helping racing owners bridge the gap to their horses' retirement, and connect aftercare efforts and horseplayers.

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    Racetracker Has Eye for OTTB Talent

    As the dynamics of aftercare and sport horse purchasing changed in the age of the internet—the path to second careers has evolved. One racetracker, Jen Ruberto, has made a name for herself as a go-to connector between racing and riding.

  • Inside Aftercare by Erin Shea

    Formerly Abandoned Mare Makes Strides Toward Makeover

    The KyEHC rescued Annora from the high-profile situation that involved about 40 horses left on a farm near Harrodsburg, Ky. leased by Charles Borell and his daughter, trainer Maria Borell. Annora's listed breeder is Maria Borell.

  • Inside Aftercare by Erin Shea

    Q&A: The Makeover Effect on the Market

    As the 2017 Thoroughbred Makeover is shaping up to be the largest in its relatively short history, Erin Shea talked to RRP's president, Steuart Pittman, about the effect the event has had on the off-track Thoroughbred market.

  • Art Auction to Benefit Bright Futures Farm

    Fast Market was a stakes winner in Canada, and resides at Bright Futures Farm in Pennsylvania, which provides reschooling and retirement, primarily for Thoroughbreds. The auction will benefit Bright Futures Farm.

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    Thoroughbred Makeover Trainers Selected

    The Retired Racehorse Project released a list of 480 trainers from 45 states, three Canadian provinces, and England who will acquire and train a recently retired racehorse for the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium.

  • Papa John's Pizza to Support Aftercare

    Beginning Oct. 1, go to PapaJohns.com and enter promo code TAA13 to receive one large two-topping pizza and garlic or cinnamon knots for just $13 with $1 donated to the TAA. Lexington and Louisville locations only.

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    Charles Town Continues CANTER Support

    For the seventh consecutive year, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races is providing funding to CANTER Mid-Atlantic for the organization's ongoing program to rehabilitate and find homes for former racehorses.

  • R.A.C.E. Fund to Hold Online Auction

    The R.A.C.E. Fund launches its 2014 drive with an online auction on eBay starting June 21 at 8 p.m. ET and ending on June 28 at 8 p.m. to help raise funds for racehorse retirement and rescue.

  • CANTER Off to Good Start in Texas

    CANTER, an online service that helps transition racehorses into second careers, announced March 21 that its newly established Texas operation successfully moved six ex-runners in the first week.

  • Show Set for Retired Illinois Thoroughbreds

    A horse competition in Staunton, Ill., Oct. 20 will be held to benefit Thoroughbreds Helping Thoroughbreds, an organization that aims to promote the retired Thoroughbred as a capable horse breed for competition off the track.

  • New Thoroughbred Incentive Awards Offered

    The Thoroughbred Incentive Program, which encourages the retraining of Thoroughbreds into other disciplines after racing or breeding careers, is offering a performance award pilot program for the second half of 2013.

  • Del Mar to Match CARMA Funds

    Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and California Retirement Management Account have announced a new matching funds program beginning with the upcoming 2013 race meeting at the seaside track opening July 17.

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    Rosie Napravnik Joins Board of Old Friends

    Two days before riding Mylute to a fifth-place finish in the Kentucky Derby May 5, jockey Rosie Napravnik was appointed to the board of directors of Old Friends Farm. They are "thrilled to have her," said Michael Blowen.

  • Social Media Valuable Tool for Aftercare

    Learning how to use social media to boost public knowledge of aftercare facilities was one of the themes on the second and final day of a professional education seminar offered by the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance.