James and Shari Ough have made a donation of $25,000 to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance. The charitable contribution was presented on Saturday, Aug. 5, at Saratoga Race Course.
“We are incredibly grateful for James and Shari Ough's heartfelt donation to Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance,” said Emily Dresen, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, Director of Funding & Events. “By championing our mission, their support enables us to provide crucial aid to accredited aftercare organizations, ultimately benefiting the well-being of countless horses in their deserving retirement.”
The check presentation took place following the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance named race at Saratoga Race Course, highlighting the invaluable role played by Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance in safeguarding the welfare of Thoroughbreds beyond their racing days.
“Shari and I are incredibly fortunate, deeply humbled, and honored to support Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and its mission to ensure a secure future for retired racehorses through accredited aftercare,” said James Ough. “Our heartfelt donation signifies not just a contribution, but a gesture of hope. It is our greatest hope that this, and future donations, will serve as an inspiration for others to unite with us in giving back to these exceptional equine athletes. We owe our success to them. Together, let's make a lasting impact and pave the way for a brighter future for the Thoroughbred – and Thoroughbred Racing.”