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4th Annual CARMAthon Fundraiser To Support Retired Racehorses On Aug. 26

The California Retirement Management Account (CARMA) annual online fundraiser, CARMAthon, will take place live on FanDuel TV and TVG on Saturday, Aug. 26 from Del Mar, the organization said in a release Wednesday. CARMAthon aims to raise $150,000 to support retired racehorses and fund essential aftercare programs. Proceeds will directly benefit their grant program, which supports over 20 Thoroughbred aftercare charities. "Once again, FanDuel TV and the FanDuel Group are proud to partner with the California Retirement Management Account, to be contributors, and to be the broadcast home for this...

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R.A.C.E. Fund Annual Online Fundraiser May 12-19

The TAA-accredited R.A.C.E. Fund, a 501c3 that stands for "Retirement Assistance and Care for Equines," will launch its 2023 fundraising drive May 12. The online auction will appear on eBay and end May 19. A number of halters--including those of Essential Quality, Serena's Song, Quality Road, Mandaloun, and Upstart--horseshoes, and signed pictures will be part of the auction, as will a VIP farm tour of Three Chimneys. "We have some very exciting and amazing auction items again this year," said R.A.C.E. Fund president Marlene Murray. "We would like to especially...

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Grayson-Jockey Club's 'Dine out for Charity' Fundraiser Begins Oct. 26

Seven Central Kentucky restaurants will participate in a new "Dine out for Charity" fundraiser for Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation. The restaurants will donate a percentage of all sales--or a percentage of sales from specialty menu items--to Grayson from Oct. 26 through Nov. 29. "Horses of all breeds and disciplines are an integral part of Kentucky's culture and economy, and we are thankful for the support of many of Central Kentucky's best restaurants in facilitating equine health," said Dell Hancock, chairman of Grayson. "We believe that this initiative is a great...

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Proxy Bidding Available for Jockeys and Jeans Live Auction

The upcoming seventh annual Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF)'s popular Jockeys and Jeans fundraiser, to be held Sept. 11 at Monmouth Park, will feature proxy bidding for the live auction items available at the event. A number of unique items and racing-related memorabilia are being offered in the live auction, including halters worn by American Pharoah, Authentic, Curlin, and Tiz the Law, as well as a boot signed by the last five winning jockeys of the Triple Crown and a signed custom racing saddle. Click here for the auction proxy...

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Grand National Package Added to the Great Racing Welfare Auction

There are now over 100 lots on offer at The Great Racing Welfare Auction which will be held virtually this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Racing Welfare announced on Thursday. One of the new items up for bid is the Ultimate Aintree Grand National package-the chance for two people to attend the invite-only Grand National Weights Lunch in February, a course walk with Carrie Ford and a day at the races on Grand National Day with a place for two at the Chairman's Lunch and more. Other notable lots...

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