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NTWAB to Donate $5,000 to Legacy Equine Academy

Officials at the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB), which consists of more than 180 professional racing journalists, announced Wednesday a pledge of $5,000 to Legacy Equine Academy, a Lexington-based program that gives racially diverse middle and high school students the opportunity to learn horsemanship through exposure to farms and the racing industry. "The NTWAB officers and board voted unanimously in the spring and gained the support of its general membership at our meeting prior to the Kentucky Derby to make a significant, one-time donation to a group that benefits...

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CARMA & PDJF Donation Gets Fans into Santa Anita’s Virtual Winner’s Circle

Beginning Friday, Sept. 25, with a donation of $200, fans can have their cut-out images appear in Santa Anita's Runhappy winner's circle. Friday is opening day of Santa Anita's 16-day Autumn Meeting. The personalized cut outs will be displayed throughout the meet, which concludes Oct. 25. The donation will support California Retirement Management Account (CARMA), which provides funding for the rehabilitation, retraining, and retirement of California-based runners, and the Permanently Disable Jockeys Fund (PDJF), which provides financial assistance to jockeys who have been injured on the racetrack, with 100% of...

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Indiana Grand Donates $5K to Friends of Ferdinand

Indiana Grand made its annual donation to Friends of Ferdinand, Inc., a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization based in Mooresville, Ind., Aug. 12. The racehorse aftercare program, the only Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance accredited organization in the state of Indiana, received $5,000 from the Community Relations program at the track. "Horse aftercare is such an important part of what wdo," said Eric Halstrom, vice president and general manager of racing. "It is an honor to be able to make a small donation to assist them." The donation from Indiana Grand will...

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Shelby County Pantry Pals Receives Donation from Indiana Grand

In an effort to assist the elevated requests for food and non-perishable items, Indiana Grand Racing & Casino has made a donation of $4,000 to Shelby County Pantry Pals. "This donation is greatly appreciated," said Greg Gerline, president of Shelby County Pantry Pals. "These funds will be designated for food purchases for our seven food pantries in Shelby County." Elena Lisle, vice president of marketing at Indiana Grand, learned about the significant increase in requests for food. She coordinated the donation with Indiana Grand's Community Impact team to assist the...

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High Heels Racing Syndicate Makes Donation to Au-Dela des Pistes

High Heels Racing Syndicate, which closed its books after earning over €40,000 with 53% top-three finishes from 71 races, will donate its remaining funds of €3,000 to Au-Dela des Pistes. The latter is a non-profit organisation that promotes and helps with the welfare and re-homing of ex-racehorses in France. More than 600 horses have found new homes since it was founded in 2016. "I would like to thank the incredible generosity of our numerous syndicate partners who did not hesitate a second to support the cause," said High Heels Racing...

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