Erin Halliwell

TCA Hosts 'Bid On The Bluegrass' Online Auction

Halters worn by Kentucky Derby starters including Forte (Violence), Kingsbarns (Uncle Mo), Tapit Trice (Tapit), Angel of Empire (Classic Empire), and Two Phil's (Hard Spun) will be just some of the items listed during this year's Thoroughbred Charities of America's 'Bid on the Bluegrass' online auction, the organization said in a release Wednesday. Set to open on Thursday, May 4 at 9 a.m. and conclude on Saturday, May 6 at 9 p.m. E.T., all proceeds will benefit TCA. "Bid on the Bluegrass will feature a wide array of items with...

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TCA Named Beneficiary of Derby Handicapping Event

Thoroughbred Charities of America has been named the charitable beneficiary of the Derby Dozen handicapping event, presented by In the Money, to be held at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville May 4 from 7-9 p.m. ET. Professional handicappers Peter Fornatale, Jonathon Kinchen, and Maggie Wolfendale-Morley will take a deep dive into the analysis of the 2023 Kentucky Oaks and Derby starters as well as explore some of the best bets in some of the other races at Churchill Downs. "TCA is honored to be selected as the charitable beneficiary...

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Over 500 Trainers Accepted To Thoroughbred Makeover

Edited Press Release Some 512 trainers have been accepted to the 2023 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America, officials with the Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) have announced. The event takes place Oct. 11-14, 2023, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington and offers prize money in excess of $100,000. "On behalf of TCA, we congratulate all of the trainers accepted into the 2023 Thoroughbred Makeover," said Erin Halliwell, executive director of TCA. "We appreciate the time and resources trainers dedicate to transitioning Thoroughbreds into their...

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