Saratoga Face Mask Campaign Raises $20K

Officials at the New York Racing Association (NYRA) presented a check in the amount of $20,000 to a handful of non-profit organizations, the result of a joint undertaking with the City of Saratoga Springs to raise funds via the sale of limited-edition Saratoga face masks. The campaign was launched in mid-June and reportedly met with a great deal of interest in the public. The funds will be distributed evenly between AIM Services, Inc.; Franklin Community Center; Shelters of Saratoga and the SNACpack Program (Saratoga Nutrition Assistance for Children). A portion...

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Yorkshire Open Day Goes Virtual

The inaugural Virtual Yorkshire Open Day hosted by Racing Welfare will be on Sept. 13. Due to COVID, the event replaces the Middleham and Malton Open Days, which were cancelled. The Virtual Open Day will feature racehorse trainers from across the county providing video tours and other insights into their training operations, as well as equine superstars and horses to follow. For more information, go to There will also be a Virtual Epsom Open Day on Aug. 31 which will also showcase the Derby's rich history through video tours,...

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TCA To Host Fundraising Webinar

Thoroughbred Charities of America will host a webinar entitled "Fundraising in Challenging Times" Friday, Apr. 3 at 2 p.m. EST to aid nonprofit organizations amid the COVID-19 pandemic. "When the pandemic hit, we reached out to our grant recipients to ask how they were doing," said Erin Crady executive director of TCA. "One of the biggest concerns among grantees was about lost revenue due to cancelled fundraisers and events so we thought we could help by providing an educational resource that will assist in making a shift to digital fundraising."...

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