Giving Tuesday

Over $40,000 Raised to Support New Vocations on Giving Tuesday

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program celebrated a successful Giving Tuesday, raising over $40,000 for their mission to rehab, retrain, and rehome retired racehorses. Churchill Downs Incorporated, alongside their nine racetrack properties, pledged to match the first $20,000 raised by New Vocations in support of both Thoroughbred and Standardbred aftercare. Over 100 supporters in the equestrian and racing communities rallied together in support of New Vocations' aftercare program. "It was really great to see support come in from so many of our adopters and supporters along with many new contributors via...

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Churchill Downs To Match Up To $20K on New Vocations' Giving Tuesday

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI), represented by their nine racetrack properties, will match all New Vocations Giving Tuesday donations up to $20,000 in support of Thoroughbred and Standardbred aftercare. Giving Tuesday takes place five days after Thanksgiving on Nov. 28. "CDI is pleased to jump start New Vocations' holiday giving campaign with a match donation. The work New Vocations does is vital to both the Thoroughbred and Standardbred industries," said Cathy Shircliff, Director of Equine Industry Relations for CDI. "On behalf of Thoroughbred tracks Churchill Downs Racetrack, Colonial Downs, Ellis Park,...

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New Vocations 'Giving Tuesday' Amasses Over $72K

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program raised over $72,000 for racehorse aftercare on 'Giving Tuesday'. Breeders' Cup winning owners of Wonder Wheel, DJ Stable, LLC, generously pledged to match the first $30,000 raised by New Vocations in honor of the organization's 30th anniversary. Courtesy of over 100 supporters in the equestrian and racing communities, funds were raised late into Nov. 29, and pushed over the goal thanks to a $10,000 donation made by Oak Grove Racing Gaming and Hotel, a Churchill Downs property. "We were blown away by the tremendous response...

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TAA Launches Holiday Giving Campaign

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Holiday Giving Campaign launches Tuesday and runs through Dec. 31. Those wishing to support accredited Thoroughbred aftercare can visit the TAA's website to make a donation and send digital holiday cards to colleagues, friends, and loved ones. Throughout the year-end campaign, the TAA will host special one-day only donation matching with some of horse racing's biggest names, including Denali Stud, West Point Thoroughbreds, Bob and Jill Baffert, and more. "While we gear up for the holidays, it is my hope that those of us in the...

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D. J. Stable to Match 'Giving Tuesday' Donations to New Vocations

D. J. Stable, LLC will match 'Giving Tuesday' donations to New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program in celebration of the organization's 30th anniversary. D. J. Stable, whose Wonder Wheel (Into Mischief) won the GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Nov. 4, will match up to $30,000 in support of racehorse aftercare. Giving Tuesday takes place Nov. 29 this year. "We are so pleased to have the opportunity to partner with this wonderful organization," said D. J. Stable's general manager Jonathan Green. "Our horses have benefited from being placed in New Vocations' aftercare...

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Farrier Fund Theme of TRF's Giving Tuesday Campaign

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) is encouraging their supporters to join them online on Dec. 1, for #GivingTuesday. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely-recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. "The Hoof makes the Horse" focuses on the important TRF Farrier Fund. The TRF is asking their supporters to help them reach their #Hoofgoals of $15,000 to help offset the costs of approximately 3 months of hoof care for the 500...

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