The Pope Foundation

Pope Foundation Issues $80K in Grants to Nonprofits

The John William Pope Foundation awarded $80,000 to Thoroughbred-related non-profits during its most recent board meeting. Recipients included Backstretch Employee Services Team of New York for citizenship classes for track employees ($5,000); Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation for a study examining PET technology's use in the early detection of fetlock lesions in horses ($50,000); New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program for their work in caring for retired Thoroughbreds ($15,000); and Thoroughbred Charities of America ($10,000). "We are grateful for all the work being done for current and retiring Thoroughbreds and the welfare...

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