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View: Tarrant Issues $100,000 Challenge Grant for the TRF

Tarrant Issues $100,000 Challenge Grant for the TRF

Some may consider Amy Tarrant a late bloomer in the Thoroughbred racing industry, but there is no denying her passion for horses is infectious...and successful. At 71, this triple threat--owner/breeder/trainer--isn't close to stopping, especially as she prepares to leave her mark on the sport in a different way, one that keeps the future bright for horses after the lights fade. Tarrant is making a $100,000 donation to the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) in a challenge grant, which encourages matching donations.

View: West Virginia Breeders Comes Through for TRF - Again!

West Virginia Breeders Comes Through for TRF - Again!

For the fifth consecutive year, the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation has received a $25,000 donation from the 28th edition of the West Virginia Breeders Classics, which was held October 18 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town. The nine-race card featured $1.28 million in purses, and the highlight was the $500,000 West Virginia Breeders Classic, which now stands as the richest state-bred race in the country.

View: TRF Gets Grand Donation from Boulder Crest Retreat

TRF Gets Grand Donation from Boulder Crest Retreat

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation recently received news that two members of one of its satellite farms have joined the Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness in western Loudoun County, Va. Boulder Crest, which is celebrating its one-year anniversary, is a country retreat for military service members and veterans with physical and psychological injuries.

View: TRF Elects "The Mig" as First Jockey on Board

TRF Elects "The Mig" as First Jockey on Board

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation elected Richard Migliore to its Board of Directors on Wednesday, October 22. The addition of Migliore, a longtime TRF supporter and advocate for the humane treatment of off-track Thoroughbreds, augments an already distinguished and diverse TRF Board.

"I am happy to be on the TRF board", Migliore said. "I have always understood that horses have given me every good thing in my life. And, I have always felt that it is the responsibility of everyone in the industry to make sure that the horses have good homes when they are through racing."

View: TRF Names Firlings-Herter as CFO, VP of Operations

TRF Names Firlings-Herter as CFO, VP of Operations

Janet Herter has joined the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation as its Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations. A resident of Troy, NY, Firlings-Herter has worked as consulting CFO for a number of businesses, most recently Ulster/Greene ARC in Kingston, NY; Rejuveness Pharmaceutical in Saratoga Springs, NY; and Max London's and Mrs. London's Bakery in Saratoga Springs.

View: TRF Featured in Vancouver Film Festival Premier

TRF Featured in Vancouver Film Festival Premier

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation's Second Chances program at the James River Work Center in Virginia is featured as part of a new film, "The Wound and the Gift: The True Meaning of Animal Rescue." The world premiere on September 30th at the 33rd Annual Vancouver International Film Festival is sold out.

View: Local Foundations Step Up To Support TRF Second Chances at Plymouth County Sheriff's Farm

Local Foundations Step Up To Support TRF Second Chances at Plymouth County Sheriff's Farm

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF), which launched the Second Chances program at Plymouth County Sheriff's Farm in 2009 with the support of the Fields Family Foundation, received $60,000 from the Gardinor Prunaret Foundation, Roberta M. Childs Charitable Foundation and Mary Elizabeth Pearce Foundation. Second Chances is a rehabilitative initiative for both inmates and horses.

View: TRF Welcomes Carl J. Domino to its Board of Directors

TRF Welcomes Carl J. Domino to its Board of Directors

Carl J. Domino, a longtime fixture on the New York racing circuit and a staunch supporter of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation, has been elected to the TRF Board of Directors.

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