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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.

View: Eat, Hay, Love

Eat, Hay, Love

This year, the Hay Drive's theme is 'Eat, Hay, Love,' but the mission is the same: to raise money to help feed the nearly 1,000 horses in the TRF herd. The average cost of hay is $180 per ton, and the TRF expects that expense to exceed $350,000 this year.

View: Rosie Takes Lead for Olivia's Herd

Rosie Takes Lead for Olivia's Herd

Jockey Rosie Napravnik took time out from her busy afternoon at Saratoga Race Course on July 31 to sign autographs to benefit "Olivia's Herd," the special needs horses of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation.

View: Secretariat's Kin Featured at Heritage Horse Show

Secretariat's Kin Featured at Heritage Horse Show

Fifty-one Thoroughbreds, all descendants of legendary Triple Crown winner Secretariat, were featured at the Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Show at The Meadow Event Park on July 25-27 in Doswell, Va. The event was held to benefit the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation's chapter at James River, Va.

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