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TRF Welcomes McLain to Board of Directors

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) is pleased to announce the addition of Shon McLain, a successful financial adviser who was once part of the stable operation for Hall of Fame trainer, D. Wayne Lukas, to the organization’s Board of Directors. The Board provides leadership for carrying out the Foundation’s mission to save Thoroughbred horses no […]

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Love at First Sight Leads to a Home for Dusk to Dawn

By Francis LaBelle While her husband, Joe, was working, Heather Rio fell in love. The next day, Joe met the object of her affections. Even he knew that Heather was a goner. “I know my wife, and as soon as she saw Dusky [Dusk to Dawn] running around in the paddock, her eyes lit up,” […]

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“35 Years of Second Chances”

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation presents “35 Years of Second Chances” at the American Correctional Association Winter Conference (Jan 11-15, 2019) On January 14, 2019, the nationally acclaimed TRF Second Chances Program will be recognized at the American Correctional Association’s 2019 Winter Conference in New Orleans. The American Correctional Association (ACA) is a private, non-profit, non-governmental […]

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