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TRF ADDS NOTED MARYLAND VETERINARIAN, DR. NICHOLAS MEITTINIS, TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Nicholas Meittinis, DVM to the Board of Directors of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation.  Dr. Meittinis is a Maryland-based equine veterinarian who is the President of the North American Association of Racetrack Veterinarians (NAARV). The TRF Board provides leadership for carrying out the […]

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Hall of Fame Jockey, Ramon Dominguez, serves as Honorary Chair to support Rescue and Retirement of Ex-Racehorses at 10th Annual 5K Run for the Horses

More than 300 runners, walkers and their canine companions will join former racehorses to participate in the 10th Annual Run/Walk for the Horses 5K on Saturday, August 31st at the Orenda Pavilion in Saratoga Spa State Park. The event, which features a sanctioned 5K and ½ mile Kids’ Fun Run, is designed to raise awareness […]

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TRF CO-HOSTS BOOK LAUNCH OF “RACING TIME – A MEMOIR OF LOVE, LOSS AND LIBERATION” WITH PATRICK SMITHWICK

Son of A.P. Smithwick releases his third in trilogy and shares proceeds with Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) On Thursday, July 25, the TRF will co-host a cocktail reception, reading, and book signing at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame with author Patrick Smithwick as he launches his new book Racing Time: A […]

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TRF joins Collaborative Effort to Rescue Neglected Racehorses in New York

Saratoga Springs, NY – The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation, working in partnership with the authorities and several other horse rescue organizations, has taken in four horses from an equine neglect case in New York’s Hudson Valley. TRF was alerted to this large-scale rescue in early March and responded immediately. In a collaborative effort with ReRun Thoroughbred […]

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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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“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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