Pegasus World Cup Recognizes TAA as Charitable Partner for Seventh Consecutive Year

January 19, 2023

$500K Pegasus World Cup Filly & Mare Turf Presented by Pepsi To Be Named in Support of TAA

TAA Press Release

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla.— As part of 1/ST’s mission to prioritize the care and safety of Thoroughbred racehorses before, during, and after their racing careers, the 2023 Pegasus World Cup presented by Baccarat will recognize the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) as its Charitable Partner for the seventh consecutive year. The 2023 Pegasus World Cup will feature three Grade 1 stakes races – the $3 million Pegasus World Cup presented by Baccarat, the $1 million Pegasus World Cup Turf presented by Qatar Racing and the $500,000 Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Pegasus World Cup Filly & Mare Turf presented by Pepsi.

“1/ST is happy to once again welcome and recognize the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance as our honored Charitable Partner of the 2023 Pegasus World Cup,” said Nicole Walker, Vice President, The Stronach Group and TAA Committee Member. “Thoroughbred aftercare has always been a top priority for 1/ST. We are proud to support the TAA and the wonderful work they do for our equine friends.”

As part of the Pegasus World Cup race day celebrations on Saturday, January 28, 1/ST will present a check to representatives from TAA’s Board of Directors and accredited organizations in the Winner’s Circle immediately following the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Pegasus World Cup Filly & Mare Turf race.

“1/ST’s dedication to accredited Thoroughbred aftercare is unfailing,” said TAA Operations Consultant, Stacie Clark. “We are honored to be included for another exciting year of the Pegasus World Cup and would like to thank Gulfstream Park for being such gracious hosts to the TAA and its accredited organizations.”

Since the inception of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance in 2012, 1/ST has donated over $1 million to support the TAA’s mission to retrain, retire, and rehome Thoroughbred racehorses. 1/ST executive Nicole Walker served five consecutive years as a TAA board member and is currently an active member of the TAA Communications Committee. 1/ST RACING & GAMING’s Chief Executive Officer Aidan Butler joined the TAA board and executive committee in 2022.

The 2023 Pegasus World Cup will be broadcast live on NBC with a 90-minute show from 4:30 to 6 P.M. ET and can be streamed live on NBCSports.com and Peacock.

For more tickets and more information about the Pegasus World Cup, please visit Pegasusworldcup.com or follow on social @PegasusWorldCup #AllForOne.

For more information or to donate to the TAA, please visit Thoroughbredaftercare.org.

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