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“This is where I was meant to be”

POSTED: March 14, 2023

Karen Chavez. (NYRA Photo) NYRA Cares: The Race Track Chaplaincy’s Karen Chavez NYRA Press Office OZONE PARK, N.Y. - In following her older sister to New...

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New York’s Racetrack Chaplaincy Set To Deliver a Special Time of Year for Backstretch Families

POSTED: November 1, 2022

ELMONT, N.Y. - With the holidays approaching, families start making travel plans, gift shopping, planning menus and putting up decorations. The same traditions apply to...

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NYRA Cares: Thoroughbreds Helping Veterans to Leave Trauma Behind

POSTED: September 5, 2022

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.— There’s a special charge that Steve Houghton in his position as program advisor for the Saratoga WarHorse Foundation experiences most every time...


NYRA Cares: the success stories keep coming

POSTED: January 7, 2022

OZONE PARK, N.Y. - For Stacie Clark Rogers of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA), there are several ways to measure progress in aftercare. One is concrete: following...

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NYRA Cares: A holiday tradition to continue at Aqueduct with Toys for Tots

POSTED: December 1, 2021

OZONE PARK, N.Y. - As often happens with the best ideas, this one started simply. It dates to a few weeks prior to Christmas 1947...



Great article and you are absolutely right. However your piece is sensible and logical- something that doesn't register with the opposition (who rely on emotion and "siege tactics")

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