Monday, July 15, 2019
View our 2019 Summer Mailing here!
Sunday, July 14, 2019
BEWF has approved a grant to continue funding toward our Golden Year's program, which supports retired broodmares (20+ years).
Monday, July 1, 2019
Article from the Daily Racing Form. Written by Jay Hovdey.
Friday, December 28, 2018
In Memory of Exceller’s and Seattle Slew’s Greatest Race
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
With so many mouths to feed this holiday season, we are reaching out to you for your support as the winter months quickly approach. Cold weather always means an increase in feed bills, and this year will undoubtedly be no different! Any contribution is greatly appreciated!
Saturday, June 30, 2018
All donations will be MATCHED! Monthly pledges will be MATCHED and DOUBLED for one year!
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
The story of Rachel Alexandra. Proceeds from this book to benefit TEF!
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
The Exceller Fund prides itself on providing quality care to the horses in the program and is extremely proud to be among the elite in Thoroughbred aftercare.
Sunday, October 29, 2017
With the help of Caribbean Thoroughbred Aftercare, Racing Warriors Sweetlandofliberty and Rodriguito have found a safe haven with TEF after surviving two hurricanes in Puerto Rico.
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Puerto Rican Horses Heading Stateside for Retirement - A small handful of the approximately 800 horses at Hipódromo Camarero are in the process of being moved from the U.S. territory to the states for retirement from racing, some going to permanent homes and some going to Thoroughbred retirement organizations.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
“Aftercare initiatives are, and should always be, an essential part of our business planning regardless of geography,” said IFHA Vice Chairman Jim Gagliano, also vice president and chief executive officer of the Jockey Club, in opening a panel on Thoroughbred aftercare. “If we hope to prosper as an entertainment option, we need others to know that we’re taking good care of our horses.”
Saturday, July 8, 2017
TEF's annual Christmas in July is back! JJ's the Boss and his friends have setup their farm stands with various trinkets including NEW pine cone ornament, racing plates from famous friends of theirs, vintage race photos, holiday cards, and racing themed books to help JJ raise the funds he needs to get a ride to OK so he can join TEF's Operation Therapeutic Warrior and get his shot at becoming a therapy horse for at-risk youth and veteran programs.
Friday, May 19, 2017
“As much as I love the sport of Thoroughbred horse racing, I love the horses even more,” Zipse explained. “It's only natural for me to be involved in helping them after their racing careers are over. In fact, I think it is my duty to give back to the magnificent creatures that give me so much joy throughout my life. I believe everyone involved in racing should want to do something -- the collective little bit of help would go a long way.”
Friday, May 12, 2017
Spec was recently diagnosed with a keratoma which needs to be surgically removed or it will continue to grow and impact his quality of life.
Friday, April 7, 2017
On April 7, 1997, the life of Exceller was extinguished. Read more...
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Join TEF at Circle H Stables in Oklahoma City where our Operation Therapeutic Warrior program is based and learn all about this exciting new venture!
Monday, March 13, 2017
TEF is thrilled to have Alex join our herd with the help of an emergency transport grant from the Brennan Equine Welfare Fund!
Monday, December 5, 2016
After 132 starts, TEF is proud to offer this Racing Warrior a secure future.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Help Citizen John reach his destination with TEF before the holiday season!
Sunday, January 31, 2016
TEF's newest intake dodged a brutal ending when a woman from NC fell in love with his photos online and intervened to save his life.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Click to view TEF's Famous Forelocks necklace featuring hair from World Champion stallion CURLIN and other wonderful items being offered through this special venue to support the horses of TEF and many other great organizations.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
TEF has been awarded grant funding along with several other Thoroughbred aftercare facilities across the country.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
A stakes placed T’bred who’d earned north of $350,000 during a lifetime spent racing, stood tied to a meat truck; his head hung in defeat.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
TEF partners with the new "Hooves on the Ground" program by providing Racing Warriors to work with Veterans.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Learn what it means to be TAA accredited!
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
BALTIMORE - The Maryland Jockey Club announced today that a community-wide fundraising effort helped raise more than $65,000 for the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) during the Preakness Meet at Pimlico Race Course.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Daily Racing Form in conjunction with the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) will be publishing a new annual Magazine to increase awareness of the TAA’s mission and its ongoing efforts to support Thoroughbred Aftercare on a national level and in Canada.
Friday, April 24, 2015
Join us and celebrate the ASPCA's Help a Horse Day along with several other organizations across the country!
Thursday, February 19, 2015
TEF President, Gary Contessa, is among many TB trainers supporting the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and providing for OTTBs after their racing careers.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
"Moneighs from ReRun" is generously offering the proceeds from one of their auctions (beginning Jan. 8) to additional charities, The Exceller Fund and Aikendale Horse Rescue.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
The Exceller's Fund's newest equine resident is twenty-one year old Sonofaqueen, a Racing Warrior that escaped a brutal fate, from the New Holland kill pens.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has awarded their 2014/2015 grants to accredited organizations across the country, including TEF!
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
The Exceller Fund is launching its Famous Forelocks fundraiser with the online auction of its first ever Famous Forelocks necklace featuring hair from the Hall of Fame champion stallion A.P. Indy.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Melissa Bauer-Herzog features The Exceller Fund in her Aftercare Blog.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
We are thrilled to congratulate Great Cross and 2013 membership drive drawing winner, Holly W., on their victory in the 8th race at Gulfstream park on February 12th!

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