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Allie Conrad meets the press

CANTER lauded in Breeders’ Cup spot

National ex-racehorse charity CANTER was prominently featured last weekend in an NBC news story that aired at the start of its Breeders’ Cup coverage. The three-minute vignette included interviews with Allie Conrad, executive director of CANTER Mid Atlantic, and Jessica Morthole, volunteer re-trainer. In addition, it featured footage of CANTER PA volunteer Amy Smith riding an off-track Thoroughbred. The nationally televised story, although brief, shined a welcome spotlight in the middle of horseracing’s richest meet. The lens focused on the hard work being done to support horses who rarely shine in the big leagues, and if they do, often fall […]