TRF raises $200K for 900 thoroughbreds

The Foods of Anne Burrell, a fundraising gala for the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation in Saratoga Springs Sunday night, raised over $200,000 for the charity which places retired racehorses in second careers and in pioneering programs at correctional facilities in nine states. The evening’s highlight–-other than the outstanding food prepared by Burrell, a chef made famous by the Food Network–-was an auction of stallion seasons and unique experiences. The auction was topped by a winning bid of $37,000 by Bob Masterson for a 2016 no-guarantee season (with right of breedback in 2017) to Lookin at Lucky, the leading second-crop sire, donated […]