Horse Farm Basketball Is Back!!
Tuesday, December 29, 2009
Three Chimneys Farm defeats the Stallion Company in the final game of the 3rd Annual WinStar Horse Farm Basketball Tournament with a final score of 47-42. Guinness McFadden was leading scorer for Three Chimneys with 13 points, while Jack Heissenbuttel scored 19 for the Stallion Co. This year's tournament raised approximatly $2500 for The Race For Education and The Blue Grass Farms Charities. >> More
Painted horses are mane attraction for anatomy students
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
With 205 bones and 700 muscles the horse is a challenging animal for anatomy students to study. That was until champion rider Gillian Higgins came up with the novel idea of showing people how it all works.>> More
RFE 5K/10K Race Results and Pictures Now Available
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Please visit http://www.raceforeducation.org/events-5K to view the race results for the 7th Annual Race For Education 5K/10K presented by Fifth Third Bank.
To view pictures, visit Universal Photography. >> More
Awesome Gem Keeps on Running for The Race For Education
Monday, October 05, 2009
West Point Thoroughbreds’ Awesome Gem parlayed a trip from Southern Califoria into a visit to the winner’s circle at Hawthorne Race Course as the six-year-old Awesome Again gelding rallied from off the pace to collar game runner-up Nite Lite for a victory in the $500,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup Handicap (G2).>> More
5th Annual College Scholarship Day at Turfway Park, September 25th
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Turfway Park, in Florence, Kentucky is giving away ten $1,000 scholarships to area students by random drawing. Enjoy the day from the College Zone on the track apron. Free t-shirt to the first 500 students who register, thanks to All Pro Championships. Win iPods from Walmart, too! Registration begins at noon.>> More
New York Youth Outreach Program Extends Educational Opportunities to Families of Backstretch Workers in Honor of Classic-winning Filly Rags to Riches
Thursday, September 03, 2009
ELMONT, NEW YORK, Middle school students and their families gathered last night at the new Elmont Memorial Library for the first meeting of the New York Youth Outreach Program, established in honor of the Belmont Stakes-winning champion filly Rags to Riches and sponsored in part by her trainer, Todd Pletcher.
The program, a partnership between The Race For Education and the Race Track Chaplaincy of America, New York, is designed to engage the youth of the backstretch racing community and their families. Cultivation of skills needed for a bright academic future is the primary goal.>> More
KESMARC Florida Hosts RFE Interns
Tuesday, September 01, 2009
Univeristy of Florida at Gainesville pre-vet student, Loretta Rodriguez just completed a summer internship at KESMARC Florida. KESMARC is a world class equine sports medicine facility, dedicated to the recovery and conditioning of high-end equine athletes, with facilities in Kentucky and Florida.>> More
Take The Points and Starlight Stables Support The Race For Education
Saturday, August 08, 2009
Take the Points inched past Black Bear Island (Ire) near the finish after a thrilling duel to win the $400,000 Secretariat Stakes (G1) on Saturday at Arlington Park. Starlight Partners owners Jack and Laurie Wolf are board members of The Race For Education and Starlight Partners contribute 1% of Take the Points' earnings to the scholarship and educational program.
Fleet Indian Day at Saratoga Race Course
Tuesday, August 04, 2009
Mr. Paul Saylor presented Gabrielle D'Alessandro with a $24,000 check, in the Winner's Circle at Saratoga Race Course, for 3rd Fleet Indian Scholarship. In attendance were previous Fleet Indian Scholarship recipients, Heather Cousins from 2008 and Sarah Jones from 2007 as well as Gabrielle's parents.>> More
Race For Education Horses Are Top of The Class at Ellis Park
Saturday, August 01, 2009
Luck was with horses nominated to The Race For Education today at Ellis Park with three winners. Hurricane Gussie won for Jim Rankin and Niknar Farm, Forest Lord won for Oxbow Racing and Zigawatt won for Jack Smith III.
Colonel John also made his comeback today winning the Wicker for The Race For Education.
Thanks to of the horses' generous owners for their support.>> More
David Bloom and the "Taste" family continue their support for RFE
Thursday, July 16, 2009
I.B. Outta Here won a MSW at Hollywood Park Saturday for The Race For Education and owner David Bloom. "Shortly after my becoming involved in horse ownership, I became acutely aware and appreciated that any success I might have in substantial part would be as a result of the daily care given to my horses by the hotwalkers, grooms, exercise riders and other professionals, The Race For Education gives these people, to whom I owe so much, the ability to help their children fulfill many of the dreams they have for them," states Mr. Bloom. >> More
RFE Announces T-shirt Design Contest for Annual 5K/10K
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Enter a design for a chance to win a $500 scholarship from The Race For Education! >> More
Great Weekend for The Race For Education
Monday, June 29, 2009
All across the country horses were racing for education this weekend. Beginning with Friday and night racing at Churchill Downs, KARAMA won a allowance race for Mahlai Al Basti Racing Stable, managed by Tony Lacy, this bring his record to 2 -1- 0 in 3 starts.
West Point Thoroughbreds' gelding AWESOME GEM won at Hollywood Park.
Edition Farm's homebred, VIVI'S BOOK won an allowance race at Belmont. EUPHONY, Pin Oak Stables' filly travelled to Prairie Meadows to take the Iowa Distaff. Finally, Zayat Stables' Z FORTUNE ran third in the Fratello Ed. Stakes at Belmont. Thank you to all of the owners for nominating their horses to The Race For Education.>> More
Winner's Circle Scholarships Announced
Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Thirty-three students studying equine veterinary medicine in 27 American states and four Canadian provinces will continue their education with a financial boost from the Winner’s Circle Scholarship Program.
Under a partnership of The Race For Education, the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation and Platinum Performance, scholarship awards ranging from $1,500 to $5,000 will be given to the deserving veterinary students.>> More