Racetracks give $20,000 for equine research

Two Florida horse racing tracks have each donated $10,000 to a fund aiming to raise $100,000 to advance equine medical research in the state.

Tampa Bay Downs and Gulfstream Park are both supporting of the Ocala Initiative, a project by the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation that is seeking to raise $100,000 through equine organisations, and then solicit matching funds from individuals.

…“We’re really excited to have both tracks on board, supporting work that’s so crucial to the health of all breeds of horses as well as the horse racing business.” Read more…


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