Galloping Out Thoroughbred Retirement Fund
North Riverside, Illinois  
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708-652-2201
kelly@itharacing.com
The Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association Inc., Arlington Park and Hawthorne Race Course agreed to cooperate in a program to provide for the care of retired Thoroughbred race horses. This program is operated under the auspice of the ITHA and began with the start of the Arlington Park meet on April 29, 2010. Galloping Out Board of Directors determines the process under which the program operates pursuant to its bylaws, including the determination of eligible horses, selection of retirement facilities and the amount of funding to be provided to each facility while each racetrack will be responsible for the administration and disbursement of the funds collected. Joint funding with the ITHA, Arlington Park and Hawthorne Race Course and private donations. The ITHA has established an account for the funds collected to support the horse retirement process. Available funds are used to supplement owner payments and may be used for boarding at licensed rescue farms, vanning and special vet care etc
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