How does NYTHA’s funding help our Backstretch Community?
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The Uniform Medication Program is of utmost importance to horsemen, who often race in more than one state; many race in multiple states each day.
Visit the Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association website for up-to-date information on medication.
The NYTHA Scholarship Program provides $200,000 in grants for tuition, transportation and books to backstretch workers and their immediate dependents. Read more about our Scholarship Program and our other education programs for backstretch employees.
NYTHA’s largest single expenditure is our Benevolence Program. Through partnerships with B.E.S.T., Race Track Chaplaincy of America, Backstretch Education Fund and Belmont Child Care Association, we strive to improve the quality of life for backstretch employees and their families.
Read more about our Benevolence Program and our partners
New York’s horse racing industry is the backbone of the many supporting business enterprises. The “Racing For NY” video illustrates the thousands of New Yorkers whose continued employment depends on this industry.
Watch the video here: VIDEO
Download the study: Equine Industry Study
P.O. Box 170070
Jamaica, NY 11417