TGSF By the Numbers:
Purse Supplement Breakdown ($35,000 total):
- $20,000 to the Temple Gwathmey Stake to celebrate the 100th running of the Middleburg Spring Races
- $15,000 to apprentice hurdle and timber races ($2,500 for each race, a total of six races)
The TGSF pays for drug testing in all races at sanctioned meets. This year the total paid out for drug testing was just over $22,000
The TGSF splits the cost of the annual yearbook publication with the National Steeplechase Association. The 2020 cost was just under $10,000
The TGSF replaced 4 helmets this year for jockeys who experienced falls, for a total cost of just over $1,000.
The TGSF spent just over $3,500 on marketing and promotions - the bulk of this expenditure goes to the Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred magazine, as every NSA patron gets a yearly subscription.
Beyond the numbers, here are some highlights of the TGSF’s achievements for 2020: