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The Turf Publicists of America is an organization founded in 1951. It is comprised of approximately 150 Thoroughbred racing publicists and marketing executives at racetracks, breeding farms and industry organizations throughout North America with the shared goal of promoting the sport of Thoroughbred racing.

Every year, the TPA:

Publishes a Directory for members of the TPA and the National Turf Writers Association;

Maintains a web site — www.turfpublicists.com — with organization information;

Publishes an electronic TPA Newsletter with a mailing list of more than 400, including members of the TPA and NTWAB, and racetrack executives across the nation;

Sponsors the TPA Big Sport of Turfdom Award to recognize an individual or individuals who enhanced the sport of Thoroughbred racing through their cooperation with the media and racetrack personnel. The Big Sport of Turfdom has been presented annually since 1966;

Conducts the Mark Kaufman Workshop at the Symposium on Racing and Gaming presented by the University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program (RTIP);

And awards a scholarship for a RTIP student with a strong record of academic achievement and an interest in journalism or publicity.

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All @TurfPublicists and @NTWAB members will receive a copy in the mail mid-May.

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The 2016 @TurfPublicists/@NTWAB Membership Directory is here! Pick one up Derby Week in the CD Media Center. https://t.co/cn1dP7XZ4J

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The last two winners of our Big Sport of Turfdom -- Tom Durkin and Bob Baffert. https://t.co/VavPggjv4T

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