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All monies received by the New Jersey Racing Commission on the designated Charity Racing Day are required to be deposited into the Horse Park of New Jersey and the Care of Retired Horses Fund. Fifty percent of the money is used as a grant to the Horse Park of New Jersey and 50 percent is used as grants to organizations that care for retired racehorses. An organization that cares for retired racehorses which is not incorporated in New Jersey, which has a New Jersey affiliate and provides significant services in New Jersey is also eligible to apply for a grant. Such application includes a certification that any funds awarded to the organization shall be spent solely for the care of retired racehorses in New Jersey. All recipients of funds must complete a detailed fund utilization report, which verifies the use of funds and provides receipts for all expenditures and every applicant for and recipient of funds must certify that all information provided is true, accurate, and complete. The Charity Racing Day application deadline is March 15, 2024.