08/11/2014 2:23PM

Donnally to speak at N.Y. Chaplaincy Fundraiser

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Eddie Donnally, the former jockey and journalist who is now an ordained minister and chaplain, will be the keynote speaker at the New York Chaplaincy Fundraiser on Wednesday in the Fasig-Tipton Sales Pavilion in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.,according to the organization.

Donnally is the author of an autobiography, “Ride the White Horse,” chronicling his racing career, substance-abuse problems, and pursuit of a career in ministry. Tickets to the fundraiser cost $100.

The New York Chaplaincy provides care to backstretch workers at New York racetracks.