2017/11/03 14:25
Monday, July 15, 2013

LEXINGTON, Ky., (July 8, 2013) - Owners of horses of racing age currently not nominated to the Breeders’ Cup can nominate their runners at discounted rates prior to 11:59 p.m. on Monday, July 15 for competition in this year’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships, November 1-2 at Santa Anita Park as well as all future Breeders’ Cup Championship events and racing programs.

At this time, 2-year-olds by a nominated Breeders’ Cup stallion can join the program for US$12,000; Northern Hemisphere 3-year-olds and older for US$50,000 and Southern Hemisphere 3-year-olds and older for US$25,000.

All racehorses must be nominated to the Breeders’ Cup in order to compete in the World Championships. If the July 15 deadline is missed, the price for runners by nominated stallions increases to US$100,000 and must be done by October 21, the pre-entry deadline for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships races.

New for 2013, Breeders’ Cup Limited will provide a shipping allowance for all horses based outside of California who are entered in this year’s World Championships: $10,000 for domestic starters and $40,000 for international runners. Also new for 2013, entry fees have been reduced to 2%, a 33% reduction in fees from 2012.

This early horses of racing age deadline is especially important for owners of two year olds. Even if they are not ready to compete this year, this will be the only time they can be nominated at the discounted $12,000 nomination fee. Once they turn 3, the early price increases to $50,000 by July 15.

Owners may take advantage of this early discount deadline and nominate their horses of racing age online at members.breederscup.com or by calling the Breeders’ Cup Racing department at 859-514-9422.

Owners of horses of racing age by non-nominated stallions can also take advantage of discounted prices before July 15. Two-year-olds by non-nominated stallions can join the program for US$18,000; Northern Hemisphere 3-year-olds and older for US$100,000 and Southern Hemisphere 3-year-olds and older for US$50,000. Following the July 15 deadline the price for runners by non-nominated stallions increases to US$200,000 up until the time of the October 21 pre-entry deadline.

Below is the complete list of nomination prices and deadlines:

Horses of Racing Age sired by Nominated Stallion and Nominated on or before July 15th.

• Two Year Olds*: $12,000 (US)
• Three Year Olds & Up (Northern Hemisphere-bred): $50,000 (US)
• Three Year Olds & Up (Southern Hemisphere-bred): $25,000 (US)

Horses of Racing Age Sired by Nominated Stallion and Nominated after July 15th.

• Two Year Olds*: $100,000 (US)
• Three Year Olds & Up (Northern Hemisphere-bred): $100,000 (US)
• Three Year Olds & Up (Southern Hemisphere-bred): $100,000 (US)

Sired by NON Nominated Stallion and Nominated on or before July 15th.

• Two Year Olds*: $ 18,000 (US)
• Three Year Olds & Up (Northern Hemisphere-bred): $100,000 (US)
• Three Year Olds & Up (Southern Hemisphere-bred): $ 50,000 (US)

Sired by NON Nominated Stallion and Nominated after July 15th.

• Two Year Olds*: $200,000 (US)
• Three Year Olds & Up (Northern Hemisphere-bred): $200,000 (US)
• Three Year Olds & Up (Southern Hemisphere-bred): $200,000 (US)

*Yearlings may also be nominated at the two year old nomination fee if so desired in order to add the engagement to any catalog page.

About Breeders’ Cup Limited

The Breeders’ Cup administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s year-end Championships. The Breeders’ Cup also administers the Breeders’ Cup Challenge qualifying series, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races. The 2013 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 14 races and purses totaling more than $25 million will be held Nov. 1-2 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., and will be televised live by the NBC Sports Network. Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup Web site, www.breederscup.com. You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media platforms, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.