LEXINGTON, Ky. (October 14, 2013) – The Breeders’ Cup announced today that Tuesday, October 15 at 11:59 p.m. ET is the last opportunity to nominate weanlings of 2013 to the Breeders’ Cup program for a one-time fee of US$500.00.
The $500 nomination entitles all those foals with lifetime eligibility to the Breeders’ Cup World Championships and the Breeders’ Cup Racing Programs. All foals sired by a fully nominated North American Breeders' Cup stallion are eligible for nomination to the Breeders' Cup program in their year of birth.
Breeders' Cup Limited has been Thoroughbred racing's most significant national and international program for over thirty years. During this time, Breeders’ Cup has allocated purses and awards in excess of $650 million to owners, foal nominators and stallion nominators through the programs of the Breeders' Cup including the $27 million Breeders' Cup World Championships.
In addition the racing benefits, in 2013, Breeders’ Cup foal nominators earn $10,000 for every victory in a Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win and You’re In” race and are also eligible to win nominator awards in every Breeders’ Cup World Championships race if the nominated horse places first, second or third. The individual nominating the foal receives these nominator awards even though the horse may change hands throughout its racing career.