$1.5M Alberta Thoroughbred Breed Allocation in 2021


Horse Racing Alberta has released the details of the 2021 Thoroughbred Breed Improvement Program. The total Thoroughbred allocation for breeders, owners, and stallion owners has been increased to CA$1,581,465 for this season.

Breeders’ will share in CA$340,233 available to breeders of horses of all ages foaled in Alberta placing win, place, and show in all sanctioned races in Alberta having a minimum CA$7,000 purse and where entered at or above a minimum CA$6,250 claiming price. The bonus will be paid after the conclusion of the Alberta racing season. Bonuses will not be paid for eligible races that have four or fewer starters unless it is an open stakes race, the CTHS Sales Stake, or stakes races restricted to Alberta-breds.

Owners’ will share in support of CA$240,232 for owners of horses of all ages foaled in Alberta placing win, place and show in all sanctioned races in Alberta having a minimum CA$7,000 purse and where entered at or above a minimum CA$6,250 claiming price. The bonus will be paid after the conclusion of the Alberta racing season. Bonuses will not be paid for eligible races that have four or fewer starters, the CTHS Sales Stakes, or stakes races restricted to Alberta-breds.

The program also includes owners’ breeding support of CA$300,000 designated for the restricted Alberta Breeders’ Fall Classic races, which will have a minimum purse of CA$50,000 each.

Stallion owners’ breeding support includes a stallion bonus of CA$65,000 to be paid proportionately to stallion owners whose stallions have eligible Alberta Thoroughbred progeny with earnings of CA$10,000 or greater during the calendar year. Stallions must have stood in the province of Alberta for the entire calendar year of conception for each year’s crop to be eligible.

The Breed Improvement Program works to reward quality in Alberta bred Thoroughbreds performing at the highest level of racing. 

Your best bet is an Alberta bred.

Visit the CTHS Alberta website at www.cthsalta.com to read further details.

 

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