Alberta Breed Improvement Program Increases

The total Thoroughbred allocation for the Horse Racing Alberta Thoroughbred Breed Improvement Program has increased by 19% to $1,886,660 this year from $1,581,465 in 2021. Breeders' will share in total Breeders' Support of $472,830, which includes an additional $132,598 over last year's amount of $340,232. In 2021, the highest breeders' bonus paid out was $41,850 and the average breeders' bonus was $3,658. A total of $472,830 is available in Owners' Breeding Support, which includes $100,000 to fund the purses of Alberta bred restricted races. The 2022 funding for both Breeders'...

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2021 Alberta Thoroughbred Breed Improvement Program Announced

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 $1,581,465 for this season. Breeders' will share in $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 $7,000 purse and where entered at or above a minimum $6,250 claiming price. The bonus will be paid after the conclusion of the Alberta racing season. Bonuses will...

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