British European Breeders' Fund

£2.3 Million To Be Invested Into Equine Disease Surveillance And Other Initiatives By HBLB

A total of £2.3 million will be invested on disease surveillance, veterinary science and education programming by the Horserace Betting Levy Board (HBLB) beginning in 2024. In addition to the ongoing Infectious Disease Surveillance Programme, the new activity will include: six major research projects four small research projects one research scholarship. All of the work will be managed by the HBLB's Veterinary Advisory Committee (VAC). Making contributions alongside the HBLB are the British European Breeders' Fund (BEBF), the Gerald Leigh Charitable Trust, The Racing Foundation and the Thoroughbred Breeders' Association...

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British EBF Support Tops £2 Million

Edited Press Release For the first time in the 40-year history of the organisation, the British European Breeders' Fund will increase its contribution to prize money to £2 million. "Britain continues to be recognised for the quality of its stallion market: we stand promising young sires and established producers of Champions," said British EBF Chairman Simon Sweeting. "The support of all our stallion owners to the British EBF means we can support well over 700 flat races in 2023 with £1.9million, our biggest commitment to date. With our National Hunt...

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New Award Announced for TBA Flat Breeders' Awards

The European Breeders' Fund Stallion Special Merit Award, developed by the trustees and sponsored by the British European Breeders' Fund (British EBF), was announced by the EBF on Monday. Celebrating a British-based stallion who has made significant impact during the previous Flat season, the award is a new avenue through which the British EBF thank domestic stallion owners and celebrate the achievements of their horses. "The award was specifically designed not to be just another statistic driven accolade," said British EBF Trustee and selection committee member James McHale. "It means...

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British EBF Doubles July Contribution

Over £238,000 in prize money enhancements will be available from the British European Breeders' Fund in July, as the organisation doubled their support for domestic racing this week. A total of 103 races will be run with EBF conditions next month, up by 13 from June. The prize money allocated by the class of race have also increased, with the Listed Glasgow S. for older horses for example, benefiting from up to £10,000 of extra funds and juvenile listed races receiving up to £6,000 more. Fillies' handicaps and conditions races...

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