Thoroughbred Improvement Program

TIP Live Enrollment Ends Mar. 31

The enrollment deadline for the Thoroughbred Improvement Program (TIP)'s Live Foal Program in the province of Ontario is Mar. 31, 2023. The program offers an incentive of $325 to the breeder of a registered Ontario-bred foal for the 2022 foaling year. To qualify for the incentive, a foal must be approved as a registered Ontario-bred by Mar. 31, 2023. To qualify for Ontario-bred status, the dam must have been declared as an Ontario resident mare for the 2022 foaling year by completing the Ontario Resident Mare Declaration Form and meet...

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Half-Sister to Derby Winner at Home in Ontario

Edited Ontario Racing press release Susan Foreman got outbid in a hot market at the Keeneland January sale earlier this year, but found a mare to bring home to her Ontario farm from among the sale's RNAs, purchasing Unostrike (Macho Uno) privately for $25,000 after the 12-year-old failed to meet her reserve in the sales ring the previous day. While half of the mare's purchase price was paid for by Ontario Racing's Mare Purchase Program, the acquisition was made even better when Unostrike's half-brother Rich Strike (Keen Ice) upset the...

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C$1M Set To Be Distributed To Ontario Breeders

A total of C$1 million will be distributed to Ontario breeders in 2022, owing to enhancements made by Ontario Racing's Thoroughbred Improvement Program (TIP) Committee in its Mare Purchase and Recruitment Programs for the 2021-2022 sales season. Focusing on the Mare Purchase Program (MPP), the TIP Committee increased the maximum credit available to C$75,000 from C$50,000, lowered the minimum purchase price from US$15,000 to US$10,000 and removed the $100,000 maximum purchase price restriction. We made changes to the Mare Programs to make them less restrictive, but never in our wildest...

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