The New York State Thoroughbred Breeding and Development Fund, established in 1973, has helped shape the New York State thoroughbred industry, making it the benchmark of thoroughbred programs around the world.
The Fund's mission statement is "To promote by monetary incentives the responsible breeding of quality thoroughbred racehorses in keeping with the founding legislation to preserve New York's irreplaceable farmland."
The Fund is the regulatory body of the New York Breeding and Racing Program. The Program distributes over $52,000,000 per year in the form of incentives, breeder awards, stallion awards, owner awards, and purse money for New York-bred horses.
As writers continued to reflect this week on the thrilling running of the Gotham Stakes, features appeared in several publications focusing on the pedigree of the winner, My Meadowview Farm homebred Samraat, and his sire Noble Causeway, who stands at Sequel Stallions New York. Click links to read Frank Mitchell in the Paulick Report (“Bloodlines: Gotham Winner of ‘Noble” Birth’” and Andrew Caulfield in the Thoroughbred Daily News (“Pedigree Insights: Samraat”).
Upping the ante on his gritty one-length victory over fellow New York-bred Uncle Sigh after a protracted duel in the Withers on Feb. 1, tough-minded My Meadowview Farm homebred Samraat emerged victorious – and undefeated – following a thrilling three-way stretch-long battle with Uncle Sigh and In Trouble in the Grade 3, $500,000 Gotham at Aqueduct Racetrack on Saturday afternoon.
Statement from Harry Landry: My loving wife of 41 years and the mother of my 10 children will be honored with a memorial service at Burke's Funeral Home* on N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs at 7: 00 p.m. this Thursday, Feb.27. The service is being preceded by visitation from 5-7:00.