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.
New York stallion Disco Rico was euthanized Dec. 18 after fighting a battle with laminitis for a couple years.
Sunrise Stallions has announced that it will raffle off two discounted “No Guarantee” seasons to Frost Giant to benefit the Belmont Child Care Association (BCCA), which operates Anna House, and the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF). Raffle winners will be announced on Aqueduct Insider on December 31.
The New York Thoroughbred Breeders, Inc. (NYTB) concluded its annual board of directors election on Thursday, December 16, 2014. This year NYTB members voted to fill five seats on the board for candidates to serve a two-year term from January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2016.