Executive Director's Notes

NY-Breds Star in Second Careers for Western NY Girls Interscholastic Polo Team

The Thoroughbred Industry is increasingly joining ranks to promote off-track Thoroughbreds as terrific mounts for second careers. In New York, the state’s Thoroughbred Breeding Fund is sponsoring a polo team made up entirely of registered NY-breds who came off the track. The Fund’s Executive Director Tracy Egan recently introduced some team representatives to a Horse…
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New York Stallion Stakes Series Changes Tactics: Big Win for Breeders

Dear Breeders, There’s some big news about the New York Stallion Stakes Series that will benefit your pocketbook and create larger fields for the Series’ races. Next spring, when you breed to a New York stallion that is nominated to the Series for the 2014 breeding season, your 2015 foal will automatically be eligible to…
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Fourth-Period Award Checks Sent September 5th

Dear Stakeholders, The awards your horses earned during our 4th period of July and August ’13 were sent on September 5th. Below is a chart showing that for this important period, New York-breds earned more than $3.2 million for breeders, stallion owners and racehorse owners. The dollar figures above represent awards earned minus the ten-percent…
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