The Breeder's Awards are paid to the registered breeder of an Indiana Sired & Bred horse (excluding any horse that has raced for a claiming price tag) using the following formula:
Breeder's Award Amount = % of win earnings in eligible races * Amount of Available
The breeder is defined as the individual listed on the horse's registration papers as the breeder by the United States Trotting Association (USTA). If the award is to be paid to a stable name/business then the registered owner must be listed as that stable name/business. If there are multiple breeders listed, the award will be paid to the individual listed first. It is the individual who receives the awards responsibility to distribute the award to the remaining breeders.
In order to receive a Breeder's Award, the breeder must have on file with the State of Indiana the following forms:
*Please note, both forms MUST be submitted in order for your awards to be paid.
Please return the forms to the following address:
Indiana Horse Racing Commission
1302 N Meridian Street, Suite 175
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(317) 233-4470 - fax
If you have any questions regarding award payments, please contact our office at (317) 233-3119.
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On September 9, the Indiana Standardbred Breed Development Program and the Indiana Horse Racing Commission (IHRC) is hosting a FREE broodmare health seminar for all Standardbred breeders and owners at Hoosier Park Racing and Casino in Anderson, Indiana.
The Commission invites anyone interested in learning how to improve the health and wellness of the mares in their breeding operation, whether they have one or 20, to attend. The seminar will be held at 1 p.m.
Afterwards, all attendees are invited to a night of harness racing, with first post at 6:30 EDT. Hoosier Park will be giving all attendees a five dollar voucher that can be used for betting or in the casino, as well as access to private suites and start car rides.
“We know breeding top quality foals is everyone’s goal, and we can only do that if the mares are healthy,” says Jessica Barnes, the IHRC’s Director of Breed Development and Racing. “We want to offer our breeders some free education to improve their conception and foaling rates, thus helping grow our Standardbred program.”
Topics to be covered in the seminar include:
- Preparing Maiden and Older/Open Mares for Breeding
- Factors Impacting Conception
- Broodmare Nutrition
- Overall Broodmare Health
The presenters bring with them years of experience in the veterinary and nutrition fields. The IHRC welcomes Dr. Colleen Brady (Purdue University), Dr. Kevin Kirtley (K.C. Kirtley Vet Inc.) and Anthony Koch (Hallway Feeds).
Anyone interested in attending the seminar should RSVP by September 1 by emailing Standardbred@hrc.in.gov
Updates will be posted on the program’s Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/indianaStandardbred
You can also add the event to your Facebook events: https://facebook.com/events/1297815440327561/