Horses of Racing Age Nomination Program
Horses may be nominated at any time during their racing career. All horses must be nominated to compete in the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
All nominations made by July 15th receive a discount on the racehorse nomination fee.
Eligibility
Sired by Nominated Stallion and Nominated before July 15th.
Two Year Olds
$12,000
Three Year Olds & Up (Nothern Hemisphere-bred)
$50,000
Three Year Olds & Up (Southern Hemisphere-bred)
$25,000

Sired by Nominated Stallion and Nominated after July 15th.
Two Year Olds
$100,000
Three Year Olds & Up (Nothern Hemisphere-bred)
$100,000
Three Year Olds & Up (Southern Hemisphere-bred)
$100,000

Sired by NON Nominated Stallion and Nominated before July 15th.
Two Year Olds
$18,000
Three Year Olds & Up (Nothern Hemisphere-bred)
$100,000
Three Year Olds & Up (Southern Hemisphere-bred)
$50,000

Sired by NON Nominated Stallion and Nominated after July 15th.
Two Year Olds
$200,000
Three Year Olds & Up (Nothern Hemisphere-bred)
$200,000
Three Year Olds & Up (Southern Hemisphere-bred)
$200,000

Awards & Rewards
  • Nominated horses have greatly increased earnings potential! To date, more than $680 million has been allocated in more than 4,800 races across North America.
  • Nominated horses are eligible to participate for their entire racing career in the purse and awards programs of the Breeders' Cup including the $28 million Breeders’ Cup World Championships event!
  • Nominators of horses will be paid a $10,000 Nominator Award whenever the nominated horse places first in a Breeders’ Cup Win and You’re In Challenge race in 2016.
  • Nominators of horses (sired by nominated stallions) will receive a Horse Nominator Award whenever the nominated horse places first through fourth in any Breeders’ Cup World Championships race.
  • Nominators of horses (sired by non-nominated stallions) will receive a Horse Nominator Award and a Stallion Nominator Award whenever the nominated horse places first through fourth in any Breeders’ Cup World Championships race.
  • Nominators will automatically receive early notification of online ticket sales for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships.
  • All U.S.-resident nominators are eligible for preferred pricing on many products and services from NTRA Advantage. For more information, contact NTRA Advantage at (866) 678-4289 or visit www.NTRAadvantage.com.