HBLB Breeders' Prizes
The Breeders’ Prizes Scheme, now in its 21st year, is funded by the Horserace Betting Levy Board (HBLB) to improve the quality of the British Thoroughbred racehorse.
What is an Eligible Horse?
Horses foaled on or after 1st January 2000 must meet the following criteria to be eligible for National Hunt Breeders’ Prizes:-The horse must be foaled in *Great Britain and:
a) not left Great Britain before July 1st of the year following birth, except to accompany its dam to be covered, provided it returns with its dam by 1st October of that year, or if the dam has died abroad, returned alone to Great Britain before October 1st of that year.
b) foaled while its dam was visiting a stallion outside Great Britain, provided it returned with its dam to Great Britain before 1st October of that year, or if the dam has died abroad, returned alone to Great Britain before October 1st of the year of its birth and did not leave Great Britain again before July 1st of the following year.
c i) a horse which is otherwise qualified under a) and b) shall not be disqualified from the scheme if it is exported from Great Britain having been sold in the year of its birth or as a yearling, under the hammer, by public auction in Great Britain at Tattersalls Ltd., Doncaster Bloodstock Sales Ltd., or by Brightwells Ltd.
c ii) a horse which is otherwise qualified under a) and b) shall not be disqualified in respect of any steeple chase, hurdle race or National Hunt Flat Race, from the scheme if the horse is exported from Great Britain having been sold in the year of its birth, or as a yearling, under the hammer by public auction outside of Great Britain.
*England, Scotland and Wales
The prizes will be paid in respect of registrations made as required under The Rules of Racing.
An adminstration fee of £250 will be deducted from each prize paid. This fee does not apply to Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association members.
Breeders Prize Results for 2013:
Breeders Prize Results for 2012: