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Kentucky Thoroughbred Breeders' Incentive Fund (KBIF)

The Kentucky Thoroughbred Breeders' Incentive Fund was established in 2005 and consists of 80 percent of all receipts collected from the sales and use tax on the fees paid for breeding a stallion to a mare in Kentucky with any other money contributed, appropriated or allocated to the fund from all other sources.

Online Registration:
Click here: REGISTER ONLINE and check registration status. 


Nomination Fees & Deadlines:

($60)      |   Nominate during the cover year         |   January 1st - August 15th  
($150)    |   Nominate during the cover year         |   August 16th - December 31st 
($750)    |   Nominate druing the weanling year   |   January 1st - December 31st 
($1,500) |   Nominate during the yearling year     |   January 1st - December 31st


Deadline to Claim Breeder Incentive Awards:
Awards must be claimed by December 31st ​during the year claim forms were issued. 

 - Claim Forms were mailed to listed recipients on February 18, 2020.  These forms must be filled out completely and returned to our offices by December 31, 2020.  Once received, your award check will be processed and sent to the corresponding address you provide.  Congratulations to all of our recipients!

2013 Awards