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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.

Register online and check mare status.  


Nominate during the cover year by Aug. 15 ($60)
Nominate Aug. 16 of cover year to Dec. 31 of cover year ($150)
Nominated Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 of weanling year ($750)
Nominated Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 of yearling year ($1,500)

Dec. 31:
Deadline to claim Breeder Incentive Awards

On Nov. 4, 2011, 810 KAR 1:070 was amended to, among other things, change the award distribution plan.  Beginning with the racing calendar year of 2012, please select 810 KAR 1:070 from the Quick Links.  For races won from 2006 – 2011, the award allocations were calculated pursuant to the guidelines contained in the prior version of 810 KAR 1:070, which was the regulation in effect at the relevant time: 
810 KAR 1:070 Old Regulation

 - Claim Forms were mailed to the listed recipients the week of February 18, 2019.  These forms must be filled out completely and returned to our offices by December 31, 2019.  Once received, your award check will be processed and sent to the corresponding address you provide.  Congratulations to all of our recipients!

2013 Awards