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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.

Notice: The Kentucky Breeders’ Incentive Fund (KBIF) online registration will be unavailable Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 through Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. KHRC is updating its database to include additional features for users. KHRC will continue to accept nominations and issue award checks. KHRC is accepting nominations and claim forms by fax, email or mail to the following:

Phone: 859-246-2847 or 888-KYBREDS or 859-246-2040
Fax: 859-246-2887 or 859-246-2039
Contact Jamie Eads: 859-351-0682

Access Late Nomination Form​​​

Register online and check mare status.  Requires Internet Explorer, limit input to 20 mares at a time.

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
2013 Awards