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Kentucky Thoroughbred Breeders' Incentive Fund (KBIF)

** Important Notice:  The KBIF is currently experiencing phone issues.  If you need to reach the office, please dial the main line at (859) 246-2040 and ask for KBIF. You may also contact Ms. Jamie Eads, Director of Incentives & Development, at (859) 351-0682 or email  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.  Thank you. 
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.  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