Thoroughbred Improvement Program
The Thoroughbred Improvement Program is a component of the Ontario Horse Improvement Program, which offers incentives for the breeding and ownership of Thoroughbred racehorses in Ontario. For 2015, approximately $17 million will be available in awards and purses as follows:
Incentives for 2015
Ontario Bred Purse Bonus
Bonus paid to the Owner of an eligible REGISTERED ONTARIO BRED horses earning purse money in open races in Ontario.
Bonus paid to the Owner of eligible ONTARIO-SIRED horses earning purse money in open races in Ontario excluding open stakes races.
Ontario Bred Restricted Stakes racing
Restricted stakes races for REGISTERED ONTARIO BRED fillies.
Restricted stakes races for REGISTERED ONTARIO BRED colts.
Ontario Sires Stakes Program
Series of stakes races for progeny of ONTARIO SIRES.
Canadian Bred Stakes Program
Added money from the Program to stakes races in Ontario for Canadian Bred horses.
Sales Stakes Program
Added money from the Program to stakes races for Canadian Bred CTHS Sales graduates sold during, or prior to, their yearling year, and CTHS Sales Credits for winning trainers of sales stakes races.
Fort Erie Program
Program of incentives for racing at Fort Erie Race Track that includes a CTHS Sales Credit and Owners Bonus program for REGISTERED ONTARIO BRED winners of races at Fort Erie.
Awards to the BREEDER OF RECORD of REGISTERED ONTARIO BREDS and/or ONTARIO SIRED horses racing in Ontario and in stakes races within Canada and the United States.
Awards to the owner (or lessee) of a recognized ONTARIO SIRE, payable in two categories
Note: The Program Administrator to the Thoroughbred Improvement Program gives notice that it shall not be held responsible for any costs associated with any changes to the Thoroughbred Improvement Program. Further, the Thoroughbred Improvement Program reserves the right, at its sole and absolute discretion, to make any adjustments, changes and cancellations to the Program.
Questions about the Program can also be directed to:
Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division)
P.O. Box 172
Rexdale, ON M9W 5L1
Fax: (416) 675-9405