Futurities, Sweepstakes Grace Period Deadline Thursday, February 10


 The grace period deadline for American Saddlebred Registry (ASR) Futurities and Sweepstakes payments, as well as Three-Year-Old and Four-Year-Old new Sweepstakes nominations, is Thursday, February 10.

All payments and/or nominations must be postmarked or faxed to the ASR office on or before Thursday, February 10.

Yearlings (2010 foals) may be nominated to the Three-Year-Old Sweepstakes and three-year-olds (foaled in 2008) may be nominated to the Four-Year-Old Sweepstakes. Nomination forms can be downloaded on the ASR Sweepstakes page found on www.saddlebred.com.

Kentucky-bred American Saddlebreds nominated to compete in the American Saddlebred Registry Sweepstakes events for 4-year-olds will receive Kentucky Breeder Incentive Funds as added prize money to the top three highest placed Kentucky-bred horses.

In the 2010 Sweepstakes, prize money was distributed as follows: Two-Year-Old Sweepstakes – $21,093; Three-Year-Old Sweepstakes – $123,502; Four-Year-Old Sweepstakes – $68,825. The ASR Futurities awarded $228,006 at the 2010 Kentucky State Fair World’s Championship Horse Show in Louisville.

For more information on the ASR Prize Programs, contact Patricia Edwards at (859) 475-1459).