HOW TO NOMINATE TO THE WEST VIRGINIA BREEDERS CLASSICS

WEST VIRGINA BREEDERS CLASSICS, Ltd. (WVBC) races are restricted to horses that have been nominated to the WVBC. West Virginia Breeders Classics, Ltd. shall give equal consideration to all horses qualifying under the West Virginia Thoroughbred Breeders program based solely on the horses’ sex, age and earnings. If a horse was sired by an accredited West Virginia sire or foaled in the state of West Virginia, it MAY be eligible for WVBC nomination. A horse MUST be registered with the West Virginia Thoroughbred Breeders Association to be eligible to run in WVBC races.

wvbcMareandFoalTo be eligible to be registered with the West Virginia Thoroughbred Breeders Association (WVTBA) the breeder must qualify under one of the following:

    1. The breeder of the West Virginia bred foal is a West Virginia resident;
    2. The breeder of the West Virginia bred foal is not a West Virginia resident, but keeps his or her breeding stock in West Virginia year round; or
    3. The breeder of the West Virginia bred foal is not a West Virginia resident and does not qualify under #2 above, but either the sire of the West Virginia bred foal is a registered West Virginia stallion at the time of cover, or the mare was covered by a registered West Virginia stallion following the birth of the West Virginia bred foal.

If the foal is by an accredited West Virginia sire, which is deceased or moved from West Virginia, it is still eligible for the WVBC if timely nomination payments were made.

Five percent (5%) of the purses for each race will be paid to the original yearling nominator. There will be paid 2% to first; 11⁄2% to second; 1% to third; and 1⁄2% to fourth in each race.

 

Rules for Nomination of Yearlings to WVBC

 

In order to be certain that your nomination for your foal is properly nominated to the West Virginia Breeders Classics, Ltd.:

 

  • All nominations, including payment, must be postmarked on or before March 31 of foal’s yearling year. No nominations are to be accepted by the West Virginia Thoroughbred Breeders Association, the Charles Town HBPA or any other office.
  • A copy of the foal’s Jockey Club registration MUST accompany the nomination. WVBC nomination certificate WILL NOT be released until a copy of Jockey Club Certificate of Foal Registration is received.

Rules for Nomination of Stallions to WVBC

 

  • Stallion nomination deadline is July 31 of the year nominated.
  • WVBC races are restricted to horses that have been nominated to the WVBC.
  • The West Virginia Breeders Classics shall give equal consideration to all horses qualifying under the West Virginia Breeders Program based solely on the horses sex, age, and earnings.
  • A horse must be registered with the West Virginia Thoroughbred Breeders Association to be eligible to be nominated to the WVBC.
  • Five percent (5%) of the purses for each race will be paid to the original stallion nominator. There will be paid 2% to first; 11⁄2% to second; 1% to third; and 1⁄2% to fourth in each race.
  • If the foal is nominated by an accredited WV sire which is deceased or moved from WV, it is still eligible for the WVBC if timely nomination payments were made for the stallion and his offspring conceived while he was standing in West Virginia

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Contact Us

West Virginia Breeders Classics, Ltd.
P.O. Box 1251
Charles Town, West Virginia 25414
Telephone: 304-725-0709
Fax: 304-725-9821
Email us: wvbcmbn@frontier.com