Horses

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Horses of Racing Age Nominations

Up to $3.0 millions of purse money in 2024

Three Events in 2024 - Five races per event

Races of varying lengths on turf and dirt

Field size will be limited to ten starters

Handicap races

Fifty Horses per event. 150 Horses for 2024

For three-year-olds and upward

Starters chosen via a draft of team managers for the National Thoroughbred League and jockey will wear the silks of the chosen team for the race.

Any racehorse may be nominated at any time and receive eligibility for their entire racing career. Nominations made prior to July 15th receive a discount on the standard racehorse nomination fee. Nomination fees are listed below.

Fee Schedule

Nomination Fees:

  • $175 One time nomination fee
  • $225 for an individual race

Entry Fees:

  • $1,000 per race. Due three weeks prior to race
    day

Starter Fee:

  • $1,100 per race.

Click here for Nomination Form

Click here for Payment

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TOP 20 TRAINERS OF ALL TIME

Rank Trainer Name Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings Win % Top 3 WPS / Start WPS / Starter
*1 Steven M. Asmussen 51,659 10,454 8,539 7,274 $437,567,269 20% 26,267 51%
2 Dale Baird 9,445 $35,326,403
*3 Jerry Hollendorfer 34,453 7,771 5,926 4,981 $207,107,274 23% 18,678 54%
4 Jack C. Van Berg 6,523 $85,925,482
*5 King T. Leatherbury 6,508 $64,693,237
*6 Scott A. Lake 30,793 6,380 5,264 4,383 $127,710,718 21% 16,027 52%
*7 Todd A. Pletcher 25,209 5,698 4,080 3,406 $481,213,394 23% 13,184 52%
*8 William I. Mott 27,897 5,393 4,372 3,776 $341,653,314 19% 13,541 49%
*9 D. Wayne Lukas 30,122 4,920 4,225 3,777 $294,132,620 16% 12,922 43%
*10 Karl Broberg 20,660 4,842 3,568 2,894 $81,914,134 23% 11,304 55%
11 Richard P. Hazelton 4,745 $40,769,382
*12 Chris J. Englehart 21,472 4,735 3,480 2,975 $62,838,173 22% 11,190 52%
*13 Jeff C. Runco 22,138 4,733 3,801 3,223 $66,406,968 21% 11,757 53%
*14 Jamie Ness 17,162 4,268 3,101 2,544 $87,681,818 25% 9,913 58%
*15 Gerald S. Bennett 20,359 4,144 3,257 2,723 $45,764,144 20% 10,124 50%
*16 Thomas M. Amoss 16,679 4,129 2,902 2,350 $122,791,991 25% 9,381 56%
17 Frank H. Merrill, Jr. 3,974 $16,980,632
18 H. Allen Jerkens 3,859 $103,754,915
*19 Bruce M. Kravets 23,754 3,795 3,590 3,291 $33,878,448 16% 10,676 45%
*20 Mark E. Casse 22,576 3,684 3,338 2,957 $233,131,995 16% 9,979 44%