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Sweepstakes Payments Due January 31

Lexington, Ky. ­– American Saddlebred Sweepstakes prize program payments are due Thursday, January 31 for the Three-Year-Old and Four-Year-Old Sweepstakes.

Nomination forms for the Three- and Four-Year-Old Sweepstakes can be found on the Sweepstakes homepage.  Nomination forms for the Two-Year-Old Sweepstakes will be available in May.

Information for the Kentucky Breeders Incentive Fund can be found on the KSOBA Charter Club link.

The following payments are due Thursday, January 31:

Three-Year-Old Sweepstakes
Yearling Year – Single payment of $500, or first payment installment of $200.*
Two-Year-Old Year - Second payment installment of $200.
Three-Year-Old Year – Last payment installment of $200.

* For unregistered entries, state 2007 foal of (dam’s name and reg. #)

Four-Year-Old Sweepstakes
Three-Year-Old Year – Single payment of $500, or first payment installment of $250.
Four-Year-Old Year – Second payment installment of $250.  

Two-Year-Old Sweepstakes payments are due June 1 and September 15. 

In 2007, prize money was distributed as follows: 
Two-Year-Old Sweepstakes - $33,811
Three-Year-Old Sweepstakes - $116,139
Four-Year-Old Sweepstakes - $49,473

For more information on the American Saddlebred Sweepstakes, contact Patricia Edwards by calling (859) 259-2742, ext. 320 or e-mail 

Sweepstakes classes are held at the All American Horse Classic in Indianapolis, Indiana, in September and are conducted under the rules of the U.S. Equestrian Federation.  Sweepstakes differ from futurity programs in that nominations for sires, dams and weanlings are not required.  The horse is nominated as a yearling to the Two- and Three-Year-Old Sweepstakes and is nominated to the Four-Year-Old Sweepstakes in its three-year-old year.

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