Keyword: European Breeders' Fund

  • BC Plan Draws Mixed Reaction From EBF

    The European Breeders' Fund had a mixed reaction to the new nomination structure for Breeders' Cup, saying it acknowledges "with regret" termination of cross-registration agreement that has been in place since 1995.

  • Italian Racing Suspended from EBF

    The European Breeders Fund has suspended Italian racing from participating in its program because Italian racing has failed to "provide a solution to a long-running problem about the application of EBF regulations."

  • Breeders' Cup Offers 'Stimulus Plan'

    Breeders' Cup is offering a $100 discount off the standard $500 nomination fee for all foals nominated to the Breeders' Cup program electronically by the close of business Aug. 1, the organization announced April 7.

  • McCalmont Named New EBF Chairman

    Harry McCalmont, owner of Norelands Stud in Ireland, will take over Jan. 1, 2008, from the long-serving Michael Wates as chairman of the coordinating committee of the European Breeders' Fund.

  • Breeders' Cup Foal Nominations for 2005 Set Record

    Officials of Breeders' Cup Limited announced Thursday that a record 16,183 foals were nominated to the Breeders' Cup program in 2005. The 16,183 foals by Breeders' Cup, European Breeders' Fund and Common Fund nominated stallions tops the old mark of 15,947 nominated foals in 2004.

  • Breeders' Cup Foal Nominations Up 7.3%

    Breeders' Cup foal nominations rebounded in 2003 after two years of declines. A total of 14,927 foals were nominated to the Breeders' Cup in 2003, which marks a 7.3% increase from the previous year.

  • Breeders' Cup Foal Nominations Decrease

    Breeders' Cup Ltd. said 13,846 foals were nominated to the Breeders' Cup program in 2002, an 8.3% decrease in nominated foals from 2001.

  • Breeders' Cup Foal Nomination Decline Attributed to MRLS

    Breeders' Cup Limited and the National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced Thursday that 15,020 foals were nominated to the Breeders' Cup program in 2001. The total is down 4.84% from the previous year and is the first decline in nominated foals since 1992.

  • Breeders' Cup 2000 Foal Nominations Set Record

    Breeders' Cup had a record number of foal nominations and revenue from them in 2000, officials announced Wednesday. In all, 15,760 foals were nominated to the Breeders' Cup program in 2000. In 1999, the previous high of 15,191 was recorded. Total revenue generated by the 2000 crop was $7.88 million.

  • British EBF Issues 2000 Sponsorship Report

    The British European Breeders' Fund (BEBF) -- one of racing's principal sponsors -- contributed a total of £520,000 in prize money during the latest flat season when over 330 races were supported. The figure is a record in recent times and, although the precise amount for next year will not be known until late February, it is likely to be exceeded in 2001.

  • British EBF Issues 2000 Sponsorship Report

    The British European Breeders' Fund (BEBF) -- one of racing's principal sponsors -- contributed a total of £520,000 in prize money during the latest flat season when over 330 races were supported. The figure is a record in recent times and, although the precise amount for next year will not be known until late February, it is likely to be exceeded in 2001.