Oregon Thoroughbred Owners & Breeders Association

Promoting the owning, breeding and racing of Oregon Thoroughbreds



The OTOBA offers substantial programs to boost Thoroughbred breeding in Oregon

Oregon-bred Programs & Incentives

Foal Registration Incentive: $1,500 is paid for foals born in 2024 & 2025! $1,000 paid for foals born in 2023.

Starting Bonus: Paid for entries at the summer fairs and commercial meet.

Purse Supplements:  The OTOBA adds additional purse money to overnight races, stakes and handicaps.


Oregon-bred Stakes Races:  The OTOBA sponsors Oregon-bred races and adds purse money. 


Hi Point Challenge:  The OTOBA sponsors a summer fair meet challenge. Cash prizes are awarded to the owners of the top 5 fillies/mares and the top five colts/geldings.


Summer Fair Supplements:  The OTOBA adds purse money to Oregon-bred races at four county fairs in Oregon.

Breeder’s Awards:  The OTOBA pays the breeders of Oregon-bred Thoroughbreds a percentage of the 1st -5th place earnings from Thoroughbred races at Grants Pass Downs commerical meet and the summer meets.


Owner’ Bonus: Bonus paid to owners of Oregon-bred Thoroughbreds who have earnings at the designated commercial race meet. Bonus is dependent on monies received per Oregon Racing Statute.

A bonus will be paid on the summer fairs if funds are available.

Membership with the OTOBA is not required. However, a 5% administrative fee will be withheld from cash incentives for non-members. 

The OTOBA awards trophies and blankets for various races

 *bonuses and awards paid on Thoroughbred races only.