The OTOBA offers substantial programs to boost Thoroughbred breeding in Oregon
Oregon-bred Programs & Incentives
Foal Registration Incentive: $500 is paid for Oregon-bred Thoroughbred foals born in 2020. $1,000 is paid for foals born in 2021, 2022, and 2023.
Broodmare Incentive: $250 is paid to the owner of a broodmare who has an Oregon-bred Thoroughbred foal in 2021 and 2022.
Stallion Incentive: $250 is paid to the owner of stallions standing in Oregon who sire an Oregon-bred Thoroughbred in 2021 and 2022.
Starting Bonus: $500 is paid to the owner of an Oregon-bred Thoroughbred when the horse has it's first start at an Oregon track in 2021 and 2022. This is a one-time payment each year.
Purse Supplements: The OTOBA adds additional purse money to overnight races, stakes and handicaps.
Oregon Day: The OTOBA sponsors Oregon-bred races and adds purse money. Oregon Day is an annual event.
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 three county fairs in Oregon.
Breeder’s Awards: The OTOBA pays the breeders of Oregon-bred Thoroughbreds 20% of the 1st -5th place earnings from Thoroughbred races at Grants Pass Downs for 2021 and 2022.
Owner’ Bonus: Bonus paid to owners of Oregon-bred Thoroughbreds who have earnings at the Portland Meadows race meet or designated commercial race meet. Bonus is dependent on monies received per Oregon Racing Statute.
The OTOBA awards trophies and blankets for Oregon-bred stakes and handicap races.
*bonuses and awards paid on Thoroughbred races only.