NH Foal Show entries online

The TBA’s ‘Stars of Tomorrow’ NH Foal Show is just over a week away and entries are now available to view online. 51 entries make up the four classes, with the first and second placed horse from each class qualifying for the Championship. The four classes will be judged in Read the full article…

The TBA Honour Kirsten Rausing at Annual Awards

The Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association (TBA) Annual Awards Dinner culminated with the presentation of the prestigious Andrew Devonshire Award. As the industry celebrated another great year of British breeding, the event concluded with the announcement that Kirsten Rausing had been chosen, by the TBA Board, as the recipient of the award Read the full article…

99th Annual General Meeting

At The Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association (TBA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) on July 5th the Chairman, Julian Richmond-Watson, shared achievements and results of the past year. The Chairman began by speaking about the recent EU referendum results and possible ramifications of ‘Brexit’: “None of us can predict the outcome of Brexit Read the full article…

Breeders’ Badges for Royal Ascot 2016

In recognition of the contribution made by breeders to the racing industry, Ascot Racecourse has kindly offered breeders the opportunity to see their horses run at the Royal Meeting. Ascot has generously agreed to provide two owners and trainers badges per horse for the registered breeder of each runner at the meeting. Read the full article…

TBA new secretariat for ITBF

  The Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association is delighted to accept the invitation to provide the permanent secretariat function for the ITBF. The TBA will be managing the accounts, co-ordinating meetings (and associated papers), as well as fielding press and general enquiries on behalf of the ITBF’s members. The TBA will also Read the full article…

Oak blooms while Silver finds gold

Age is not withering the mares Marlpit Oak and Barachois Silver, who each won Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association-sponsored club races for fillies and mares at the weekend. Marlpit Oak, an 11-year-old daughter of Midnight Legend, trained in the New Forest by her owner, James Young, scored at Bratton Down under Dan Read the full article…

She’s Real alright

A mare called The Real Athlete was responsible for a notable double at Garthorpe point-to-point on Sunday when two of her offspring won consecutive races. A 15-year-old unraced daughter of Presenting – and out of a half-sister to Grand National winner Royal Athlete – The Real Athlete was responsible for Read the full article…