Breeders’ Badge Offer- York Ebor Festival

York Racecourse is kindly inviting TBA members who have bred a runner at the Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival (22-25 August) to apply for two badges per breeder. To register for badges please email Annette Bell at annette.bell@thetba.co.uk with the following instructions: Breeders name Horse’s name TBA membership number Race Read the full article…

Ascot Breeders Lunch

The 2018 Royal Ascot Breeders’ Lunch took place in the Ascot Authority Room on Friday July 27, and was well attended with 43 guests – including the connections of Without Parole, who travelled over from the USA specifically to attend. Several TBA members were among the winning breeders as well as Read the full article…

South West Regional Day at Beckhampton Stables

Words by Alan Yuill Walker. On Monday, July 24 Roger Charlton opened the doors of his immaculate Beckhampton Stables to a coterie of TBA members and their guests. Roger himself spent 12 years as assistant to Jeremy Tree. Having started in the City, Roger arrived at Beckhampton from Lambourn where Read the full article…

Breeders Seminar

Around 100 TBA members attended a one-day seminar at Tattersalls on July 28, which benefitted from international speakers who had been attending the Twelfth International Symposium on Equine Reproduction Conference (ISER XII) in Cambridge.  Sessions for veterinary practitioners were held alongside the breeders’ day, and this format allowed for plenty Read the full article…

TBA to continue sponsorship of 3 fillies races

The TBA is delighted to announce the sponsorship of three races at Goodwood, Newmarket and Nottingham this year.  The races which form part of the TBA’s mandate to improve the race opportunities for fillies, will all be run over a distance of 13 furlongs (Newmarket), and 14 furlongs (Goodwood and Read the full article…

Plus 10 Foal Registration Deadline- 31 August

Members are reminded that the registration deadline to enter 2018 born horses for the Plus 10 bonus scheme is 31 August. The scheme pays £10,000/€12,500 bonuses to fully qualified winning horses on top of prize money across around 750 British and Irish flat races for two and three-year-olds each year. Read the full article…

TBA/National Stud Regional Training Course

The TBA and National Stud – with funding from the Racing Foundation – offered the first of three Regional Training Courses for TBA members, on July 24 at Lackham Hall, Wiltshire College. The course focused on feeding and nutrition, reproductive management, parasites and resistance, and also farriery and foot care. Read the full article…

TBA 101st Annual General Meeting

A review of the Association’s past twelve months achievements, coupled with an assessment of the future challenges and possible solutions for the industry were explored by Chairman Julian Richmond-Watson’s address at the Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association’s (TBA) 101st Annual General Meeting. The Chairman continued to underline the Association’s commitment to work Read the full article…