RULES FOR REGISTERING A FOAL AS AN ACCREDITED
In order to have your foal registered as an
accredited Louisiana bred horse the following requirements must be
must be born in the state of Louisiana.
darn must be permanently domiciled in the State of Louisiana.
foaling in the state of Louisiana, the mare may be bred to a stallion
standing anywhere as long as she returns to Louisiana no later than August
1 of the year following.
Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association must be notified in writing of
your intention to ship a mare out of the state of Louisiana of the year
If a mare
has two foals in consecutive years both sired by a stallion standing out
of the state of Louisiana, then the second foal and each continuously
consecutive foal sired by a stallion standing out of the state of
Louisiana shall only be eligible for half of the current breeders' award
rate paid at the time the foal earns any purse on which it is eligible to
receive breeders' awards, and the accreditation fee charged for said foal
shall be $250.00.
If a mare is
bred to a stallion standing in Louisiana every other year then all foals
shall receive 100% of the breeders' award rate currently being paid.
If a mare is
sold after foaling in Louisiana it will be incumbent on the breeder to
verify to the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association that the sale is
authentic in order to maintain the accreditation of the last live foal
produced by the mare.
breeders' award rate being paid is twenty percent (20%) of the earned
purse for horses finishing first, second or third in any race in Louisiana
or any stakes race with a value of at least $25,000 outside the state of
awards shall be paid on a maximum purse of $150,000.
2003, horses earning purse money by running first, second or third outside
the state of Louisiana shall be paid a breeders' award on a prorata basis
on purses earned, breeders awards shall be paid once a year from a fund
established by the Board of Directors of the Louisiana Thoroughbred
Breeders Association for this purpose. These awards will be paid in
late January or early February for the previous year.
January 1, 2004 any mare shipping into the state of Louisiana for the
purpose of foaling in Louisiana and having the foal accredited as a
Louisiana bred must be domiciled in the State of Louisiana for a minimum
of six months, or if said mare is shipped out of state for the purpose of
breeding after foaling in Louisiana, she must be returned to the State of
Louisiana by August 1 of the current year foaling to resume her domicile
in the state. If said mare is not returned to the State of Louisiana
by the said date, the current year's foal shall NOT be eligible for
accreditation as a Louisiana bred.
January 1, 2004 all new mares entering the state must be registered with
the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association as accredited mares upon
entry into the state and upon each transfer of ownership thereafter.
The fee for registering a mare as an accredited mare is ten dollars ($10).
The fee for transferring a mare is ten dollars ($10). Transfer fees
shall be the responsibility of the new owner.