NW Race Series Nomination

NW Race Series Nomination

Open to all foals regardless of where bred. Distances range from 6 furlongs to 1 1/16 mile. 55% to 1st; 20% to 2nd; 15% to 3rd; 7.5% to 4th; 2.5% to 5th.

PLUS, $40,000 ($10,000 per race) in Nominated Sire Awards will be paid out, in addition to nominator awards, sire awards and purse money; AND $30,000 added to the already lucrative Gottstein Futurity, for NWRS-eligible horses!

In order to eligible for Nominated Sire Awards, the sire must have been previously nominated.

Explanation of fees:

Nominating as a current two-year-old (2YO)

The Northwest Race Series (NWRS) committee is offering a one-time payment opportunity of $3,500 for all those two-year-olds currently not eligible for the current year’s race series. The payment will cover nomination for all juvenile NWRS races to be run this season. If a $250 provisional nomination fee was originally paid for the foal of during his/her weanling year, that may be applied to the supplemental fee, leaving $3,250 owed. Payment deadline is April 15 of the horse’s two-year-old year. (If you miss the April deadline, one final nomination opportunity of $5,000 will be available until May 31 of the horse’s two-year-old year.)

Nominating as a current yearling (born previous calendar year)

$300/$350 – Continuing eligibility, if foal was provisionally nominated in year of birth. WTBOA members pay $300. Non-WTBOA members pay $350.

$1,000/$1,050 – A one-time payment per yearling if said foal was not provisionally nominated in year of birth. WTBOA members pay $1,000. Non-WTBOA members pay $1,050.

Nominating as a current weanling (born this calendar year)

$450/$500 – A one-time payment per foal to fully nominate for the series. No other payment necessary until starting and entry fees at time of each race. WTBOA members pay $450. Non-WTBOA members pay $500.

$250/$300 – Provisional nomination per foal for running as a two-year-old. A further eligibility payment will be due on or before December 31, in order for provisionally nominated foals to compete as a two-year-old. WTBOA members pay $250 now and an additional $300 the following year. Non-WTBOA members pay $300 now and an additional $350 the following year.

$50 – To reserve a non-refundable, non-transferable nomination for January sale purchase for series of the horse’s two-year-old year. Provisional or full nomination fees and horse’s identity will be due on or before January 31 of their yearling year.

One-month Late Fee Extension Payment Available

One-month Late Fee Extension Payment Available
Foals of If paid by Dec. 31, 2017 If paid by Jan. 31, 2018
2016 Continuing Eligibility Payment $300 ($350) $500 ($550)
2016 One-time Yearling Payment $1,000 ($1,050) $1,200 ($1,250)
2017 One-time Weanling Payment $450 ($500) $650 ($700)
2017 Provisional Weanling Nomination $250 ($300) $450 ($500)
Foals of Due by
Dec. 31, 2017
Completed payment due by Jan. 31, 2018
2017 Reserve One-time Weanling Nomination $50 plus $450 ($500)
2017 Reserve Provisional Weanling Nomination $50 plus $250 ($300)

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