Nichols, NY – The Empire Breeders Classic (EBC) conditions require that stallions registered in the state of New York that bred mares in 2021 must make the stallion nomination payment for their foals of 2022 to race as 3-year-olds in the 2025 EBC by March 15, 2023.
Stallion Nomination: Stallion owners may nominate their eligible stallions for the 2025 event by making a payment equal to the amount of one service fee for the nominated stallion in the year in which those 3-year-olds eligible to the 2025 event were bred with the minimum payment being $1,000. Those stallions breeding fewer than 20 mares in the 2021 season may make their nominated progeny eligible to this event with a payment of $1,000. Stallion payments are due by March 15, 2023 and payable to Tioga Downs.
All pertinent information to make this payment may be found by following this link.
Questions should be directed to 607.972.5500.