NonCompetition Awards


The Thoroughbred Incentive Program will offer two annual awards in 2014 and updated applications will be available soon:

  • The T.I.P. Thoroughbred of the Year Award will recognize a Thoroughbred that has excelled in a non-competitive career, such as equine-assisted therapy or police work. The award will include a $5,000 grant to the non-profit organization associated with the horse or, if not associated with a non-profit organization, to a horse-related charity chosen by The Jockey Club. To apply for the T.I.P. Thoroughbred of the Year Award, please download, complete and return an application to The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program. Applications are due June 30, 2014. 2013 T.I.P. Thoroughbred of the Year Award Application.

  • The T.I.P. Young Rider of the Year Award will recognize a young rider, 18 or under, who owns or leases a Thoroughbred for use in 4-H, Pony Club or other activities. The winner(s) will be determined through an essay contest with a total award of $5,000 annually that can be applied to the college of their choice or to their participation in an event that furthers their involvement with horses. To apply for the T.I.P. Young Rider of the Year Award, please download, complete and return an application to The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program. Applications are due June 30, 2014. 2013 T.I.P. Young Rider of the Year Award Application.

    Thoroughbreds registered with The Jockey Club will be eligible for participation in all T.I.P. classes and awards. Horse owners interested in participating in T.I.P. can find more information regarding eligibility and assistance with identification of Thoroughbreds at tjctip.com.