PA-Bred Registration Process

Membership Dues are $125.000 for the annual year.

Weanling Foal registrations are $100 member  and  $300 non-member within 365 days of foaling.

Yearling Foal registrations are $200 member  and  $400 non-member postmarked by Dec. 31st of yearling year.

Late registrations are $500.

Print the most current Official PA-BRED Registration Application form after all information is entered then sign, enclose attachments and mail to PHBA. The form must always be printed, signed, a copy made for your records, W-9 & TJC certificate copy attached, check enclosed and mailed to PHBA.  Faxes are NOT permitted.

Contact PHBA to request PA-Bred registration application package -or- PA-Bred foal registration application can now be obtained by downloading and printing the form. Accurately complete the PA-Bred Registration application with signed W-9, enclose a check for the correct fee, attach a copy of The Jockey Club foal certificate, and MAIL to PHBA. FAXES WILL NOT BE PERMITTED. Fees are listed on the form.

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PA-BRED REGISTRATION

A Thoroughbred foal born in the state of Pennsylvania and registered as such with the Jockey Club is eligible for Pennsylvania-Bred registration with the PHBA if one of the following conditions is met:

  1. The dam of the foal resided continuously in Pennsylvania since December 1 of the year of conception through foaling; or
  2. The dam of the foal was purchased at a public sale after Dec. 1 of the year of conception and brought into Pennsylvania within 14 days of the purchase date (60 days if outside the U.S.) and remained continuously through foaling. During the year of foaling, the foal or its dam spent at least ninety (90) days in the state. MUST BE A COMPLETED PUBLIC SALE – NOT AN RNA (Reserve Not Attained) or a private transaction after the public sale; or
  3. Breed back for mares arriving after December 1 of the year of conception and foaling in Pennsylvania: The dam of the foal was bred back to a stallion standing in Pennsylvania (which was registered with the PHBA as a Pennsylvania stallion during the breeding season of the year of foaling), and said dam of the foal resided in the state for at least sixty (60) consecutive days during the year which foaling occurred.

After December 31st of the foal’s yearling year, a registration would be considered LATE. At that time, a nonrefundable $500 registration fee paid by the individual with a CERTIFIED CHECK or MONEY ORDER, with a ten (10) day mandatory waiting period AFTER ALL FORMS, PAYMENT, AND COMPLETED REGISTRATION APPLICATION is in the PHBA Office BEFORE ENTRY into a PA race as a registered PA-Bred would be necessary.

Forms Needed for Registration:

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