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Triple Crown Nominations


Nominations to the Triple Crown Series



Link to the 2018 Early Triple Crown Nominations

Link to Stats About the 2018 Nominees

Posted March 21, 2018

Late Triple Crown Nominations: All Out Blitz (trained by Simon Callaghan; owned by Kaleem Shah Inc.); Arawak (Doug O’Neill; Steve Keh, CTR Stable LLC, R 3 Racing and Calara Farms); Blended Citizen (O’Neill; Say Jay Racing and Greg Hall); Determinant (Mark Casse; John Oxley); Flameaway (Casse; Oxley); Gold Town (Charlie Appley, Godolphin); Making a Marc (Louie Roussel III; Ronald M. Lamarque and Roussel); Prince Lucky (Todd Pletcher; Daniel McConnell); Runaway Ghost (Todd Fincher; Joe R. Peacock); Yulong Warrior (Satish Seemar; Mr. Charnesh Kapoor and Mr. Nirav)

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Deadlines and Cost

Deadline for early nominations to the 2018 Triple Crown: Jan. 20, 2018
Cost of early nomination to the 2018 Triple Crown: $600

Deadline for late nominations to the 2018 Triple Crown: March 19, 2018
Cost of late nomination to the 2018 Triple Crown: $6,000
 
For more information about how to nominate to the Triple Crown, contact Churchill Downs/ Ben Huffman at 502-638-3820 or Ben.Huffman@kyderby.com or Churchill Downs/Kelly Danner at 502-638-3825 or Kelly.Danner@kyderby.com or fax to 502-638-3915; or Pimlico/Georganne Hale 800-638-1859 or ghale@marylandracing.com or Pimlico/Coleman Blind 800-638-1859 or cblind@marylandracing.com or fax to 410-542-1221; or NYRA/Martin Panza at 718-659-4241 or mpana@nyrainc.com or NYRA/Andrew Byrnes 718-659-4217 or abyrnes@nyrainc.com or go to Triple Crown.com

Supplemental nomination fee for the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes: The cost in 2018 is $200,000 for those not early- or late-nominated to the Triple Crown, to be paid at the time of entry to the Kentucky Derby. Supplemental fees to the Kentucky Derby are added to purse money unless the horse is excluded, causing a return of the fee. After the running of the Kentucky Derby, the supplemental fee to nominate to the Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes is $150,000; and after the Preakness the supplemental fee to nominate to the Belmont Stakes is $50,000.

Fees to enter and start in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes
In the Kentucky Derby, there is an entry fee of $25,000 and a starting fee of an additional $25,000. For the Preakness, the cost is $15,000 to enter and another $15,000 to start. For the Belmont Stakes, the cost is $15,000 to enter and another $15,000 to start.

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Link to the 2017 Early Triple Crown Nominations

Link to the 2016 Early Triple Crown Nominations

Link to the 2015 Early Triple Crown Nominations

Link to the 2014 Early Triple Crown Nominations
 

 

 

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