Sweepstakes Nominated???
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics > Horse Breeding

Sweepstakes Nominated???

This is a discussion on Sweepstakes Nominated??? within the Horse Breeding forums, part of the Horse Breeds, Breeding, and Genetics category
  • What does breeders sweepstakes nominated mean?
  • What does it mean arabian sweepstakes nominated

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    12-13-2011, 10:58 AM
  #1
Weanling
Sweepstakes Nominated???

I purchased a SE Arab gelding a couple years ago and when I got him I was told that he was sweepstakes nominated. As far as I know he is not registered, and I thought that was a must have in order to be nominated. Also, what exactly does it mean to be sweepstakes nominated??? Does it mean that he could have competed in a special show???

And another thing... I would really like to register my horse with CAHR. I'm not the first owner/breeder, so is there anything different I need to do to get him registered. I am contacting the registry to get more info but if you guys have any inside information, or a confidential informant that would be wonderful.
Thanks, Monty
Posted via Mobile Device
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    12-13-2011, 11:06 AM
  #2
Banned
Sweepstakes nominated means that your horse is eligible to win AHA Breeder's Sweepstakes prize money. A horse is either nominated the year before it's foaled as a Breeding Entry, or later as an original entry.

Since your horse isn't registered, he was obviously nominated as a Breeding Entry.

I believe in order to show in Sweepstakes classes, the horse has to be registered with the AHA. Not sure if the CAHR qualifies. You can always contact them to find out.

If you can prove his parentage, why not just register him with the AHA? The dam's owner should be able to provide you with the information you need.
     
    12-13-2011, 11:30 AM
  #3
Trained
If the horse isn't reg'd he's not Sweeps nominated. The breeding entry fee is $400 before birth and as of several years ago the Original Entry fee went up to $15,000.00 from $1500.00; but if the registration was never completed then I doubt that the $400 was ever paid either.

Do you know the breeder's name? Or can you give us sire & dam? I have Data Source and can look him up for you and tell you what is showing.
     
    12-13-2011, 11:33 AM
  #4
Banned
$15,000?! That's insane, Dreamcatcher!

Just checked the AHA website. They're not even offering the Original Entry type anymore.
     
    12-13-2011, 12:52 PM
  #5
Weanling
The breeder was just a backyard breeder who was hoping to get money out of a filly. They got a colt. He is sire by True Colours and I believe his dam is Farasha.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    12-14-2011, 04:51 PM
  #6
Trained
Nice pedigree. You will need his breeders to fill out an application in order to get him registered.
     
    12-14-2011, 09:42 PM
  #7
Weanling
That's what I thought thanks!!
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    12-15-2011, 12:34 AM
  #8
Trained
Breeders were breeding their mares and instead of nominating in utero as the program was designed, they waited until they saw which foals were the best and paid the $1500 late entry for original entry because that was peanuts if the foal won big in the Sweeps. People who were nominating in utero and paying the $350 for foals they never showed got tired of paying all that money out and lobbied for, and won, the steeper original entry fees. I don't think anyone did an original entry after the fee was raised to 15K, so this year they did away with it entirely. Either nominate or don't is the thinking now.
     
    12-15-2011, 01:35 PM
  #9
Started
I hope that the backyard breeders you purchased your gelding from several years ago fro kept good paperwork and filed all the necessary paperwork on time. I know that some stallion owners may file a late stallion report for an extra fee in order to have the resulting foal registered. They will need to have all the information correct and properly filled out and filed so your gelding could be registered. The dates the mare was covered, the date she foaled, as well as the signatures of both stallion and dam owners (who owned them at the time of breeding). Good luck, I hope that you have no troubles with registering your gelding :)
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    12-16-2011, 02:26 PM
  #10
Trained
Does AHA still use stallion reports? CAHR got rid of those ages ago. I think I'd go batty if we had to.go.back to them.
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Does being a Life time Nominated Stallion mean jack? ScoutRacer Horse Breeding 1 08-11-2008 10:42 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:46 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0