The final deadline for nominating a 2015 foal to this year’s New York Breeders’ Futurity Series at Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack is April 1. No nominations will be accepted after that date.
Please note, if your 2015 foal was nominated prior to the 12/31/16 deadline, you do not need to pay anything at this time. The two sustaining payments for nominated 2-year-olds are due May 31, 2017 and July 31, 2017, and must be postmarked by those dates. Also, no payments are due at this time for foals of 2016.
If you are unsure whether your 2015 foal has been nominated to the series, click here to see nomination status (listed by dam). If you cannot find your horse on the list or need additional information please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call Michele Fish at 585-924-3232, ext. 388.
The Futurity Series nomination fee is $150 and covers two races: New York Breeders’ Futurity ($200,000 estimated, open) AND Lady Finger Stakes ($100,000 estimated, fillies) OR Aspirant Stakes ($100,000 estimated, colts & geldings).
Checks should be made payable to Finger Lakes Racing Association and mailed to:
Finger Lakes Race Track
Attention: Futurity Stakes
PO Box 25250
Farmington, NY 14425
Fed Ex Address:
5857 Route 96
Farmington, NY 14425
Please include sire/dam and name of two-year-old, if named. Payments must be postmarked on or before 4/1/17. Credit card payments can be made by calling Michele Fish at 585-924-3232, extension 388 or 585-747-4515.
If you call to make a credit card payment and get voicemail please state your intention to nominate, which horses you are nominating (by dam) and the best contact number to get back to you. The voicemail will serve as a “postmark” for the eligibility deadline.
The New York Breeders’ Futurity $200,000 Estimated – Sat., 9/30/17
The Lady Finger Stakes (fillies) $100,000 Estimated – Sat., 9/9/17
The Aspirant Stakes (colts & geldings) $100,000 Estimated – Sat., 9/9/17
Distance for all three races: Six Furlongs
FOR TWO YEAR OLDS (FOALS OF 2015), FOALED IN NEW YORK STATE AND APPROVED BY THE NEW YORK STATE BRED REGISTRY. By subscription of $25 if made on or before December 31, 2016 or $150 if made after December 31, 2016 and on or before April 1, 2017. The nomination fee to cover two races (The NY Breeders’ Futurity and the Aspirant Stakes or the Lady Finger Stakes). Eligibility payment schedule: May 31, 2017 – $425 each (covers two races); July 31, 2017 – $650 each (covers two races). Aspirant and Lady Finger nominees to pay $1,000 each to pass the entry box by the usual time of closing of entries. Weights: Aspirant: 121 lbs.; Lady Finger: 120 lbs. NY Breeders’ Futurity nominees to pay $2,000 each to pass the entry box by the usual time of closing of entries. Weights: Colts and Geldings: 122 lbs., Fillies: 119 lbs. Added monies and all fees to be divided 60% to the winner, 20% to second, 10% to third, 5% to fourth, 2% to fifth and 1% to sixth, seventh and eighth. A trophy to the owner of the winner. NO SUPPLEMENTAL NOMINATIONS. (WINNERS PREFERRED. Money earned as tie breaker).
Click here for FLGR racing office release.