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Thursday, January 17, 2019Contact: Kristin Leshney (859) 224-2720
T.I.P. Announces Shows, Award Offerings, and Youth Ambassadors for 2019

The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) today announced that it will offer awards and classes at more than 1,300 shows in 42 states and six Canadian provinces in 2019.

Awards are available for multiple disciplines, including eventing, dressage, Western and English pleasure, hunter/jumper, endurance, Western performance, games, and polocrosse. Awards are also available at some events for Thoroughbreds within their first two years of showing or for Thoroughbreds within two years of their last start.

A full calendar of shows offering awards is available at

In addition, the third T.I.P. Championship Horse Show will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park from September 7-8, 2019 in conjunction with the New Vocations All-Thoroughbred Charity Show. A class list is available at

T.I.P. also announced its Youth Ambassadors for the 2019 T.I.P. Youth Ambassador Program. The 13 ambassadors come from 11 states and cover multiple disciplines, including hunters, jumpers, eventing, and dressage. The following are the 2019 T.I.P. Youth Ambassadors:

  • Kate Brown - Texas
  • Lottie Crawford - Virginia
  • Samantha Fogg - Missouri
  • Payton Gunther - Illinois
  • Katie Kalfayan - New Jersey
  • Audrey Newbrey - Washington
  • Sophie Poirier - Maine
  • Abbie Rummell - Ohio
  • Ella Sciog – Florida
  • Sianna Smith - South Carolina
  • Olive Stern - New Jersey
  • Rhiannon Williams - Georgia
  • Lauren Wright - Georgia

Additional information about the Youth Ambassador Program is available at

Created and announced in October 2011, T.I.P. recognizes and rewards the versatility of the Thoroughbred through sponsorship of Thoroughbred classes and high point awards at sanctioned horse shows, performance awards, and non-competition awards.  In addition to the complete schedule of T.I.P.-sponsored shows, other information about the program is available on the T.I.P. website, Those interested in T.I.P. can follow the program at

The Jockey Club, founded in 1894 and dedicated to the improvement of Thoroughbred breeding and racing, is the breed registry for North American Thoroughbreds. In fulfillment of its mission, The Jockey Club, directly or through subsidiaries, provides support and leadership on a wide range of important industry initiatives, and it serves the information and technology needs of owners, breeders, media, fans and farms. It is the sole funding source for America’s Best Racing, the broad-based fan development initiative for Thoroughbred racing. You can follow America’s Best Racing at Additional information is available at