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Triple Crown Nominations


Nominations to the Triple Crown Series



Link to the 2019 Early Triple Crown Nominations

There are only four late Triple Crown nominations this year, fewer than usual: Grumps Little Tots, Hoffa's Union, Joevia and Spun to Run.

2019 Triple Crown Nominations Facts and Trivia

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Deadlines and Cost

Deadline for early nominations to the 2019 Triple Crown: Jan. 26, 2019
Cost of early nomination to the 2019 Triple Crown: $600

Deadline for late nominations to the 2019 Triple Crown: April 1, 2019
Cost of late nomination to the 2019 Triple Crown: $6,000
 
 
For more information

Churchill Downs
Kelly Danner kelly.danner@kyderby.com; (502) 638-3825

Pimlico
Chris Merz cmerz@marylandracing.com; (800) 638-1859

NYRA
Andrew Byrnes (718) 641-4700

 

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.

 

Nomination Form

2019 Triple Crown Nomination Form