THE TRIPLE CROWN®
FIRST CLOSING - JANUARY 26, 2013- $600
SECOND CLOSING - March 23, 2013 - $6000
Nominations to each and all of the Triple Crown® races, being The Kentucky Derby®, The Preakness Stakes® and The Belmont Stakes® (collectively the “Races” and individually a “Race”) may be made by payment of a single nomination fee to Churchill Downs® Incorporated, as agent for Churchill Downs® Incorporated, The Maryland Jockey Club of Baltimore City, Inc. and The New York Racing Association, Inc.® (the “Association” or “Associations” as the case may be). The nomination fee for nominations postmarked or hand delivered, as provided below, or entered via the Internet, as provided above, by January 26, 2013, is $600. The nomination fee for nominations postmarked or hand delivered, as provided below, or entered via the Internet, as provided above, from January 27 through March 23, 2013, is $6,000. Horses nominated on or before March 23, 2013, shall be considered original nominees (“Original Nominees”).
At any time after March 23, 2013, but prior to the Closing for The Kentucky Derby®, as defined below, additional nominations to all three Races may be made upon payment of a supplementary fee of $200,000 to Churchill Downs® Incorporated. Following the running of The Kentucky Derby®, horses may be nominated at any time prior to Closing for The Preakness Stakes® or The Belmont Stakes® (time of Closing being defined below).
The supplementary fee payable for such nomination shall be $100,000 payable to The Maryland Jockey Club of Baltimore City, Inc. for supplemental nomination to The Preakness Stakes® and The Belmont Stakes® or $100,000 payable to The New York Racing Association, Inc.®. for supplemental nomination to The Belmont Stakes® only.
If the supplementary fee is refunded due to the exclusion of a horse from a Race, then the nomination of such horse for any subsequent Race(s) shall also be invalidated. All supplemental fees will be included in the purse distribution for the Race run by the Association to which the supplemental nomination is paid, unless otherwise specified in the specific Race rules below. The ability of horses nominated by payment of the foregoing supplementary fees (“Supplemental Nominees”) to enter any Race will be determined in accordance with the conditions of that Race. All nominees, original, supplemental or otherwise, will be required to pay the applicable entry and starting fees for the Race or Races in which they participate before they may start.
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