Thoroughbred Incentive Program (TIP) Awards

For more information on The Jockey Club’s Thoroughbred Incentive Program, please visit their website:

What is the criteria for the Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P)?

To compete in TIP classes, a horse must have one of the following criteria met.

  • The Jockey Club Certificate of Foal Registration (or similar document from a foreign stud book) or a copy thereof; OR
  • The horse’s lip tattoo, the horse’s 5-cross pedigree and the successful tattoo lookup result from The Jockey Club’s Tattoo Identification Services, (; OR
  • A letter from The Jockey Club verifying the horse’s identity. For a small fee, the Jockey Club can DNA type any horse born after 2001.

How do I obtain a Thoroughbred Incentive Program (TIP) Number?

A TIP number must be obtained by going to > T.I.P. Number.

A TIP number must be obtained for each horse/rider combination. Ex: If Trainer and Owner are both riding the same horse, each rider must obtain their own TIP for that horse.