Swedish bred trotters are entitled to participate in certain baby races as 2-year olds and earing a premie of SEK 20 000 to the owner. The owner is allowed to choose to refrain from the baby race and will then instead have the possibility to dubble the prize money for that horse in some classical races.
Should you have the nerves to breed a horse of your own, you will also be entitled to certain breeding bonuses.
Note here specially that as much as 40 percent of Swedish bred gallop horses have been racing already as 2-year olds, according to www.svenskgalopp.se.
If you have ambition to breed there is the possibility to join a lease-to-foal program with an experienced breeder.
The concept Scandinavian Breeders´ System for gallop race horses includes the Swedish Breeders´ Trophy. the Norwegian Breeders´Prize and the Danish Breeders´Cup.
The participating horses are notified to the series already as foals or yearlings. Most horses bred in Scandinavia are sired by stallions connected to the series.
Races for national and Scandinavian horses only
There are a variety races reserved for either national or Scandinavian horses only.
The Scandinavian tradition of
internationally successful breeding
The Scandinavian tradition of horse breeding has for a long period shown strong international competitiveness and has recently significantly advanced its position further.
Scandinavian breeders have historically presented super stars as Habib, Rex Rodney, Tarok, Victory Tilly, Queen L, Remington Crown, Revenue och Giant Diablo. Recent years other magnificent horses have proved Scandinavian breeding still is among the world´s most competetive – Commander Crowe, Maharjah och Sebastian K.
Scandinavian breeders of gallop race horses have presented international successful horses such as Simon Sacc, Pompös, Tertio Bloom, Equip Hill, Rossard, Kentucky Queen, Funny Legend, Halfsong, Glenlivet, Rebell Fortuna and Volatile.
In addition to this, the flagship of Scandinavian horse breeding – the Swedish breeding of trotters – has produced not less than 35 horses earning more than SEK 10 million each, most winning is Victory Tilly (37,7 mSEK), Commander Crowe (30,7 mSEK) and Gidde Palema (27 mSEK). Find the full list of tenfold SEK-millionairs on this link.