OTTB shows (more than 1,500!) announced for 2024 Thoroughbred Incentive Program

A Jockey Club press release. (Above: Daily Racing Form writer Nicole Russo on her OTTB One Brave Warrior in a T.I.P. show at Antebellum Farm in Lexington in July, 2023. One Brave Warrior, a son of Indian Charlie, was bred by Stonestreet Farm and adopted from New Vocations. Photo by Joe Nevills)

The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) today announced that it has approved more than 7,500 awards and classes at more than 1,500 shows in 42 states and six Canadian provinces for 2024.

Awards are available for multiple disciplines, including eventing, dressage, Western and English pleasure, ranch riding, hunter/jumper, endurance, barrel racing, polo, and polocrosse. A full calendar of shows offering awards is available at and will be updated as show dates are confirmed.

The 2024 T.I.P. Championship horse show will be held at Stable View in Aiken, South Carolina, Thursday, October 3, through Sunday, October 6. Divisions will be offered for hunters, jumpers, combined test, dressage, Western dressage, English pleasure, Western pleasure, ranch, competitive trail, and in-hand.

“Stable View is honored and proud to be hosting the T.I.P. Championships for the fourth year.

The increased number of divisions and classes is a testament to the growth of T.I.P. and the enthusiasm of participants,” said Barry and Cyndy Olliff, owners of Stable View. “We look forward to welcoming competitors from all over to showcase the versatility and talent of off-track Thoroughbreds. Stay tuned for more updates and information as we prepare for this event.”

In addition to adding new disciplines to the South Carolina event, the 2024 T.I.P. Championships features several new non-pro divisions and will offer fun classes to give exhibitors the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful venue and Stable View hospitality all weekend. Thoroughbreds will also be able to enter up to five divisions, subject to eligibility and limitations.

“We are so grateful to have a venue such as Stable View and the support of their team to help us provide the best T.I.P. Championships possible,” said Kristin Werner, senior counsel for The Jockey Club and administrator of T.I.P. “The Retired Racehorse Project decided to move in a different direction and will no longer host an additional T.I.P. championship show. We appreciate the RRP’s support of previous T.I.P. Championships.”

At this time, T.I.P. does not have plans to offer a barrel racing championships in 2024, but will continue to explore opportunities to recognize barrel racing Thoroughbreds. 

Qualifying information for the championships is available on the T.I.P. website at Prize lists will be made available in the spring.

In addition, T.I.P. will be offering year-end or championship awards in association with the American Endurance Ride Conference, Equine Trail Sports, Interscholastic Equestrian Association, United States Eventing Association, United States Pony Club, and United States Dressage Federation.

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

Jennie Rees is a communications and advocacy specialist in the horse industry who spent 32 years covering horse racing for The (Louisville) Courier-Journal before taking a corporate buyout. In addition to handling communications for the Kentucky HBPA, Rees is Kentucky Downs’ publicity director, manages in-season racing publicity for Ellis Park and serves as a consultant to the National HBPA. Other projects include the Preakness Stakes, Indiana Grand’s Indiana Derby Week and work for various HBPA affiliates and horsemen’s associations.