Welcome to the Idaho Thoroughbred Assoc.

*******Idaho Cup is scheduled for Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Sandy Downs in Idaho Falls, ID*******
  1. Nomination forms can be found by clicking on the "Forms" block at the bottom of this page.  To participate in our 2016 Idaho Cup races, a nomination fee of $300 postmarked on or before May 25, 2016 and an entry fee of $200 is required.
  2. Foals of 2014 who wish to become eligible for the Idaho Cup Program MUST submit a nomination form before the May 25, 2016 as this is the nomination date to be eligible for 2016 Idaho Cup races.
  3. Weanling nominations to the Idaho Cup program for foals of 2015 are still postponed until we have more information on our 2016 legislative venture. 
  4. If you're interested in receiving more information about the legislative activity or have specific questions, please contact our ITA office at PO Box 140311, Boise, Idaho 83714 or call (208) 375-5930 or (208) 994-1960.

Please remember all owners must be members of the of the ITA in good standing to participate in the 2016 Idaho Cup races.  Membership dues are $50.


The Idaho Thoroughbred Association is a non-profit association with its primary purpose to create and provide financial incentive to breed, to win and to race Idaho bred thoroughbred horses. As a secondary purpose, the Association will represent the interests of all thoroughbreds racing in the state of Idaho.

The goals of the Association are to provide education of, promotion of, market sources for, and give legislative input for the betterment of the breed as follows:

  • To advertise, foster and promote the thoroughbred horse industry in the state of Idaho.
  • To gather and disseminate information concerning thoroughbred horses bred and raised in the state of Idaho.
  • To create, foster and encourage a better business climate for the thoroughbred horse industry within the state of Idaho by providing information concerning the industry and its importance to the state as whole.
  • To assist, promote and encourage cooperation among breeders, owners and trainers of thoroughbred horses in the state of Idaho.

Idaho Thoroughbred Association is run by elected Officers consisting of President, Vice-President, Past President, and Financial Officer, and a twelve member Board of Directors. All of whom are regular members in the association and actively engaged in the Thoroughbred industry.