Is the Thoroughbred Makeover
The Thoroughbred Makeover is a one-of-a-kind experience:
- A big show atmosphere at a premier venue in the heart of the Thoroughbred industry
- The largest and most lucrative Thoroughbred retraining competition in the world
- The marquee event in support of the RRP’s charitable mission of increasing demand for Thoroughbreds after racing
- A unique first-year-off-the-track goal for you and your OTTB
- A welcoming and supportive community
- A week of networking, education and fun with those new-found friends
- And the country’s premier shopping opportunity for Thoroughbred sport horse prospects
Ready to apply?
For 2023, the application can be viewed and worked on as a draft starting on December 15th, 2022 through January 2nd, 2023. You'll be able to work on your application and gather your materials, and save your work during this time. From January 2nd through the 20th, you'll be able to submit your application (with vet recommendation, video, references, and competitor agreement).
Please note that registration and entry fees have changed; this is the first adjustment to fees since 2019. Learn more about the updated fee schedule here.
Registration fees due at time of application:
- $200 one-time annual trainer application fee, regardless of trainer status (individual, team captain, or team member)
- $150 horse registration fee per horse, billed to individuals and team captains