When you sell a registered Thoroughbred in a valid foreclosure sale, you may or may not be able to obtain the Certificate of Foal Registration (i.e. the “Jockey Club papers”) from the original owner. In either case, pursuant to Rule 9 of the Jockey Club’s American Stud Book, you or the buyer must provide the
Transfer of Ownership
Legal Tips for Purchasers at Horse Auctions
You do not have to risk being the victim of fraud or other legal issues when you set out to buy a horse at auction. Listed below are some ways prospective buyers can protect their interests and their equine investments:
1. Choose the Right Agent. No license is required for bloodstock agents to conduct business.
Transfer of Horse’s Papers After Lien Sale
When you sell a horse at a lien foreclosure sale, you will want to transfer its registration papers into the name of the buyer at auction, whether that be you or a third party. Most breed registries have policies and procedures relating to horses purchased in a lien foreclosure. Depending on the breed registry, you…