January 15 is the last day to submit a trainer application for the 2018 Thoroughbred Makeover. As of today, we have received 449 applications, which is about a 10 percent increase over last year.
We've received applications from 38 states and two Canadian provinces. Our oldest applicant is 71; the youngest is 11.
Applications will be reviewed after Jan. 15 and accepted trainers will be announced on Feb. 1.