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We specialize in helping small Water Utilities and Municipalities get top of the line software and support at bargain prices for the industry.   At Thoroughbred, we strive to create easy to use, flexible, yet powerful software.  And, Our Clerks nearly always get instant tech support as easily as a quick call to our Support Phone Line.  We work together with our clerks as a team to make their job easier.

Utility BillingUtility Billing Software

Our Thoroughbred ‘HorseCents’ Utility Billing Software is known for it’s ‘ease of use’ and powerful query reporting abilities.   Options for Integrated Cash Allocation Fund Accounting, ACH Autopay, Online Bill Pay Interfaces, Electronic Read Interfaces for ALL the Major Meter Companies, and more.

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Municipal CourtMunicipal Court

Need a Municipal Court Solution to meet your needs and don’t want to ‘break the bank’.   We have the answer.

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Cemetery ManagerCemetery Manager

Easily manage a Cemetery for your Community or Church.   Person and grave site photos, GPS location, obituaries, Dates, Places, Veterans List and other information about the interred.

Be the ‘hero’ to people working on family history and genealogy projects with our ‘Photo Data Sheet’.  

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Exhaust ServicePet License Manager

Easy, Simple Pet License Management for your Community..

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About Our Company

About Our Company

In 1986, Our Thoroughbred Computer Retail Store in Downtown Topeka was one of the largest Computer Retailers in Kansas.  We specialized in Kaypro PC computers, Made in the USA.  We also offered Commodore Amiga computers for home use and those with creative and artistic interests.  We installed some of the very first large personal computer networks in Kansas  working with in house IT personnel at KPL(now Westar Energy), Shawnee County Courthouse, and other large offices.   At that time, Merle was also Computer Operations Supervisor for the Forbes Field Kansas Air National Guard Unit.   One day a Budget Controller of the Ks Air National Guard Unit that was also an Accountant and Treasurer for a small town, asked Merle if he could help his small town modernize their utility billing process from manual utility bill calculation.   Before long, Merle had the two clerks entering meter readings in a computer and printing bills within a few hours instead of the several weeks each month they’d previously spent hand calculating bills and typing them out on a typewriter.   It wasn’t long before word started to spread… and Thoroughbred was in the Utility Billing Software business.

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Other Services

Training , Support, Other Products and Services.


We want all our Thoroughbred Software Clerks to be properly trained. Our software products are designed to be easy to use, however, we have found that properly trained Clerks are happier with their jobs, because they are confident and know what they are doing.    Our job is to make your job easier, and one of the ways we do that is provide you with easy to obtain, low costs training options.

And, We have a variety of training options from which you can choose how to obtain our training.

Group Classes

Private Lesson   (At your place or our Downtown Topeka Facility)

Private Remote Access Training  (Over the Internet)


Change Old TyresSupport

Our Thoroughbred Tech Support is some of the best in the industry.  Your call will nearly always be answered immediately by a real USA based tech support person.

On rare occasions, we may need to call you back.

If you are already a Thoroughbred Customer and need a little help  

Just call the ‘Special’ Tech Support number that shows on the startup screen each time you open your Thoroughbred Software program.      Then, Click on the big Blue Circular Button with White Question Mark to load our Special Version of the Teamviewer Remote Access Tech Support Tool.   Once loaded, it will give you two numbers, A UserID number and a Password which changes each time.   Read those two number to the Tech Support person.

If you pay for long distance, just ask for us to call you right back.


Caring for the new carOther Products and Services

Software products for Individuals and Small Business.

We have a few specialty items that are not related to Utility Billing.