The top earners for the 2020 MHBA Yearling Show Purse Premium, $40,000 in bonus awards from the Maryland-bred Fund presented to the highest-earning 2 and 3-year-olds shown at the annual MHBA yearling show, have been tabulated.
Every yearling shown, regardless of class standing, is eligible for these cash awards which are split and distributed twice-$20,000 divided among the exhibitors of the four show contestants who earn the most money at 2 and another $20,000 divided among the exhibitors of the four highest-earning at 3. All earnings are verifiable by The Jockey Club. The premium is distributed 65 percent to the exhibitor of the leading earner, 20 percent to second, 10 percent to third and 5 percent to fourth.
Three-year-olds of 2020 (shown in 2018 - judge Rick Violette)
Sharing, ch.f., Speightstown—Shared Account, by Pleasantly Perfect; shown in Class IV, entry #19, by Sagamore Farm. 2020 earnings: $362,451, 1st Edgewood S-G2, Tepin S, 2nd Coronation S-G1 (in England), 3rd American Oaks-G1.
Project Whiskey, dk.b./br.f., Tapizar—Over the Moon, by Malibu Moon; 1st in Class IV, entry #29, shown by Dark Hollow Farm. 2020 earnings: $199,280, 1st Delaware Oaks-G3, 2nd Monmouth Oaks-G3.
Hello Beautiful, dk.b./br.f., Golden Lad—Hello Now, by Tiznow; 2nd in Class III, entry #25, shown by Hillwood Stables LLC. 2020 earnings: $150,552,1st Safely Kept S, Maryland Million Distaff H.
Oxide, ch.c., Golden Lad—Silver Ashlee, by Red Bullet; shown in Class I, entry #33, by Dark Hollow Farm. 2020 earnings: $109,613.
Two-year-olds of 2020 (shown in 2019 - judge Michael Stidham)
Ain’t Da Beer Cold, ch.g., Freedom Child—Distinct Affair, by With Distinction; shown in Class I, entry #56, by Matt Spencer and Kelly Cox. 2020 earnings: $91,242, 2nd Howard County S.
San Antone, b.g., Bourbon Courage—Iflookscouldkill, by Louis Quatorze; shown in Class I, entry #53, by Michael J. Harrison DVM. 2020 earnings: $68,640.
Hello Hot Rod, dk.b./br.c., Mosler—Hello Now, by Tiznow; shown in Class I, entry #91, by Hillwood Stables LLC. 2020 earnings: $58,941.
Reassured, gr./ro.c., Bandbox—Bridled Assurance, by Unbridled’s Song; shown in Class I, entry #92, by Hillwood Stables LLC. 2020 earnings: $55,471, 3rd Maryland Million Nursery S.