The top earners for the $40,000 MHBA Yearling Show Purse Premium, a bonus award 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 2015 (shown in 2013-judge Ken McPeek)
Mayla, b.f., Sharp Humor—Fifteen Moons, by Malibu Moon; shown in Class IV, entry #64, by Carol A. Kaye. 2015 earnings: $167,859, 1st Orleans S
Bridget’s Big Luvy, b.c., Tiz Wonderful—Memories of Mystic, by Dixie Union; 2nd in Class II, entry #37, shown by Dark Hollow Farm. 2015 earnings: $89,351, 1st Private Terms S
John Jones, dk.b./br.c., Smarty Jones—Chrusciki, by Polish Numbers; shown in Class II, entry #46, by Nancy Lee Farms. 2015 earnings: $76,482
Outwithbigdaddy, dk.b./br.f., Outflanker—Bigdaddysgirl, by Louis Quatorze; 5th in Class III, entry #40, shown by Gina Rosenthal. 2015 earnings: $72,137
Two-year-olds of 2015 (shown in 2014-judge Tony Dutrow)
Cathryn Sophia, b.f., Street Boss—Sheave, by Mineshaft; 2nd in Class IV, entry #29, shown by Robert T. Manfuso. 2015 earnings: $90,000, 1st Gin Talking S
Flash McCaul, b.c., Friesan Fire—An T M, by Cryptoclearance; shown in Class I, entry #48, by Country Life Farm and Fire Away LLC. 2015 earnings: $76,119, 2nd Maryland Million Nursery, Maryland Juvenile Futurity
Tizzarunner, dk.b./br.c., Tizway—Piano Bar, by Carson City; shown in Class II, entry #28, by Robert T. Manfuso. 2015 earnings: $75,371, 2nd Swynford S, 3rd Grey S-G3, Colin S
Onepointtwentyone, ch.c., E Dubai—Lady Marion, by Forestry; shown in Class II, entry #17, by Spring Meadow Farm. 2015 earnings: $72,900, 1st First State Dash S.