A question was posed this morning by a renowned trainer as to which Minnesota-bred mare has the most career earnings. He knew where the question and the eventual answer likely would go and he was correct. A quick fact-checking mission found the numbers below. If there are errors, feel free to comment with corrections.
MN-bred filly and mare all-time money earners
Polar Plunge: $275,574
Bella Notte: $271,541
Chick Fight: $252,089
Glitter Star: $246,889
Princess Elaine: $232,240
MN-bred colt and gelding all-time money earners
Blair’s Cove: $533,528
Wally’s Choice: $508,125
Super Abound: $398,418
Sir Tricky: $341,763
Timeless Prince: $326,977
Minnesota-bred Graded Stakes Winners
Super Abound: Secretariat Stakes 1990 (G1)
Blair’s Cove: Swoon’s Son 1990 (G3) Stars and Stripes 1991 (G3)
Booly: Selima Stakes 1992 (G3)
Wally’s Choice: Oklahoma Derby 2004 (G3)
Booly never raced in Minnesota. She earned $131,355 in a nine-race career that included a graded stakes win and a ninth-place finish in the 1992 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1).
Crocrock is the MN-bred with the most earnings exclusively at Canterbury with $340,452.