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Minnesota-Bred Money Makers

Polar Plunge
Polar Plunge

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

Crocrock: $359,977

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.