February 8, 2016 -- Mshawish, winner of Saturday’s
$500,000 Donn Handicap at Gulfstream Park, tops the list of
North America’s leading money-winning Thoroughbreds with
$393,700 in 2016 purse earnings. The 5-year-old son of Medaglia
d’Oro was trained by Todd Pletcher, ridden by John Velazquez and
owned by Al Shaqab Racing.
Hoppertunity, winner of the $500,000 San Antonio Stakes at Santa
Anita Saturday, moved into second with $324,000. Luke’s Alley,
winner of Saturday’s $350,000 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap,
took over third with $248,890.
Jose L. Ortiz maintains his position atop the jockey standings
with current year purses totaling $1,463,648. Joel Rosario is
second with $1,462,850 and Irad Ortiz, Jr. is third with
Pletcher continues to lead the trainer
standings with $1,789,825. Rudy Rodriguez is
second with $946,740 and Hoppertunity’s
trainer, Bob Baffert, moved into third with
Equine earnings are for all starters of at
least one race in North America and include
earnings from some international races.
Trainer and jockey standings are for North
American-based individuals but include
earnings from select international races.
for the weekly leaders through February 7,