MMBHF

mmhbf special events

September 9-11, 2022

Michigan State University Pavilion
East Lansing, Michigan

Morgan & Open Classes
AMHA Star Rated
MJMHA Point Approved

Morgan Weanling spectacular

 

amateur morgan
yearling sweepstakes

 

over $44,000 in prize money

Sponsored by Lexicon LLC, Darris & Leslie Garoufalis & Appointments USA

Eligibility: Open to ALL 2022 Morgan foals sired by the stallions sold in the MMHBF 2021 Stallion Service Auction. Class is also open to any 2022 Morgan foal identified as being the result of a breeding purchased in the 2020 Stallion Service Auction where the breeding was unsuccessful, and the rebred mare was declared by December 1, 2021. See eligible sires listed below.

Entry Fee: $175 per foal by August 15, 2022. After August 15, the class entry fee will be $250 per foal. If the foal was not entered in the show by August 15, 2022, $35 per horse post entry fee will also apply. All entries must be completed by NOON, Friday, September 9, 2022, at which time entries close for Class 54.

Information Forms: At show check-in, be prepared to complete a form requesting the foal’s date of birth, the name and registration numbers of its sire and dam, and also the foal’s registration number (if registered). For your convenience, the foal information form may be downloaded (see “Weanling Form” above). Foal owners must also complete and sign IRS Form W-9 requesting the OWNER’S Social Security number.

General Information & Class Procedures:

  • The order of entry for sweepstakes classes will be posted at the Show Office during the Friday afternoon session. The order will be randomly generated with the specification that, for handlers with multiple entries, there is to be at least two horses between his or her entries. No requests for changes will be honored.
  • The sweepstakes class will begin with each entry in the order posted making an individual appearance of a maximum of two minutes before the judge, then leaving the ring. After the last horse has left the ring, the top 12 entries (or more at the discretion of the judge) will be announced, and then a 10-minute break will follow.
  • After the break, the previously announced top entries will re-enter the ring and line up on the rail, and the judge will complete the class.

DNA Test: Immediately after the class and in the presence of an MMHBF representative, a DNA hair sample will be taken from each of the Top Ten foals and also from the 11th and 12th place foals, these samples to be submitted to AMHA for DNA verification. MMHBF will provide blank DNA test kits for the sampling and will send the samples to the testing laboratory within 72 hours of the end of the show. No DNA testing fees will be charged to exhibitors.

Class Awards: Champion to receive trophy, Appointments USA sheet, ribbon and $4,750. Reserve Champion – Appointments USA sheet, ribbon and $3,230. Balance of Top Ten to receive ribbons and cash prizes: 3rd – $2,565, 4th – $2,090, 5th – $1,615, 6th – $1,330, 7th – $1,140, 8th – $950, 9th – $760, 10th – $570. SSA donor of winner’s Sire to receive $1,000. Bonus Prize Money: $19,000 Bonus Prize Money is to be divided equally among all Bonus-eligible foals (see below) that place in the Top Ten of the Weanling Spectacular.

Bonus Prize Eligibility: Foals identified as being the result of a breeding purchased the day of the Gala in the 2021 Stallion Service Auction (or a declared carry-over re-breeding from a 2020 Auction purchase) are eligible for the 2022 Bonus Prize money. In addition, each stallion owner whose donated stallion service was purchased the day of the Gala in the 2021 Stallion Service Auction was given the opportunity to identify one of the purchased stallion’s foals to be eligible for the 2022 Bonus Prize Money. IN ALL CASES, THE BIOLOGICAL DAM OF THE FOAL FROM THE PURCHASED OR DONATED STALLION SERVICE MUST HAVE BEEN DECLARED BY DECEMBER 1, 2021 or by December 31, 2021 with the payment of a $100 late penalty.

Payment of Prizes: Prize checks will be mailed once DNA tests have been confirmed. Each prize check will be made payable to the foal owner of record and will be void 60 days after the date of issue.

Sponsored by the Walton & Loubert Families

Eligibility: Open to all registered Morgan yearlings. Handler and trailer must be amateurs as defined by USEF rules and must be 18 years of age or older. Class does NOT qualify for any Morgan “Futurity” in-hand championships. 

Entry Fee: $100 per horse by August 15, 2022. After August 15, the class entry fee will be $150 per horse. If the horse was not entered in the show by August 15, 2022, $35 per horse post entry fee will also apply. All entries must be completed by NOON on Friday, September 9, 2022, at which time entries close for Class 53. 

Tax ID Information: OWNERS must provide their Social Security numbers on IRS Form W-9, those forms available in the show office. 

General Information & Class Procedures:

  • The order of entry for sweepstakes classes will be posted at the Show Office during the Friday afternoon session. The order will be randomly generated with the specification that, for handlers with multiple entries, there is to be at least two horses between his or her entries. No requests for changes will be honored.
  • The sweepstakes class will begin with each entry in the order posted making an individual appearance of a maximum of two minutes before the judge, then leaving the ring. After the last horse has left the ring, the top 12 entries (or more at the discretion of the judge) will be announced, and then a 10-minute break will follow.
  • After the break, the previously announced top entries will re-enter the ring and line up on the rail, and the judge will complete the class.
  • Management reserves the right to adjust the time of the break.

Class Awards:

  • Champion – Trophy, Appointments USA sheet, ribbon and $1,500
  • Reserve Champion – Appointments USA sheet, ribbon and $1,250
  • Balance of Top Ten to receive ribbons and cash prizes: 3rd – $750, 4th – $500, 5th – $400, 6th thru 10th – $200 each

Payment of Prizes: Prize money will be paid by check within 30 days of the last day of the competition. Checks will be made payable to the owner of record and will be void 60 days after the date of issue. 

2022 ELIGIBLE SIRES

MARE DECLARATIONS

Deadlines for 2023 Bonus-Eligible Foals

  • December 1, 2022 (without Penalty)
  • December 2-31, 2022 (with payment of $100 late Penalty)
  • NO mare declarations will be accepted after December 31, 2022 for any reason.
  • NO EXCEPTIONS will be made.

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