Winning Horses

Donna Fitzgerald and Witezarif, 6 time Tevis Cup recipient

 

Updated 7/27/16

Over 90% of the Cup-Winning Horses have been Arabian or part Arabian. *Percentages rounded

Breed Tevis Cup Haggin Cup
Arabian 54 (84%) 37 (73%)
Part Arabian 7 (11%) 9 (18%)
Thoroughbred cross 1 (~2%) 1 (~2%)
Ango/Arab 1 (~2%) 1 (~2%)
Appaloosa 0 1 (~2%)
Mule 0 2 (~4%)
Mustang 1 (~2%) 0
Total Wins 64 51

 

Bays and Chestnuts are Close Favorites in the Winners' Circle.
*Not all data available

Color Tevis Cup Haggin Cup
Bay 23 (37.70%) 19 (39.58%)
Chestnut 22 (36.07%) 18 (37.50%)
Grey 15 (24.59%) 10 (20.83%)
Roan 1 (1.64%) 0
Appy 0 1 (2.09%)
Total Wins 61* 48*

 

And in the Equine Battle of the Sexes, the Winner is...
*Percentages rounded

Sex Tevis Cup Haggin Cup
Gelding 46 (72%) 41 (80%)
Mare 14 (22%) 8 (16%)
Stallion 4 (6%) 2 (4%)
Total Wins 64 51

 

Some similarities between the Cup winners...

Category Tevis Cup Haggin Cup
Most wins by one horse 6 3
Youngest horse 6 years 6 years
Oldest horse 16 years 17 years

 

One horse has carried its rider to win the Tevis Cup six times, counting one tie: Witezarif, ridden by Donna Fitzgerald.
One horse has won the Haggin Cup twice with different riders: Harry, ridden by Daniel Bunn (1990) and by Marcia Smith (1992).
One horse has twice carried the winner of both trophies in the same year: Cougar's Fete, ridden by Erin McChesney (1991 and 1996).
The most Haggin Cup wins by one horse is 3: HCC Gazal, ridden by Julie Suhr, in 1983, 1984 and 1986.
The youngest horse to win the Tevis Cup was 6 years old: Chief of Tahmaroo (Paige Harper, 1962).
The youngest horses to win the Haggin Cup were 6 years old: Keno (Paige Harper, 1964), Siri (Wendell Robie, 1965), Rajah (Suzanne Morstad, 1970), El Karbaj (Hal Hall, 1972), Hazz (William Fox, 1977 ) and Fayette de Cameo (Cathy Rohm, 2001).
The oldest horse to win the Ride was 16 in 1956: Bandos (Wendell Robie).
The oldest horse to win the Haggin cup was 17 years old: MCM Last Dance (Barrak Blakeley, 2014).
Fritz, owned and ridden by Marje Pryor, won the Tevis Cup in 1982 and 1983, and is an eight-time finisher, 7 times in the top six. Fritz is blind in his left eye.