Top 10 Futurity Horses Earn Combined $2.2 Million With 2 Weeks Left in 2023 Season

Meet the top 10 money-earning futurity horses of 2023 with just two weeks left in the futurity season.
Brittany Tonozzi and Tres Chasin Babe PZ
Brittany Tonozzi and Tres Chasin Babe PZ | Lexi Smith Media

QData has been tracking the top-earning barrel horses all year long, and these are the futurity standouts that have taken the barrel racing world by storm so far.

The QData leaderboards track the top stallions, mares and running horses each year. These are the top futurity horses pulled from QData’s overall leaderboard for barrel horses across the industry. There are a few major futurities remaining for horses to catch up: The Ruby Buckle East Race in Memphis, Tennessee, the Top Shelf Breeders race in Fallon, Nevada, and the Barrel Futurities of America championships in Guthrie, Oklahoma, November 11-18.

So far, the top 10 barrel racing futurity horses have earn a combined $2,212,425 in recorded QData earnings in 2023.

1. Tres Chasin Babe PZ, $457,076

Owner: Teton Ridge

Breeder: Brittany and Garrett Tonozzi

Rider: Brittany Tonozzi

All-ages ranking: 1

Pedigree: Tres Chasin Babe PZ “Rosie,” is a 2019 mare by Tres Seis and out of the great NFR-qualifying mare, Babe On The Chase, by Chasin Firewater.

2. TNR Wannaseemycancan, $383,399

Owner: Suzonne Franks

Breeder: Victory Farms

Rider: Dacota Rae Monk

All-ages ranking: 2

Pedigree: TNR Wannaseemycancan is a 2019 mare by Eddie Stinson and out of Chase This Ivory, by Ivory James.

Dacota Rae Monk and TNRwannaseemycancan barrel racing
Dacota Monk and TNR WannaSeeMyCanCan. Carolyn Simancik Photography.

3. ChitiChiti Bang Bang, $245,213

Owner: Brittany and Garrett Tonozzi

Breeder: Garrett and Brittany Tonozzi

Rider: Brittany Tonozzi

All-ages ranking: 4

Pedigree: ChitiChiti BangBang “Maybelline,” is a 2019 mare by Tres Seis and out of Tonozzi’s NFR-qualifying mare, KissKiss BangBang “Mona,” by Dash Ta Fame.

4. Hyper By Design, $238,669

Owner: Michele Allison

Breeder: Michele Allison

Rider: Emily Efurd

All-ages ranking: 5

Pedigree: Hyper By Design is a 2018 gelding by Slick By Design and out of Allison’s successful rodeo mare, On A Hyper Lady, by Mr Hyperspeed.

Emily Efurd barrel racing
Emily Efurd and Hyper By Design won the second round and aggregate at the 2023 Ruby Buckle West Race. Image by Lexi Smith Media.

5. From Famous To Vegas, $201,756

Owner: Lisa Kay Cline

Breeder: Carole Lampron

Riders: Caroline Boucher Caleb Cline

All-ages ranking: 8

Pedigree: From Famous To Vegas is a 2019 gelding by Frenchstreaktavegas and out of Famous Aunt Martha, by Dash Ta Fame.

Caroline Boucher and From Famous To Vegas won the Old Fort Days Futurity Finals with a new futurity record in Fort Smith.

6. Back By Design, $154,740

Owner: Cayla Melby Small

Breeder: Cayla Melby Small

Riders: Cayla Small, Ceri Ward

All-ages ranking: 14

Pedigree: Back By Design is a 2019 gelding by Slick By Design and out of NFR-qualifying mare, RC Back in Black, by Ninety Nine Goldmine.

Cayla Melby Small and Back by Design
Cayla Melby Small and Back By Design. Image courtesy by Lexi Smith Media.

7. Slick Swingin Gypsy, $151,848

Owner: Ceri and Reagan Ward

Breeder: J Garcia Land Holdings, LLC

Rider: Ceri Ward

All-ages ranking: 15

Pedigree: Slick Swingin Gypsy is a 2018 gelding by Slick By Design and out of the standout futurity mare and producer, Hip Swingin Gypsy, by Firewaterontherocks.

8. KN Preachin Bout JLo, $133,943

Owner: Kenny Nichols or James Barron

Breeder: Kenny Nichols or James Barrom

Riders: Taylor Hildreth, Cody Hyde

All-ages ranking: 17

Pedigree: KN Preachin Bout JLo, “Preacher,” is a 2018 gelding by Tres Seis and out of KN Fabs Gift Of Fame, by Frenchmans Fabulous.

Taylor Hildreth stands with KN Preachin Bout JLo and family.
Hildreth and KN Preachin Bout JLo pose after their round win at Royal Crown in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Courtesy Hildreth.

9. This Guy Will Moonya, $129,550

Owner: Sissy Winn

Breeder: Bear Creek Quarter Horses

Rider: James Barnes

All-ages ranking: 20

Pedigree: This Guy Will Moonya, “King,” is a 2018 gelding by Guys Canyon Moon and out of VF Red Lights, by Designer Red.

10. Chrome Plated Fame, $116,231

Owner: Highpoint Barrel Horses

Breeder: Highpoint Barrel Horses

Rider: Ashley Schafer

All-ages ranking: 28

Pedigree: Chrome Plated Fame, “Johnny,” is a 2018 mare by Dash Ta Fame and out of Rods Last Ladybug, by Sharp Rodney.