The Arabian Breeders Sweepstakes will offer the following new Jackpot classes that will have $15,000 in prize money available for each class:
- Arabian English Pleasure AAOTR
- Arabian Reining AAOTR
- HA/AA English Pleasure AAOTR
- HA/AA Reining AAOTR
Payout for the Arabian Yearling Sweepstakes Classes at U.S. Nationals will be $25,000 per class:
- Champion - $5,000
- Reserve Champion - $3,200
- Top Ten - $2,100
Arabian Yearling Sweepstakes Classes at the Regional level will be held as open and not AAOTH. These classes will still be restricted to Breeding Entries only.
- There will be no Open Arabian Yearling Breeding/In-Hand Classes for non-Sweepstakes horses in 2019.
- The 2-Year-Old Arabian and HA/AA In-Hand Classes at U.S. Nationals will be discontinued as Sweepstakes designated classes in 2020.
- The HA/AA Sweepstakes Yearling In-Hand Open Classes at U.S. Nationals will be discontinued as Sweepstakes designated classes in 2021.
- The Sweepstakes Yearling Classes and 2-Year-Old classes at Canadian Nationals and Sport Horse Nationals have not changed and payout will remain the same.
To qualify for the U.S. National Yearling Open Sweepstakes Classes, the Breeding Entry must have placed as a Top Ten from one of the corresponding 18 Regional Yearling Sweepstakes Classes.
-- via Arabian Horse Association