2013 Thoroughbred Horse of the Year Finalists

Thursday 18 July

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New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) announced today finalists for all 2012-13 Thoroughbred Horse of the Year Awards. The winners will be announced at the Awards Dinner at the Claudelands Events Centre, Hamilton, on Thursday, 15 August 2013.

Matthew Goodson, Chairman of NZTR, offered his congratulations to all finalists nominated for this year’s annual Awards:   

Every one of these finalists have been outstanding performers over the last 12 months and have helped to promote our wonderful racing and breeding industries.” 

”At our annual Awards Dinner in Hamilton on the evening of 15 August we will find out which horses, their owners, breeders, trainers and riders, will be crowned New Zealand Champions.We will also celebrate on that night someone who has made an Outstanding Contribution to Racing in New Zealand over many years.”

Finalists for the Owner of the Year, Trainer of the Year, Jockey of the Year, Jumps Jockey of the Year and the three Stallion Awards (Grosvenor Award, Dewar Award and Centaine Award) will be announced on 1 August, immediately after the close of the current season.

For further information and tickets contact office@nzracing.co.nz or 04 576 6256. Or click here to download a booking form

BROODMARE OF THE YEAR

Iguazu’s Girl dam of Sacred Falls

Sayyida dam of Ocean Park

Stareel dam of Dundeel

 

 

BREEDER OF THE YEAR

Joanne and Murray Andersen for Dundeel

Garry Chittick (Waikato Stud) for Sacred Falls & 11 other black type winners

Karen Parsons for Final Touch

Trelawney Thoroughbred Ltd- Brent and Cherry Taylor for Ocean Park and 3 other black type winners

   

CHAMPION JUMPER

Cape Kinaveral

Rioch

Tom’s Myth

Wotabuzz

   

CHAMPION TWO YEAR OLD

Bounding

Recite

Ruud Awakening

   

CHAMPION THREE YEAR OLD

Dundeel

Fix

Habibi

Platinum Kingdom

   

CHAMPION SPRINTER

(-1500M)

Final Touch

Fleur De Lune

Mufhasa

Xanadu

   

CHAMPION MIDDLE DISTANCE HORSE

(1501M-2100M)

Nashville

Ocean Park

Shez Sinsational

Veyron

   

CHAMPION STAYER

(2101M+)

Blood Brotha

Quintessential

Sangster

Silent Achiever

   

HORSE OF THE YEAR

(Finalists for the NZTR Horse Of The Year Award comprise finalists in all horse categories)

Blood Brotha

Bounding

Cape Kinaveral

Dundeel

Final Touch

Fix

Fleur De Lune

Habibi

Mufhasa

Nashville

Ocean Park

Platinum Kingdom

Quintessential

Recite

Rioch

Ruud Awakening

Sangster

Shez Sinsational

Silent Achiever

Tom’s Myth

Veyron

Wotabuzz

Xanadu