New South Wales bred horses swept the board at Sunday evening’s Australian Horse of The Year awards in Brisbane taking all eight Thoroughbred categories. New South Wales based breeders also secured six of the eight awards, only Champion Stayer Jameka and 3yo Colt or Gelding winner Flying Artie preventing another clean sweep. Interestingly both of those horses were sired by then NSW based sires.
Winx was the star of the show winning the top award for a second time and also collecting the prize for the Champion Middle Distance horse.
Thoroughbred Breeders NSW would like to congratulate the connections of all the winners in what was a stellar year of racing.
Horse of the Year and Champion Middle Distance - Winx (Street Cry) bred by Fairway Thoroughbreds, NSW
Champion 2YO - She Will Reign (Manhattan Rain) bred by Mr G Bachell, NSW
Champion 3YO Colt or Gelding - Flying Artie (Artie Schiller), bred by Mr J Shannon, Vic
Champion 3yo Filly – Yankee Rose (All American), bred by Wexford Farm, Doyles Breeding and Racing & Wamslet Partnership, NSW
Champion Sprinter – Chautauqua (Encosta De Lago), bred by Woodbury Pty Ltd, NSW
Champion Stayer – Jameka (Myboycharlie), bred Gilgai Farm, Vic
Champion Jumper - Wells (Galileo (IRE)) bred by Linley Investments, NSW
Champion Sire – Snitzel (Redoute’s Choice), standing at Arrowfield Stud, NSW