2015 KY-Bred Champions and Broodmare of the Year Nominees
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American Pharoah, the first Triple Crown winner in thirty-seven years and ninth Kentucky-bred winner, is solely nominated as Horse of the Year for his contribution to Thoroughbred racing

Lexington, KY, February 5, 2016–The Kentucky Thoroughbred Association (KTA) and Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders (KTOB) Board of Directors release the nominees for 2015 KTA/KTOB KY-bred Champions and Broodmare of the Year. The KY-bred Champions and Broodmare of the Year will be voted upon by ALL eligible KTA/KTOB members and will be completed on Friday, February 19th. The winners of each division will be announced at the KTOB Awards Luncheon on Thursday, April 21st, 2016. 

The nominees are as follows: 

  • Broodmare of the Year: Leslie’s Lady, Life Happened, Littleprincessemma, Serena’s Cat 
  • Horse of the Year: American Pharoah 
  • Two-Year-Old Male: Hit It A Bomb, Nyquist 
  • Two-Year-Old Filly: Catch a Glimpse, Songbird 
  • Three-Year-Old Male: American Pharoah, Runhappy 
  • Three-Year-Old Filly: Curalina, I’m a Chatterbox, Lovely Maria 
  • Older Dirt Male: Honor Code, Liam’s Map, Tonalist
  • Older Dirt Female: Beholder, Stopchargingmaria, Wedding Toast 
  • Turf Male: Big Blue Kitten, Finnegans Wake, Grand Arch, Twilight Eclipse 
  • Turf Female: Stephanie’s Kitten, Tepin 
  • Sprinter: Mongolian Saturday, Rock Fall, Runhappy, Undrafted 
  • Steeplechase Horse: Demonstrative 
  • Racing Abroad: Air Force Blue, Secret Circle, Undrafted 

In existence since 1967 and 1983, respectfully, the KTOB and KTA direct their efforts toward promoting and protecting the Thoroughbred industry by maintaining the highest levels of racing, breeding and training standards in the Commonwealth.

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