2016 KY-Bred Champions and Broodmare of the Year Nominees
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Lexington, KY, February 8, 2017 – The Kentucky Thoroughbred Association (KTA) and Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders (KTOB) Board of Directors release the nominees for the 2016 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 17th.  The winners of each division will be announced at the KTOB Awards Luncheon on Thursday, April 20th, 2017.

The nominees are as follows: 

  • Broodmare of the Year: Leslie’s Lady, Life Happened
  • Horse of the Year: Arrogate, Songbird
  • Two Year Old Male: Classic Empire, Mastery, Not This Time, Practical Joke
  • Two Year Old Filly: Champagne Room, Lady Aurelia, New Money Honey
  • Three Year Old Male: Arrogate, Creator, Drefong, Exaggerator, Nyquist
  • Three Year Old Filly: Carina Mia, Catch a Glimpse, Songbird, Time and Motion
  • Older Dirt Male: Frosted, Lord Nelson, Melatonin, Tamarkuz
  • Older Dirt Female: Beholder, Cavorting, Forever Unbridled, I’m a Chatterbox
  • Turf Male: Midnight Storm, Tourist
  • Turf Female: Lady Eli, Miss Temple City, Tepin
  • Sprinter: A. P. Indian, Drefong, Lord Nelson
  • Steeplechase Horse: Special Skills
  • Racing Abroad: Brave Anna, Lady Aurelia, Tepin

In existence since 1967 and 1983, respectively, 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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