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Enable Named 2017 Cartier Horse Of The Year

The outstanding three-year-old filly Enable has been named the Cartier Horse of the Year at the 27th annual Cartier Racing Awards, European horseracing’s equivalent of the Oscars. The 2017 Cartier Racing Awards were presented at a glittering ceremony before an invited audience of 300 at the Dorchester Hotel, London, England, on Tuesday, November 14. From the first crop of Nathaniel, Enable’s year-end honors ...

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Rapper Dragon Named Hong Kong Horse Of The Year

Rapper Dragon (by Street Boss) claimed the Hong Kong Horse of the Year award at a ceremony held July 14 at the Grand Hyatt. Hong Kong’s standout 4-year-old made history during the season when he became the first horse to win all three legs of Hong Kong’s 4-year-old classic series. John Moore’s stable star had an outstanding sophomore Hong Kong campaign ...

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G1 Winner Masochistic Turned Out, Likely Through For The Year

Masochistic winning the G2 Pat O’Brien Aug. 27. Masochistic, one of the top California-based sprinters, has been given some time off and has been turned out for at least 60 days, according to a report in the Daily Racing Form. The 7-year-old gelding most recently finished off the board as the favorite in the G2 Churchill Downs Stakes May 6. Masochistic ...

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Sovereign Awards: Caren Honored As Canadian Horse Of The Year

Caren earned the title of Canadian Horse of the Year at the annual Sovereign Awards Ceremony held in Toronto Thursday evening. Caren, a daughter of Society’s Chairman, also was named Champion 3-year-old filly. The full list of Sovereign Award winners are listed below: Canadian Horse of the Year: Caren Champion 2-year old male: King and His Court Champion 2-year old ...

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Horse of the year Charismatic dies aged 21 | Horse Racing |

D. Wayne Lukas: trainer of Charismatic  PICTURE:Getty Images   By Keith Melrose 8:31AM 20 FEB 2017  CHARISMATIC, who in 1999 came arguably closest to snapping the Triple Crown hoodoo eventually lifted by American Pharoah in 2015, has died in Kentucky at the age of 21. He had returned to the US in December after more than a decade at stud in Japan. ...

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Japan: Kitasan Black Honored As JRA Horse Of The Year

Kitasan Black drew 134 out of 291 votes to win The Japan Racing Association’s 2016 Horse of the Year based on an outstanding season that included victories in the Tenno Sho (Spring) and the Japan Cup. Maurice, who won three G1 titles, including two in Hong Kong, earned 90 votes to deny him a second consecutive Horse of the Year ...

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USA: California Chrome named Horse of the Year

California Chrome: won the same award back in 2014   PICTURE: Benoit    By NICHOLAS GODFREY 10:25AM 22 JAN 2017  USA: California Chrome was named American Horse of the Year for the second time on Saturday night at the annual Eclipse Awards ceremony, getting the better of his Breeders’ Cup conqueror Arrogate in the vote for the nation’s most prestigious racing ...

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Opinion: Young Gives Horse Of The Year Nod To Arrogate

Horse of the Year 2016 will be announced Saturday at Gulfstream Park in Florida, and while it’s certain to be either Arrogate or California Chrome, the outcome could be closer than Arrogate’s dramatic half-length victory over Chrome in the $ 6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic run at Santa Anita last Nov. 5. Voters had to submit their ballots by Jan. ...

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The wrath of Kerr: racing writer of the year slams JCR

Kempton: could be closed to build 3,500 houses   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)   By Tom Kerr 1:27PM 13 JAN 2017  The racing writer of the year blasts the Jockey Club and grasping developers YOU CAN almost imagine how the grandees on the Jockey Club board convinced themselves it was a good idea to sell off one of the sport’s most treasured ...

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