Americanrevolution Named New York-Bred Horse of the Year


AmericanrevolutionSarah Andrew

Americanrevolution (Constitution)'s rapid development last season earned him New York-bred Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old male honors during the New York Thoroughbred Breeders Inc.'s Annual Awards Ceremony on Friday, Aug. 12 at Fasig-Tipton's Humphrey S. Finney Sales Pavilion. Bred by Fred Hertrich and John Fielding and owned by CHC Inc. and WinStar Farm, Americanrevolution went from a maiden in June to a Grade I winner by December to lock up his championships.

The 2021 New York-bred Horse of the Year and divisional champions were chosen by a vote of New York turf writers, handicappers, photographers and television and radio hosts and analysts conducted by the NYTB. The Awards Ceremony returned to an in-person event for the first time since 2019.

Other 2020 honorees were: Champion Two-Year-Old Filly Venti Valentine (Firing Line), Champion Two-Year-Old Male, Senbei (Candy Ride {Arg}), Champion Three-Year-Old Filly Make Mischief (Into Mischief), Champion Older Dirt Female and Champion Female Sprinter Bank Sting (Central Banker), Champion Older Dirt Male Bankit (Central Banker), Champion Turf Female Runaway Rumour (Flintshire {GB}), Champion Turf Male Somelikeithotbrown (Big Brown), Champion Male Sprinter My Boy Tate (Boys At Tosconova), Broodmare of the Year: Polly Freeze (Super Saver), dam of Americanrevolution, New York-Bred Trainer of the Year Christophe Clement, New York-Bred Jockey of the Year Manuel Franco and New York Breeder of the Year Chester and Mary Broman.

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