KTOB Announces 2021 Kentucky-Bred Champions


Essential Quality | Sarah Andrew

Recipients of the 2021 KTOB Kentucky-Bred Champion awards were voted on by the full membership of KTA/KTOB and revealed Wednesday. 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. Here are the 2021 Kentucky-Bred Champions and their breeders:
• Broodmare of the Year: Indian Miss (Owner: OXO Equine LLC)
• Horse of the Year, Three-Year-Old Male: Essential Quality (Godolphin)
• Two-Year-Old Male: Corniche (Bart Evans & Stonehaven Steadings)
• Two-Year-Old Filly: Echo Zulu (Betz/J. Betz/Burns/CHNNHK/Magers/CoCo Equine/Ramsby)
• Three-Year-Old Filly: Malathaat (Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings LLC)
• Older Dirt Male: Maxfield (Godolphin)
• Older Dirt Female: Letruska (St. George Stables)
• Male Turf Horse: Colonel Liam (Phillips Racing Partnership)
• Female Turf Horse: War Like Goddess (Calumet Farm)
• Male Sprinter: Jackie's Warrior (J & J Stables)
• Female Sprinter: Ce Ce (Bo Hirsch, LLC)
• Racing Abroad: Mystic Guide (Godolphin)
• Steeplechase Horse: Snap Decision (Phipps Stable)

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