Maryland Thoroughbred Industry Renaissance Awards Set for Feb. 11

|

Sharing | Horsephotos

The third annual Maryland Thoroughbred Industry Renaissance Awards will be presented to the top Maryland owner, trainer, jockey, breeder, broodmare and stallion, as well as the champion Maryland-breds of 2019, on Feb. 11 at the Guinness Open Gate Brewery in Halethorpe.

The Renaissance Awards were created to recognize the best of Maryland racing and breeding from the previous year and are a cooperative effort between the Maryland Horse Breeders Association, Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and Maryland Jockey Club.

Award finalists (listed alphabetically)

Maryland-bred champion 2-year-old male: Laddie Liam (Golden Lad); Monday Morning Qb (Imagining); Ournationonparade (Cal Nation)

Maryland-bred champion 2-year-old filly: Hello Beautiful (Golden Lad); Selflessly (More Than Ready); Sharing (Speightstown)

Maryland-bred champion 3-year-old male: Alwaysmining (Stay Thirsty); Stranger Danger (Buffum); Top Line Growth (Tapizar)

Maryland-bred champion 3-year-old filly: Introduced (El Padrino); Las Setas (Seville {Ger}); Zonda (Scat Daddy)

Maryland-bred champion older male: Clubman (Not For Love); Cordmaker (Curlin); Just Howard (English Channel)

Maryland-bred champion older female: Another Broad (Include); Blamed (Blame); Majestic Reason (Majestic Warrior)

Maryland-bred champion sprinter: Laki (Cuba); Lewisfield (Great Notion); Taco Supream (El Padrino)

Maryland-bred champion turf runner: Beach View (Giant’s Causeway); Just Howard; Sharing

Owner of the Year: Hillwood Stable LLC, No Guts No Glory Farm, Smart Angle

Trainer of the Year: Dale Capuano,  Claudio Gonzalez,  Mike Trombetta

Jockey of the Year: Trevor McCarthy, Sheldon Russell, Jorge A. Vargas Jr.

Breeder of the Year: Robert T. Manfuso and Katharine M. Voss, Sagamore Farm

Broodmare of the Year: Casual Kiss, Taft Lil Queen, Tanca

Stallion of the Year: Friesan Fire, Great Notion

Pimlico Backstretch Employee of the Year: Urizar “Uri” Velazquez

Laurel Backstretch Employee of the Year: Troy Singh

Not a subscriber? Click here to sign up for the daily PDF or alerts.