Sovereign Award Finalists Announced

Canadian stalwart Pink LloydMichael Burns

The Jockey Club of Canada has announced the finalists for the 2021 Sovereign Awards, which honor Canada's champions and recognizes their outstanding achievements in Canadian Thoroughbred Racing and Breeding. The winner of each category, along with Canada's Horse of the Year for 2021, will be announced during the 47th Annual Sovereign Award Ceremony that will be held on the evening of Thursday, Apr. 14, 2022 at Universal Eventspace in Vaughan, Ontario. Tickets can also be purchased online here. The 2021 Media Awards finalists, the winner of the Award for Outstanding Groom and this year's E. P. Taylor Award and Special Sovereign Award winners will be announced on or before Feb. 15.

Finalists in each category follow. Champion Two-Year-Old Female: Diabolic (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}), Moira (Ghostzapper), Mrs. Barbara (Bodemeister); Champion Two-Year-Old Male: God of Love (Cupid), Grafton Street (War Front), Ironstone (Mr Speaker); Champion Three-Year-Old Female: Lorena (Souper Speedy), Munnyfor Ro (Munnings), Our Flash Drive (Ghostzapper); Champion Three-Year-Old Male: Artie's Storm (We Miss Artie), Frosted Over (Frosted), Haddassah (Air Force Blue), Uncharacteristic (Texas Wildcatter); Champion Older Main Track Female: Amalfi Coast (Tapizar), Infinite Patience (Sungold), Skygaze (American Pharoah); Champion Older Main Track Male: Mighty Heart (Dramedy), Pink Lloyd (Old Forester), Sir Winston (Awesome Again); Champion Female Turf Horse: Amalfi Coast, Jolie Olimpica (Brz) (Drosselmeyer), Our Flash Drive; Champion Male Turf Horse: Avie's Flatter (Flatter), Silent Poet (Silent Name {Jpn}), Town Cruise (Town Prize); Champion Female Sprinter: Amalfi Coast, Lorena, Our Secret Agent (Secret Circle); Champion Male Sprinter: Avie's Flatter, Pink Lloyd, Souper Stonehenge (Speightstown); Outstanding Broodmare: Avie's Empire (Empire Maker); Include Katherine (Include), Sunday Affair (A.P. Indy); Outstanding Breeder: Adena Springs, Sam-Son Farm, Tall Oaks Farm; Outstanding Owner: Gary Barber, Godolphin, LLC, Live Oak Plantation; Outstanding Trainer: Kevin Attard, Josie Carroll, Mark E. Casse; Outstanding Apprentice Jockey: Michael David, Mauricio Malvaez, Edgar Zenteno; Outstanding Jockey: Rafael Manuel Hernandez, Patrick Husbands, Kazushi Kimura, Justin Stein.

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