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Vosne Romanee New Zealand Horse of the Year
04 Sep 2010 | New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing 

Vosne Romanee was crowned Mercedes Horse of the Year at New Zealand’s annual Mercedes Thoroughbred Racing Awards for the 2009-10 season, held at the Ellerslie Event Centre on Friday night.

Vosne Romanee captured 28 of a total 41 votes, defeating other Mercedes Awards category winner Katie Lee.

Vosne Romanee also won the Mercedes Champion Middle Distance Horse title.

Banchee won Mercedes Champion Two Year Old and Katie Lee the Mercedes Champion Three Year Old honours. She is owned by Sir Patrick and Lady Hogan, who picked up the Mercedes Owner of the Year Award.

Tavistock took the Mercedes Sprinter of the Year Award, with a near clean sweep of all votes and Red Ruler won the Mercedes Champion Stayer title.

In the ‘people’ categories, Opie Bosson took the Mercedes Jockey of the Year, James McDonald, the McBeath Apprentice Jockey of the Year Award, and Shaune Ritchie won the Dunstan Trainer of the Year Award.

Richard Eynon won the Mercedes Jumps Jockey Award and Fair King, the Mercedes Jumper of the Year.

Trackside TV Presenter Brendan Popplewell walked off with the Mercedes Media Award.

Norm Holland took the prestigious Mercedes Contribution to Racing Award.

In the breeding categories, Windsor Park Stud was awarded Mercedes Breeder of the Year, breeders of Monaco Consul, Military Move, Beauty Flash, Gold Onyx and Casabella Lane.

Miss Jessie Jay, dam of two category winners on the same evening, Katie Lee and Banchee, took Mercedes Broodmare of the Year and stallion honours were divided between Zabeel (Dewar and Centaine) and Volksraad (Grosvenor).

All 2009-10 Mercedes Thoroughbred Racing Awards winners and Votes for Finalists are attached.

 

009-10 MERCEDES THOROUGHBRED RACING AWARDS RESULTS

 

1

CENTAINE AWARD                                                                          ZABEEL

2

Grosvenor Stallion of the Year

VOLKSRAAD

3

Mercedes Broodmare of the Year

MISS JESSIE JAY

(DAM OF KATIE LEE & BANCHEE)

4

Dewar Stallion of the Year

ZABEEL

5

Mercedes Breeder of the Year

WINDSOR PARK STUD LTD

(BREEDERS OF MONACO CONSUL, MILITARY MOVE,

BEAUTY FLASH, GOLD ONYX & CASABELLA LANE)

6

NZ Bloodstock Filly of the Year

KATIE LEE

7

MERCEDES MEDIA AWARD

BRENDAN POPPLEWELL

8

McBeath Apprentice Jockey of the Year

James McDonald

9

Mercedes Jumps Jockey of the Year

1.                   RICHARD EYNON    34

2.                   JONATHAN RIDDELL    5

3.                   CHAD ORMSBY    1

10

Mercedes Jockey of the Year

1.                   OPIE BOSSON    35

2.                   JAMES MCDONALD    4

3.                   MARK DU PLESSIS    1                 

11

Dunstan Trainer of the Year     

1.                   SHAUNE RITCHIE    18  

2.                   MARK WALKER    15

3.                   jEFF lYNDS    7                    

12

Mercedes Owner of the Year     

1.                   SIR PATRICK & LADY HOGAN    30

2.                   IAN & ALANA SMART TRUST    8

3.                   MS F B CRIMMINS & G A NICHOLSON    3

13

Mercedes Champion Jumper

1.                   FAIR KING    21

2.                   =KIDUNOT    7

2.            =YOURTHEMAN    7

14

Mercedes Champion Two-Year-Old

1.                   BANCHEE    24

2.                   CELLARMASTER    15

3.                   NACHO MAN    2

15

Mercedes Champion Three-Year-Old

1.                   KATIE LEE    28

2.                   MONACO CONSUL    13

16

Mercedes Champion Sprinter (-1500M)

1.                   TAVISTOCK    39

2.                   =MUFHASA    1

2.             =VONUSTI    1

17

Mercedes Champion MIDDLE DISTANCE HORSE (1501M – 2100M)

1.                   VOSNE ROMANEE    38

2.                   KATIE LEE    2

3.                   WALL STREET    1

18

Mercedes Champion Stayer (2101M +)

1.                   RED RULER    36

2.                   HARRIS TWEED    4

19

Mercedes Award for Outstanding

ContributioN to Racing

MR NORM HOLLAND

20

Mercedes Horse of the Year

1.                   VOSNE ROMANEE    28

2.                   KATIE LEE    9

3.                   MONACO CONSUL    2

4.                   =DAFFODIL    1

4.             =TAVISTOCK    1

 

 

 

 
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