Nominations Out for 2009 NY-Bred Divisional Champions

Friday, February 19th, 2010

The New York Thoroughbred Breeders, Inc. (NYTB) is pleased to announce the nominees for the New York-bred Divisional Champions of 2009. New York turf writers will vote on the winners of each division and will also choose a New York-bred Horse of the Year and New York-bred Horse of the Decade.

NYTB will honor all the winners and their connections at a celebration at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs, NY on the evening of April 12th 2010. Also to be honored will be New York Breeder of the Year, the connections of Broodmare of the Year, Steeplechase Champion and leading New York-bred trainer and jockey. Additionally, A Shin Forward, Cannonball and Oiseau de Feu will be recognized for their significant accomplishments on the international stage.

The nominees for the 2009 New York-bred Divisional Champions are:

Champion Two-Year-Old Male
City Trooper
Fenway Faithful
Make Note
Zip Quik

Champion Two-Year-Old Female
Cuff Me
Franny Freud
Opus A
So N So

Champion Three-Year-Old Male
Fiddlers Afleet
Legal Consent
Mr. Fantasy
Uncle T Seven

Champion Three-Year-Old Female
Don’t Forget Gil
Mother Russia
Rightly So
Sapphire Sky

Champion Older Male
Driven by Success
Future Prospect
Giant Moon
Silver Timber
Wishful Tomcat

Champion Older Female
Canadian Ballet
I Lost My Choo
You Go West Girl

Champion Turf Male
Get Serious
Silver Timber
Straight Story

Champion Turf Female
Canadian Ballet
I Lost My Choo
Nehantic Cat
You Go West Girl

Champion Male Sprinter
Driven by Success
Law Enforcement
Mor Chances
Silver Timber

Champion Female Sprinter
By the Light
Canadian Ballet
Dance Gal Dance
Keep the Peace

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