The Harness Breeders NSW Annual General Meeting and Annual Awards Night has held on Saturday evening the 11th of January 2020 at Club Menangle. Both events were well attended, the Committee are sincerely appreciative for the support of our Members making the long trip to be with us on this celebratory evening, thank you one and all !
The HBNSW 2019/ 2020 Annual Awards Night began at 6pm in the Chairman’s Lounge of Club Menangle, our Members and their Guests enjoyed fine dining, excellent racing while celebrating the outstanding achievements of our committed and impassioned Breeders . Master of Ceremonies for the evening was the ever jovial well-informed David Wonson, Racing Manager of Club Menangle.
The HBNSW most revered Award, The HBNSW Don Clough OAM Award recipient was Mr Tony Dumesny of Clarinda Park Stud, Parkes.
Tony expressed surprise and delight, telling us Don was his boyhood mentor and inspiration. Thank you, Bruce, for your collaboration in assuring Tony was in attendance to receive this much deserved recognition, a pleasure working with you !
DON CLOUGH OAM AWARD
Mr Tony Dumesny
HBNSW SIRE OF THE YEAR
MILLION DOLLAR CAM (USA)
Cam’s Card shark (USA) x Jate Mate (USA) standing at Yirribee Pacing Stud, Stud Master Rod Woodhouse
HBNSW BROODMARE OF THE YEAR
Mach Three (CA) x My Ami Lee
Bred by Sloys Company, Stud Master Tony Xerri.
2YO HBNSW 2YO Filly of the Year
MICHELLE LEE MAC
Bred Owned and Raced by The First Family of Harness Racing Colin, Cheryl, Kerry and Dean McDowell
HBNSW 2YO Colt or Gelding of the Year
Bred by stalwarts Anne and Wayne Lamb of the famous Golden gait Golden Gate Stud, Canowindra.
HBNSW 3YO Filly of the Year
NO WIN NO FEED
Bred by racing and breeding devotee Dr. Reg Walsh.
HBNSW 3YO Colt or Gelding of the Year
LOCHINVAR ART, Bred by Margaret Morris, dam of Robert Morris and prominent Breeder Owner and Sponsor Daniel Cordina.
HBNSW 4YO Mare of the Year
PISTOL ABBEY, Bred by aficionado Martin Sandblom
VILLAGE WITCH, Bred by Josh & Chloe Powderly
HBNSW 4YO+ Entire or Gelding of the Year
MAJORDANBred by Peter Judd of the renowned Benstud Standardbreds, in Victoria.
HBNSW 2YO Trotting Filly of the Year
I AM READY JET - a daughter of Quaker Jet Bred by Pat Driscoll, Yabby Dam Farms, Victoria.
HBNSW 2YO Trotting Colt or Gelding of the Year
PLAYBOY IN PARIS, The Best Madrik(FR) x Mya Grace (NZ) bred by Pat Driscoll Yabby Dam Farms, Victoria.
HBNSW 3YO Trotting Filly of the Year
Emerald Stride Bettors Delight (USA) x Emilios Stride (USA) bred by prominent National and International Breeder and Owner Emilio Rosati.
HBNSW 3YO Trotting Colt or Gelding of the Year
ALL CASHED UP - Ready Cash (FR) x Pepperell Magic bred by Pat Driscoll Yabby Dam Farms, Victoria.
HBNSW 4YO+ Trotting Mare of the Year
DANCE CRAZE Muscle Hill (USA) x La Coocaracha bred by Pat Driscoll, Yabby Dam Farms, Victoria.
HBNSW 4YO+ Trotting Entire or Gelding of the Year
MAJESTIC PLAYER Majestic Son (CA) x Another Player (NZ) bred by Pat Driscoll, Yabby Dam Farms, Victoria.
The Major Prize Draw The Cruise to the value of $5,000 generously donated to HBNSW by Rayngold Standardbreds, Goulburn & Bathurst NSW, was won by a very excited HBNSW Member Christine Jaap.
Thank you to all our generous sponsors for your ongoing support –