VERRY ELLEEGANT NAMED HORSE OF THE YEAR

12 Oct 2021 11:27


 

Champion mare Verry Elleegant (NZ) on Monday night was crowned Australian Racehorse of the Year following an outstanding season that encapsulated five Group 1 victories. 
The winner of more than $9.3 million in prizemoney, Verry Elleegant’s racing season was highlighted by her wins in the Winx Stakes, the Caulfield Cup, Turnbull Stakes, Chipping Norton Stakes and Ranvet Stakes. Verry Elleegant’s connections also received awards for the Champion Middle Distance horse and the Champion Stayer of 2021. 
With COVID restrictions remaining in place, this year’s virtual ceremony was broadcast live via Sky Thoroughbred Central. 
The awards acknowledge performances on Australian racecourses, as well as international performances by Australian-trained horses for the period 1 August 2020 to 31 July 2021.2020/21 AUSTRALIAN RACEHORSE OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNERS
CHAMPION 2YO STAY INSIDE
CHAMPION 3YO FILLY HUNGRY HEART CHAMPION
3YO COLT OR GELDING OLE KIRK CHAMPION
MIDDLE DISTANCE VERRY ELLEEGANT (NZ)
CHAMPION STAYER VERRY ELLEEGANT (NZ)
CHAMPION JUMPER GOLD MEDALS (NZ)
CHAMPION SPRINTER NATURE STRIP CHAMPION
GROUP 1 TRAINER CHRIS WALLER
CHAMPION SIRE WRITTEN TYCOON
CHAMPION GROUP 1 JOCKEY JAMES McDONALD
AUSTRALIAN RACEHORSE OF THE YEAR VERRY ELLEEGANT (NZ)
RACING NSW AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE WINNERS
BART CUMMINGS MEDAL CHRIS WALLER
TJ SMITH AWARD CHRIS WALLER
GEORGE MOORE AWARD JAMES McDONALD
THEO GREEN AWARD TOM SHERRY
SYDNEY STRAPPER OF THE YEAR CLARE HEUSTON
BOBS HORSE OF THE YEAR OSCAR ZULU
CARYL WILLIAMSON MEDIA PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR TOMMY BERRY



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