New Zealand Horse of the Year

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The New Zealand Harness Horse of the Year Award is awarded to the Standardbred horse who is voted to be the champion horse within a New Zealand racing season. This award is open to all racehorses racing within New Zealand, regardless of age and sex. Overseas performances are now included.

New Zealand Harness Horse of the Year Award
Year Horse Age/Sex Breeding
2009 Monkey King 7 g
2008 Auckland Reactor
2007 Auckland Reactor
2006 Flashing Red 9 h Echelon (USA) - Courvy Kazi (AUS)
2005 Mainland Banner 4 m
2004 Elsu 5 h Falcon Seelster (USA) - Interchange (NZ)
2003 Elsu 4 h Falcon Seelster (USA) - Interchange (NZ)
2002 Take A Moment 7 g Armbro Invasion (NZ) - Nakura (NZ)
2001 Elect To Live
2000 Yulestar
1999 Lyell Creek 6 g Roydon (NZ) - Kahlum (NZ)
1998 Christian Cullen 4 h
1997 Merinai
1996 Iraklis
1995 Il Vicolo 4 h Albatross (USA) - Burgundy Lass (NZ)
1994 Il Vicolo 3 c Albatross (USA) - Burgundy Lass (NZ)
1993 Chokin 5 g Vance Hanover (USA) - Neil's Pride (NZ)
1992 Blossom Lady 8 m
1991 Christopher Vance 5 g
1990 Chokin 2 c Vance Hanover (USA) - Neil's Pride (NZ)
1989 Inky Lord 4 h
1988 Luxury Liner 7 g
1987 Luxury Liner 6 g
1986 Master Mood 5 h
1985 Master Mood 4 h
1984 Roydon Glen
1983 Sir Castleton
1982 Bonnie's Chance
1981 Armalight
1980 Delightful Lady 7 m Tudor Hanover (USA) - Desilu (NZ)
1979 Lord Module 5 h Lordship (USA) - Module (NZ)
1978 No Response
1977 Sole Command
1976 Stanley Rio
1975 Lunar Chance
1974 Young Quinn 5 h Young Charles (NZ) - Lyal trick (NZ)
1973 Robalan 6 g Lumber Dream (NZ) - Elsinor (NZ)
1972 Wag
1971 Arapaho
1970 Stella Frost
1969 Bonnie Frost
1968 Garcon Roux

New Zealand Champion Racehorse of the Year[edit]

The New Zealand Champion Racehorse of the Year is awarded to the Thoroughbred horse who is voted to be the best racehorse within a New Zealand racing season. This award is open to all racehorses racing within New Zealand, regardless of age and sex. Overseas performances are now included.

New Zealand Champion Racehorse of the Year
Year/Season Horse Age/Sex Breeding
2011-2012 Mufhasa (NZ) 7yo g Pentire (GB) - Sheila Cheval (NZ)
2010-2011 Jimmy Choux (NZ) 3yo c Thorn Park (AUS) - Cierzo (NZ)
2009-2010 Vosne Romanee (NZ) 7yo g Electronic Zone (USA) - Madison Avenue (NZ)
2008-2009 Mufhasa (King Mufhasa) (NZ) 4yo g Pentire (GB) - Sheila Cheval (NZ)
2007-2008 Seachange (NZ) 5yo m Cape Cross (IRE) - Just Cruising (AUS)[1]
2006-2007 Seachange (NZ) 4yo m Cape Cross (IRE) - Just Cruising (AUS)
2005-2006 Xcellent (NZ) 4yo g Pentire - Excelo
2004-2005 Xcellent (NZ) 3yo g Pentire - Excelo
2003-2004 King's Chapel (AUS) 3yo c King Of Kings (IRE) - Lower Chapel (GB)[2]
2002-2003 Tit For Taat (NZ) 5yo g Faltaat (USA) - Miss Kiwitea (NZ)
2001-2002 Sunline (NZ) 6yo m Desert Sun (GB) - Songline (NZ)
2000-2001 Sunline (NZ) 5yo m Desert Sun (GB) - Songline (NZ)
1999-2000 Sunline (NZ) 4yo m Desert Sun (GB) - Songline (NZ)
1998-1999 Sunline (NZ) 3yo f Desert Sun (GB) - Songline (NZ)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Seachange named Horse of the Year". Television New Zealand. Retrieved 30 October 2011. 
  2. ^ ASB: King's Chapel (AUS) Retrieved 2010-12-10