Harness Tracks of America announced its season’s champion harness horses today, chosen by the racing secretaries of HTA’s 41 member tracks.
The owners of the 12 horses will receive the association’s bronze Nova statuettes during a Night of Champions awards dinner at Bellagio in Las Vegas on Wednesday night, February 8.
The winners are:
2-Year-old pacing colt: Jereme’s Jet, winner of $1,039,376 and 6 of 7 starts, owned by Jolene Leahy’s Genesis Racing Stable, Plainfield, IL.
2-Year-Old pacing filly: Darlin’s Delight, winner of $560,404 and 9 races, and first or second in all 14 starts, owned by Joseph Parisi’s White Birch Farm, Allentown, NJ.
3-Year-Old pacing colt:, winner of $2,223,257 and 12 races, and first, second or third in all 18 starts, owned by Jeffrey S. Snyder, New York City; Phyllis Campbell’s Lothlorien Equestrian Centre, Mississauga, Ontario; and William J. Perretti, Cream Ridge, NJ.
3-Year-Old pacing filly: Cabrini Hanover, winner of $917,440 and 8 races, and first, second or third in all 18 starts, owned by David S. Willmot, King City, Ontario and Bob M. Anderson, St. Thomas, Ontario.
Older male pacer: Boulder Creek, winner of $978,645 and first, second or third in 15 of 25 starts, owned by Clifford D. Siegel, Staten Island, NY; Lee S. Wasserman, Brooklyn, NY; and John A. Fodera, Staten Island, NY.
Pacing mare: Loyal Opposition, winner of $673,525 and 14 of 20 races, owned by Daniel Waxman, Ancaster, Ontario.
2-Year-Old trotting colt:, winner of $508,250 and 8 of 10 races, owned by Doug and Ada Jean Ackerman’s Doug Ackerman Stables, LaPorte, IN.
2-Year-Old trotting filly: Passionate Glide, winner of $638,947 and first or second in 10 of 11 races, owned by George Segal’s Brittany Farms, Versailles, KY.
3-Year-Old trotting colt: Vivid Photo, winner of $1,481,020 and first or second in 21 of 25 races, owned by Roger R. Hammer, Bedford, PA, and Todd M. Schadel, Gratz, PA.
3-Year-Old trotting filly: Blur, winner of $867,453 and 7 of 12 races, owned by Barry Goldstein, Hewlett, NY.
Older male trotter: Hellava Hush, winner of $522,720 and first, second or third in 15 of 21 races, owned by Joseph Chnapko, Livingston, NJ.
Trotting mare: Peaceful Way, winner of $660,804 and 9 of 10 races, owned by Joseph and Barbara Myers, Jamesville, VA; Sam A. Goldband, Toronto, Ontario; Marvin Katz, Toronto, Ontario; Al Libfeld, Pickering, Ontario; Linda Ann Worrell, Warrington, PA; David S. Tingley, Guelph, Ontario; and Angie M. Stiller, Arva, Ontario.
ourtesy Of Harness Tracks of America