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2007 Champions

2007 PENNSYLVANIA-BRED CHAMPIONS

Pennsylvania Horse Breeders Association has named its champions and leaders for 2007, based upon the unanimous recommendation of its Awards Committee. They are:

PENNSYLVANIA-BRED HORSE OF THE YEAR–HARD SPUN

bay. H., 2004, Danzig-Turkish Tryst, by Turkoman

Bred by Michael Moran and Brushwood Stable (Elizabeth Moran)

Hard Spun won four graded stakes and defeated 2007 Horse of the Year Curlin in both the Kentucky Derby and Haskell Invitational. The Danzig colt was the unanimous selection as Pennsylvania-bred Horse of the Year.

 

 

TWO YEAR OLD MALE–NOTGIVINMYLOVEAWAY

ch.c., 2005, Not For Love-Fastria, by Fast Play

Bred by Margaret Addis

Canadian shipper’s big victory came in the $75,000 Pennsylvania Nursery S. with a dominating five- length score. 4 starts, 2 wins, 1 second, earned $95,312.

 

 

TWO YEAR OLD FILLY–EXTRA SEXY PSYCHIC

dk.b./br.f., 2005, Freud-She’s Pretty Too, by Housebuster

Bred by Toni Kirwan and Ed Hipps

Winner of half her starts, and second in the $55,000 White Clay Creek S. at Delaware Park to divisional leader Proud Spell. 4 starts, 2 wins, 1 second, 1 third, earned $69,490.

 

 

THREE YEAR OLD MALE–HARD SPUN

b.c., 2004, Danzig-Turkish Tryst, by Turkoman

Bred by Michael Moran and Brushwood Stable (Elizabeth Moran)

Winner of the King’s Bishop S-G1, Lane’s End S-G2, and Kentucky Cup Classic-G2 and Lecomte S-G3, second in the Breeders’ Cup Classic-G1, Kentucky Derby-G1 and Haskell S-G1, third in the Preakness S-G1. 10 starts, 4 wins, 3 seconds, 1 third, earned $2,572,500.

 

 

THREE YEAR OLD FILLY–MRS. LINDSAY

ch.f., 2004, Theatrical (Ire)-Vole Vole Monamour, by Woodman

Bred by Derry Meeting Farm

Winner of the Prix Vermeille-G1 in France and E.P. Taylor S-G1 in Canada, and second in the Prix de Diane-G1. 6 starts, 4 wins, 1 second, earned $1,170,915.

 

 

CHAMPION OLDER MALE–MASTER COMMAND

ch. horse, 2002, by A. P. Indy — Lady Lochinvar, by Lord At War

Bred by Brushwood Stable (Elizabeth Moran)

Impressive winner of first three starts-New Orleans H-G2, Mineshaft H-G3 and National Jockey Club H-G3-before being injured. 5 starts, 3 wins, earned $598,170.

 

 

CHAMPION OLDER FEMALE–REDASPEN

ch.m., 2002, Bianconi-Goldie Pops, by Strike the Gold

Bred by Equivine Farm (Val McNeely)

Three-time stakes winner, including a season-ending victory in the La Prevoyante H-G2 at Calder. 6 starts, 3 wins, 1 second, 2 thirds, earned $258,760.

 

 

CHAMPION TURF HORSE–LUCARNO

b.c., 2004, Dynaformer-Vignette, by Diesis (GB

Bred by Augustin Stable (George Strawbridge Jr.)

Unraced as a juvenile, he won three stakes in ’07, including the classic English St. Leger-G1 at a mile and three-quarters. 8 starts, 4 wins, 2 seconds, earned $1,033,373.

 

 

CHAMPION STEEPLECHASER–MIXED UP

b.g., 1999, by Carnivalay — Oh Nonsense, by Oh Say

Bred by William Pape and Jonathan Sheppard

Began the campaign with a win in the Royal Chase for the Sport of Kings-NSA1 at Keeneland, and followed with a win in the A.P. Smithwick-NSA2 at Saratoga. 6 starts, 2 wins, earned $159,215.

 

 

CLAIMING HORSE OF THE YEAR–SPEECHIFYING

b.m., 2003, Activist-Apprized, by Prized

Bred by Judith Barrett

Broke her maiden for $15,000 at Philadelphia Park in January, and finished her season with a victory in the $250,000 My Juliet S. under Russell Baze. 14 starts, 6 wins, 3 seconds, 3 thirds, earned $291,299.

 

 

BROODMARE OF THE YEAR–TURKISH TRYST

ch. m., 1991, by Turkoman — Darbyvail, by Roberto

Owned by Brushwood Stable (Elizabeth Moran)

Dam of five foals to race, all winners, including Hard Spun (7 wins, $2,673,470, King’s Bishop S-G1, etc.), Our Rite of Spring ($141,000, Exogenous S) and Wild Current ($273,218, 2nd Damitrius S, etc.).

 

 

CHAMPION SPRINTER–FABULOUS STRIKE

dk.b./br.g., 2003, Smart Strike-Fabulous Find, by Lost Code

Bred by Tea Party Stable Inc. (Walter Downey)

Arguably the fastest runner in the U.S. over the past two seasons. Won the Vosburgh-G1 by nearly six lengths before illness prevented an opportunity to confirm his superiority in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint-G1. 4 starts, 3 wins, earned $404,332.

 

 

LEADING BREEDING FUND AWARD RECIPIENT

JUDITH BARRETT

Total Awards Earned – $198,292

 

 

LEADING OVERALL BREEDER OF PENNSYLVANIA BREDS

AUGUSTIN STABLE

Total earnings of $2,636,006 in North America and Europe for horses bred by George Strawbridge Jr.

 

 

CHAMPION STALLION–PATTON

h., 1991, Lord At War (Arg)-Slew Me Down, by Seattle Slew

For the third time in the past four years, Total 2007 progeny earnings of $2,289,730.

 

 

 

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Breeders Association