Folsum Named Colorado Horse of the Year

Folsum Named Colorado Horse of the Year
Photo: Menoken Farms
Oliver's Twist, Colorado's leading sire for 2007.
The Colorado Thoroughbred Breeders Association named Folsum its 2007 Horse of the Year April 12 at Arapahoe Park in Aurora.

Bred by Willard Burbach of Greeley, Colo,, who was named Colorado Breeder of the Year by earnings ($368,365), Folsum's 2007 racetrack earnings were $92,891.  Owned by Willard Burbach and Cindy Jones, Folsum, a son of Twining, also took 2007 champion 3-year-old colt/gelding honors.       

Leading Colorado stallion is Oliver's Twist, by Horatius, with $153,539 in 2007 progeny earnings.  Oliver's Twist currently stands at Linda Wood's Menoken Farms, Montrose, CO.

Other awards include:

Champion older mare 
Kranky Karol, '07 earnings $82,380.
Breeder: Willard Burbach
Owner: Harry Veruchi
 
Champion older colt/gelding
The Nth Degree, '07 earnings $79,062.
Breeder and owner Rodney Winkler
 
3-year-old champion filly
Meadow Dancer, '07 earnings, $44,250.
Breeder & owner: Monk & Lynda Hall
 
2-year-old filly
Slew's Bet, '07 earnings $29,433.
Breeder: Willard Burbach
Owner: Harry Veruchi
 
2-year-old colt/gelding
Big Mission, '07 earnings, $36,368.
Breeder/owner: Lynda and Monk Hall
 
Owner of the year
Harry Veruchi, '07 earnings, $180,171

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