Uh Oh Bango, winner of the 2009 Prairie Meadows Freshman Stakes, was named Iowa’s Horse of the Year by the state’s Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association. The son of Top Hit, who was also stakes-placed at Remington Park, Churchill Downs, and Delta Downs last year, will be honored at the HBPA’s annual awards dinner May 6.
Trained by R. Kory Owens, homebred Uh Oh Bango is owned by Richard Owens’ Triple AAA Ranch.
Other honorees are as follows:
Owner: Jan Haynes
Trainer: Jorge Lara