The Indiana Horse Racing Commission and The Indiana Thoroughbred Breed Development Program have announced the leading Indiana-sired and -bred performers for the year 2009. Each recipient will receive a trophy at the annual awards program. The wininers are:
Indiana Bred 2-Year-Old Colt/Gelding: Lucky Chuck (by Evansville Slew - Timely Rhythm). Owned by Spade Stable.
Indiana Sired 2-Year-Old Colt/Gelding: Lawyer Dagget (by Primordial - Sweet Dixie). Owned by Larry Smallwood and Michael K. Phillips.
Indiana Bred 2-Year-Old Filly: Running Bride (by Cherokee Run – Kazumina). Owned by Summerplace Farm.
Indiana Sired 2-Year-Old Filly: Ms. Cat Princess (by Cat Doctor – Titled Tiara). Owned by T.C. Racing Stable.
Indiana Bred 3-Year-Old Colt/Gelding: Hoosier Kingdom (by Repent – Aunty Pansy). Owned by: Ron Herrel, Keith Wexler and Brian Reed.
Indiana Sired 3-Year-Old Colt/Gelding: Bigtoadinapuddle (by Moro Oro – Jazz Z Desire). Owned by Herb & Darlene Likens and James & Amy Elliott.
Indiana Bred 3-Year Old Filly: Trust N Seven (by Trust N Luck – Seventies). Owned by Penny Laurer.
Indiana Bred Aged Mare: Linda's Lace (by Is Sveikatas– Rosies Lace). Owned by Robert Zahl.
Indiana Sired Aged Mare: Classic Ramona (by Crown Ambassador – Ramona’s Rose). Owned by Larry Dean.
Horse of the Year, Indiana Sired & Bred Aged Horse/Gelding: Unreachable Star (by Unloosened – Starsovertheriver). Owned by David Osborne.
Breeder of the Year: Swifty Farms, Inc.
Stallion of the Year: Crown Ambassador. Owned by Swifty Farms Inc.
Broodmare of the Year: Starsovertheriver. Owned by Crystal Chapple.