New Jersey Champions Announced

Talkin About Love has been named New Jersey-bred Horse of the Year.

From the Thoroughbred Breeders' Association of New Jersey

Talkin About Love, a winner of five of her seven starts last year, has been named New Jersey-bred Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old female for 2007 by the Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association of New Jersey. Bred, owned, and trained by Kevin Sleeter, she finished the year with more than $375,000 in earnings, bringing her lifetime total to $418,183.

Other divisional award winners are as follows:

Love For Not, 2-year-old female
Owner: Kathleen Willier
Trainer: Kevin Sleeter 
Breeder: Golden Dome Stable

Rough Road Ahead, 2-year-old male
Owner: Roseland Farm Stable
Trainer: John Tammaro III
Breeder: John Bowers Jr.

Frank the Barber, 3-year-old male
Owner: Black Diamond Racing and Gary Stute
Trainer: Gary Stute
Breeder: Trident Stables

Pure Disco, handicap female
Owner/breeder: Patricia Generazio
Trainer: Tony Wilson

Joey P., handicap male, sprinter
Owner: John Petrini
Trainer: Ben Perkins Jr.

Teenage Queen, broodmare
Breeder/owner: John Bowers

Private Interview, stallion
Stands at: Colonial Farms near Colts Neck, N.J.