KY-Bred Champion Nominees Announced

The Kentucky Thoroughbred Association and Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders board of directors have released the nominees for 2012 KTA/KTOB Kentucky-bred champions and Broodmare of the Year.

Traditionally voted on by the full board of directors, for the first time in 2013 voting on the Kentucky-bred champions has been opened to all eligible KTA/KTOB members and continues through Friday, Feb. 15. The winners of each division will be announced at the KTOB Awards Luncheon at Keeneland April 25.

The nominees are as follows:
•    Broodmare of the Year: Leslie's Lady, Lisa Danielle, Matlacha Pass, Mining My Own
•    Horse of the Year: I'll Have Another , Wise Dan
•    2-year-old male: George Vancouver, Joha, Power Broker, Shanghai Bobby 
•    2-year-old female: Beholder, Dreaming of Julia, Executiveprivilege, Pure Fun
•    3-year-old male: Alpha , Dullahan, I'll Have Another , Union Rags 
•    3-year-old female: Believe You Can, Contested, In Lingerie, Lady of Shamrock
•    Handicap male: Fort Larned , Game On Dude, Shackleford , Wise Dan
•    Handicap female: Groupie Doll, Include Me Out, Love and Pride, Royal Delta
•    Turf horse male: Point of Entry , Wise Dan
•    Turf horse female: Lady of Shamrock, Tapitsfly
•    Sprinter: Groupie Doll, Mizdirection, Trinniberg 
•    Steeplechase: Demonstrative, Pierrot Lunaire
•    Racing Abroad: Certify, Elusive Kate, Portus Blendium