ITBOF Announces 2009 Champions
by Blood-Horse Staff
Date Posted: 2/23/2010 4:04:34 PM
Last Updated: 2/24/2010 9:09:37 AM

Giant Oak, Illinois Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Foundation 2009 Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old male.
Photo: Four Footed Fotos

Daniel Sullivan, president of the Illinois Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Foundation, announced that Giant Oak   has been selected its 2009 Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old male. The son of Giant’s Causeway is a homebred campaigned by the Virginia H. Tarra Trust.
 
The other Illinois state-bred champions are as follows:
 
Devient Behavior, 2-year-old male                            
Breeder and owner: Dana Waier Thoroughbreds 
 
Sweet Lemon Chello, 2-year-old filly
Breeder: Minedini
Owner: Slapshot Racing  
 
Bow Tie Pasta, 3-year-old filly
Breeder and owner: W R C Thoroughbreds 
 
Stonehouse, Older handicap male
Breeder: Richard Rudolph
Owners:  Richard Rudolph and Michael Vranich 
 
Copper State, older handicap female
Breeder: Asiel Stable
Owner: Visionracing

Free Fighter, male turf horse
Breeder: Teamblock
Owners: Thomasfedro Sr. and Team Block 
 
Cumulonimble, female turf horse
Breeder: John and Iveta Kerber
Owners: Twobucks to Show 
 
Mighty Rule, male sprinter
Breeder: Carsonsprings Farm
Owner: Scarletstable 
 
Nicks, female sprinter
Breeder: Carsonsprings Farm
Owners: Carsonsprings Farm And Ken Meeker 
 
Stumbling Block, male claimer
Breeder: Team Block
Owner: Web’sgems Stable 
 
Gogert Go, female claimer
Breeder: Kenneth Hutchens
Owners: Steve Manley snd Chris Mcbee 
 
Crafty Oak, Broodmare of the Year
Owner: Virginia Tarra Trust
 
Dana Waier Thoroughbreds, small breeder
 
Harvey And Nancy Vanier, ITBOF people of the year



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