Keyword: Sovereign Award

  • Fan-favorite Pender Harbour will retire after one last run.

    Pender Harbour: Farewell to 'The King'

    On Nov. 29, with a final run in the $150,000 Valedictory Stakes (Can-III), Pender Harbour's reign as one of the top Ontario-sired horses of all time will come to an end.

  • Lexie Lou

    Lexie Lou Nominated for Two Sovereign Awards

    The Queen's Plate and Woodbine Oaks winner has been nominated for top 3-year-old filly and female turf horse honors. The Jockey Club of Canada has announced all the Sovereign Award finalists for its 17 championship divisions.

  • Walls to Receive Gomez Memorial Award

    Jockey Mickey Walls was named recipient of this year's Avelino Gomez Memorial Award. The honor is given to a Canadian-born, Canadian-raised, or regular rider in the country who has made significant contributions to the sport.

  • Julia Brimo was the 2003 Sovereign Award recipient as Canada's outstanding apprentice jockey.

    Inside Track: The Long Road to Recovery

    Julia Brimo is grateful for small and large things. She's thankful that she can now scratch her nose with her left hand and for the constant support -- emotional and financial -- of Cindy Werner and dozens of others.

  • The Eclipse Award Statue

    Local TV Eclipse Winners Announced

    Horse Racing Alberta, the TV company that produced the live telecast of the Alberta Derby for CTV affiliate CFCN in Calgary, Alberta, has won the 2007 Media Eclipse Award for best local television, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced Dec. 21.

  • 2006 Sovereign Award Media Finalists Announced

    The Jockey Club of Canada announced finalists in the 2006 Sovereign Award Media categories. Winners will be announced at the 32nd annual Sovereign Awards ceremonies at the InterContinental Toronto Centre Dec. 16.

  • A Bit O'Gold Named Canadian Horse of Year

    Two Bit Racing Stable's A Bit O'Gold, a winner of three stakes in seven starts with earnings of nearly $600,000 in 2005, was named the Sovereign Award winner as Canadian Horse of the Year Dec. 16.

  • Lady Shari Makes Sovereign Statement in Maple Leaf

    Lady Shari staked her claim as Canada's top 3-year-old filly with a resounding win in Saturday's $247,750 Maple Leaf Stakes (gr. III), the complement feature race on Coronation Futurity day at Woodbine.