Keyword: Sovereign Awards

  • Grey Stakes winner Golden Hawk is a finalist for champion 2-year-old male in Canada.

    Sovereign Awards Finalists Announced

    The Jockey Club of Canada on Jan. 24 announced the 2016 Sovereign Award Finalists for the 42nd annual Sovereign Awards Ceremony to honor Canada’s racing champions of 2016 and Canada’s 2016 Horse of the Year April 13 in Toronto.

  • Eugene Melnyk

    Owner-Breeder Melnyk to Retire from Racing

    Prominent U.S. and Canadian owner-breeder Eugene Melnyk announced June 11 his retirement from the sport of horse racing, with his racing and breeding stock to be dispersed July 14 at Fasig-Tipton Kentucky.

  • Queen's Plate winner Midnight Aria is one of the finalists in the 3-Year-Old Male category.

    Sovereign Award Finalists Announced

    The Jockey Club of Canada will host the 39th Annual Sovereign Awards party to honor the Canadian champions of 2013. It will be held Friday, April 11 at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto.

  • Uncaptured, winning the Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes.

    Uncaptured Honored as Canada's Top Horse

    Uncaptured, a contender on the Triple Crown Trail until his 10th-place finish in the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I), was honored April 19 as Canada's 2012 Horse of the Year during the Sovereign Awards ceremony.

  • Irish Mission is one of the Sovereign Award finalists for 3-year-old female.

    Sovereign Award Finalists Announced

    The Jockey Club of Canada will host its 38th annual Sovereign Awards ceremony to honor the Canadian champions of 2012 at Woodbine Racetrack on the eve of the start of its live Thoroughbred race meet.

  • Never Retreat

    Never Retreat Canada's Horse of the Year

    Team Block's Never Retreat narrowly beat out a pair of 3-year old champions in Inglorious and Pender Harbour to be named Canada's Horse of the Year for 2011 at the 37th Sovereign Awards.

  • Mine That Bird is one of the Sovereign Award finalists in the 2-year-old male category.

    Sovereign Award Finalists Announced

    The Jockey Club of Canada has announced the finalists for this year's Sovereign Awards. Winners will be announced at the 34th Annual Sovereign Awards ceremonies at the Four Seasons Hotel in Ontario, Canada Dec. 12.

  • Sovereign Media Finalists Announced

    The Jockey Club of Canada announced finalists in the 2008 Sovereign Award Media categories Nov. 14. Winners will be announced at the 34th Annual Sovereign Awards ceremonies at the Four Seasons Hotel, in Toronto Dec. 14.

  • The connections of Sealy Hill - jockey Patrick Husbands, owner Eugene Melnyk, and trainer Mark Casse - all won Sovereign Awards in their respective categories.

    Sealy Hill Canada's Top Horse

    Sealy Hill, by Point Given, dominated the 33rd Sovereign Awards Dec. 14, walking away with three awards, including Canada's Horse of the Year honors.

  • Canada's Arravale, here winning the Del Mar Oaks, named Sovereign Award winner as Horse of the Year for 2006.

    Arravale Named Canada's 2006 Horse of Year

    Arravale was named Canada's Sovereign Award winner as Horse of the Year, the Jockey Club of Canada announced during its annual award ceremony Dec. 16 at InterContinental Toronto Centre.

  • 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.

  • Atto Mile winner Soaring Free among finalists for Canada's Sovereign Awards.

    A Bit O'Gold, Mobil Among Sovereign Finalists

    The Jockey Club of Canada announced Dec. 10 the three finalists in the divisional categories of the 30th annual Sovereign Awards, Canadian Thoroughbred racing's year-end honors.

  • Wando, Canadian Triple Crown winner named Horse of the Year in Canada.

    Wando Honored as Canada's Horse of the Year

    Gustav Schickedanz's homebred Wando, who became the first horse in 10 years to sweep Canada's Triple Crown, was crowned Canadian Horse of the Year and top 3-year-old male when Sovereign Awards were announced Saturday.

  • Sovereign Award Finalists Announced

    The Jockey Club of Canada has announced the three finalists in each of the divisional catagories for 29th annual Sovereign Awards. The finalists were released in alphabetical order. The winners and the three finalists for Horse of the Year will be announced during the Sovereign Awards Gala on Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto.

  • Sovereign Contender Santerra in Ontario Lassie

    Even though the ballots were due Friday for this year's Sovereign Awards, jockey Todd Kabel is guaranteed to have his game face on when he's aboard Santerra in Sunday's $160,200 Ontario Lassie Stakes at 1 1/16 mile at Woodbine.

  • Win City, Canadian Horse of the Year.

    Win City is Canada's Horse of the Year

    Win City, a Slew City Slew colt who upset trainer Mark Frostad's Canadian Triple Crown bid by defeating Dancethruthedawn in the Prince of Wales Stakes, was named Horse of the Year in Canada.

  • Another Sovereign Award for Dance Smartly?

    Sam-Son Farms' Dance Smartly, who won three Sovereign Awards during her racing career, could earn another of the Canadian honors as a result of her achievements in her second career as a broodmare. Dance Smartly is one of three finalists in the broodmare category on the list of finalists released Monday, Dec. 3 by the Jockey Club of Canada.

  • Canadian Horse of the Year Quiet Resolve, winning Pimlico's Dixie Handicap.<p>

    Quiet Resolve, Sam-Son Top Sovereign Award Winners

    Quiet Resolve, winner of the Dixie Handicap (gr. II) at Pimlico and runner-up in the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. I), was named Friday as Canadian Horse of the Year. The 5-year-old son of Affirmed also won a Sovereign Award as Canada's top champion male turf horse. Quiet Resolve's honors led a sweep of the major awards by the horse's connections. Sam-Son Farms, which bred and campaigned the Horse of the Year, received Sovereigns as both outstanding owner and breeder.

  • Ohio Derby Winner Among Sovereign Award Finalists

    Stronach Stable's Milwaukee Brew, winner of the Ohio Derby (gr. II) and third in the Haskell Inviational, is among the three finalists for a Sovereign Award as top 3-year-old colt or gelding in Canada this year. The two other finalists in the category are Scatter the Gold and Kiss a Native.