Fiftyshadesofgold has been named the 2014 Texas Horse of the Year as well as the state's champion 3-year-old filly, the Texas Thoroughbred Association announced Jan. 21.
Jockey David Cabrera started the Lone Star Park meet as an apprentice rider and finished as a journeyman with a stand-leading total of 65 wins as the Texas track's 18th spring meet came to an end July 12.
Rose Mary Chandler, owner/breeder of 2011 Texas Horse of the Year Skip a Smile, and the owners and breeders of five other Texas-bred divisional champions were honored by the Texas Thoroughbred Association.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Color Code||Steven M. Asmussen||
|Cowgirl N Up||Caroline Dodwell||
|Esscalator||Steven M. Asmussen||
|Im a Bear||Jack A. Bruner||
|Lasting Bubbles||Martin Peek||
|Nurse Goodnight||Allen Milligan||
|She Has Bling||Danele Durham||
|Tastefullyxcessive||W. Bret Calhoun||
|Wahine Bling||Karl Broberg||
|Wimbledon Star||Joyce Salisbury||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|King's Swan S.||AQU|
|Go for Wand H. (gr. III)||AQU|
|Bayakoa H. (gr. II)||DMR|
|Hollywood Derby (gr. IT)||DMR|
|Battle of New Orleans S.||FG|