Emerging superstar Hawwaam has been named Highveld Champion Horse.
The Mike de Kock stable collected the trophy for the colt’s recent feats at the Racing Association’s Features Season Awards evening at the Aquanaut Room at Turffontein on Saturday.
Hawwaam came away with two additional honours – Champion Three-Year-Old Colt/Gelding and Champion Middle-Distance Horse, while De Kock himself got the Champion Trainer gong.
Over the six months of the Highveld summer and autumn, Hawwaam ran six times for five victories and a second, with smashing performances in the SA Classic and the Premier’s Champions Challenge stamping him as a horse of true class.
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