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PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY THE RACEHORSE OWNERS ASSOCIATION

 

NOMINEES FOR THE 2022 HIGHVELD FEATURE SEASON AWARDS

 

The 2022 Highveld Feature Season Awards will be held at The Venue, Melrose Arch on Saturday 21 May 2022.    The event is hosted by the Racehorse Owners Association to honour and celebrate the achievements of our champions during the Highveld Feature racing season.

 

The nominees for the 2022 Highveld Feature Season Awards are:

 

Champion two year old filly

Maharanee, Miss Cool

 

Champion two year old colt/gelding

Karangetang, Union Square

 

Champion three year old filly

Only one nominee – will be announced at the Awards function

 

Champion three year old colt/gelding

Aragosta, Master Archie, Red Saxon, Safe Passage

 

Champion older horse

Astrix, Flying Carpet, MK’s Pride, Princess Calla

 

Champion sprinter

Alesian Chief, Al Muhtana (Aus), Big Burn, Master Archie, Smorgasbord 

 

Champion Middle distance horse

Astrix, Flying Carpet, MK’s Pride, Princess Calla, Rain in Holland, Red Saxon

 

Champion Stayer

Aragosta, Nebraas

The voting panel consisted of Nico Kritsiotis, Robert Garner and Jack Milner and while some categories were fairly predictable, others attracted heated debate.   However, by the conclusion of the deliberations the judges were satisfied that a fair process had taken place and the correct decisions were taken.

 

Winners in the following categories will be announced at the Awards function

 

Champion Work Rider

Champion Apprentice

Champion Breeder of the season

Champion Owner of the season

Champion Jockey of the season

Champion Trainer of the season

Horse of the season

 

2/………………..

 

The following points structure was applied:

1st 2nd 3rd

Grade 1 12 9 7

Grade 2 9 6 4

Grade 3 6 3 1

Listed 2

 

Ends/…………..

 

NATALIE TURNER

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

 

5 May 2022