Harness Breeders NSW Awards Night.

The Annual Harness Breeders NSW Awards Night was held at Club Menangle on Saturday 3 February.

Veteran horseman John Heath (pictured above with his son-in -law John Ogden) was honoured with the prestigious Don Clough, OAM – AWARD an award created by the committee of Harness Breeders NSW to honour Don Clough to honour his dedication to multiple areas of harness racing.

Lux Aeterna bred by Janet Moore of Brooklyn Lodge fame claimed the 2yo filly of the year award after claiming the Bathurst Gold Tiara, The Nutrien Sales Final and The NSW Breeders Challenge before finishing runner up in the Breeders Crown. The Captaintreacherous filly won 9 of her 12 starts in her juvenile season.

Awards were handed out to Members in the following categories:

2YO FILLY OF THE YEAR – LUX AETERNA  Bred by HBNSW Member JANET MOORE

2YO FILLY (BLUE) OF THE YEAR – LADY KINGSLCAIR Bred by HBNSW Member PAUL CARMODY

2YO COLT / GELDING OF THE YEAR – ROYAL CRUISER Bred by HBNSW Members ROGER McINTOSH & CATHY HEWITT

3YO FILLY OF THE YEAR – TINTIN JO Bred by HBNSW Member ROD WOODHOUSE

3YO FILLY (BLUE) OF THE YEAR – TINTIN JO Bred by HBNSW Member ROD WOODHOUSE

3YO COLT / GELDING OF THE YEAR – BETTER BE THE BEST Bred by HBNSW Member PAUL CARMODY

3YO COLT / GELDING (BLUE) OF THE YEAR – BETTER BE THE BEST Bred by HBNSW Member PAUL CARMODY

4YO+ MARE OF THE YEAR – IM PRESSIE BELLE Bred by HBNSW Members PETER & LORETTA DEWSBURY

4YO+ HORSE / GELDING OF THE YEAR  – OUR MONEY ROCKS Bred by HBNSW Member GRANT FULLER

TROTTING COLT / HORSE / GELDING OF THE YEAR – LETTUCETROT Bred by HBNSW Member JARED KAHLEFELDT

TROTTING FILLY / MARE OF THE YEAR – Joint winners-                                          THE BEST BOURBON Bred by HBNSW Member PAT DRISCOLL                            ONAWINGANDAPRAYER Bred by HBNSW Member AMANDA HEATH-OGDEN

BROODMARE OF THE YEAR – THE ARCH NEMESIS Bred by HBNSW Member JANET MOORE

SIRE OF THE YEAR –WARRAWEE NEEDY – Owned by HBNSW Member ROD WOODHOUSE

DON CLOUGH, OAM – AWARD       JOHN HEATH

LUX AETERNA 2yo Filly of the Year -Photo courtesy of Club Menangle.
SIRE OF THE YEAR -WARRAWEE NEEDY