KZN Racing Awards 2013

Beach Beauty - Horse of the Year

KZN RACING AWARDS
Season 2012/2013

Congratulations from the Backworth team to the deserved winners of their various categories at last week’s KZN Racing Awards which paid fitting tribute to a fantastic 2012/2013 KwaZulu-Natal racing season! A special congratulations must be made to the enigmatic team behind Horse Of The Year, Beach Beauty; owners the Shanks Syndicate, trainer Dennis Drier and breeder, the late Trevor Armitage.

Horse Owner Trainer Breeder
Champion Two-Year-Old Female
ALONG CAME POLLY Brian Burnard Gavin van Zyl Varsfontein Stud
Champion Two-Year-Old Male
KOCHKA John Jones Alyson Wright Danika Stud
Champion Three-Year-Old Female
VIA AFRICA Albert Boshoff and Andre Hauptfleisch Duncan Howells Andre Hauptfleisch
Champion Three-Year-Old Male
VERCINGETORIX Al Adiyaat South Africa (Pty) Ltd Mike de Kock Klawervlei Stud
Champion Older Horse Female
BEACH BEAUTY Shanks Syndicate (Nom: Warren Kidd) Dennis Drier Trevor Armitage
Champion Older Horse Male
JEPPE’S REEF Drakenstein Stud (Nom: Mrs GA Rupert) Mike Bass Drakenstein Stud
Champion Sprinter
VIA AFRICA Albert Boshoff and Andre Hauptfleisch Duncan Howells Andre Hauptfleisch
Champion Middle Distance
BEACH BEAUTY Shanks Syndicate (Nom: Warren Kidd) Dennis Drier Trevor Armitage
Champion Stayer
JEPPE’S REEF Drakenstein Stud (Nom: Mrs GA Rupert) Mike Bass Drakenstein Stud
Anita Akal Special Award for dedicated service to the Horseracing Industry
JACK RAMSAY
Racing Personality of the Year
BILL LAMBERT
Apprentice of the Year
KEAGAN DE MELO
Jockey of The Year
ANTON MARCUS
Owner of the Year
INGRID & MARCUS JOOSTE
Breeder of the Year
KLAWERVLEI STUD
Ashburton Trainer of the Year
DUNCAN HOWELLS
Clairwood Trainer of the Year
CHARLES LAIRD
Summerveld Trainer of the Year
DENNIS DRIER
Ernie Duffield Memorial Trophy - Trainer of the Year
MIKE DE KOCK
Groom of the Year
SIMPHIWE NOHOLAZI - BEACH BEAUTY
Horse of the Year
BEACH BEAUTY

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