Cape Racing and Breeding Awards 2014

Legislate - Cape Horse Of The YearLegislate - Cape Horse Of The Year / The Citizen (p)

7 August 2014

Backworth Stud wish to extend our congratulations to the winners in their respective categories at the 2014 Cape Racing and Breeding Awards staged at Kenilworth Racecourse Thursday evening.

Of special note is the Chevely Stud-bred Vodacom Durban July victor, Legislate, who swept all before him to be crowned Champion 3 Year Old Colt, Champion Middle Distance Horse and Horse of the Year in the Breeders categories as well as Champion 3 Year Old Male of the Year, Champion Middle Distance Horse of the Year and Horse of the Year in the Racing categories.

Varsfontein Stud’s Carl and Amanda de Vos took home the Champion Older Male of the Year Award with Yorker, Broodmare of the Year with Star of Arcole as well as the coveted Outstanding Breeder of the Year award.

The deceased Jet Master reclaimed top spot in the stallion ranks to be named Stallion of the Year with Maine Chance Farms’ Lateral claiming the Outstanding New Stallion award.

Klawervlei Stud were crowned Breeders of the Year with Markus and Ingrid Jooste being named Owners of the Year.

Snaith Racing took honours as Champion Trainer for the second successive year with their stable jockey, Richard Fourie being named Champion Jockey.

The prestigious Award for Exceptional Achievement was awarded jointly to Outstanding International Horse of the Year, Variety Club, and the Snaith Racing team.


Award Horse Breeder
Champion 2 Year Old Colt Afrikaburn Drakenstein Stud
Champion 2 Year Old Filly Carry On Alice Wilgerbosdrift
Champion 3 Year Old Colt Legislate Cheveley Stud
Champion 3 Year Old Filly Athina Wilgerbosdrift
Champion Older Male Yorker Mr & Mrs C. De Vos
Champion Older Female Via Africa G.Hauptfleisch
Champion Sprinter Via Africa G.Hauptfleisch
Champion Middle Distance Horse Legislate Cheveley Stud
Champion Stayer of the Year Hot Ticket Digteby Stud
Broodmare of the Year Star Of Arcole Mr & Mrs C. De Vos
Stallion of the Year Jet Master Mr & Mrs P. Devine
Outstanding New Stallion Lateral Maine Chance Farms
Breeder of the Year Klawervlei Stud  
Horse of the Year Legislate Cheveley Stud
International Horse of the Year Variety Club Beaumont Stud
Outstanding Breeder Mr & Mrs C. De Vos  



Award Horse
Juvenile Male of the Year Afrikaburn
Juvenile Filly of the Year Rosier
3 Year Old Male of the Year Legislate
3 Year Old Filly of the Year In The Fast Lane
Older Male of the Year Capetown Noir
Older Female of the Year Fly By Night
Champion Sprinter of the Year(up to 1450m – open company) Fly By Night
Champion Middle Distance Horse of the Year(1500m- 2200m) Legislate
Champion Stayer of the Year(2400m and above) Hot Ticket
WP Grooms’ School Workrider of the Year William Bambiso
Cape Apprentice Jockey of the Year Xavier Carstens
Cape Jockey of the Year Richard Fourie
Cape Trainer of the Year Justin Snaith
Exceptional Achievement Award Snaith Racing / Variety Club
Horse of the Year Legislate
Owner of the Year Ingrid And Markus Jooste