2014 Award Winners

Outstanding Owner

Ken and Sarah Ramsey

Outstanding Breeder

Ken and Sarah Ramsey

Outstanding Trainer

Todd Pletcher

Outstanding Jockey

Javier Castellano

Outstanding Apprentice Jockey

Drayden Van Dyke

Horse of the Year

California Chrome (age 3)

Two-Year-Old Male

American Pharoah

Two-Year-Old Filly

Take Charge Brandi

Three-Year-Old Male

California Chrome

Older Male

Main Sequence (age 5)

Three-Year-Old Filly


Older Female

Close Hatches (age 4)

Turf Male

Main Sequence (age 5)

Turf Female

Hatoof (5)

Sprinter/Sprinter Male

Work All Week (age 5)

Sprinter Female

Judy the Beauty (age 5)

Steeplechase Horse

Demonstrative (age 7)

Outstanding Achievement

Arthur B. Hancock Jr. (posthumously)

Man of the Year

John A. Morris

Special Award

Old Friends Farm

Award of Merit

Tom Durkin


Joe Clancy, Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred


John Scheinman, The Blood-Horse

National Television Achievement

NBC Sports (Live), NBC Sports (Feature)


The Blood-Horse

Photography Achievement

Barbara D. Livingston, Daily Racing Form

Horseplayer of the Year

John O’Neil

Previous years’ winners