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Shortlisted candidates announced for the TBA's NH Breeders’ Awards evening

The event will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn in Doncaster on August 4

Honeysuckle: brilliant mare nominated for leading hurdler and leading mares' hurdler
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The shortlisted candidates for the 2021 Thoroughbred Breeders' Association National Hunt Breeders’ Awards evening have been announced, at an event that will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn in Doncaster next month. 

Supported by Goffs UK, the event will take place on August 4 and will see breeders, owners, trainers and enthusiasts gather for a reception and dinner, followed by the presentation of 14 awards. 

Among the talent nominated for the annual event include the unbeaten Champion Hurdle winner Honeysuckle (leading hurdler and leading mares' hurdler), Grand Annual scorer Sky Pirate (novice chaser), the top-class staying hurdler Thyme Hill (leading hurdler) and the exciting Aintree novice hurdle victor My Drogo (leading novice hurdler). 

The event, which will be hosted by Nick Luck, costs £65 per person. The tickets can be found on the TBA website


Awards and nominees

BATSFORD STUD TROPHY for Leading Chaser
Dashel Drasher – bred by Camilla Scott
Master Tommytucker – bred by Anthony Fear
Nuts Well – bred by Chesters Stud Ltd

HIGHFLYER BLOODSTOCK TROPHY for Leading Hurdler
Honeysuckle – bred by Dr Geoffrey Guy
Sams Profile – bred by Jane Micklethwait
Thyme Hill – bred by Overbury Stallions Ltd

PEEL BLOODSTOCK TROPHY for Leading Mares Chaser
Cabaret Queen – bred by Robert and Jackie Chugg & Mill House Stud
Chilli Filli – bred by Goldford Stud
Pink Legend – bred by Francis Mahon

MICKLEY STUD TROPHY for Leading Mares Hurdler
Black Tears – bred by Rowland Crellin
Honeysuckle – bred by Dr Geoffrey Guy
Molly Ollys Wishes – bred by Dean and Keith Pugh

Sky Pirate (yellow silks): Cheltenham Festival winner nominated for the leading novice chaser award

MIDNIGHT LEGEND TROPHY for Leading Novice Chaser
Mighty Thunder – bred by Mr and Mrs Charles Wilson
Remastered – bred by Elms Stud Co Ltd and Graham Peck
Sky Pirate – bred by Cedric Brookes

SHADE OAK STUD TROPHY for Leading Novice Hurdler
Gentlemansgame – bred by Yorton Farm Stud and Maggie Luck
Llandinabo Lad – bred by Peter Symonds
My Drogo – bred by H & C Group Ltd

OVERBURY STUD TROPHY for Leading Mares’ Novice Hurdler
Anythingforlove – bred by Dr Bryan Mayoh
Bourbon Beauty – bred by Alex Hales
Martello Sky – bred by the late Tim Wood

YORTON STUD TROPHY for Leading NHF Mare
Elle Est Belle – bred by Rita Vaughan
Miss Lamb – bred by Sally Hall
Rainyday Woman – bred by Pam Sly

DISTILLERY STUD TROPHY for Leading NHF Horse
I Like To Move It – bred by Mr and Mrs John Dawson
Peking Rose – bred by Coln Valley Stud
Washington – bred by Jeremy Mactaggart

ERIC GILLIE TROPHY – Special Achievement Award

Announced on the evening.

DUDGEON CUP – NH Broodmare of the Year

Announced on the evening.

QUEEN MOTHER’S SILVER SALVER – NH Special Achievement Award

The two statistical award winners were announced in June 2021. For the full details click here.

HORSE & HOUND CUP – Leading active British-based stallion by individual chase winners in GB & Ire in 2020-21

Schiaparelli

WHITBREAD SILVER SALVER, sponsored by Beswick Brothers Bloodstock – Leading active British-based stallion by prize money in GB & Ire in 2020-21

Nathaniel


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