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TBA National Hunt Awards goes virtual for ceremony later this month

Interested viewers can sign up via Zoom

Nick Luck will again be hosting the TBA awards
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British-bred successes from the 2019-2020 National Hunt racing season will be celebrated online as a virtual awards ceremony this year at the Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association's NH Breeders’ Awards Evening

The annual event moves to an online platform following cancellation of the dinner in May due to Covid-19 lockdown restrictions.

Breeders, owners, trainers and enthusiasts are invited to join host Nick Luck at 7pm on Wednesday, August 26 as he announces the winners and conducts live interviews during the free to view

Registration is required and can be made via a link and details of how to sign into the event on the date will be emailed to attendees upon confirmation of registration. In total, 14 prizes will be presented at the sixth running of the awards.

The categories and nominees are as follows:

Highflyer Bloodstock Trophy for Leading Chaser
De Rascher Counter – Karina Casini
Oldgrangewood – Mickley Stud
Santini – Mr & Mrs Richard Kelvin-Hughes

Distillery Stud Trophy for Leading Chaser Mare
Lady Buttons – Keith Sivills
Maire Banrigh – Donhead Stud
Robin De Carlow – Brian J Griffiths & John Nicholson

Peel Bloodstock Trophy for Leading Novice Chaser
Copperhead – Jane Micklethwait
Midnight Shadow – Captain Archie Smith-Maxwell
Sam Spinner – Wriggle Valley Thoroughbreds & R Eccleshall

Overbury Stud Trophy for Leading Hurdler
Ballyandy – Pleasure Palace Racing
Harambe – Lisa Williamson
Ronald Pump – Whitley Stud & Tony Meehan

Yorton Trophy for Leading Hurdler Mare
Honeysuckle – Dr G W Guy
Lady Buttons – Keith Sivills
Papagana – Dominic Burke

Mickley Stud Trophy for Leading Novice Hurdler
Master Debonair – Malcolm & Cathy Yeo
Redford Road – Carol Bowman
Thyme Hill – Overbury Stallions Ltd

Shade Oak Stud Trophy for Leading Novice Hurdler Mare
It’s Probably Me – James & Jean Potter
Miah Grace – Yorton Farm Stud
Midnights’ Gift – Pitchall Stud

Batsford Stud Trophy for Leading NHF
Brief Ambition – Tim Wood
Everglow – Fawley House Stud
Red Rookie – R P Phillips

Midnight Legend Trophy for Leading NHF Mare
Legends Ryde – Downfield Cottage Stud
Midnight Callisto – Simon Dutfield
Wynn House – Mr & Mrs Richard Kelvin-Hughes

Eric Gillie Trophy
Special Achievement Award

Dudgeon Cup
NH Broodmare of the Year

Horse & Hound Cup
Leading active British-based stallion by individual chase winners in GB & Ire in 2019-20

Whitbread Silver Salver
Leading active British-based sire by prize money in GB & Ire in 2019-20

Queen Mother’s Silver Salver
NH Special Achievement Award

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Breeders, owners, trainers and enthusiasts are invited to join host Nick Luck at 7pm on Wednesday, August 26
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