In the last race of Thursday February 20th 2014 card at Gulfstream Park, Hallandale Beach, Florida; saw the 10 yo gelding Vanquisher winning by a neck. Piloting to victory was “turf eating” jockey Javier Castellano; trained by Assistant Trainer Troy Alexander for White Wabbit Wacing and Trainer Aubrey Maragh.
Princess Popstar created history for being voted the first Two-Year-Old to be crowned Horse of the Year. Outfitted by multiple times trainer Philip Feanny and often times ridden by Winston Griffiths has won 4 of 4 races in some impressive winning times for a 2yo. This impressive filly’s breeding is Adore The Gold – Doc’s Paladin. Saint Cecelia won the previous Horse of the Year crown for 2012. Saint Cecelia is trained by Spencer Chung.
Some previous winners for Horse of the Year in Jamaica are: