Sir Caviar Named Meadows' HOTY

Published: November 29, 2011 02:23 pm EST

Sir Caviar, a winner of ten races in just 16 starts, has been named Horse of the Year at the Meadows by the members of the Meadows Standardbred Owners Association


Owned by Bill and Leslie Zendt, trained by Bill Zendt and driven throughout much of the season by Brian Zendt, Sir Caviar also won top honours as Older Trotting Horse/Gelding of the Year and Trotter of the Year.

Sir Caviar earned in excess of $149,000 on the season and set a track record for older geldings of 1:53.1.

Tremor Hanover, a six-time winner this season for owners Charlie Moses and Shawn Johnston and trainer Aaron Johnston, was named Pacer of the Year. Tremor Hanover took a mark of 1:51 and banked over $129,000. She was also named Older Pacing Mare of 2011.

The MSOA also made a special presentation to outgoing board member John McMullen for his service to the group, and welcomed newly elected director Bill Bercury. Local State Representative Brandon Neuman was also recognized for his service to the local community and to the racing industry.

The other winners which were honoured at the recent MSOA annual dinner are listed below.

Two-Year-Old Pacing Colt of the Year
Owner - Bob Key
Trainer - Rich Gillock

Two-Year-Old Pacing Filly of the Year
Robin Cruiser
Owner - Pinske Stable
Trainer - Tim Pinske

Two-Year-Old Trotting Colt of the Year
Owners - James and Barbara Richardson and Rich Gillock
Trainer - Rich Gillock

Two-Year-Old Trotting Filly of the Year
Cupcake Hanover
Owners - Omar Beiler and Bruce Dufford
Trainer - Sharlene Dufford

Three-Year-Old Pacing Colt of the Year
The Pepperoni Kid
Owners - Karen Ritter and Alice Shuba
Trainer - Jimmie Ritter

Three-Year-Old Pacing Filly of the Year
Foxy Lady
Owners - Burke Racing Stable, Weaver Bruscemi LLC, JJK Stables, Phillip Collura
Trainer - Ron Burke

Three-Year-Old Trotting Colt of the Year
Buffalino Hanover
Owners - Todd and Christine Schadel
Trainer - Todd Schadel

Three-Year-Old Trotting Filly of the Year
Action On George
Owner - Ken Sommer
Trainer - Virgil Morgan, Jr.

Older Pacing Stallion/Gelding of the Year
Here We Go Again
Owner - Here We Go Again Stable
Trainer - Ron Burke

Older Trotting Mare of the Year
Owner - Ken Sommer
Trainer - Virgil Morgan, Jr.