Te Akau Awards 2020 - Winners Wrap Up Video NZTR Horse Of The Year

Date: 20 Oct 2020

Te Akau Awards 2020 - Winners Wrap Up Video NZTR Horse Of The Year

It was a night to remember at the Te Akau Racing Season Celebration.

With the NZTR Awards' Ceremony physically cancelled, and the winners being announced via a virtual broadcast - Te Akau decided to host its own season celebration, and also take in the live broadcast of the awards' announcement as they happened.

What a huge success the event was too! We hope you enjoy our highlight video from our awards evening.

It was a proud evening for the team with Te Akau Racing having a connection to 10 of the 19 titles at the 2020 New Zealand Thoroughbred Horse of the Year Awards. 

We celebrated our award winners:

Trainers Premiership and Trainer of the Year - Jamie Richards

Champion Two-Year-Old - Cool Aza Beel

Champion Sprinter/Miler, Champion Middle Distance and Horse of the Year - Melody Belle

Jockey of the Year - Opie Bosson

NZTR Award for Contribution to Media, Digital, and Content - Julia-Rose Hayes representing Te Akau Racing 

We also wish to congratulate our other finalists of whom we are very proud:

Avantage - winner of three Group 1 races in 2019/20 in New Zealand

Te Akau Shark - trans Tasman Group 1 winner in 2019/20

Probabeel - Karaka 3YO Million & Group 1 Surround Stakes' winner (Sydney)

NZTR Stablehand of the Year - Northern winner, national finalist - Mette Mosebo of Te Akau Racing


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