Jockey Club's best honoured at inaugural awards night
AN OUTSTANDING winning record has seen Special Miss named horse of the year at Clarence River Jockey Club on Saturday night.
The inaugural awards night was run by CRJC.
CRJC executive officer Michael Beattie said the night was a success.
"We had over 150 trainers, jockeys and their families here so it was very well supported," Beattie said.
"Based on that we would have to say it will be becoming an annual event."
Special Miss, trained by Hunter Kilner, was considered by the judges to be the best of the year after a 40% winning record.
Horse of the Year: Special Miss (Hunter Kilner)
Two-year-old: Single Chance (Andrew Parramore)
Three-year-olds: Southern Blossom (Graeme Want), Primed to Win (Felicity Firth)
Four years and over: Bundy Special (Alan Ryan), Special Miss (Hunter Kilner)
Seven years and over: Getyourown (Paddy Cunningham)
Best jockey: Ben Looker
Best trainer: John Shelton
Best apprentice: Kasie Stanley
John Hutchings Excellence Award: Matthew McGuren
Bob Gosling Award: Dean Smith