Capitalist wins Australian 2YO Horse of the Year

Sep 30, 2016

New South Wales Champion 2YO of the Year Capitalist, also picked up the prestigious gong at the Australian Racehorse of the Year Awards held in Sydney on September 29.

Dominant wins in the 2015 Listed Breeders Plate, 2015 Restricted Listed Wyong Magic Millions Classic, 2016 Restricted Listed Gold Coast Magic Millions Classic, culminating in the world’s richest 2YO event, the Group 1 Golden Slipper earnt the Written Tycoon colt the coveted title.

Owned by James Harron Bloodstock Colts, Newgate S F, Horse Ventures, Mrs B C Bateman, Doyles Breeding & Racing, Rockingham Thoroughbreds, Mr J A Ingham, Mrs F A Ingham, Love Racing, D & L Alford, Dr M A Holland, G1G Racing & Breeding, and Mr D Saab, Capitalist recorded Snowden Racing’s sixth Group 1 victory since commencing operation in May 2014.

Other elite equine winners on the night included:

WINX - 2016 Champion Horse of the Year and Middle-Distance Racehorse of the Year

ENGLISH - 2016 New Zealand Bloodstock Champion Three-Year-Old Filly of the Year

TARZINO - 2016 Champion Three-Year-Old Colt or Gelding of the Year

CHAUTAUQUA - 2016 Inglis Champion Sprinter of the Year

PREFERMENT - 2016 Champion Stayer of the Year

STREET CRY (IRE) - 2015-2016 Champion Australian Sire of the Year

ZANTECO - 2016 Champion Jumper of the Year

The champion juvenile old lines up in tomorrow’s Group 2 The Star Roman Consul Stakes (1200m) at Randwick where he takes on a crack field including Astern, El Divino and up-and-coming stablemate Russian Revolution at 2.40pm.

Words: Sarah Peatling Image courtesy: Bradley Photographers

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