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Welsh Horse Racing Awards 2020


27 November 2020

The ROA sponsored Welsh Horse Racing Awards will go ahead this year despite the Coronavirus pandemic.

They will be presented virtually throughout December. The traditional presentation evening will not take place but plans for it to return in 2021 are already underway. 

The awards, which are in their third year, are designed to recognise both equine and human talent and success across Wales including owners, trainers, horses, jockeys, stable staff and breeders.

A panel of horse racing professionals will choose the winners.

The qualifying period for the awards is from November 1st 2019 to October 31st 2020. 

To qualify for the awards, nominees must have been born, live or work in Wales.

Here is a complete list of the categories with sponsors:

Jockey of the Year – Cotts Equine

Trainer of the Year – Gain Equine Nutrition

Owner of the Year – ROA

Best Flat Horse – Peter Villars Sports Ground Maintenance, ICL & Floyds Turfcare 

Best Hurdler – Peter Villars Sports Ground Maintenance, ICL & Floyds Turfcare

Best Chaser – NAF

Lifetime Achievement – Dragon Studios

Breeder of the Year – Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association 

Rising Star of the Future – Great British Racing

Stable Staff Recognition Award – ARC

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