LTBA Horse Of The Year and Special Awards

The 2014 Horse of Year and Special Awards were presented at the LTBA Annual Meeting on June 6, 2015 at Evangeline Downs.

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2014 Louisiana Broodmare of the Year, Character Builder. Jake Delhomme presenting. Leroy Cyprian accepting on behalf of Coteau Grove Farm.

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2014 A.L. “Red” Erwin Stallion of the Year (Co-Winner) Brahms. Roger Heitzmann presenting. Michele Rodriguez accepting on behalf of Vinery.

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2014 A.L. “Red” Erwin Stallion of the Year (Co-Winner) Half Ours. Roger Heitzmann presenting. Val Murrell accepting for Half Ours Group.

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2014 Leading Breeder by Breeders Awards, Spendthrift Farm. Mark Toothaker accepting on behalf of Spendthrift Farms. Tom Early presenting.

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2014 Leading Breeder by Percentage of Stakes Winners (Co-Winner) Terry Adcock. Charlotte Clavier presenting.

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2014 Leading Breeder by Percentage of Stakes Winners (Co-Winner) Alan Chaisson and Brett Brinkman. Charlotte Clavier presenting.

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Shirley Dievert of Blood Horse presents a silver julep cup to 2014 Leading Louisiana Breeder, Spendthrift Farm. Mark Toothaker accepting.

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Roger Heitzmann presents Louisiana Horse Rescue Association with a special gift sent by Thoroughbred Charities of America in recognition of the organization’s contribution to the welfare of horses in the state of Louisiana. LAHRA President Patrick Richmond accepting.

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2014 Two-Year-Old Louisiana Bred Filly Wind Chill Factor. Michelle LaVoice accepting the breeder’s award on behalf of Camelia Casby. Roger Heitzmann presenting.

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2014 Two-Year-Old Louisiana Bred Colt or Gelding, Mr. L.S. Shoe. Owner/breeder Phyllis Hodges with husband & trainer, James “Sweet” Hodges.

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2014 Three-Year-Old Louisiana Bred Filly Our Quista. (L-R) Mike Whitler, Ron Ball, Michele Rodriguez presenting. Camille Ball and Roger Heitzmann.

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2014 Three-Year-Old Louisiana Bred Colt or Gelding, Vicar’s In Trouble. Louisiana State Representative Stephen Ortego presenting to Mark Toothaker accepting on behalf of breeder Spendthrift Farm, and Roger Heitzmann (right).

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2014 Four-Year-Old & Up Louisiana Bred Filly or Mare, Sittin at the Bar. (L-R) Owner, P. Dale Ladner; trainer, Brett Brinkman; and Mark Toothaker accepting for Spendthrift Farm, breeder.

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2014 Four-Year-Old & Up Louisiana Bred Male, Sunbean. Owner and breeder Brittlyn Stable’s Evelyn Benoit accepting from LTBA President, Tom Early.

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2014 Accredited Louisiana Bred Horse of the Year, Vicar’s In Trouble. (R-R) Chrissie and Tom Early; Mark Toothaker accepting for breeder Spendthrift Farm; LTBA Sec./Treas. Roger Heitzmann.