Cartier Awards

2017 Cartier Award Nominees Announced; Enable Faces Three Others For Horse Of The Year

Following the end of the British flat racing season at Doncaster Nov. 11, the 2017 nominees for the Cartier Racing Awards were announced Nov. 12. The 27th annual Cartier Racing Awards will be presented at the Dorchester Hotel in London on the evening of Nov. 14. Runaway QIPCO Champion Stakes (G1) winner Cracksman (owned by […]

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Champion Almanzor Officially Retired To Stud Following Lackluster 4-Year-Old Debut

The 2016 Cartier 3-year-old champion Almanzor has officially been retired from racing, thoroughbreddailynews.com confirmed on Sunday. The son of Wootton Bassett had his 2017 debut delayed by an EHV-1 outbreak in trainer Jean-Claude Rouget’s yard, and only beat one horse home in his first start as a 4-year-old in the G3 Prix Gontaut-Biron. “After consultations with Jean-Claude […]

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‘The Mind Of A Genius’: A Tribute To Trainer Aidan O’Brien

Trainer Aidan O’Brien, who posted 22 Group 1 victories this year, including a historic one-two-three finish in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, was honored at the Cartier Awards with the Order of Merit Award. Several industry leaders paid tribute to O’Brien in the following video, including fellow conditioners Jim Bolger and John Oxx.

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Minding Crowned Cartier Horse Of The Year; O’Brien Receives Order Of Merit Award

Five times a Group 1 winner in 2016, 3-year-old filly Minding has been named Cartier’s Horse of the Year for 2016, according to sportinglife.com. The Coolmore partners-owned daughter of Galileo, trained by Aidan O’Brien and ridden by Ryan Moore, posted wins in the QIPCO 1,000 Guineas, Investec Oaks, Sea The Stars Pretty Polly Stakes, Qatar […]

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Golden Horn Caps Off Career With Cartier Horse Of The Year Award

This evening marked the announcement of the 2015 Cartier Horse Racing Awards, the European equivalent of the American Eclipse Awards. Golden Horn (Cape Cross – Fleche d’Or by Dubai Destination) was named both Horse of the Year and 3-Year-Old Colt. Owned by Anthony Oppenheimer and trained by John Gosden, Golden Horn most recently finished second […]

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‘Brilliant Showcase’: Brit Impressed with Eclipse Award Ceremony

The Eclipse Awards ceremony, honoring the best in racing – both equine and human – was held Saturday evening. The dinner and ceremony concluded a week-long series of functions that included several charity events and fundraisers. The events and the excitement that surrounded the Eclipse Awards left an impression on Greg Wood, a journalist for […]

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Undefeated Treve Named Cartier Horse of the Year

Treve has been named Cartier Horse of the Year at the 23rd annual Cartier Racing Awards in London. Trained in France by Criquette Head-Maarek, the Sheikh Joaan Al Thani-owned filly is unbeaten in five starts and secured a stunning five-length triumph in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp. Treve saw off strong opposition […]

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Treve, Moonlight Cloud Headline 2013 Cartier Award Noms

Several exciting nominations for the 23rd annual Cartier Racing Awards were announced Nov. 8. The nine Cartier Racing Awards will be revealed and presented during a glittering ceremony before an invited audience of 340 at the Dorchester Hotel, London, on Tuesday evening. The five horses nominated for Cartier Horse of the Year include the the […]

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Frankel repeats as Cartier Horse of the Year

Frankel became the first horse to win consecutive Cartier Horse of the Year honors when he secured the title at the Nov. 13 ceremony honoring Europe’s top 2012 performers. The undefeated 4-year-old colt by Galileo joined Ouija Board (in 2004 and 2006) as the only other two-time Horse of the Year. Frankel also was named […]

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Frankel, Goldikova among nominees for 2011 Cartier Awards

The nomination list is out for the 21st Cartier Racing Awards – European horse racing’s equivalent of the Oscars, reports Brisnet. One of the most coveted awards is the Cartier Horse of the Year, and this year’s nominations include Frankel, Goldikova and So You Think. The eight equine awards for the year’s top horses are […]

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