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Scenic Blast Wins Aust Horse-Of-Year

Tuesday, 1st September 2009

West Australian 5YO gelded sprinter Scenic Blast (Scenic-Daughter's Charm, by Delgado) was named 2008-09 Australian Racehorse-Of-The-Year at the Palladium at Crown in Melbourne last night. Scenic Blast (who won 4 of 8 starts, including both the Gr1 Coolmore Lightning Stakes & Gr1 Crown Newmarket Handicap, plus the Gr1 King's Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot) earned 55% of the overall votes. Other award winners included:

  • Gr1 Jockey: Nash Rawiller
  • Gr1 Trainer: Gai Waterhouse
  • Sire: Encosta de Lago (Fairy King-Shoal Creek, by Star Way)
  • Aust-Bred International: Sacred Kingdom (Encosta de Lago-Courtroom Sweetie, by Zeditave)
  • Aust-Trained International: Scenic Blast (Scenic-Daughter's Charm, by Delgado)
  • 2YO: Phelan Ready (More Than Ready-Nancy Eleanor, by Blevic)
  • 3YO Filly: Samantha Miss (Redoute's Choice-Milliyet, by Zabeel)
  • 3YO Male: Whobegotyou (Street Cry-Temple Of Peace, by Carnegie)
  • Sprinter: Scenic Blast (Scenic-Daughter's Charm, by Delgado)
  • Middle Distance: Theseo (Danewin-Ozone Sand, by L'Enjoleur)
  • Stayer: Viewed (Scenic-Lover's Knot, by Khozaam)
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