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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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).

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.

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

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.

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