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Picture : Grazinginthegrass has won his last five starts and one of his five wins last season was a Listed event, so he might be in line for an award. (Pauline Herman Photography). 

The Eastern Cape Regional Awards will take place on Saturday 9 September 2023 in the Bold Silvano Room at Fairview Racecourse to honour equine and human achievements during the Eastern Cape racing season.

The voting panel comprised Henk Steenkamp (Convenor); Dr Ashley Parker, Alistair Cohen; Trevor Reid and Greg Kotzen (non-voting panellist).

The following are the categories and nominees:

Champion two year old filly:

  • Idita
  • Joy And Peace
  • Luna Halo

Champion two year old colt/gelding:

  • Fairy Knight
  • Questor
  • Vision Of Wonder

Champion three year old filly:

  • Chere For Me
  • Ekoria
  • Tipsy Tina

Champion 3 year old colt/gelding:

  • Heathcliff
  • Khaya’s Hope
  • Perfection

Champion older filly/mare:

  • And We Danced
  • Phedra
  • Santa Theresa

Champion older colt/gelding:

  • American Landing
  • Grazinginthegrass
  • Jaeger Moon

Champion stayer:

  • American Landing
  • Jaeger Moon
  • Wildest Dreams

Champion sprinter: 

  • Cliff Top
  • Cruise Control
  • Phedra

All nominees are in the running for the much sought-after Horse of the year Award.

Special Awards:

  • Polytrack track filly/mare
  • Polytrack track colt/gelding

Feature season trophies are also awarded to the human achievers.

These include Champion Jockey, Champion Local Jockey, Champion Groom, Champion Trainer, Champion Work Rider and Champion Owner.

  • Enquiries can be referred to Marilyn Smith, or mobile 076 301 5449.