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Posted 2020-09-13 19:13:28  
Summer Pudding is the South African Horse Of The Year


The results of the 2020 virtual Equus Awards were revealed this evening by Masters of Ceremony, Neil Andrews and Nico Kritsiotis.

2020 Equine categories:

Champion Two-year-old Colt
Tempting Fate (Master Of My Fate) Gr1 Golden Horse and Gr3 Godolphin Barb

Champion Two-year-old Filly
Anything Goes (Var) Gr1 Thekwini St
by a neck

Champion Three-year-old Colt:
Got The Greenlight (Gimmethegreenlight) Gr1 SA Classic, Gr1 Daily News, 2nd Gr1 July, 3rd Gr1 SA Derby, 4th Gr3

Champion Three-year-old Filly:
Summer Pudding (Silvano) Gr1 SA Fillies Classic, Gr1 Woolavington, Gr2 SA Oaks, Gr2 Gauteng Fillies Gns, Gr3 Ladies Mile

Champion Older Male:
One World (Captain Al) Gr1 Sun Met, Gr3 Matchem, 2nd Gr1 LQP, 2nd Gr 2 Green Point,

Champion Older Filly/Mare:
Celtic Sea (Captain Al) Gr1 SA Fillies Sprint, Gr2 Sceptre St, 2nd Gr1 Majorca, 2nd Gr1 Garden Province St,

Champion Sprinter:
Russet Air (What A Winter), Gr1 Cape Flying Champ, Gr2 Cape Merchants, 2nd Gr1 Computaform Sprint, 3rd Gr2 Diadem

Champion Miler:
Vardy (Var) Gr1 LQP, Gr2 Green Point, 2nd Gr1 Gold Challenge, 3rd Gr2 Drill Hall

Champion Middle Distance:
Got The Greenlight (Gimmethegreenlight) Gr1 SA Classic, Gr1 Daily News, 2nd Gr1 July, 3rd Gr1 SA Derby, 4th Gr3

Breeder Awards:
Champion Stallion:​​Silvano
Champion Breeder:​​Klawervlei Stud
Champion Broodmare:​​Halfway to Heaven (Mary Slack and Jessica Jell)
Outstanding South African Breeder Award Wilgerbosdrift and Mauritzfontein

Lifetime Achievement Award:​Mary Slack

2020 Human categories:
Champion Apprentice:​​Luke Ferraris​
Champion Jockey:​​Warren Kennedy​
Champion Trainer:​​Sean Tarry​
Champion Owner:​​Chris van Niekerk

Horse of The Year: Winner - Summer Pudding
Special Award to the Groom of the Horse of the year: Winner - Patrick Mankwe


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