UPDATE

OUIJA BOARD HORSE OF THE YEAR AND OLDER HORSE

YEATS CROWNED CHAMPION STAYER

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The 2006 Cartier Racing Awards (UK) will be announced tonight in London.  Of relevance to the Summerhill stallions, SOLSKJAER’s brother YEATS has been nominated for the Top Stayer award; and DANEHILL continues to stamp his dominance - 5 nominees for this evening’s event were sired by the incomparable stallion whilst an equivalent number were sired by his sons.

A full list of Award nominees as follows:

Horse of the Year
Alexandrova (Ire) (Sadler’s Wells)
George Washington (Ire) (Danehill)
Ouija Board (GB) (Cape Cross {Ire})
Pride (Fr) (Peintre Celebre)
Teofilo (Ire) (Galileo {Ire})

Top Older Horse
Hurricane Run (Ire) (Montjeu {Ire})
Ouija Board
Pride
Reverence (GB) (Mark of Esteem)
Shirocco (Ger) (Monsun {Ger})

Top Stayer
Kastoria (Ire) (Selkirk)
Montare (Ire) (Montjeu {Ire})
Sergeant Cecil (GB) (King’s Signet)
Shamdala (Ire) (Grand Lodge)
Yeats (Ire) (Sadler’s Wells)

Top Sprinter
Amadeus Wolf (GB) (Mozart {Ire})
Desert Lord (GB) (Green Desert)
Iffraaj (GB) (Zafonic)
Les Arcs (Arch)
Reverence

Three-Year-Old Colt
Dylan Thomas (Ire) (Danehill)
George Washington
Rail Link (GB) (Dansili {GB})
Red Rocks (Ire) (Galileo {Ire})
Sir Percy (GB) (Mark of Esteem {Ire})

Three-Year-Old Filly
Alexandrova
Confidential Lady (GB) (Singspiel {Ire})
Mandesha (Fr) (Desert Style {Ire})
Nannina (GB) (Medicean {GB})
Speciosa (Ire) (Danehill Dancer {Ire})

Two-Year-Old Colt
Authorized (Ire) (Montjeu {Ire})
Dutch Art (GB) (Medicean {GB})
Holy Roman Emperor (Ire) (Danehill)
Strategic Prince (GB) (Dansili {GB})
Teofilo

Two-Year-Old Filly
Finsceal Beo (Ire) (Mr. Greeley)
Indian Ink (Ire) (Indian Ridge {GB})
Miss Beatrix (Ire) (Danehill Dancer {Ire})
Sander Camillo (Dixie Union)
Simply Perfect (GB) (Danehill)

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