Australian Harness Horse of the Year
The first and only trotter to win the award was Maori's Idol in 1978, a season in which he won 22 of his 24 starts. The first three year old to win the award was a year later in 1979, when Run Joe Run won the award, since then a three year old has won the award three times. The youngest horse to win the award was Lombo Pocket Watch who won as a two year old in 2006.
The two horses that has won the most awards are Westburn Grant, who won the award in 1989 as a three year old and again in 1991 and 1992, and Our Sir Vancelot, who won the 1997, 1998 and 1999 awards.
Horses that have been crowned Australian Harness Horse of the Year are:
|2009||Mr Feelgood (USA)|
|2008||Blacks A Fake|
|2007||Blacks A Fake|
|2006||Lombo Pocket Watch||2 Year Old|
|1999||Our Sir Vancelot (NZ)|
|1998||Our Sir Vancelot (NZ)|
|1997||Our Sir Vancelot (NZ)|
|1993||Jack Morris (NZ)|
|1989||Westburn Grant||3 Year Old|
|1987||Rufus Young Blood||3 Year Old|
|1979||Run Joe Run||3 Year Old|
- ↑ "Australian Harness Racing Awards". Harness Racing Australia. http://www.harness.org.au/ahrc/annual/public/awards.htm. Retrieved 2009-02-20.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 "Australian Harness Racing Awards - All Time". Harness Racing Australia. http://www.harness.org.au/ahrc/awards/ahhy.htm. Retrieved 2009-02-20.