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European Horse of the Year

European Horse of the Year is an award in European Thoroughbred horse racing. Since 1991 the honor has been part of the Cartier Racing Awards. It is presented annually by Cartier SA to a horse of any age racing in Europe.

Honorees

(Flag indicates the horse's nationalty by the country where it is based).

Year

Horse

C

Age

Trainer

Owner

2009 Sea the Stars Flag of Republic of Ireland 3 John Oxx Christopher Tsui
2008 Zarkava Flag of France 3 Alain de Royer-Dupre HH Aga Khan IV
2007 Dylan Thomas Flag of Republic of Ireland 4 Aidan O'Brien Sue Magnier & Michael Tabor
2006 Ouija Board Flag of United Kingdom 5 Ed Dunlop Lord Derby
2005 Hurricane Run Flag of France 3 André Fabre Michael Tabor
2004 Ouija Board Flag of United Kingdom 3 Ed Dunlop Lord Derby
2003 Dalakhani Flag of France 3 Alain de Royer-Dupre HH Aga Khan IV
2002 Rock of Gibraltar Flag of Republic of Ireland 3 Aidan O'Brien Sue Magnier & Alex Ferguson
2001 Fantastic Light Flag of United Kingdom 5 Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin Stables
2000 Giant's Causeway Flag of Republic of Ireland 3 Aidan O'Brien Sue Magnier & Michael Tabor
1999 Daylami Flag of United Kingdom 5 Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin Stables
1998 Dream Well Flag of France 3 Pascal Bary Niarchos family
1997 Peintre Celebre Flag of France 3 André Fabre Daniel Wildenstein
1996 Helissio Flag of France 3 Elie Lellouche Enrique Sarasola
1995 Ridgewood Pearl Flag of Republic of Ireland 3 John Oxx Anne Coughlan
1994 Barathea Flag of United Kingdom 4 Luca Cumani Sheikh Mohammed & Gerald Leigh
1993 Lochsong Flag of United Kingdom 5 Ian Balding Jeff C. Smith
1992 User Friendly Flag of United Kingdom 3 Clive Brittain William J. Gredley
1991 Arazi Flag of France 2 Francois Boutin Allen Paulson & Sheikh Mohammed

Previous honorees

  • 1980 : Moorestyle



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