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Laffit Pincay, Jr. Award

The Laffit Pincay Jr. Award is an honor given annually by Hollywood Park Racetrack in Inglewood, California to someone who has served the horse racing industry with integrity, dedication, determination and distinction. Named for retired U.S. Racing Hall of Fame jockey Laffit Pincay, Jr., the award, designed by American sculptor Nina Kaiser, is presented on Hollywood Gold Cup Day, a racecard that features the premier race Pincay won a record nine times.

Winners of the Laffit Pincay Jr. Award

  • 2008 - Pete Pedersen, longtime California race steward [2]
  • 2007 : Ellwood W. "Bud" Johnston — Director and president of the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association for 25 years. He is the owner of Old English Rancho, breeders of more than 200 stakes winners and the leading North American breeder in 1971 and 1972
  • 2006 : Mel and Warren Stute — Brothers who are longtime Thoroughbred horse trainers
  • 2005 : Noble Threewitt — Thoroughbred trainer and humanitarian who trained for 75 years and who at age 95 became the oldest trainer to win a race in North America


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