The Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association’s annual
banquet took place on Saturday, January 23 at the Holiday Inn
Guelph Hotel and Conference Centre. The AGM was held at
5:00 p.m., followed by cocktails at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30
p.m. The Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel and Conference
Centre once again offered a well-appointed central location for
this year’s event.
The annual banquet showcased the accomplishments of the
breeders of the outstanding Ontario Sires Stakes performers of
- The evening also recognized the achievements and
contributions of some of the industry’s most dedicated
individuals, including the recipients of the Lloyd Chisholm
Achievement Award, Chris Van Bussel Memorial Award, as
well as the Johnston Cup and Lampman Cup.
The accomplishments of Ontario’s outstanding pacing and
trotting broodmares were also recognized with the
The 2015 Award winners are as follows:
2-year-old colt pacer- Betting Line:
2-year-old filly pacer- L A Delight
2-year-old colt trotter- Tony Soprano
2-year-old filly trotter- Caprice Hill
3-year-old colt pacer- Reverend Hanover
3-year-old filly pacer- Solar Sister
3-year-old colt trotter- Dont Rush
3-year-old filly trotter- Second Sister
SBOA Awards 3-year-old filly pacer- Solar Sister
SBOA Awards 3-year-old filly trotter- Stubborn Belle
Outstanding Pacing Broodmare- West Of L A
Outstanding Trotting Broodmare- Elegantimage
Lampman Cup- Sylvain Filion
Johnston Cup- Robert McIntosh
Chris Van Bussel Memorial Award – Twinbrook Farms
Lloyd Chisholm Achievement Award – Bill O’Donnell
Thank you to everyone who contributed to the success of our 2016 Banquet:
Bodi Transport, Brubachers Harness, Budson Feed and Supply, Century Spring Farms, Cody Kamminga, Cool Creek Farms, Country Creations, Doyle Horse Transport, Dr. Bob Boyce, Emerald Ridge Farms, Forest City Yearling Sale, Grand River Raceway, Heartland Veterinary Servces, Holiday Inn Guelph, IHT Transport, KenPal Farm Products, Masterfeeds, Ontario Horse Racing, Pocket Trip Horse Transport, Producers Post, Sharpe Feeds, Shur Gain, Sportswood Printing, Sun Life Financial-Ed Stevens, System Fencing, Trot Magazine, Twinbrook Farms, Western Fair District-The Raceway, Wilsons Tack, and Woodbine Entertainment Group.
Thank you to those who own and stand the wonderful stallions donated to our auction:
Angus Hall, Archangel, Better Than Cheddar, Big Jim, Holiday Road, Justice Hall, Mach Three, Muscle Mass, Prestidigitator, Royalty For Life, Shadow Play, Sunshine Beach, Thinking Out Loud, Warrawee Needy, and Wheeling N Dealin.
And a special thanks to everyone that bid on our auction items!
Thank you all.