New York, New York

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They’re crowning the New York-bred champions of 2016 Monday night in Saratoga Springs. The night showcases some signature performances by Thoroughbreds foaled in the Empire State – including Mind Your Biscuits, Haveyougoneaway, Willow U and a slew of others. 

 On the human side, Chester and Mary Broman, Jose Ortiz and Rudy Rodriguez showed the way. The team behind thisishorseracing.com produced the souvenir program for the night. It’s got 51 profiles of the finalists. Read about them here. 

2016 New York-bred Champions:

Horse of the Year, Champion Three-Year-Old Male, Champion Male Sprinter: Mind Your Biscuits

Champion Female Sprinter, Champion Older Dirt Female: Haveyougoneaway

Champion Two-Year-Old Male: Syndergaard

Champion Two-Year-Old Filly: Bonita Bianca

Champion Three-Year-Old Filly: Highway Star

Champion Older Dirt Male: Effinex

Champion Turf Male: King Kreesa

Champion Turf Female: Ancient Secret

Champion Steeplechase Horse: Willow U 

Broodmare of the Year: Jazzmane (Toccet – Alljazz, by Stop the Music), dam of Mind Your Biscuits

Breeder of the Year: Chester and Mary Broman 

Trainer of the Year: Rudy R. Rodriguez

Jockey of the Year: Irad Ortiz Jr.