MHHA AWARDS NIGHT

 

 

Wendy Ireland submitted the award winner’s from the MHHA banquet at the Augusta Civic Center on Saturday evening, January 22nd. 

 

2004 AWARDS FOR MHHA

 

 

Horse of the Year
Stars Photo
7 yr. old trotter owned by Bill Varney of Bangor, Maine and trained by Valerie Grondin

Outstanding Pacer
 
Abliss
4 yr. old mare owned by the Windsor Kon X Tion Stable of Augusta, Maine and trained by Dick Bartlett


 Outstanding Trotter
 
Current Cast
9 yr. old stallion trotter owned by Jim Doherty of Clifton, New Jersey, Walter Hight of Skowhegan, Maine, and Thomas Dillon of Anson, Maine and trained by Don Richards


 
Senior Citizen Honors-(14 year olds)
 Postcard Jack
Owned by Corey & Tobey Hight of Skowhegan, Maine and trained by Don Richards
Aussie Wicker
Owned & trained by Allen Dowling of Chelsea, Maine
Freestate Adieu
Owned by Carole Swan of Chelsea, Maine and trained by Jamie Gerard
Awesome Atom
Owned and trained by Charlene & Paul Brogan of Falmouth, Maine
Spend All The Money
Owned by the KDK Standardbred Stables of Cumberland Center, Maine and trained by Robert Marston


Outstanding Dash Winner
 Stars Photo – 18 wins (as of Dec. 12, 2004)
Owned by Bill Varney of Bangor, Maine and trained by Val Grondin
 

Winners of 10 or more wins
 Aussie Wicker- 13 wins
Owned and trained by Allen Dowling of Chelsea, Maine
 Abliss- 13 wins
Owned by Windsor Kon X Tion Stable of Augusta, Maine and trained by Dick Bartlett
 Prince Sheldon N- 12 wins
Owned by Patricia Switzer of Gray, Maine and trained by William Smith
Lets Go Lew- 12 wins
Owned & trained by Christian Larsen of Gorham, Maine;
Rush Rush Russ- 11 wins
Owned & trained by Lisa Saindon of Bridgton, Maine
Perfect Dreamer-11 wins
owned by Gaetan Cloutier & Mary Jane Parker of Leeds, Maine and trained by Shawn Gray
Freestate Adieu- 10 wins
owned by Carole Swan of Chelsea, Maine and trained by Jamie Gerard
A Minor Variation- 10 wins
 owned & trained by Steve Vafiades of Corinth, Maine


2004 Rising Star Award
Cain Mackenzie


 2004 Driver Award
Winston “Drew” Campbell – 315 wins


 2004 Trainer Award
Owen Davies


2004 Distinguished Service Award
 Mike Andrew of Gorham, Maine
a former commissioner on the Maine State Harness Racing Commission and longtime Standardbred owner and breeder of trotters.    

 

The Board of Directors of the Maine Harness Horsemen’s Association congratulates all of the winners in 2004! 

 

 

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