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2015 O’Brien Voting Results

Published: February 16, 2016 1:59 pm ET

Last Comment: February 17, 2016 8:27 am ET | 1 Comment(s) | Jump to Comments

Standardbred Canada has released the breakdown of the voting for the 2015 O'Brien Awards. The ceremony took place Saturday, February 13, 2016, at the Hilton Mississauga/ Meadowvale Hotel in Mississauga, Ontario.

The complete breakdown of the official voting appears below. Forty-five voters from across the country voted for a first and second selection in each category, except for Horse of the Year. First place votes were worth two (2) points and second place votes were worth one (1) point.

In the event of a tie, the horse or person with the most first place votes was the winner. A unanimous score was 90 points.

Two-Year-Old Pacing Fillies
L A Delight – 90
Twin B Thong – 22
Darlinonthebeach – 6
Free Show – 6
Thatsoveryverynice – 5
Blue Moon Stride – 2
No Vote – 2
Divas Dragonfly – 1
Mayhem Seelster – 1

Two-Year-Old Pacing Colts
Control The Moment – 88
Betting Line – 40
Nvestment Bluechip - 4
Voracity – 3

Three-Year-Old Pacing Fillies
Solar Sister – 68
Wrangler Magic – 52
Sassa Hanover – 8
Ms Mac N Cheese - 4
Glamour Seelster – 2
No Vote – 1

Three-Year-Old Pacing Colts
Wakizashi Hanover – 74
Artspeak – 35
Reverend Hanover – 10
Physicallyinclined- 5
First Class Horse - 3
Wiggle It Jiggleit - 2
No Vote - 2
Rockin N Heaven- 2
Freaky Feet Pete – 1
In The Arsenal – 1

Older Pacing Mares
Lady Shadow – 63
Venus Delight – 41
Sandbetweenurtoes - 16
Colors A Virgin - 5
Sing Like An Angel – 4
Anndrovette – 2
Waasmula – 2
Bet Ya – 1
No Vote – 1

Older Pacing Horses
State Treasurer – 89
All Bets Off – 15
JK Endofanera – 10
Shamballa – 11
Foiled Again – 6
Luck Be Withyou - 1
Mach It So - 1
No Vote – 2

Two-Year-Old Trotting Fillies
Caprice Hill – 84
All The Time – 42
Emoticon Hanover – 4
Could It Be Magic – 3
Celebrity Eventsy - 1
No Vote - 1

Two-Year-Old Trotting Colts
Southwind Frank – 87
Tony Soprano – 30
Marion Marauder – 13
Adored By Masses – 1
Brooklyn Hill – 1
Deep Impact – 1
Georgies Pockets – 1
No Vote – 1

Three-Year-Old Trotting Fillies
Mission Brief – 46 (17 first place votes)
Wild Honey – 46 (13 first place votes)
Elegant Serenity – 28
Muscle Baby Doll - 13
Second Sister - 1
No Vote – 1

Three-Year-Old Trotting Colts
Pinkman – 81
The Bank – 40
Dont Rush – 10
Hemi Seelster – 3
No Vote – 1

Older Trotting Mares
Bee A Magician – 90
Shake It Cerry – 19
Charmed Life – 9
Rockin With Dewey - 7
Bags For All – 4
Bax Of Life - 2
No Vote - 2
Allie Labrook - 1
Classic Martine - 1

Older Trotting Horses
Resolve – 66
Daylon Magician – 29
Il Sogno Dream – 16
Flanagan Memory – 13
Bourbon Bay - 3
Whiskey Tax - 3
E L Titan – 2
Burnin Money – 1
Extracurricular – 1
No Vote – 1

Horse Of The Year (Only 1 vote per person; 45 voters)
State Treasurer – 15
L A Delight – 12
Bee A Magician – 5
Southwind Frank – 5
Pinkman – 4
Mission Brief – 2
Wakizashi Hanover – 2

O’Brien Award of Horsemanship
Dr. Ian Moore – 70
Travis Cullen – 49
Guy Gagnon – 9
No Vote – 7

Armstrong Breeder of the Year
Al Libfeld / Marvin Katz – 60
William Andrew / Meridian Farms – 41
Robert McIntosh Stables Inc. / Al McIntosh Holdings Inc. – 31
No Vote – 3

Driver of the Year
Sylvain Filion – 71
Randy Waples – 17
Doug McNair – 14
Alfie Carroll – 10
Yannick Gingras – 7
Gilles Barrieau – 5
Travis Cullen – 4
Trevor Henry – 2
Jody Jamieson – 2
Chris Christoforou - 1
Tim Tetrick - 1
No Vote - 1

Trainer of the Year
Richard Moreau - 60
Jimmy Takter - 35
Dr. Ian Moore – 15
Travis Cullen – 9
Bob McIntosh – 4
Carmen Auciello - 2
Ron Burke – 2
David Menary – 2
Tony O’Sullivan – 2
Tony Alagna - 1
Jason Hughes – 1
Gregg McNair - 1
No Vote – 1

Future Star Award
Ron Adams - 36
Clarke Steacy – 25
Louis Phillipe Roy – 24
Kyle Fellows - 11
Colin Kelly – 10
Nick Gallucci - 6
Lindsey Kerr – 3
Nicholas Oakes – 3
Paul Langille – 1
Maxime Velaye – 1
No Vote - 15

February 17, 2016 - 8:27 amAn earlier version of this

Jeff Porchak SAID...

An earlier version of this note reported votes in the Trainer and Driver of the Year categories that were inadvertently attributed to the wrong individuals. A correction has been made.
-jp


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