Manitoba Harness Racing Awards Presented

A view of the Miami Fair racetrack
Published: December 4, 2022 02:02 pm EST

The 2022 Manitoba Harness Racing Awards Banquet was held in Miami, Man. on Saturday, Dec. 3.

Travis Ellis took home top Trainer and Horseperson of the Year in his first year racing in Manitoba. Other notable award winners were Trey Colbeck and Dean Rey, receiving the illustrious award for work and dedication to the harness industry in Manitoba.

A complete list of award winners follows.

Manitoba-Bred Two-Year-Old Filly of the Year
AK Nite Lady

Manitoba-Bred Two-Year-Old Colt/Gelding of the Year
Andys Treasure

Manitoba-Bred Three-Year-Old Filly of the Year
Sassy Libby

Manitoba-Bred Three-Year-Old Colt/Gelding of the Year
Emmetts Buddy

Manitoba-Bred Aged Mare of the Year
Rockin The Rum

Manitoba-Bred Aged Horse/Gelding of the Year
Cereal Killer

Manitoba-Bred Horse of the Year
Emmetts Buddy

Broodmare of the Year

Sire of the Year
Andreoli Hanover

Aged Mare of the Year
Pure Addition

Claimer of the Year
West Coast Beach

Aged Horse of the Year
Woodmere Alvin

Rookie of the Year
Aidan Taggart

See Me Go Award of Sportsmanship
Adam Mace

Top Trainer
Travis Ellis

Top Driver
Blake Piwniuk

Caretaker of the Year
Daphne Oakes

Ron Waples Award
Dean Rey
Trey Colbeck

Owner of the Year
Adam Mace

Horseperson of the Year
Travis Ellis

(With files from Manitoba Harness Racing)