2019 Woodlands Stud Victorian Breeder of the Year

Oct 29, 2019 | Harness Breeders Victoria 2019 Woodlands Stud Victorian Breeder of the Year

A full house of 90 guests enjoyed the acknowledgement of the season's achievements at the Bendigo Pottery Complex's Function Centre on Sunday 20 October, with special guests Dale Montieth (HRV Chairman) and Michael Taranto (HRA Chairman).

An album of photos from the event can be found HERE

Following a much-enjoyed carvery luncheon and socialising, trophies were presented with the feature trophy winners announced:


Benstud Victorian Pacing Broodmare of the Year: Aston Villa (Anne & Bill Anderson, Lauriston)

Niota Bloodstock Victorian Trotting Broodmare of the Year: Insulated (Wayne Schulz & Dale Eastman)

Metro Print Ian Daff Memorial Award: The Judd Family

Ultimate Machete @ Alabar Victorian Juvenile Pacing Sires of the Year: Somebeachsomewhere, Empire Stallions (2YO) & Art Major, Alabar (3YO)
Stallion Guide Victorian Juvenile Trotting Sires of the Year: Skyvalley, Aldebaran Park (2YO) & Angus Hall, Global Stallion Management (3YO)

Full results for our event are available HERE

The nominees for the 2019 Woodlands Stud Victorian Breeder of the Year were announced - Les Johnson, Atworthy Park; Bill & Anne Anderson, Lauriston Bloodstock; Bruce & Vicki Edward, Durham Park & the Judd family, Benstud Standardbreds. The winner was announced at the Gordon Rothacker Medal and we congratulate Bruce & Vicki on their very successful season.

We were also pleased to host the presentation of the 2019 Winona Award - Australian Broodmare of the Year: congratulations to Anne & Bill Anderson with their broodmare ASTON VILLA, pictured here with HRA Chairman, Michael Taranto.

Winona Award



Thank you to Gold Sponsors:

IRT International Racehorse Transport

Benstud Standardbreds     

          Woodlands Stud       

            Niota Bloodstock                    Alabar


Metro Print



And also to our Silver Sponsors

        Minitube                                 Renown Silverware

Northern Rivers                       APG



Aldebaran Park

Harness Racing Victoria