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Warrawee Promesse Horse of Year

Hanover | by Bayshore News Staff  

Hanover Raceway hands out season ending awards after last races.

Warrawee Promesse wins Horse of the Year at Hanover Raceway.  

Hanover Raceway has concluded its 2014 season.

There were 12 races on Saturday night, with season ending horse and horsemen awards and prizes.

On the track, Bruce Richardson -- who won the dash driver award -- added three more wins to his total for 32 on the season.

Lorne House won the final three races of the season.

Ian and Susan Downey accepted the award for Trotter of the Year for "Excellence" -- who had a record of six starts, three wins and a second and a winning time of 1:57.1.

Russell Ellis of Elmira won the Claimer of the Year for "Hope You Had Fun" -- who won three of his eight starts at Hanover and also had three second place finishes and a time of 1:57.0.

The leading percentage driver was Trevor Henry with a UDR of .572 in 46 starts.

The Trainer of the year was Richard Moreau with a UDR of .653 in 16 starts.

The Hanover Raceway Horse of the Year was "Warrawee Promesse" -- who won two of his three starts including the elimination and final of the Dream of Glory Championship in 1:56.4 setting a new track record.

The winner of the season ending prize a $2,500 dollar travel voucher courtesy of Hanover Travel and Cruises, Nolitours and Transat Holidays was Ron Lindsay of Hanover.

GM Gord Dougan says it was a successful season overall as Hanover was up in handle, concessions and attendance.

Hanover Raceway now features simulcast wagering all winter long and will start its 2015 season on Saturday May 23rd.



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