2011 VA-BRED CHAMPS HONORED AT COLONIAL

The 2011 Virginia-bred championships awards were presented at Colonial Downs during the second annual $250,000 Commonwealth Turf Festival.

Ben Brothers representing his sister Stephanie Nixon’s Horseshoe Hill Farm presents the 2011 Va-bred champion three-year-old filly award for Buster’s Ready to breeder Edward P. Evans longtime assistant Catherine Moraetis and her mother Loretta.  (G.Petty/VTA Photo)

 Wayne and Susie Chatfield-Taylor, the breeders of 2011 Virginia-bred Horse of the Year Redeemed. (G. Petty/VTA Photo)

Frank Petramalo presents the 2001 Virginia-bred champion over fences to the connections of Complete Zen including his trainer Lilith Boucher,  Ashton Tyler-Dudley, Dr. Sharon Webster, Ron Farsetti,  Davis Tyler-Dudley and Ahrian Tyler-Dudley, Co-Manager of Mede Cahaba Stable and Stud, LLC.  (G.Petty/VTA Photo)

 Ferris Allen and the winning connections following the $50,000 Bert Allen Stakes.

Wayne and Susie Chatfield-Taylor present the 2011 Virginia-bred sprinter award for Her Smile to Susan Dunham and David Rogers accepting on behalf of breeder William M. Backer.  (Amy Petty/VTA Photo)

National H.B.P.A. president Robing Richards and Virginia H.B.P.A. director Frank Petramalo present the 2011 Leading Breeder award to Lorretta and Catherine Moraetis accepting on behalf of the Estate of Edward P. Evans.

Former VTA president Donna Dennehy presents to the trophy for champion Virginia-bred older mare Quiet Giant to Catherine and Lorretta Moraetis accepting on behalf of the Estate of Edward P. Evans (G.Petty/VTA Photo)

VTA Executive Director Glenn Petty with Wayne and Susie Chatfield-Taylor, the breeders of 2011 Virginia-bred champion three-year-old colt and M. Tyson Gilpin Virginia-bred Horse of the Year Reedemed.  (Amy Petty/VTA Photo).

 

VTA directors Leanne Hester and Margie Flowers accept the awards for Winchester’s breeder Mr. & Mrs. Bert Firestone. Winchester won the 2011 Virginia-bred older male and turf championships.  (G. Petty/VTA photo)