BREEDERS’ CUP GROOMS’ AWARDS

The Breeders’ Cup honored stable grooms at the World Championships for the best turned out horses awarding a total of $7,000. Each winning groom of the best turned out horse received a $500 prize in a special winner’s circle ceremony.

Rogelio Martinez, from Bill Mott’s stable, won twice, earning the award for Dynaforce in the Emirates Airline Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf (G1) and Courageous Cat in the TVG Breeders’ Cup Mile.

Previous Virginia Derby Gr.II winner Gio Ponti’s groom Jose Torres won the award for the $5 million Breeders Cup Classic Gr.I.

Breeders’ Cup Marathon – Muhannak (Ire) – Gary Plasted
Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf – Elusive Galaxy (Ire) – Francisco Pulido
Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) – Connie and Michael – Carlos Navas
Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf (G1) – Dynaforce – Rogelio Martinez
Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1) – Silver Swallow – Raul Gonzalez
Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic (G1) – Cocoa Beach (Chi) – Herminio Garcia
Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G2) – Viscount Nelson – Johnny Frain
Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint – California Flag – Mynor Palma
Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) – Gayego – Alberto Rodriguez
Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) – Lookin At Lucky – Martin Campuzano
Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) – Courageous Cat – Rogelio Martinez
Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) – Midshipman – Manuel Garcia
Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) – Monzante – Ricardo Mejia
Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) – Gio Ponti – Jose Torres