HORSE OF THE YEAR CHRISTMAS KID: (from left) Ryan Pauley, David and Melanie Watson, Diana, Chris and Emma Baker.

CHAMPION OLDER MARE SWEETDOWNTHELANE: (from left) Peter Pegg of Pegg Thoroughbred Services and Audley Farm manager Dr. Jens Von Lepel.

CHAMPION THREE-YEAR-OLD PLEASANT STRIKE: (from left) Erin Keely and Spring Hill Farm Yearling Manager Dave Keely.
CHAMPION OLDER MALE KONA BLEND: (from left) Frank Shipp, manager of Lazy Lane Farm and VHBPA Executive Director Frank Petremalo.

CHAMPION TWO-YEAR-OLDER FILLY HOW BOUT TONIGHT: (from left) Nellie Mae Cox of Rose Retreat Farm and Belle Bradley reprenting Dr. and Mrs. E. C. Hart of South Gate.

CHAMPION TWO-YEAR-OLDER COLT GRAND MINSTREL: (from left) Nellie Mae Cox of Rose Retreat Farm and Chris, Diana and Emma Baker.

VIRGINIA EQUINE HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE COLONIAL AFFAIR: (from left) Raymond Poston, breeder Hermen Greenberg of Rutledge Farm, Iain Woolnough, general manager of Colonial Downs and Richard Merryman.

LEADING BREEDER EDWARD P. EVANS and HOWELL E. JACKSON BROODMARE AWARD CHRISTMAS GIFT: (from left) Dave and Erin Keely and David and Melanie Watson of Spring Hill Farm, Andrea Heid, Equine Marketing Specialist for the Virginia Department of Agriculture.

CHAMPION VA-BRED OVER FENCES SALMO: (from left) Jennifer Youngman and breeder Sara Collette and Bruce Collette of Pageland.