Dedication to Breeding Award
An award to an individual farm employee (stallion groom, broodmare/yearling handlers, booking administrator, etc.) who has shown talent in Thoroughbred breeding horsemanship, consistency and reliability in a farm role. Must have at least 10 years of service in the breeding industry and must be pivotal in his or her employer’s success. Top three finalists plus a guest are invited to Lexington for 48 hours.
James Sebastian, Handler, Mares & Foals, Claiborne Farm
$10,000 to the winner + $5,000 to the farm (division)
$2,500 to each runner-up + $2,500 to each farm (division)