TOBA National Awards Dinner
Each year, TOBA honors owners and breeders from 24 states and Canada (TOBA state network). Also honored are four Regional Owners of the Year, National Owner of the Year, two National Breeders of the Year, Broodmare of the Year, Rood & Riddle Sport Horse of the Year, and the Robert N. Clay Award (recognizing a member of the Thoroughbred racing community who has made an outstanding contribution to preserving land for equine use).
The 30th annual National Awards Dinner will be Friday, September 11, 2015 at Hill 'n' Dale Farms in Lexington, Ky. Click here to watch the 2014 awards ceremony.
Congratulations to our 2015 award winners!
State Breeders of the Year
Arizona: AAA Ranch
Arkansas: Bill & Mary McDowell
California: Nick Alexander
Canada: Sam-Son Farm
Florida: Ocala Stud
Illinois: Richard & Karen Papiese
Indiana: Michael E. & Penny S. Lauer
Iowa: William Hobbs
Kentucky: Kenneth & Sarah Ramsey
Louisiana: Charles Smith
Maryland: Howard M. Bender
Michigan: Deborah Arnold-Miley
Minnesota: Rake Farms
New Jersey: Bright View Farm, Inc.
New Mexico: J. Kirk & Judy Riboson
New York: Chester & Mary Broman
North Carolina: Steve Laymon
North Dakota: Bill Maulding
Ohio: Bruce Ryan & Tim Hamm
Oregon: Rodney Orr
South Carolina: Franklin G. Smith
Texas: Estate of Clarence Scharbauer, Jr.
Virginia: Estate of Edward P. Evans
Washington: Todd & Shawn Hansen
Regional Owners of the Year
East: Juddmonte Farms
Midwest: Winchell Thoroughbreds, LLC
South: Kenneth & Sarah Ramsey
West: Kaleem Shah, Inc.
National Broodmare of the Year
Rood & Riddle Sport Horse of the Year
Robert N. Clay Award
Thank you to our 2015 Awards Dinner sponsors!