TOBA: Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association

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 was Friday, September 11, 2015 at Hill 'n' Dale Farms in Lexington, Ky. Click here to watch the awards ceremony.

Congratulations to our 2015 award winners!

State Breeders of the Year

Arizona: AAA Ranch
Arkansas: McDowell Farm
California: Nick Alexander
Canada: Sam-Son Farm
Florida: Ocala Stud
Illinois: Richard & Karen Papiese
Indiana: Michael E. & Penny S. Lauer
Iowa: William L. Hobbs
Kentucky: Kenneth & Sarah Ramsey
Louisiana: Charles CraigSmith
Maryland: Howard M. Bender
Michigan: Arnold Farms LLC
Minnesota: Rake Farms
New Jersey: Bright View Farm
New Mexico: J. Kirk & Judy Robison
New York: Chester & Mary Broman
North Carolina: Steve Laymon
North Dakota: Bill Maulding
Ohio: Blazing Meadows Farm & 3 Clovers Farm
Oregon: Dr. Rodney E. Orr
South Carolina: Franklin G. Smith, Sr.
Texas: Estate of Clarence Scharbauer, Jr.
Virginia: Estate of Edward P. Evans
Washington: Todd & Shawn Hansen

Robert N. Clay Award

Robert Sanford

Regional Owners of the Year

East: Juddmonte Farms
Midwest: Winchell Thoroughbreds, LLC
South: Kenneth & Sarah Ramsey
West: Kaleem Shah, Inc.

National Owners of the Year

Kenneth & Sarah Ramsey

National Small Breeders of the Year

Steve Coburn & Perry Martin

National Breeders of the Year

Kenneth & Sarah Ramsey

National Broodmare of the Year

Fun House

Claiming Crown Horse of the Year

St. Borealis

Rood & Riddle Sport Horse of the Year

Mensa G


Thank you to our 2015 Awards Dinner sponsors!

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2015 National Awards Dinner



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