Clearly Innocent Country Horse of the Year

by admin on August 20th, 2019

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THE plaudits continue to roll in for Scone trainer Greg Bennett.
Nanjing Night Net

SUCCESS: Tommy Berry on board Country Horse of the Year Clearly Innocent.

At Friday night’s2016 NSW Country and Provincial Racing Awards, his galloper Clearly Innocent was named Country Horse of the Year.

The ceremony was heldat the Sheraton on the Park, Sydney.

Bennett and jockey Tommy Berry joined forces to win the prestigious The Country Championships Final at Randwick,withClearly Innocent claiming the $210,000 first prize from ex-Muswellbrook trainer Mack Griffith’s runner Pera Pera.

Samantha Clenton, who also guided the four-year-old geldingto victory in the Horsepower Luskin Star Stakes, took homeCountry Apprentice Jockey of the Year.

The Country recipients of the awards for 2016:Simon Nivison Special Achievement Award Ian Giffin (Wellington)

Country Horse of the Year Award Clearly Innocent

Country TAB Race Club of the Year Murrumbidgee Turf Club

Community Race Club of the Year Walcha Jockey Club

Outstanding Achievement Award Moree Race Club (The Chopper Cup)

Country Trainer of the Year Brett Thompson

Media Award John Scorse (Sky)

Country Jockey of the Year Greg Ryan

Country Apprentice Jockey of the Year Samantha Clenton

Special Recognition Awards were awarded to Barbara Joseph (trainer) and Geoff Newling (media).

The Provincial recipients of the awards for 2016:Ted McCabe Provincial Recognition Award Peter Norrgard

Provincial Horse of the Year Lucia Valentina

Provincial Trainer of the Year Kris Lees

Provincial Jockey of the Year Brenton Avdulla

Provincial Apprentice Jockey of the Year Andrew Adkins

All finalists and nominees, however, should be very proud of their efforts during the 2015/16 season which deserves this level of recognition.

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