Australian Harness Racing Awards
Winona Awards for Broodmares
Excerpt from HRA Press Release: 23 September 2009

Winona Chronicles

Winner, 200
9 Winona Award for Broodmare of the Year

Lady Joy, owned by Marie Ross of Petersham, NSW is the 2009 Australian Broodmare of the Year.

Lady Joy (F1996) by Talk About Class USA from Nyx, was a clear winner in the voting by the Breeders Associations and the harness racing controlling bodies in each state. 

Three of Lady Joy’s progeny won 17 races during the season, as detailed below.

2008/2009 Record: 3 winners 17 wins 5 placings $439,549:

ANOTHER JOY (P.1:55.9MS) 3 wins 1 placing $13,018

CAPTAIN JOY (P.1:54.0MS) 12 wins 0 placings $382,576

  •    2009 Victoria Derby $150,000 - G1 (Gavin A Lang) Moonee Valley, Vic

  •    2009 New South Wales Derby $102,500 - G1 (Gavin A Lang) Menangle, NSW

  •    2009 Queensland Derby $100,000 - G1 (Gavin A Lang) Gold Coast, Qld

  •    2009 NSW 3YO Breeders Challenge $125,000 - G1 (Gavin A Lang) Menangle, NSW

MASTER JOY (P.1:58.3MS) 2 wins 4 placings $43,955

Congratulations to the owner, and everyone associated with Lady Joy.

Andrew Kelly
Chief Executive

* Note:  Performances quoted are for the 2008/2009 season - Australian races only

(S2961951) 3,2:04.0MS;1:57.8MS
brm 1996, by Talk About Class USA 1:54.0MS from Nyx by Vance Hanover USA from L'Espirit (NZ) by Lordship 1:58.4.
Breeder: M H Ross, NSW

2002 (Missed) by D M Dilinger CA
2003 (Foal Died) by Presidential Ball USA
24.09.04 bf ANOTHER JOY (S2040196) 2,1:58.6MS;3,2:00.0MS;1:55.9MS $103,319 by Presidential Ball USA,M H Ross, NSW
20.10.05 bg CAPTAIN JOY (S2050149) 2,1:54.8MS;3,1:54.0MS $690,101 by Mach Three CA
20.10.06 bc MASTER JOY (S2060148) 2,1:58.3MS $43,955 by Art Major USA
02.11.07 brc LIGHTNING JOY (S2070362) by Western Terror USA
2008 (Missed) by Safely Kept USA


Performances for progeny in table above are lifetime statistics as at 31/08/2009
Source: Harness Racing Australia Inc
  Australian Trotting Stud Book Record
31st August 2009
  For further information on LADY JOY or her progeny, please click here to go to HRA On-Line


For Awards information pre-2001 refer to the Australian Harness Racing Annual

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