Australian Harness Racing Awards - All Time
Vancleve Awards - Trotters

  VANCLEVE (1871)
Was a one time holder of the Australian mile record for trotters.  Vancleve later sired the immortal FRITZ (TR TT2:13), an all time
trotting champion.  Vancleve's progeny won him siring titles in Australia and New Zealand, a remarkable feat considering he did
not stand at stud in New Zealand.

Vancleve Awards:          All Ages              2YO              3YO                Juvenile Trotter (2YO/3YO) 1976-1995                   Vancleve Awards Criteria

   
Trotters All Ages

 

This Report updated to include 2017 Awards

 

   
Year  Category Horse Sire Dam Breeder State Owned Season Performance
Australian Trotter of the Year**
2017     WOBELEE (2YO) Down Under Muscles Tupenny Bit Bromfield Park Pty Ltd, Vic Vic 12 starts 10 wins 2 placings $180,330 TR2:00.1MS
2016     KEYSTONE DEL NZ Dr Ronerail USA Flipside (NZ) P T & M J Hall, NZ NZ 14 starts 12 wins 1 placing $288,195 TR1:53.7MS
2015     STENT NZ Dream Vacation (US) Belle Galleon (NZ) T G Casey, M J & J M Bowden, NZ NZ 5 starts 5 wins 0 placings $328,370 TR1:57.1MS
2014    KEYSTONE DEL NZ Dr Ronerail USA Flipside (NZ) P T & M J Hall, NZ NZ 17 starts 11 wins 4 placings $437,689 TR1:53.9MS
2013    VULCAN NZ Earl CA Epona (NZ) J A Butt & D J McKenzie, NZ NZ Aust: 14 starts 4 wins 5 placings $345,105 TR1:55.9MS
2012     I CAN DOOSIT NZ Muscles Yankee (US) Sheezadoosie (NZ) Breckon Bloodstock Ltd, NZ NZ Aust: 3 starts 3 wins 0 placings $173,000 TR2:00.4MS
               
Trotters 4YO and over
2017 Aged Trotter ON THUNDER ROAD NZ Bettors Delight USA All The Way Home (NZ) R J, J M, A P & C E Fleming, NZ NZ 15 starts 8 wins 3 placings $146,840 TR1:55.1MS
  H ON THUNDER ROAD NZ Bettors Delight USA All The Way Home (NZ) R J, J M, A P & C E Fleming, NZ NZ 15 starts 8 wins 3 placings $146,840 TR1:55.1MS
  M SUNNY RUBY NZ Sundon USA Bright Diedre (NZ) W F Fletcher, NZ NZ Aust  8 starts 4 wins 2 placings $132,400 TR1:56.1MS
                NZ  14 starts 3 wins 1 placing $62,890 TR1:59.1MS
2016 Aged Trotter KEYSTONE DEL NZ Dr Ronerail USA Flipside (NZ) P T & M J Hall, NZ NZ 14 starts 12 wins 1 placing $288,195 TR1:53.7MS
H KEYSTONE DEL NZ Dr Ronerail USA Flipside (NZ) P T & M J Hall, NZ NZ 14 starts 12 wins 1 placing $288,195 TR1:53.7MS
M MAORI TIME Pegasus Spur CA Sundonna F Crews, Vic Vic 13 starts 4 wins 5 placings $110,135 TR1:54.2MS
2015 Aged Trotter STENT NZ Dream Vacation (US) Belle Galleon (NZ) T G Casey, M J & J M Bowden, NZ NZ 5 starts 5 wins 0 placings $328,370 TR1:57.1MS
H STENT NZ Dream Vacation (US) Belle Galleon (NZ) T G Casey, M J & J M Bowden, NZ NZ 5 starts 5 wins 0 placings $328,370 TR1:57.1MS
M CLAUDYS PRINCESS Bacardi Lindy USA All Finesse G J Underwood, Vic Vic 12 starts 6 wins 6 placings $111,535 TR1:58.7MS
2014 Aged Trotter KEYSTONE DEL NZ Dr Ronerail USA Flipside (NZ) P T & M J Hall, NZ NZ 17 starts 11 wins 4 placings $437,689 TR1:53.9MS
H KEYSTONE DEL NZ Dr Ronerail USA Flipside (NZ) P T & M J Hall, NZ NZ 17 starts 11 wins 4 placings $437,689 TR1:53.9MS
M SPIDERGIRL Yankee Spider USA Lunar Landing Sheron Park Pty Ltd, Vic Vic 12 starts 8 wins 3 placings $153,512 TR1:56.8MS
2013 Aged Trotter VULCAN NZ Earl CA Epona (NZ) J A Butt & D J McKenzie, NZ NZ Aust: 14 starts 4 wins 5 placings $345,105 TR1:55.9MS
H VULCAN NZ Earl CA Epona (NZ) J A Butt & D J McKenzie, NZ NZ Aust: 14 starts 4 wins 5 placings $345,105 TR1:55.9MS
M WAIKARE PATRICIA Last Sunset NZ Waikare Gold Estate Of James Henry McDermott,
S I McDermott, Vic
Vic 16 starts 8 wins 4 placings $99,475 TR1:59.9MS
2012 Aged Trotter I CAN DOOSIT NZ Muscles Yankee (US) Sheezadoosie (NZ) Breckon Bloodstock Ltd, NZ NZ Aust: 3 starts 3 wins 0 placings $173,000 TR2:00.4MS
H I CAN DOOSIT NZ Muscles Yankee (US) Sheezadoosie (NZ) Breckon Bloodstock Ltd, NZ NZ Aust: 3 starts 3 wins 0 placings $173,000 TR2:00.4MS
M MISS WARBUCKS NZ Sundon USA Springfield Chiola (NZ) R T & S A James, G P Hampton, NZ Vic 13 starts 3 wins 2 placings $55,845 TR1:58.2MS
2011** Aged Trotter SUNDONS GIFT NZ Sundon USA Landoras Gift NZ C T & V M Allingham, NZ WA Aust: 8 starts 6 wins 2 placings $204,875 TR1:54.3MS
NZ:   2 starts 0 wins 0 placings $1,546
Aged Tr Mare ARIZONA BLUE Dr Ronerail USA Sheza Cop D J Heath, NSW NSW 20 starts 8 wins 5 placings $87,880 TR1:56.9MS
2010 Aged Trotter SUNDONS GIFT NZ Sundon USA Landoras Gift NZ C T & V M Allingham, NZ WA Aust: 11 starts 8 wins 2 placings $345,875 TR1:56.3MS
NZ:   2 starts 1 win 0 placings $145,795 TR2:04.9SS
Aged Tr Mare WRATH OF ROSIE The Wrath Of Pan USA Elwing Eldarin Park, Vic Vic 32 starts 9 wins 0 placings $57,425 TR1:59.2MS
2009 Aged Trotter SUNDONS GIFT NZ Sundon USA Landoras Gift NZ C T & V M Allingham, NZ WA 11 starts 6 wins 4 placings $290,626 TR1:59.7MS
Aged Tr Mare SUNDONS TIAVON Sundon USA Blue Lock NZ M C Armstrong, F A Delmo, J Arif, Vic Vic 13 starts 3 wins 2 placings $75,376 TR2:01.5MS
2008 Aged Trotter SUNDONS GIFT NZ Sundon USA Landoras Gift NZ C T & V M Allingham, NZ WA 10 starts 5 wins 2 placings $132,650 TR2:00.4MS
Aged Tr Mare SUNDONS TIAVON Sundon USA Blue Lock NZ M C Armstrong, F A Delmo, J Arif, Vic Vic 15 starts 7 wins 6 placings $53,756 TR2:04.9
2007 Aged Trotter A TOUCH OF FLAIR S J's Photo (US) Fionas Flair K P Waller & F G Waller, Vic Vic 15 starts 7 wins 8 placings $225,700  TR2:01.0
Aged Tr Mare ONE OVER KENNY NZ Sundon USA Frances Jay Bee (NZ) P M Bradley, G J Emond, NZ NZ Aust: 2 starts 2 wins $119,000  TR2:03.0
2006 Aged Trotter  DELFT NZ Sundon USA Miriam (NZ) L O & L J Harris, NZ NZ Aust: 3 starts 3 wins 0 placings $155,000 TR2:04.4
Aged Tr Mare ALLEGRO AGITATO NZ Sundon USA Chiola's Lass NZ D R Lauren, P J Gerard & S L McCaffrey, NZ NZ Aust: 2 starts 1 win 0 placings $70,000 TR2:02.0MS
2005 Aged Trotter  SAMMY DO GOOD Samadhi USA Higher Than Hope R J Chaplin, NSW Vic Aust: 15 starts 7 wins 1 placing $106,623 TR1:58.3MS
NZ:   4 starts 0 wins 1 placing $10,170
Aged Trotter  GOLD N GOLD NZ Evander's Gold USA Golden Wings (NZ) D J & V L Hawkins, NZ NZ Aust: 13 starts 6 wins 3 placings $123,977 TR2:00.7MS
NZ:    6 starts 0 wins 0 placings $2,409
Aged Tr Mare SUMTHINGABOUTMAORI Pine Chip (US) Maori Princess R McD Healy & Co Pty Ltd, Vic Vic Aust: 16 starts 7 wins 4 placings $88,400 TR2:01.6MS
NZ:    8 starts 0 wins 3 placings $22,581
2004 Aged Trotter SUMTHINGABOUTMAORI Pine Chip (US) Maori Princess R McD Healy & Co Pty Ltd, Vic Vic 10 starts 6 wins 1 placing $251,782 TR2:00.9MS
Aged Tr Mare SUMTHINGABOUTMAORI Pine Chip (US) Maori Princess R McD Healy & Co Pty Ltd, Vic Vic 10 starts 6 wins 1 placing $251,782 TR2:00.9MS
2003 Aged Trotter TAKE A MOMENT NZ Armbro Invasion USA Nakura (NZ) A M Corkran, NZ NZ Aust: 2 starts 2 wins 0 placings $105,000 TR1:57.7MS
Aged Tr Mare SUMTHINGABOUTMAORI Pine Chip (US) Maori Princess R McD Healy & Co Pty Ltd, Vic Vic 17 starts 11 wins 2 placings $53,349 TR2:02.3MS
         
Australian Trotter of the Year        
2002 LA COOCARACHA Safely Kept USA Poetry Castle Family Pty Ltd, Vic Vic Aust: 11 starts 9 wins 1 placing $278,016 TR2:00.3MS
   NZ:    2 starts 1 win 1 placing $68,630 TR2:03.3
2001 LYELL CREEK NZ Roydon Glen NZ Kahlum (NZ) P H Smith, NZ NZ Aust: 5 starts 5 wins 0 placings $196,420 TR1:59.2MS
2000 LYELL CREEK NZ Roydon Glen NZ Kahlum (NZ) P H Smith, NZ NZ Aust: 4 starts 4 wins 0 placings $452,000 TR1:58.0MS
1999 KNIGHT PISTOL The Contender USA Pacealong I & R Winig, Vic Vic Aust: 24 starts 9 wins 9 placings $112,440 TR2:02.0MS
NZ:    7 starts 1 win 2 placings $20,875 TR2:03.4
1998 BUSTER HANOVER NZ Sergio Hanover USA Broomfield Ann (NZ) M Halloran, NZ NZ Aust: 7 starts 5 wins 1 placing $193,125 TR2:05.0
1997    KNIGHT PISTOL The Contender USA Pacealong I & R Winig, Vic Vic Aust: 29 starts 17 wins 6 placings $187,876 TR1:56.4MS
              NZ:    2 starts 0 wins 2 placings $14,000
Europe:  2 starts 1 win 0 placings $92,073
1996 NOOPY KIOSK Paulsboro USA Maori Trump J L & D K Fry, Vic Vic 14 starts 13 wins 0 placings $104,157 TR2:03.6MS
1995 WAGON APOLLO Red Coach Glory USA Anne Apollo N G Aitken & D V Lang, Vic Vic 10 starts 7 wins 3 placings $73,670 TR2:04.2MS
1994 DAVID MOSS NZ Gekoj EU Proud Countess USA Moss Standardbred Stud Ltd, NZ NZ Aust: 4 starts 3 wins 0 placings $56,985 TR2:01.0MS
1993 MELPARK MAID (3YO) R C's Dee Jay USA Lowden Speedy D J Smith, Vic Vic 15 starts 10 wins 2 placings $62,888 TR2:02.7MS
1992 MAORIS GLORY Red Coach Glory USA Maori Mia R McD Healy & Co Pty Ltd, Vic Vic 19 starts 10 wins 4 placings $85,741 TR2:02.9MS
1991 DARK EDGE Entrepreneur USA Scottish Satin G D Allan, Vic Vic 13 starts 7 wins 3 placings $67,693 TR2:02.1MS
1990 TRUE ROMAN True Duane USA Romanda Dominion Bloodstock Pty Ltd, NSW Vic 13 starts 5 wins 4 7 placing $59,433 TR2:05.7
1989 TRUE ROMAN True Duane USA Romanda Dominion Bloodstock Pty Ltd, NSW Vic 16 starts 11 wins 3 placings $103,717 TR2:02.2MS
1988 TRUE ROMAN True Duane USA Romanda Dominion Bloodstock Pty Ltd, NSW Vic 19 starts 14 wins 4 placings $153,902 TR2:03.5MS
1987 GAME EBONY Black Gamecock USA Lucy Clare C F Pearson, Vic Vic Aust: 18 starts 6 wins 4 placings $55,892 TR2:03.8MS
              NZ:    5 starts 1 win 0 placings $24,625 TR2:07.2
1986 TRUE ROMAN True Duane USA Romanda Dominion Bloodstock Pty Ltd, NSW Vic 18 starts 13 wins 4 placings $77,321 TR2:05.0MS
1985 SCOTCH NOTCH Scottish Bret USA Ada Glenfern L J K McClure, Vic Vic 22 starts 16 wins 2 placings $124,196 TR1:55.6TT
1984 SCOTCH NOTCH Scottish Bret USA Ada Glenfern L J K McClure, Vic Vic 9 starts 5 wins 4 placings $36,498 TR2:02.3
1983 SCOTCH NOTCH Scottish Bret USA Ada Glenfern L J K McClure, Vic Vic Aust: 13 starts 9 wins 3 placings $57,768 TR1:58.3TT
               NZ:    4 starts 3 wins 1 placing $49,365 TR2:04.4
1982 BIG JAKE Navy Signal USA Arminda J F Shaw, Vic Vic 25 starts 11 wins 8 placings $38,010 TR2:07.6MS
1981 SUPER SPREE (3YO) Mt.Everest Silver Pixie P Balsarini, Vic Vic 11 starts 10 wins 1 placing $18,283 TR2:07.9MS
1980 HAMPDEN'S PRIDE Glenburn Gold Dalvui Queen H Bellman, Vic Vic 34 starts 7 wins 6 placings $33,152 TR2:09.4MS
1979 MAORI'S IDOL Ike Frost USA Maori Miss R McD Healy, Vic Vic 6 starts 4 wins 0 placings $16,380 TR2:00.7MS
1978 MAORI'S IDOL Ike Frost USA Maori Miss R McD Healy, Vic Vic 24 starts 22 wins 2 placings $64,087 TR2:02.3
1977 COURT JESTER Gay Reveler USA Proclaim K J Newbound, Vic Vic 7 starts 5 wins 0 placings $25,025 TR2:00.7MS
1976 COURT JESTER Gay Reveler USA Proclaim K J Newbound, Vic Vic 9 starts 8 wins 1 placing $12,055 TR2:05.7MS
**Note: From 1996, the Vancleve Awards recognised separate 2YO and 3YO categories.
               From 2011, the Overall Trotter of the Year, 2YO and 3YO Trotter of the Year Awards were discontinued.  The Aged Awards maintained the Mare category and introduced a Aged Horse of the Year.  
               Also in 2011, the 2YO and 3YO Awards introduced Colt and Filly categories.
               In 2012 the overall Australian Trotter of the Year was reintroduced.
For Awards information pre-2001 refer to the Australian Harness Racing Annual

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