BONNIE’S KHALEESI was named the Southland Standardbred Breeders’ Three-Year-Old Filly of The Year at Southland harness racing’s awards night in Invercargill.
The Live Or Die mare, now four, also won the won the Robin Dundee Three-Year-Old Filly Award after recording two wins, two seconds and a third, for $16,000 in stakes, last season. She was also a luckless seventh in the Nevele R/Macca Lodge Southland Oaks Final.
Bonnie’s Khaleesi is raced by her breeders, Macca Lodge’s Sheree and Brent McIntyre, his sister Jan Nelson and her husband Wally. She’s out of the good mare, Bonnie Lass, who won 10 races for the two couples.
Another Tony Stratford-trained horse, Envious, won the Southland harness award for two-year-old fillies.
And Panspacificflight filly Arden’s Choice won an Award of Excellence for her two-year-old campaign.