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2013»

Burning Sand runners won 5 of the 7 horse awards at the 2014 Darley Awards for the 2013 racing year. And Burning Sand runners heavily influenced the breeder, owner and trainer categories for a total of 8 of 11 Darley Award Champions!

Horse of the Year: SO BIG IS BETTER
Older Horse of the Year: SO BIG IS BETTER
Older Mare of the Year: MS DIXIE
4 Year Old Filly of the Year: MAHRA T
3 Year Old Filly of the Year: DHAAN (FKA TM QUEEN B)

Burning Sand runners won 6 out of 8 horse COBRA (Colorado Owners and Breeders of Racing Arabians) Awards for the racing year 2013.

Winner of Two Awards - Horse of the Year and 4 Year Old Filly of the Year - Darley Champion
Mahra T - Burning Sand X Tikis French Kiss

Colorado Bred Horse of the Year - Sand On Fire
Burning Sand X BJ Zell - bred and owned by Jane and Ray Teutsch.

3 Year Old Filly of the Year - My Vaz Is Hot!
Burning Sand X Forty All - bred by Todd Moak

Older Mare of the Year - Ms Dixie.
Ms Dixie is Darley Champion Older Mare for 2013.

So Big Is Better - Older Horse of the Year!
2013 Darley Horse of the Year and Darley Older Horse of the Year. Record holder most wins of a Burning Sand son in the US.

2012»

DARLEY AWARDS

BURNING SAND runners were nominated for and won multiple Darley Awards for the 2012 racing year.

  • Horse of the Year
    • 3 Nominees: Ms. Dixie, Sanddpiper & So Big Is Better
  • 3-Year-Old Colt/Gelding of the Year
    • nominee: Sand Blastt
  • 3-Year-Old Filly of the Year
    • WYCKED
    • Nominees: Sand On Fire and TM Suspicious Minds
  • 4-Year-Old Colt/Gelding of the Year
    • Nominees: Butch Cassidy LZP, By Golly It's Hot and TM Junior Johnson
  • 4-Year-Old Filly of the Year
    • MS. DIXIE
    • Nominee: Little Bit
  • Older Horse of the Year
    • SO BIG IS BETTER
    • Nominees: Ayers, TM Fred Texas

Older Mare

  • SANDDPIPER

BURNING SAND runners were nominated for and won multiple Darley Awards for the 2011 racing year.

  • Horse of the Year
    • SAND WITCHH
  • 3-Year-Old Colt/Gelding of the Year
    • TM FRED TEXAS
  • 3-Year-Old Filly of the Year
    • SANDDPIPER
    • TRI SILKIE SANDS
  • 4-Year-Old Colt/Gelding of the Year
    • AYERS
  • 4-Year-Old Filly of the Year
    • BURNING FANCY
    • SAND WITCHH
    • TM SUPER BIRD
  • Older Horse of the Year
    • EAGLE ONE
    • SO BIG IS BETTER

TABA AWARDS

The Texas Arabian Breeders Association held its annual award ceremony at Sam Houston Race Park in Houston, Texas, on January 23, 2011. The night saw some of Arabian racings most ardent supporters in the state and indeed the country. BURNING SAND runners won in several racing categories.

Todd Moak, BURNING SAND co-owner and breeder, was awarded Top Breeder in 2010, due in large part to his breeding program centered around BURNING SAND.

The results:

  • 3-Year-Old Colt/Gelding of the Year
    • TM FRED TEXAS (x Queen Kong)
  • 3-Year-Old Filly of the Year
    • LENAS HOT PHILLY (x Miss Philly)
  • 4-Year-Old Filly of the Year
    • TM SUPER BIRD (x Heaven Kan Wait)
  • Breeder of the Year
    • TODD MOAK

ARAC AWARDS

The Arabian Racing Association of California held its annual award ceremony on February 12, 2011.

EAGLE ONE (x Laura Ku) won Horse of the Year, no doubt due to two big stakes wins in California in 2010.

2010 »

DARLEY AWARDS

BURNING SAND runners were nominated for and won multiple Darley Awards for the 2010 racing year.

SANDWITCHH, 2009 Horse of the Year, won Horse of the Year a second time in a row. TM SUPER BIRD, who had a great year alongside sister SANDWITCHH, was also nominated for Horse of the Year and 4-Year-Old Filly of the Year. BURNING FANCY, 2009 nominee for 3-Year-Old Filly of the Year, received a nomination for 4-Year-Old of the Year. The winners are in bold.

  • Horse of the Year
    • SAND WITCHH
    • TM SUPER BIRD
  • 3-Year-Old Colt/Gelding of the Year
    • TM FRED TEXAS
  • 3-Year-Old Filly of the Year
    • SANDDPIPER
    • TRI SILKIE SANDS
  • 4-Year-Old Colt/Gelding of the Year
    • AYERS
  • 4-Year-Old Filly of the Year
    • BURNING FANCY
    • SAND WITCHH
    • TM SUPER BIRD
  • Older Horse of the Year
    • EAGLE ONE
    • SO BIG IS BETTER

TABA AWARDS

The Texas Arabian Breeders Association held its annual award ceremony at Sam Houston Race Park in Houston, Texas, on January 23, 2011. The night saw some of Arabian racings most ardent supporters in the state and indeed the country. BURNING SAND runners won in several racing categories.

Todd Moak, BURNING SAND co-owner and breeder, was awarded Top Breeder in 2010, due in large part to his breeding program centered around BURNING SAND.

The results:

  • 3-Year-Old Colt/Gelding of the Year
    • TM FRED TEXAS (x Queen Kong)
  • 3-Year-Old Filly of the Year
    • LENAS HOT PHILLY (x Miss Philly)
  • 4-Year-Old Filly of the Year
    • TM SUPER BIRD (x Heaven Kan Wait)
  • Breeder of the Year
    • TODD MOAK
  • ARAC AWARDS

    The Arabian Racing Association of California held its annual award ceremony on February 12, 2011.

    EAGLE ONE (x Laura Ku) won Horse of the Year, no doubt due to two big stakes wins in California in 2010.

Burning Sand was awarded the Eastern Crabbet Arabian Horse Society's Horse of the Year Award

2009 »

BURNING SAND runners won multiple awards at the 2009 Darley Awards and multiple BURNING SAND runners were nominated in five out of eight racing categories, the most dominant showing by any sire.

Undefeated SAND WITCHH won HORSE OF THE YEAR (first time this honor has been given to a BURNING SAND runner) and THREE-YEAR-OLD FILLY OF THE YEAR.

QJUICK SAND PW won FOUR-YEAR-OLD COLT OF THE YEAR and SPRINTER OF THE YEAR.

BURNING SAND's complete showing below (winners in bold):

  • Horse of the Year
    • SAND WITCHH
    • QJUICK SAND PW
    • SO BIG IS BETTER
  • 3-Year-Old Filly of the Year
    • SAND WITCHH
    • BURNING FANCY
  • 4-Year-Old Colt/Gelding of the Year
    • QJUICK SAND PW
  • 4-Year-Old Filly of the Year
    • BLACK BEACHES
    • BURNIE GEE PW
    • BURNING PERFUME MKP
  • Older Horse of the Year
    • BY GOLLY SAND
    • SO BIG IS BETTER
  • Older Mare of the Year
    • JESSYS PRINCESS
  • Sprinter of the Year
    • BY GOLLY SAND
    • QJUICK SAND PW
    • JESSYS PRINCESS
    • SO BIG IS BETTER

2008 »

BURNING SAND runners won three Darleys in 2008 and were nominated for Darley Awards in all but one major racing category, with several categories containing multiple BURNING SAND runners. This showing was unmatched by any other stallion.

Winners in bold.

  • Horse of the Year
    • JESSYS PRINCESS
    • ABRA CAADABRA
  • 3-Year-Old Colt/Gelding of the Year
    • QJUICK SAND PW
  • 3-Year-Old Filly of the Year
    • BLACK BEACHES
    • BURNIE GEE PW
  • 4-Year-Old Colt/Gelding of the Year
    • CAITLYNS HOT
    • SO BIG IS BETTER
    • WALK THE LINE
  • 4-Year-Old Filly of the Year
    • ABRA CAADABRA
    • TM MARIE LAVEAU
  • Older Mare of the Year
    • JESSYS PRINCESS
  • Sprinter of the Year
    • WALK THE LINE
    • ABRA CAADABRA
    • CAITLYNS HOT
    • JESSYS PRINCESS

*For all winners and nominees, visit the ARC 2009 Darley Awards Page. For a list of winners from every year, visit the ARC Darley Winners Page.

2007 »

AIM SOUTH - Older Horse of the Year, Nominee for Horse of the Year & Nominee for Sprinter of the Year

CATH - Older Mare of the Year, Nominee for Horse of the Year & Nominee for Sprinter of the Year

DIXIE DANCE (LINE DANCER) - 3-Year-Old Filly of the Year

COOL SAND LUKE - Nominee for 3-Year-Old Colt of the Year

ABRA CAADABRA - Nominee for 3-Year-Old Filly of the Year

SHES A DANDY - Nominee for 4-Year-Old Filly of the Year

SANDYTIKI - Nominee for Sprinter of the Year

*For all winners and nominees, visit the ARC 2007 Awards Page.

2006 »

CATH - 4-Year-Old Filly of the Year, Nominee for Horse of the Year & Nominee for Sprinter of the Year

AIM SOUTH - Nominee for Older Horse of the Year

BY GOLLY SAND - Nominee for 4-Year-Old Colt/Gelding of the Year

SANDYTIKI - Nominee for 4-Year-Old Filly of the Year

*For all winners and nominees, visit the ARC 2006 Awards Page.

2005 »

CATH - 3-Year-Old Filly of the Year

AIM SOUTH - Nominee for Horse of the Year & 4-Year-Old Colt/Gelding of the Year

Bill Waldron - Trainer of the Year, Owner of the Year (with Cathy Waldron) & Nominee for Breeder of the Year. Burning Sand breeder and owner of Aim South, Cath, Bonnett, and Sand Spur.

Dianne Waldron - Nominee for Owner of the Year and owner of Horse of the Year (TH RICHIE). Burning Sand breeder.

*For all winners and nominees, visit the ARC 2005 Awards Page.

2001 »

LINE DANCER - Older Horse of the Year & Sprinter of the Year

2000 »

LINE DANCER - 4-Year-Old Colt/Gelding of the Year & Sprinter of the Year

1999 »

LINE DANCER - 3-Year-Old Colt/Gelding of the Year