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Dullahan Voted Horse of 2012 Meeting

Entire 2012 End-of-Season release package available in pdf format here.

Dullahan, who shipped in from Churchill Downs for  Donegal Racing Inc. and trainer Dale Romans to win Del Marís $1 million Pacific Classic,  was named Horse of the Meeting for 2012 by vote of the media.

Ridden by Joel Rosario , Dullahan, a 3-year-old Kentucky-bred son of Even The Score,  prevailed over favored Game On Dude, the No. 1 handicap horse in the country, by a half-length in Polytrack record time of 1:59.54  for 1 ľ miles.  Dullahan was also voted top 3-year-old of the meeting.

Amazombie, winner of the Grade I Bing Crosby Handicap, was a unanimous  choice as  top sprinter and Executiveprivilege, winner of the Sorrento Stakes and the Grade I Del Mar Debutante, was a unanimous selection in the 2-year-old filly category.

Acclamation, the 2011 Horse of the Meeting, was voted top grass horse and older horse. Other division champions were Include Me Out (Older filly/mare), Lady of Shamrock (3-year-old filly) and Rolling Fog, 2-year-old.

Horse of the Meet

Dullahan

Top older Horse

 Acclamation

Top older filly or mare

Include Me Out

Top sprinter

Amazombie

Top grass horse

Acclamation

Top 3-year-old filly

Lady of Shamrock

Top 3-year-old

Dullahan

Top 2-year-old filly

Executiveprivilege

Top 2-year-old

Rolling Fog