Zarkava named Horse of the Year
on November 18, 2008 by Administrator
The unbeaten filly, Zarkava, has been handed the accolade of Horse of the Year at the Cartier Racing Awards. In winning the award, she managed to beat Raven’s Pass (who won the Breeders’ Cup), New Approach, Duke of Marmalade (who managed to win the older horse award), and Henrythenavigator.
Zarkava, who is three years of age, won all the races she started this year and also two races as a juvenile. The recipients of the awards were chosen by readers of the Daily Telegraph and the Racing Post, as well as by racing journalists. The points won in certain important races were also taken into account when the individuals made the decisions.
Zarkava, who was victorious in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, has been described by her owner, the Aga Khan, as a