- 05 Mar
Hillwood Stable, Brittany Russell and Jevian Toledo were voted Owner of the Year, Trainer of the Year and Jockey of the Year, respectively, as part of the Renaissance Awards for 2021. The Renaissance Awards were created to recognize the best of Maryland racing and breeding from the previous year.
The fifth annual Renaissance Awards, a cooperative effort between the Maryland Horse Breeders Association, Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and Maryland Jockey Club, was celebrated virtually again this year. The results were announced online from Feb. 28-March 5. The Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association earlier announced its Grooms of the Year for 2021: Antoinette Charles Orellana (Laurel) and Julio Garcia (Pimlico)