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Gentildonna is Japan's Horse of The Year & Best Older Filly for 2014

Gentildonna is Japan's Horse of The Year & Best Older Filly for 2014Gentildonna is a double winner in the Japan Racing Association Awards for 2014. Gentildonna won both the Japan Racing Association's Horse of the Year for 2014 and Best Older Filly or Mare award. Gentildonna dominated the voting for the Horse of the Year award with 231 votes out of 285. Just a Way and Epiphaneia had received 51 and one respectively.
The Horse of the Year title is the highest honor given to Japan Racing Association-registered race horses and is selected by the Horse of the Year Selection Committee represented by journalists of various dailies and magazines.
Other Winners
Best Two year old Colt - Danon Platina
Best Two Year Old Filly - Shonan Adela
Best Three Year Old Colt - Isla Bonita
Best Three Year Old Filly - Harp Star
Best Older Colt or Horse - Just A Way
Best Sprinter or Miler - Snow Dragon
Best Dirt Horse - Hokko Tarumae
Best Steplechase Horse - Apollo Maverick
The Japan Racing Association Awards ceremony will be held on January 26.  
Watch Gentildonna's retirement ceremoney following the 2014 Arima Kinen. Some 40,000 racing fans stayed to watch as the great filly was paraded to "Climb Every Mountain" from the Sound of Music.


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