Renaissance Champions Awards finalists for 2022 announced

Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Monday, May 1, 2023

The winners of the sixth annual Renaissance Champions Awards, a cooperative effort between the Maryland Horse Breeders Association and the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, will be announced starting the week of Feb. 26. Awards will be given for the top Maryland owner, trainer, jockey, dirt horses, turf horses, claimer, Maryland stallion, broodmare and breeder, as well as the champion Maryland-breds of 2022. Special awards will be presented to Pimlico Race Course and Laurel Park Backstretch Employees of the Year.

The Renaissance Awards were created to recognize the best of Maryland racing and breeding from the previous year. Champions and industry award winners will be announced Monday, Feb. 27, through Saturday, March 4, each afternoon at 1 p.m. on Maryland Thoroughbred social media platforms.