Nova Award

The Nova Awards honor the owners of the champion harness horses of each racing season as selected by the racing secretaries at HTA member racetracks.

The 2009 Nova Awards for the owners of the 2008 champion harness horses are:

PACERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Major in Art — Chester Lebo, Jr., Jerry Silva, and Tina Martinez
2-Year-Old Filly: St. Lad’s Popcorn — Jack Darling
3-Year-Old Colt: Somebeachsomewhere — Brent MacGrath, Garry Pye, Stuart Rath, James Bagnell, Pamela Dean, and Reginald Petitpas
3-Year-Old Filly: Tug River Princess — Jerry Silva, Eric Cherry, and Robert Cooper
Older Horse: Mister Big — Joseph V. Muscara
Older Mare: My Little Dragon — Adam Victor

TROTTERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Muscle Hill — Jerry Silva, Thomas and Louis Pontone
2-Year-Old Filly: Honorable Daughter — Paolo Rosanelli and John C. Siena
3-Year-Old Colt: Deweycheatumnhowe — Ray Schnittker, Ted Gewertz, Charles Iannazzo, Frank Baldassare, Alan and Meg Leavitt, and Jerry Silva
3-Year-Old Filly: Lantern Kronos — Goram C. Falk
Older Horse: Enough Talk — Peter Kleinhans and Jerry Silva
Older Mare: Buck I St. Pat — Howard Taylor, Edwin Gold, Abraham Basen, and R.R. Fuller

The 2005 Nova winning owners and horses were:

PACERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Jereme’s Jet — Jolene Leahy’s Genesis Racing Stable, Inc.
2-Year-Old Filly: Darlin’s Delight — Joseph Parisi’s White Birch Farm
3-Year-Old Colt: Rocknroll Hanover — Jeffrey S. Snyder, Phyllis Campbell’s Lothlorien Equestrian Centre, and William J. Perretti
3-Year-Old Filly: Cabrini Hanover — David S. Willmot and Bob M. Anderson
Older Horse: Boulder Creek — Clifford D. Siegel, Lee S. Wasserman, and John A Fodera
Older Mare: Loyal Opposition — Daniel Waxman

TROTTERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Chocolatier — Doug and Ada Jean Ackerman’s Doug Ackerman Stables
2-Year-Old Filly: Passionate Glide — George Segal’s Brittany Farms
3-Year-Old Colt: Vivid Photo — Roger R. Hammer and Todd M. Schadel
3-Year-Old Filly: Blur — Barry Goldstein
Older Horse: Hellava Hush — Joseph Chnapko
Older Mare: Peaceful Way — Joseph and Barbara Myers, Sam A. Goldband, Marvin Katz, Al Libfield, Linda Ann Worrell, David S. Tingley, and Angie M. Stiller

The 2004 Nova winning owners and horses were:

PACERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Village Jolt — Jeffrey Snyder, Arlene and Jules Siegel
2-Year-Old Filly: Restive Hanover — Starmaker Farm and Anthony J. McEldowney
Cabrini Hanover — Bob M. Anderson and Davis D. Willmot
3-Year-Old Colt: Timesareachanging — Perfect World Enterprises
3-Year-Old Filly: Rainbow Blue — K & R Racing and Teague Inc. 
Older Horse: Four Starzzz Shark — F S Starzzzz Stable
Older Mare: Bunny Lake — W. Springtime Racing Stable

TROTTERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Ken Warkentin — Christina E. Takter, John D. Fielding, Tie Domo and Windsor Stable
2-Year-Old Filly: Solveig — Christina E. Takter, John D. Fielding and the Anderberg Stable
3-Year-Old Colt: Windsong’s Legacy — Fredrik K. Lindegaard, Theodore Gerwertz and Patricia Spinelli
3-Year-Old Filly: Housethatruthbuilt — Patricia Spinelli and Theodore Gerwertz
Older Horse: Mr. Muscleman — Adam Victor and Son Stable
Older Mare: Stroke Play — Jorgen Jahre Jr. 

The 2003 Nova winning owners and horses were:

PACERS

2-Year-Old Colt: I Am A Fool – Perfect World Enterprises (David Brooks)
2-Year-Old Filly: Kikikatie – Lee and Linda DeVisser
3-Year-Old Colt: No Pan Intended – Peter Pan Stables (Bob Glazer)
3-Year-Old Filly: Armbro Amoretto – Big Al’s Stable (Allan Saul)
Older Pacer: Eternal Camnation – Eternal Camnation Stable (Jim Hardesty, Dorothy Miller, Jeff Miller)

TROTTERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Cantab Hall – Brittany Farms (George Segal), Lindy Racing Stable (Frank and Gerald Antonacci), Jerry Silva, Sampson Street Stable (Lou and Deborah Domiano)
2-Year-Old Filly: Forever Starlet – Al Libfield, Marvin Katz, Sam Goldband
3-Year-Old Colt: Mr. Muscleman – Adam Victor
3-Year-Old Filly: Southwind Allaire – Robert Anderson, David Willmot
Older Trotter: Rotation – Ely T. Rishahug

The 2002 Nova winning owners and horses were:

PACERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Allamerican Native — David B. Scharf, Jerry Silva, A & G Stables (Willie J. Tomlin)
2-Year-Old Filly: Armbro Amoretto — Big Als Stables, Inc. (Alan Saul)
3-Year-Old Colt: Art Major — Deena Rachel Frost, Jerry Silva, TLP Stable ( Louis A. Pontone, Thomas J. Pontone), Sampson Street Stable (Deborah A. Domiano)
3-Year-Old Filly: Worldly Beauty — MJG Rcing Stables, Inc. (James L. Hess, Michael J. Gulotta, John Jarka, Otis C. Ray), Hill View Enterprises (Craig Stephen Lipka)
Older Pacer: Real Desire — Brittany Farms (Leah D. Cheverie, George Segal), Robert B. Burgess, Karin B. Olsson-Burgess, Perretti Farms (William J. Perretti) 

TROTTERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Broadway Hall — Arlene L Siegel, Jules J. Siegel
2-Year-Old Filly: Pizza Dolce — David H. McDuffee, Peter H. McCann, Robert S. Pierz
3-Year-Old Colt: Kadabra — Abra Kadabra Stable (R. Peter Heffering, Irving Liverman, David H. McDuffee, Banjo Farms (Irving Storfer), L & L Devisser LLC (Leon P. DeVisser, Linda L. DeVisser)
3-Year-Old Filly: Cameron Hall — Erkki Laakkonen
Older Trotter: Fool’s Goal — Bruce B. McElven, Ronald L. Allen

The 2001 Nova winning owners and horses were:

PACERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Western Shooter — Robert McIntosh Stables, Inc., CSX Stables, Michael P. Kohler
2-Year-Old Filly: Cam Swifty — Royal Wire Products, Inc. (William F. Peshina)
3-Year-Old Colt: Real Desire — Robert and Karin Burgess, Brittany Farms (George Segal), Perretti Farms (William Perretti)
3-Year-Old Filly: Bunny Lake — W Springtime Stable (Wendy Spring)
Older Pacer: Gallo Blue Chip — Martin Scharf

TROTTERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Andover Hall — Erkki Laakonen
2-Year-Old Filly: Cameron Hall — Erkki Laakonen
3-Year-Old Colt: SJ’s Caviar — Eliezer N. Solomon, Donald L. Bartling, Kosmos Horse Breeders (Ugo Chiola)
3-Year-Old Filly: Syrinx Hanover — Need to Know Stable (Anthony Pecoraro)
Older Trotter: Varenne — Scuderia Dany

The 2000 Nova winning owners and horses were:

PACERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Bettor’s Delight — John B Grant
2-Year-Old Filly: Lady MacBeach — L & L DeVisser, LLC (Lee and Linda DeVisser)
3-Year-Old Colt: Gallo Blue Chip — Martin Scharf
3-Year-Old Filly: Popcorn Penny — John J. Leahy, Anderson Racing Inc. (Janet & Joe Anderson) & Jayne G. Cummins
Older Pacer: Western Ideal — Brittany Farms (George Segal)

TROTTERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Banker Hall — Tommy B. Andersson
2-Year-Old Filly: Spellbound Hanover — William G. Mulligan
3-Year-Old Colt: Yankee Paco — Dr. Tom D. Ivey & Harry Ivey
3-Year-Old Filly: Casual Breeze — Ronald W. Durand & Johnathan W. Durand
Older Trotter: Moni Maker — Moni Maker Stable (Frank Antonacci, David Reid, KR Leasing LLC, Paul Nigito, Harvey Gold & Geoffrey Stein)

The 1999 Nova winning owners and horses were:

PACERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Tyberwood — Leon Machiz, Gary Machiz, Barry Rubenstein Farms
2-Year-Old Filly: Eternal Camnation — James Hardesty
3-Year-Old Colt: Blissfull Hall — Daniel Plouffe
3-Year-Old Filly: Odies Fame — Harold Wellwood, Norman Amos
Older Pacer: Red Bow Tie — Clifford Siegel, David Scharf, TLP Stables, D’Elegance Stable IX

TROTTERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Master Lavec — Ann-Mari Daley, Robert Pergament
2-Year-Old Filly: Dream of Joy — Olle Leven
3-Year-Old Colt: Self Possessed — Self Possessed Stable, Brittany Farms
3-Year-Old Filly: Oolong — Scott Jason Stable, PH Stable, Lost Revenue Stable, Rich & Poor Stable
Older Trotter: Moni Maker — Moni Maker Stable

The 1998 Nova winning horses and owners were:

PACERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Island Fantasy — Robert Waxman
2-Year-Old Filly: Mattaroni — Armstrong Brothers
3-Year-Old Colt: Artiscape — Brittany Farms, Brian Monieson
3-Year-Old Filly: Armbro Romance — Armstrong Brothers
Older Pacer: Red Bow Tie — Clifford Siegel, David Scharf, TLP Stables, D’Elegance Stables IX

TROTTERS

2-Year-Old Colt: CR Commando — Carl Allen, Rod Allen, Michael Nissirios
2-Year-Old Filly: Rum Boogie — Frank Antonacci & Company Racing
3-Year-Old Colt: Muscles Yankee — Irving Liverman, David E. French, Perretti Farms, Inc.
3-Year-Old Filly: Fern — Jim Sprow III, Marvin Katz, Sam Goldband, Al Libfeld, Stein Sjolie
Older Trotter: Moni Maker — Moni Maker Stable

The 1997 Nova winning horses and owners were:

PACERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Sealed N Delivered — Sampson Street Stables
2-Year-Old Filly: Clover Hanover — TrimTex Stables
3-Year-Old Colt: Western Dreamer — Matthew, Patrick and Daniel Daly
3-Year-Old Filly: Stienam’s Place — Peter Goulazian, James Greenwald, Barry Guariglia
Older Pacer: Tune Town — Anthony Cotroneo

TROTTERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Conway Hall — Alan Leavitt, Mimi and Sander Lenenberg, Robert Stewart
2-Year-Old Filly: Feel the Motion — Irving Liverman, Charles Sylvester
3-Year-Old Colt: Malabar Man — Malvern Burroughs
3-Year-Old Filly: No Nonsense Woman — James Doherty, Helen and Frank Rubinetti
Older Trotter: Wesgate Crown — John and Paul Simmonds

The 1996 Nova winning horses and owners were:

PACERS

2-Year-Old Colt: The Big Dog — John Leahy and Jayne Cummins
2-Year-Old Filly: Michelle’s Jackpot — Jeffrey S. Snyder
3-Year-Old Colt: Hot Lead — White Birch Farm
3-Year-Old Filly: Mystical Maddy — Peter Pan Stables
Older Pacer: Jenna’s Beach Boy — L & L DeVisser Partnership 

TROTTERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Malabar Man — Malvern Burroughs
2-Year-Old Filly: Armbro Prowess — Robert Rosenheim
3-Year-Old Colt: Running Sea — DDH Racing Stable
3-Year-Old Filly: Continentalvictory — Continental Stable
Older Trotter: Impeccable Image — Joe Stutzman, Angus Hay, John G. LeBlanc and Joseph Benvenuto

The 1995 Nova winning horses and owners were:

PACERS

2-Year-Old Colt: A Stud Named Sue — Liz Quensel and Robert and Carol Beltrame
2-Year-Old Filly: On Her Way — Paul Ewell
3-Year-Old Colt: Jenna’s Beach Boy — Lee and Linda DeVisser
3-Year-Old Filly: She’s a Great Lady — Lee and Linda DeVisser
Older Pacer: Pacific Rocket — R. Peter Heffering, Eddie Lohmeyer, John Stoddard, John Van Kirk 

TROTTERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Lindy Lane — Lindy Racing Stable (Frank Antonacci)
2-Year-Old Filly: Continentalvictory — Harvey Gold, Deena Frost, Kenneth Orr’s Hi Stx, Inc., David Offenberg’s Allister Stable and Jerry Silva
3-Year-Old Colt: Tagliabue — Arlene and Jule Siegel
3-Year-Old Filly: CR Kay Suzie — Carl and Rod Allen Stables, Inc.
Older Trotter: S.J.’s Photo — Three Continent Stables (david Wade, Olav Gronlie, Abdelali Taz-Mokha, Jukka Palijarvi), Ugo Chiola’s Kosmos Horse Breeders

The 1994 Nova winning horses were:

PACERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Jenna’s Beach Boy
2-Year-Old Filly: Efishnc
3-Year-Old Colt: Cam’s Card Shark
3-Year-Old Filly: Hardie Hanover
Older Pacer: Arrive at Five

TROTTERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Donerail
2-Year-Old Filly: CR Kay Suzie
3-Year-Old Colt: Victory Dream
3-Year-Old Filly: Gleam
Older Trotter: Pine Chip

The 1993 Nova winning horses were:

PACERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Magical Mike
2-Year-Old Filly: Freedom’s Friend
3-Year-Old Colt: Presidential Ball
3-Year-Old Filly: Immortality
Older Pacer: Staying Together

TROTTERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Wesgate Crown
2-Year-Old Filly: Armbro Monarch
3-Year-Old Colt: Pine Chip
3-Year-Old Filly: Winky’s Girl
Older Trotter: Earl

The 1992 Nova winning horses were:

PACERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Presidential Ball
2-Year-Old Filly: Immortality
3-Year-Old Colt: Western Hanover
3-Year-Old Filly: So Fresh
Older Pacer: Artsplace 

TROTTERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Giant Chill
2-Year-Old Filly: Winky’s Goal
3-Year-Old Colt: Alf Palema
3-Year-Old Filly: Imperfection
Older Trotter: Billyjojimbob

The 1991 Nova winning horses were:

PACERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Sportsmaster
2-Year-Old Filly: Hazleton Kay
3-Year-Old Colt: Precious Bunny
3-Year-Old Filly: Miss Easy
Older Pacer: Jake And Elwood 

TROTTERS

2-Year-Old Colt: King Conch
2-Year-Old Filly: Super Nice
3-Year-Old Colt: Giant Victory
3-Year-Old Filly: Whiteland Janice
Older Trotter: Billyjojimbob

The 1990 Nova winning horses were:

PACERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Artsplace
2-Year-Old Filly: Miss Easy
3-Year-Old Colt: Beach Towel
3-Year-Old Filly: Town Pro
Older Pacer: Dorunrun Bluegrass 

TROTTERS

2-Year-Old Colt: Crysta’s Best
2-Year-Old Filly: Jean Bi
3-Year-Old Colt: Harmonious
3-Year-Old Filly: Me Maggie
Older Trotter: No Sex Please

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