2024 Maryland Governor’s Cup Series Winners

The Maryland Governors’ Cup Steeplechase Horse of the Year is a 3-Way Tie:

Bogey’s Image • Owned by Harvey Goolsby, A O’Donovan, Dan Colhoun • Trained by Joe Davies

Our Friend (IRE) • Owned by Armata Stables • Trained by Joe Davies

Road to Oz • Owned by Holwood Stables • Trained by Mark Beecher

The Maryland Novice Timber Champion: Wagner (IRE) • Owned by Merriebelle Stable, LLC • Trained by Blythe Miller Davies

Heavyweight Timber Champion – TIE

Brooklyn Speights • Owned by Turks Head Turf • Trained by Mark Beecher

Goodoldtimes (IRE) • Owned by Armata Stables • Trained by Mark Beecher

The $2,000 ITM Maryland Irish Thoroughbred Horse of the Year: Blackhall (IRE) • Owned by Kinross Farm • Trained by Joseph Davies

Amateur Apprentice Timber Horse & Rider Champion: Bogey’s Image & Teddy Davies

Maryland -Bred $500 bonus winner: Bogey’s Image AND Road to Oz

Maryland Million – Sired $500 bonus winner: Bogey’s Image

The H. Turney McKnight Perpetual Trophy for Leading Owner: Armata Stables

Leading Trainer: Joseph Davies

The H Brooks Durkee Memorial Leading Timber Rider • The Thomas H Voss Memorial Perpetual Trophy for Leading Amateur Rider • Overall Leading Rider

Teddy Davies

Leading Lady Rider: Virginia Korrell

Voss Amateur Flat Race Series: Dan Nevin

Leading Junior Small Pony Rider: Cami Kern

Leading Junior Medium Pony Rider: Yomar Ortiz, Jr

Leading Junior Large Pony Rider: Jaidyn Shore

Overall Leading Pony Rider: Yomar Ortiz, Jr

Leading Junior Horse Rider: Jaidyn Shore

The Austin Michael Ciba Tamberino Overall Leading Junior Rider Award: Yomar Ortiz, J

The awards will be presented Thursday, June 20, at the Annual Maryland Steeplechase Association Awards Reception; click here to for details and ordering.

The awards reception will feature an art show by Sam Robinson and a silent auction; proceeds to benefit the MSA Jonathan Kiser Scholarship Fund and other worthy causes. Follow the MSA on Facebook to see and purchase art online prior to the reception!

The Maryland Steeplechase Association, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation organized for the purpose of promoting and developing amateur equestrian athletic sports competition through the Governor’s Cup Series, for fostering traditional relationships between foxchasing and steeplechasing, and for the development, administration, and support of educational programs and clinics at all levels of amateur equestrian competition. MSA accomplishes these goals by providing awards and incentives for amateur athletes and by creating and awarding various youth scholarships for the development of future sportsmen.  For photos of winners, please contact photographers listed on www.marylandsteeplechase.com





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