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Ouija Board crowned Horse of the Year again


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  • Ouija Board claimed her place in the record books last night when she became the first horse to win the prestigious Cartier Horse of the Year title for a second time.

    The five-year-old mare reclaimed the title that she won in 2004 following a hat trick of Group 1 wins this season. Ed Dunlop successfully produced Ouija Board to win the Prince of Wales’s Stakes, the Vodaphone Nassau Stakes and most recently the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf.

    Ouija Board won the Cartier Older Horse award on her way to the overall title and fought off competition from other award-winning horses including George Washington, winner of the three-year-old colt title.

    Extremely popular with the public during her career, Ouija Board retires to stud at the end of the year with a record four Cartier awards to her credit.

    2006 Cartier award winners

    Horse of the Year: Ouija Board
    Older horse: Ouija Board
    Three-year-old colt: George Washington
    Three-year-old filly: Mandesha
    Two-year-old colt: Teofilo
    Two-year-old filly: Finsceal Beo
    Stayer: Yeats
    Sprinter: Reverence
    Award of Merit: Peter Willett

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