2015 Year End Review

Ringing in the New Year with 2016, let’s take a look back at a year-end review with highlights and milestones of the past four seasons of 2015 on Track King.

January 2015

  • The first inaugural Triple Crown Series kicked off Season 30 with a lot of buzz surrounding its debut and the unveiling of an all new cups schedule for age group cups.
  • B’s Brooke, gave BIGB his fourth unprecedented Diamond Cup victory.

February 2015

  • Legendary Hall of Fame horse Tripp Leilani, wins an unprecedented record fourth straight Master.
  • Rising Darkness, win back to back American Cups in world record time 1450m 1:20.924 (64.50km/h).
  • Addie Over Great sets a new world record in the 900m 0:50.169 (64.58km/h) in the Princess Tiara.

March 2015

  • The first inaugural running of the Crystal Cup saw Flying Spurs horse Flying Harmony, takes home the first trophy.
  • Tripp Leilani, the 3000m world record holder win her third straight TKO and Melbourne Cup and retiring as the most decorated world and regional cup winner in Track King history with a total of 16 cups.
  • The Sussex Stakes was introduced for the first time and we watched a horse by the name of Carpe Diem, run away from the field in world record time on a dead track 1:30.875 (63.38km/h).

April 2015

  • The creation of the Best Pull Ever Cup was designed for 2yo, random distance for first yearling pull of the season, apprentice jockeys only.
  • Rising Darkness, took down another world record in the 1500m with a time of 1:23.473 (64.69km/h).

May 2015

  • Dodgers Here I Go, take the first two legs of the 3yo Epic/Long TCS series winning the Epsom Derby and So You Think Cup, only needing to take home the final leg of the Grand Prix de Paris.
  • Trainer MolietsSurfer win back to back 4yo Breeders Cup Long.
  • Tutti Frutti set a new world record in the 2200m 2:05.858 (62.93km/h).

June 2015

  • Dodgers Here I Go, was upset by Blackjack Farms, Champagne Wishes in Grand Prix de Paris in world record time 2300m 2:17.315 (60.30kn/h) with a close finish at the wire shattering Track King first Triple Crown hopeful.
  • Cotton Candy, gave Angel’s Flight his fifth unprecedented Great Sphinx Cup.
  • Dark Design set the world record in the 1150m @1:03. 577 (65.12km/h) in the Fast & Furious.

August 2015

  • Heisenburg won his second straight American Cup.
  • Min Sofa wins the Princess Tiara at the age of 7yo.
  • Dark Design wins fourth straight Sprinter Shield.
  • Addie Over Great set a world record in the 800m 0:44.798 (64.29km/h)
  • Addie Over Great set a world record in the 1000m 0:50.169 (64.58km/h)

 September 2015

  • Tutti Frutti became the fourth horse to win the GnuMAD twice in his racing career.

October/November 2015

  • Kingsman, and Relaunch, take the first two legs of their respective Triple Crown Series races.

 December 2015

  • Track King witness history and seen the first Triple Crown winners with 3yo Relaunch, from Angel’s Flight winning the Epsom Derby, So You Think Cup, and the Grand Prix de Paris, and 4yo Kingsman, from Manor Park Stud winning the Lowe Guineas, Australian Cup, and the Jewel of the Mile.

*In remembrance to those fellow TKers whom left us or decided to move on this past season .

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