MR. FITZ AWARD

Presented by the NTWAB for Typifying The Spirit Of Racing

2016
Russell Baze
Jockey

2015
American Pharoah and Team
American Pharoah, first Triple Crown winner in 37 years
Ahmed Zayat, Owner and Breeder
Bob Baffert, Trainer
Victor Espinoza, Jockey

2014
Art Sherman
Trainer

2013
Ramon Dominguez
Jockey

2012
Mario Gutierrez
Jockey
Ivan Puhich
Trainer

2011
Terry Wallace
Track Announcer

2010
Richard Migliore
Jockey

2009
Larry Jones
Trainer

2008
Luke Kruytbosch
Track Announcer

2007
Calvin Borel
Jockey

2006
Team Barbaro: Roy & Gretchen
Jackson, Michael Matz, Peter
Brette & Edgar Prado

2005
Nick Zito
Trainer

2004
Patricia Cooksey
Jockey

2003
Sackatoga Stable
Owner

2002
Chris McCarron
Jockey

2001
Allen Jerkens
Trainer

2000
Pat Day
Jockey

1999
Robert and Beverly Lewis
Owners

1998
Joe Hirsch
Journalist

1997
Bob Baffert
Trainer

1996
MacKenzie Miller
Trainer

1995
W.A. “Jimmy” Croll
Trainer

1994
Jeff Lukas
Trainer

1993
Angel Cordero Jr.
Jockey

1992
Ron McAnally
Trainer

1991
Frances Genter
Owner-Breeder

1990
Arthur B. Hancock III
Owner-Breeder

1989
Ogden Phipps
Owner-Breeder

1988
Jack Van Berg
Trainer

1987
Laffit Pincay Jr.
Jockey

1986
Arlington Park Management

1985
John Henry
Horse Of The Year

1984
Penny Chenery
Owner-Breeder

1983
Fred W. Hooper
Owner-Breeder

1982
Bill Shoemaker
Jockey
W. C. “Woody” Stephens
Trainer-Owner-Breeder

1981
Jack Klugman
Owner-Breeder