11/17/2008 12:00AM

Krazy Koffee gets top honors


VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Krazy Koffee was named British Columbia horse of the year at the annual industry awards dinner held Saturday evening.

Krazy Koffee dominated the 3-year-old division at Hastings in 2008. Trained by Cindy Krasner, Krazy Koffee won four straight stakes, including the Grade 3 B.C. Derby.

Krazy Koffee, who was bred by his owner, Butch Goertzen, also earned awards as the B.C.-bred horse of the year, B.C.-bred 3-year-old and open division.

Spaghetti Mouse, who is trained by Lenore Daponte, was named the top older horse in the province in both the B.C.-bred and open divisions. His owners, Nick and Pauline Felicella, also were inducted into the B.C. Horse Racing Hall of Fame.

Bryant McAfee was inducted into the hall of fame as a builder.

Other award winners were Against the Sky, older filly or mare, both divisions; Blue Sky Holiday, 3-year-old filly; Remarkable Miss, B.C.-bred 3-year-old filly; El Sinaloense, 2-year-old, open and B.C.-bred; What R the Odds, 2-year-old filly; P S Good N Ready, B.C.-bred 2-year-old filly; and B R Remark, champion sprinter.

Cindy Krasner received the Diamond Award of Excellence. Trainer Dave Milburn received the Backstretch Award.