08/18/2011 12:37PM

Three Chimneys stallion manager honored

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LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers Club has named Three Chimneys stallion manager Sandy Hatfield its 2011 Kentucky Farm Manager of the Year.

The organization presents the honor annually for excellence in farm management and for service to the club and to the community.

Hatfield is a past president of the farm mangers group and is also involved in several local organizations, including Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Bluegrass and the Kentucky Equine Management Internship program. She joined Three Chimneys in Midway, Ky., in 2000 after positions at Gainsborough, Calumet, and North Ridge. At Three Chimneys, Hatfield oversees 11 stallions.

Hatfield will receive the award at a club event on Sept. 30 at The Red Mile in Lexington.