Joe and Sean Clancy, well-known members of the American Steeplechasing community, were honored with the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders’ Charles W. Englehard Award at the organization’s annual awards luncheon at Keeneland Race Course on Thursday.
Also honored was Jacqueline Ohrstrom’s Demonstrative, who was crowned as the leading Kentucky-bred steeplechase horse of 2015. The Eclipse Award winner in 2014, Demonstrative won last year’s Calvin Houghland Iroquois (Gr. 1).
The Englehard Award honors outstanding media coverage of the Thoroughbred industry. The brothers are co-publishers of Saratoga Special, the newspaper published during the annual Saratoga Race Course meet, and owners of thisishorseracing.com. Joe Clancy is a member of the National Steeplechase Association’s Promotion and Growth Committee, and Sean Clancy is a member of the NSA’s Steeplechase Safety Committee.