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g>Washington, PA --- The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association has named its 2012 Award Winners, as voted by the general membership. The key award winners include:


Winning Mister, owned by Bob Key and trained by Rich Gillock, was named Horse of the Year and Trotter of the Year. The well-traveled trotter made The Meadows his main base of operation for the year, and he had plenty of success at his local track. For Key, it was one of five trophies he would take home for the night.


Schoolkids, owned by New Jennaration LLC and Heather Kolaczynski, took Pacer of the Year honors. A multiple winner in Preferred company, Schoolkids was trained throughout the year by Mike Palone.


Other award winnerss included:


Twilight Bonfire - Two-Year-Old Colt Pacer of the Year. Bob Key, owner, Danny Collins, trainer.


Champagne Tonight - Two-Year-Old Flily Pacer of the Year. Umholtz Racing Stable, Ngaire Umholtz, Kennedy Sports Corporation, owners, Clair Umholtz, trainer.


He's An American - Two-Year-Old Colt Trotter of the Year. Leonard Buckner, owner, Charlie Norris, trainer.


Ruffleshaveridges - Two-Year-Old Filly Trotter of the Year. Rick and Regina Beinhauer, owners, Rick Beinhauer, trainer.


Carol's Comet - Three-Year-Old Colt Pacer of the Year. Martin Presser, Whiskey Tango Stable, Bill Moore and Matt Moore, owners. Ron Potter, trainer.


Apogee Hanover - Three-Year-Old Filly Pacer of the Year. Roger Hammer, owner and trainer.


Frost Bites K - Three-Year-Old Colt Trotter of the Year. Bob Key, owner, Rich Gillock, trainer.


Miss Chip K - Three-Year-Old Filly Trotter of the Year. Bob Key, owner, Charlie Norris, trainer.


Schoolkids - Older Stallion or Gelding Pacer of the Year. New Jennaration LLC and Heather Kolaczynski, owners. Mike Palone, trainer.


My Drag Queen - Older Mare Pacer of the Year. William Bercury, owner. Marcus Marashian, trainer.


Winning Mister - Older Horse or Gelding Trotter of the Year. Bob Key, owner. Rich Gillock, trainer.


Trotslikethewind - Older Mare Trotter of the Year. Andy Rickert , owner and trainer.