Friday, 06 June 2014 00:00

AQHRA Awards Night

Written by Garry Allison - Rocky Mountain Turf Club
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Congratulations to Janice and Barry Sather, named the top Quarter horse breeders and owners for the 2013 season at the recent Alberta Quarter Horse Racing Association's awards night held in the RMTC's Macleod Room.

You'd have to go a long way to find a more personable horsewoman than Janice.

Also among the major award winners was big William Leech, selected as the champion trainer and one of Williams favoured Quarter horse riders, Ramiro Sanchez Castillo, was named the top Quarter horse jockey for 2013.

The leading percentage trainer was Laurie Ferguson.

On the equine side of things Cr Strawflyn Bux, owned by Ray Shane and Brian Weatherill, was tied with Blair Anton's Remington Memories as the champion Alberta Bred. The pair also found themselves in a dead heat for the Champion Two Year Old.

Cr Strawflyn Bux and Remington Memories were also tied as the Grand Champion Running Horse. The pair also tied as the Champion Alberta Bred Two-Year Olds.

Barry and Janice Sather's Keepin Good Karma was the reserve champion two year old.

The Champion Sire for 2013 was Its All About Speed, from Shady Lane Stables.

The 2013 champion three-year-old was Poutn With Speed, owned by Pete Schaefer, with Ralph Danard's Im Hott Ur Nott was the reserve champion. The champion Alberta Bred Three-Year- Old colt/gelding was again Pete Schaefer's Poutn With Speed. Schaefer also had the reserve champion Alberta Bred with the same horse.

The Aged Champion was Legacys A Streakin, owned by Ed Borgstrom, with the reserve champion Northforkzoom, owned by Glenn Willis and Tom Copithorne. Their horse was also the champion Alberta Bred Aged colt/gelding.

Angelle Carter was the owner of Tres Seis Smooches, the champion Alberta Bred Aged filly/mare.

The champion Alberta Bred Two-Year-Old Filly was Zoomin Her Way, from Shady Lane Stables.

The champion Alberta Bred Three-Year-Old Filly was Shaun Jeffrey's Kool Shazoom.

Champion distance horse, Asbigastexas, is owned by Deann Davies while the champion claiming horse, is Cr Rajun Cajun, owned by the Sathers.

 

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