2013 Arizona Champions Crowned

Arizona QRA awards its year-end champions.

Stallionesearch.com
January 8, 2014

Arizona Quarter Racing Association

The Arizona Quarter Racing Association announced their 2013 Championship Awards this week. The winners will be feted at the annual AQRA Banquet at Turf Paradise on Friday, January 31.

Ralph and Carrie Fales were awarded the AQRA champion breeder for 2013. They bred and campaigned the Arizona-bred 2-year-old filly So You See, Arizona-bred 3-year-old filly Harlee Tucker, Arizona-bred aged gelding Bringin It On and the Arizona-bred distance horse A Mere Corona this past season and earned 376 AQHA points. The Coolidge, Arizona, couple who own and operate Fales Ranch bred 25 winners in 2013 from 68 starters with earnings of $175,651.

Cesar Dabdoub earned the champion owner title with 473 AQHA points. He campaigned Arizona-bred champion aged stallion Heart To Spare. Dabdoub had 17 winners from 84 starts in 2013 and earnings of $105,898.

Matthew Fales was the AQRA champion trainer with 811 AQHA points earned. Nationally he saddled 35 winners from 137 starters and his stable earned $239,116. Martin Bourdieu was the named the AQRA champion jockey with 689 AQHA points. The jockey rode 50 winners in 219 races last season and his mounts earned $451,679.

Grade 1 sire Heza Motor Scooter was honored with the champion Arizona sire award with nine winners from 27 starters and earnings of $354,344. Champion Rylees Boy was his leading money earner. Joyce Erickson owns Heza Motor Scooter, who stood at Fales Ranch when he was in Arizona.

Allready In Love, dam of Bringin It On and Allright Already, was the champion Arizona broodmare in 2013. Bringin It On, by FDD Dynasty, won four of six starts in 2013 and earned $19,116. The stakes winner has won six lifetime starts and earned $56,848. Allright Allready, a 2-year-old daughter of Heza Motor Scooter, qualified for two futurities in 2013. Allready In Love is owned by the Fales.

The 2013 AQRA award winners include:

CHAMPION BREEDER
RALPH AND CARRIE FALES AQHA POINTS 376

CHAMPION OWNER
CESAR DABDOUB AQHA POINTS 473

CHAMPION TRAINER
MATT FALES AQHA POINTS 811

CHAMPION JOCKEY
MARTIN BOURDIEU AQHA POINTS 689

CHAMPION ARIZONA SIRE
HEZA MOTOR SCOOTER

CHAMPION ARIZONA BROODMARE
ALLREADY IN LOVE

AZ-BRED 2-YEAR-OLD COLT
Caracortada (Azoom-Classy Judgette by Judge Cash)
6 STARTS 3 -3-0 $52,146—RAMON VEJAR , OWNER

OPEN 2-YEAR-OLD GELDING
Phone Tag (Separatist-Hope To Cope by Hawkinson)
8 STARTS 1-2-0 $32,240—MARTHA WELLS, OWNER

AZ-BRED 2-YEAR-OLD FILLY
SO YOU SEE (Azyouansee-Genuine Rocks by Rocky Jones)
7 STARTS 3-1-1 $30,013—RALPH AND CARRIE FALES, OWNERS

OPEN 2-YEAR-OLD FILLY
JESS FEELIN BLUE (Jess Louisana Blue-Polynesis by Seperatist)
4 STARTS 0-3-0 $13,416—YN STABLES, OWNER

AZ-BRED 3-YEAR-OLD COLT/GELDING
JESS PERFECT MIRACLE (Dean Miracle-Jess Perfect Girl by Feature Mr Jess)
11 STARTS 1-2-3 $7,498—LAS VEGAS RANCH OWNER

OPEN 3-YEAR-OLD COLT/GELDING
BOMB DIGGITY (Game Patriot-La Jolla Sioux by Streakin Six)
11 STARTS 2-2-2 $15,329—JUAN G ROBLES, OWNER

AZ-BRED 3-YEAR-OLD FILLY
HARLEE TUCKER (Heza Motor Scooter-Phenomena by Rocky Jones)
4 STARTS 1-1-2 $24,641—RALPH AND CARRIE FALES, OWNER

OPEN 3-YEAR-OLD FILLY
CUZ I SAY SO (First Down Dash-La Michoacona by Mr Jess Perry)
7 STARTS 3-1-1 $$27,535—JESUS BARBOA, OWNER

AZ-BRED AGED GELDING
BRINGIN IT ON (FDD Dynasty-Already In Love by Corona Cartel)
6 STARTS 4-1-0 $19,116—RALPH AND CARRIE FALES, OWNER

OPEN AGED GELDING
BLUES MAN WON (Ocean Runaway-Blues Girl Too by Corona Cartel)
7 STARTS 3-3-1 $25,644—LUCKY SEVEN RANCH, OWNER

AZ-BRED AGED STALLION
HEART TO SPARE  (Royal Quick Dash-Be So Merry by Streakin Six)
6 STARTS 2-1-2 $6,81—CESAR DABDOUB, OWNER

OPEN AGED MARE
IB RAPID (Mr Jess Perry-IBA Special by Strawfly Special)
7 STARTS 3-1-0 $18,068—Y N STABLES, OWNER

AZ-BRED AGED MARE
PANCHITO BONITA (Arnold Ess-Another Zipper by A Classic Dash)
10 STARTS 3-3-2 $13,286—TOM AND MARGARET BARTOL, OWNER

AZ-BRED DISTANCE HORSE
A MERE CORONA (Corona For Me-A Mere Formality by Leavin Memories)
4 STARTS 1-1-1 $7,316)—RALPH AND CARRIE FALES