Thursday night (January 14, 2021) the AQHA hosted its annual Racing Champion Awards night. The ceremony was held at Heritage Place and livestreamed through AQHA’s website.
Canadian Champion when to freshman EYESA TIMBER. This two-year-old gelding was bred in Alberta and is by First Timber and out of the Mr Jess Perry mare: Eyesa Perry. He raced for owner/breeder Wesley Oulton. His racing career started at Remington Park, Oklahoma where he had two running up performances. He then shipped to Canterbury Park, Minnesota. He broke is maiden in a trial to the MQHRA Stallion Auction Futurity and qualified to the finals. The final was his only start off the board. While competing in the United States he was trained by Durk Perry and ridden by Jose Vega. The gelding then shipped to Alberta, Canada to finish off the season with three consecutive wins: a trial to the Alberta Bred Futurity, the Alberta Bred (RG3) Futurity and the Canada QH Cup (RG3) Futurity. In Alberta he was trained by his owner Wesley Oulton and riding duties were split between Jose Rocha and J.B. Botello. Eyesa Timber’s 2020 season finished with a record of 7 starts: 4(2)-2-0 and earnings of $56,491, racing at distances from 250 yards to 400 yards.
Congratulations to all the connections!!
A summary of the all the 2020 AQHA Racing Champions can be found at 2020 Racing Champions – AQHA
For more information about Quarter Horse Racing in Canada please reach out to AQHA Provincial Racing Affiliates:
Alberta Quarter Horse Racing Association: www.aqhra.ca
Quarter Racing Owners of Ontario Inc: https://qrooi.com
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