Louisiana-Breds are Honored

Louisiana QHBA honors its year-end winners on February 1.


LQHBA honors its 2013 award winners on Saturday night.

Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders' Association (LQHBA) will hold their annual membership dinner and honor their 2013 LQHBA Champions Saturday night in Opelousas, Louisiana.

The event will kickoff at 6 p.m. in the Events Center at Evangeline Downs. Persons planning to attend are asked to RSVP to the LQHBA office at 318-487-9506 or email Tony Patterson at tpatterson@lqhba.com.

Jobaya Foreman will be honored as the LQHBA Champion Breeder for 2013. Among last seasons runner's bred by Foreman are LQHBA Breeders' Futurity winner Ol Time Preacher Man, earner of $503,222 in 2013.

Kenneth Roberts Sr. will take home LQHBA Champion Trainer award with 101 wins and $2.4 million earnings. John Hamilton is the LQHBA Champion Jockey of 2013 with 158 wins and $2.1 million in earnings last year.

Heza Fast Dash, the 2013 national leading sire of money earners, was named LQHBA's Champion Stallion. Owned by Heza Fast Dash Syndicate, the 16-year-old stallion sired 195 winners, 11 stakes winners of 20 stakes races and earners of $3,758,060. He stands at Robicheaux Ranch, Inc., near Beaux Bride, Louisiana.

Glinden Leger's Mary Snow has been named the LQHBA Champion Broodmare for 2013. The 14-year-old daughter of This Snow Is Royal is the dam of five foals to race, five ROM including Superior Race Horse RG3 placed Heza Gand Ds Dash SI 106 (15 wins to 9, 2013, $247,578), RG1 finalist Heza Fast Snow SI 106 (Winner at 2, 2013 $70,196), Shes Lils Snow Si 102 (5 wins to 5, 2013, $70,819).

Other 2013 LQHBA Champions to be honored include:

Champion 2 Year-Old Filly
First Prize Perry - Royal Baby Scooter, by A Royale High
 Owner: Ana L. Alvidrez
 Breeder: John K. Leger

Champion 2 Year Old Gelding
Heza Fast Dash – Six Streakin Salute, by Streakin La Jolla
 Owner: Jaime Torres
 Breeder: Rodney & Philip DeBenedetto

Champion 2 Year Old Colt
Heza Fast Dash - Miss Jess Rogue, by Mr Jess Perry
 Owner: Brock Broussard
 Breeder: Triple M Farms, LLC

Champion 3 year Old Filly (Tie)
Panther Mountain - Lovers Dash, by Sir Cashanova
 Owner: Luis Armando Castellanos
 Breeder: Jill & Aaron Cooper

First N Kool - Yacht Sea, by Mr Jess Perry
Owner: George Del Fierro
Breeder: Russell P. Mowad

Champion 3 Year Old Gelding
Sir Runaway Dash - Toast to Mallard, by Toast to Dash
Owner: Angel Alberto Lopez
Breeder: Gerald Patin & Curtis Roy

Champion 3 Year Old Colt
Jet Black Patriot - Miss Fortune Lady, by Royal Quick Dash
Owner: Timothy & Theresa Stephens
Breeder: Timothy & Theresa Stephens

Champion Aged Mare
Heza Fast Dash - Bipity Jazz (TB), by Kentucky Jazz (TB) Owner: Marty Long & Ivan Alford
Owner: Ivan Alford
Breeder: Israel Flores

Champion Aged Gelding
Game Patriot - Sissyisonahigh, by On a High
Owner: Kris Locklear
Breeder: Don L. Ming

Champion Aged Stallion
 King Corona - Nothin Bugs Jessie, by Mr Jess Perry
 Owner: Ramiro Rendon, Jr.
 Breeder: Terri Wiggins

Champion Distance Horse
Game Patriot - Sissyisonahigh, by On a High
 Owner: Kris Locklear
 Breeder: Don L. Ming

Top Money Earner
Heza Fast Dash - Jj Streakin Illusion, by Streakin La Jolla
 Owner: TM Ranch - Steve Holland
 Breeder: JoBaya Foreman

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