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AQHA 2004 Final Racing Poll


January 1, 2005     E-mail this page to a friend!

FINAL AQHA RACING POLL FOR 2004 - AQHA Racing Champions will be announced January 19, 2005 – 7:00 p.m. at the Embassy Suites in Oklahoma City, OK prior to the Heritage Place Winter Mixed Sale. The announcements also can be seen live on TVG.

These are the AQHA & 2-Year-Old Weekly Polls for 2004

American Quarter Horse Association Racing Poll – Week 20

Conducted by the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) as of December 20, 2004. Rankings based on votes of industry and media representatives on a 10-9-8, etc. basis, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2004 record, total points and last week’s ranking. (A-Age, S-Sex, C-Colt, G-Gelding, S-Stallion, F-Filly, M-Mare):


Week 20 Horses A-S S-1-2-3 PTS L
1. Be A Bono (11) 3-G 6-4-2-0 160 2
2. Brimmerton (1) 3-C 7-4-2-1 126 1
3. Catchmeinyourdreams 5-G 5-2-1-1 107 3
4. Cash For Kas 3-F 9-3-3-2 96 -
5. SLM Snowman (1) 4-G 6-5-0-0 80 -
6. Ocean Runaway (3) 2-C 10-5-3-0 62 -
7. Ongoing Ta Fame 3-G 6-5-1-0 61 8
8. Vals Fortune 3-G 7-61-0 36 -
9. Push The Pace 5-G 8-4-2-0 35 5
10. Hawkish 3-C 8-3-2-0 23 -

Other horses receiving votes: Jess Rapid 20, Buccaneer Beach 19, A Regal Choice 19, Mongoose Jet Eye 17, Silent Overdrive 16, Sixy Thru Traffic (1) 13, XS Nitro 9, Hadtobenuts 8, Azoom 6, AB What A Runner 5, The Road Boss 4, Not For Long 3, Valors Gold 2, Miranda Fame 2, Village Tee Man 1.

American Quarter Horse Association 2-Year-Old Racing Poll – Week 20

Conducted by the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) as of December 20, 2004. Rankings based on votes of industry and media representatives on a 10-9-8, etc. basis, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2004 record, total points and last week’s ranking. (A-Age, S-Sex, C-Colt, G-Gelding, S-Stallion, F-Filly, M-Mare):


Week 20 Horses A-S S-1-2-3 PTS L
1. Ocean Runaway (13) 2-C 10-5-3-0 163 3
2. Azoom (2) 2-C 14-11-1-1 150 1
3. DM Shicago (2) 2-G 5-2-1-2 134 2
4. Hardly Hateful 2-F 8-3-3-1 87 -
5. Take Off Jess 2-C 7-2-3-1 81 4
6. Thewayouwantmetoo 2-F 6-3-1-1 60 7
7. All About Ease 2-F 9-6-0-2 53 5
8. Phoebes Otoole 2-G 7-4-1-1 48 6
9. Jess A Feature 2-F 10-6-2-1 43 10
10. Dash On A Mission 2-G 5-3-0-1 26 -

Other horses receiving votes: Chicks Like Us 23, Kathys Star Quest 18, Heza Secret Diamond 9, A Stone Runaway 8, Eye Yin You 6, Win Mir 6, Special Toast To GD 6, Lindas Dasher 4, Dash To The End 4, Like Frankie And Me 3, Tell Em Im Gone 2, Gulfstream Five 1.



American Quarter Horse Racing Leaders – Races in the system as of December 20, 2004.

2004 Leading Jockeys - Money Earned
1. G R CARTER JR $3,428,938; 2. JUAN L VAZQUEZ $3,128,662; 3. ALEX BAUTISTA $2,966,682; 4. ALVIN BROSSETTE $2,850,552; 5. GILBERT B ORTIZ $2,383,743; 6. RAMON SANCHEZ $2,072,879; 7. HECTOR LOPEZ CUEVAS $1,957,713; 8. ALFONSO LUJAN $1,597,588; 9. SAUL RAMIREZ $1,516,635; 10. JACKY MARTIN $1,465,812.

2004 Leading Trainers - Money Earned
1. PAUL C JONES $5,258,779; 2. KENNETH L ROBERTS $2,371,257; 3. MICHAEL W JOINER $2,133,470; 4. HEATH TAYLOR $1,953,932; 5. DENNIS EKINS $1,717,307; 6. CARL DRAPER $1,559,714; 7. JAIME H GOMEZ $1,361,997; 8. JANET VANBEBBER $1,176,894; 9. JACK W BROOKS $1,091,017; 10. EDDIE WILLIS $966,245.

2004 Leading Horses - Money Earned
1. OCEAN RUNAWAY $1,158,104; 2. DM SHICAGO $1,054,506; 3. AZOOM $738,136; 4. BE A BONO $499,144; 5. BRIMMERTON $467,049; 6. HARDLY HATEFUL $436,979; 7. CASH FOR KAS $389,653; 8. TAKE OFF JESS $380,087; 9. JESS A FEATURE $344,480; 10. PHOEBES OTOOLE $307,063.

The MBNA America Racing Challenge is a $5.3 Million purse and awards program for American Quarter Horse racing's fastest Athletes. In 2005, the MBNA America Challenge Championships will be held November 5 at Los Alamitos Race Course in Los Angeles, CA.