Supreme Race Horses

Two runners earn Supreme Race Horse titles.

BH Lisas Boy is a Supreme Race Horse. PHOTO: Andrea Caudill

The racehorses BH Lisas Boy and Imperial Eagle have each earned their AQHA Supreme Race Horse titles.

The Supreme Race Horse title recognizes a racing American Quarter Horse that during its career earns $500,000 or more, wins two or more open Grade 1 stakes races and at least 10 races.

BH Lisas Boy is a homebred racing for Bill C. Hoburg of Kennewick, Washington. The 6-year-old sorrel gelding reached the half-million earnings mark when he won the Brad McKinzie Winter Championship (G1) on February 11.

The son of Mighty Invictus and out of the Snowbound (TB) mare Apollo Snowbound has to date made 29 career starts, with 17 wins, six seconds and two thirds. He has earned $519,243, and set two track records. His Grade 1 wins also include the 2017 edition of the Winter Championship, as well as the 2017 Vessels Maturity (G1).

 
Imperial Eagle. PHOTO: Heather Evans-Gibson 

Champion Imperial Eagle is owned by Christina Robinson of Southern Pines, North Carolina. The 4-year-old gelding completed the Supreme requirements on March 10, when he secured his 10th career victory in the West Texas Maturity (G3).

The gray son of One Famous Eagle was bred by Fredda Draper, and is out of the Genuine Strawfly mare Jenuine Joy. He has won 10 of 18 career starts, with five seconds and one third, and has earned $1,863,528, putting him 12th on the all-time leading earners list. His Grade 1 victories include the 2016 All American Futurity and Southwest Juvenile Championship. He was the sport’s champion 2-year-old and champion 2-year-old gelding that same year.

BH Lisas Boy and Imperial Eagle become the 39th and 40th horses since 2002 and among only 111 horses in total to earn the award (the other awards were given retroactively).

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