Following up from his stellar year in 2012, Im Themightyquinn NZ (Washington VC USA - Love Sign (NZ)), was today announced the 2013 Australian Harness Horse of the Year. This is the third time he has won this coveted award.
The gelding raced just 17 times during the 2012/13 season, saluting 12 times. Group level successes included the Mount Eden Sprint, Parliamentarians Cup, Western Australian Cup, Inter Dominion Heat and Inter Dominion Grand Final - amassing $1,077,610 in stakemoney along the way. He also made a trip across the Tasman to win the Auckland Cup in March.
Trained by Gary Hall Snr., driven by Gary Hall Jnr., and owned by Beth Richardson, Glen Moore, Gary Ralston, Mark Congerton, Joe Barber, Henry McManus and Karen Hall, Im Themightyquinn's lifetime statistics now reflect his greatness with 101 starts for 51 wins, 31 placings and stakes of $4,370,716.
The HRA Australian Horse of the Year Awards are voted upon by over 60 judges including media and administrators spread across the country.
The full list of Australian Horse of the Year winners and their performances across all categories is attached: