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Bodacious Eagle Named Supreme Race Horse
Bodacious Eagle has been honored as an AQHA Supreme Race Horse.

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Bodacious Eagle Named Supreme Race Horse

AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION—AUGUST 8, 2017—AQHA Past President Johnny Trotter's Bodacious Eagle has been honored as an AQHA Supreme Race Horse.

The 5-year-old gelding joins 38 other horses since 2002 in earning the title. The Supreme Race Horse award 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.

Bodacious Eagle is by One Famous Eagle and is out of the Corona Cartel mare Bodacious Dream, a daughter of American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame mare Dashing Phoebe. Bred by La Feliz Montana Ranch LLC of North Las Vegas, Nevada, Trotter acquired the horse as an embryo.

The sorrel gelding finished the necessary criteria to earn the award on April 1, when he notched his 10th career victory in the Leo Stakes (G1). He has to date won 11 of 23 starts, with four seconds and one third-place finish. He has earned $802,561 in his career. HIs other Grade 1 victory was in the 2015 Texas Classic Derby. He has won five stakes races; his other stakes wins include the Dash For Cash Derby (G3), Eastex Stakes (G2) and Higheasterjet Handicap (G3).

Bodacious Eagle is the 110th horse in total to earn the Supreme Race Horse award (the other awards were given retroactively).

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