Freaky was announced 2009 world racing champion during the American Quarter Horse Association’s annual racing award ceremony on January 13, in Oklahoma City.

Owned by Armando Aguirre of Surprise, Arizona, 4-year-old Freaky won six of nine starts and earned $580,860 during his championship season. The TR Dasher son, out of Chickasecret by Raise A Secret, was also voted champion aged horse and champion aged gelding.

Freaky began his career under the ownership of his breeder, Ed Allred. Purchased by Aguirre on January 28, 2009, he won the Champion of Champions (G1); the Los Alamitos Invitational Championship (G1); the Vessels Maturity (G1); and the Spencer Childers California Breeders’ Championship (RG1); and also set three Los Alamitos track records. He made his first two starts of the year for trainer Scott Willoughby and the remaining seven for Adan Farias.

Other horses receiving honors included Runnning Brook Gal, champion 2-year-old and champion 2-year-old filly; Tempting Dash, champion 2-year-old colt; First Klas Fred, champion 2-year-old gelding; Inseperable, champion 3-year-old and champion 3-year-old colt; Alice K White, champion 3-year-old filly; Time For A Cigar, champion 3-year-old gelding; First Moonflash, champion aged stallion; Stylish Jess BR, champion aged mare; Gone To The Mountain, champion distance horse; Ze Dancer, Mexican champion; Six Pack Of Corona, Canadian champion; and A Tempting Chick, broodmare of the year.

Paul Jones earned his eighth consecutive award as champion trainer; and Ramon Sanchez earned his second as champion jockey. A&C Racing and Roping was named champion owner; Edward C. Allred was champion breeder;