James Sills’s No Mas Tequila (Northern Afleet) was named the Texas Thoroughbred Association’s 2022 Horse of the Year. The now 6-year-old mare, who amassed four wins on the grass last year, all in Texas-bred stakes races at Lone Star Park and Sam Houston Race Park, was also named the state’s champion older filly or mare.
No Mas Tequila’s dam, Foxy Boss (Street Boss), was named the 2022 Texas Broodmare of the Year and her breeders, Ronald and Margaret Ellerbee, were named the Texas Thoroughbred Association’s 2022 Breeder of the Year.
Also honored as 2022 champions in Texas are: 2-Year-Old Filly: Come To The Party (Bradester); 2-Year-Old Colt/Gelding: Vietnam Victory (Klimt); 3-Year-Old Filly: Texas Thunder (Bradester); 3-Year-Old Colt/Gelding: Lucky’s Special (Special Rate); and Older Horse: Mr Money Bags (Silver City).
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