APHA Annual Racing Awards Running Champion titles are awarded annually by a written ballot of the APHA Racing Committee.
- Walter Merrick earns coveted award from American Paint Horse Association (June 23, 2005)
Listed below are the titles awarded. Click on a link and view a list of winners in chronological order in each category.
- APHA Regular Registry World Champion Running Paint Horses
- APHA Regular Registry 2-Year-Old Running Champions
- APHA Regular Registry 3-Year-Old Running Champions
- APHA Regular Registry Aged Running Champions
- APHA Solid Paint-Bred World Champion Running Paint horses
- APHA Solid Paint-Bred 2-Year-Old Running Champions
- APHA Solid Paint-Bred 3-Year-Old Running Champions
- APHA Solid Paint-Bred Aged Running Champions
- Broodmare of the Year
- Canadian Champion
- Distance Champion
- Claiming Champion