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Conquer This Wave

Sound, coming 3-yr-old son



stakes producing mare




TNT Tiny Dasher

Sound 2013 filly by


out of daughter of


SOLD HERE 2-7-16



Hez Rare

Yearling son of HEZ


out of mare by

Champion RARE FORM





Golden mare by multiple

graded stakes sire

DASHAIR, si 100, out of

stakes producing PROUDEST

EFFORT mare. She's in foal


si 98, for a 2016 foal




A Special First

AAA stakes winning / producing REAL RUNAWAY

mare in foal to stakes winner


for 2016. She's a sister

to All American Derby-G1


si 104, $910,338




2015 filly by NF FRENCH

DISCO out of multiple race

winning AAA daughter




The Sixy Side

AAA stakes placed winner


half-sister to 3-time

Champion KETEL WON,

si 107, $651,740,

in foal to Champion




Take Me To The Disco

2014 filly by NF FRENCH

DISCO BUG (Frenchmans

Guy x Disco Jerry TB)



Rightous Rock

2012 gelding by KAPUT TB

(son of Champion CAPOTE)


from strong family.

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Magical Mile



Thoroughbred racehorse by J.O. Tobin.  Stakes winner and producer. 4 wins in 7 starts, $131,000. Hollywood Juvenile Championship winner. Set new track record at Hollywood Park. Currently #16 Leading Turf Sire of CA Breds by SPI, #21 Leading Turf Sire of CA Breds by Earnings, #22 Leading Turf Sire of West Region Breds by Earnings. Sire of 11 crops of racing age, 268 foals, 153 starters, 41 ROM, with earnings of $2,256,080, (including Shiney Miles, si 94). His offspring excel in performance, racing, barrel racing.





Thoroughbred. 1933-1962. Bred in France, trained in England.. Won the Epsom Derby  by 3 lengths in 2:33 4/5, bettering the previous Derby record set by Hyperion. Purchased by C.V. Whitney in 1940 and shipped to America. Sire of 70 stakes winners (17%). Known for exceptionally good daughters, including Almahmoud, 2nd dam of Northern Dancer, and Grey Flight, one of the few mares to produce nine stakes winners. When Mahmoud was leaving England for the United States during Word War II, the ship's captain refused to take the stallion aboard, saying he didn't have proper papers. So, Mahmoud was put in a shed and the boat left without him -- and was torpedoed. Mahmoud came over safely on another vessel. Very influential sire in Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse lines today.





Son of Northern Dancer out of Courting Days by Bold Lad. Stakes winner in Ireland & England. $74,319. Sire of 13 crops of racing age, 454 foals, 355 starters, 26 stakes winners, 260 winners of 1019 races and earnings $16,351,683.Sire of dams of 21 stakes winners, including Smoke Glacken (champion), Magical Maiden, Domestic Dispute, Midway Road, Slerp, Marciano,  Smokey Glacken, Tuzia, Sugar Punch, Tanja, Lovethatlegend, Buck's Best, Lovesme Legend, Magical Mile, Powers Prospect. Died in 1994 at age 17.


Majesty's Prince

Thoroughbred. 1979. Blacktype winner of $2,030,451.


Man O'War



Thoroughbred, 1917-1947. Sire by Fair Play. Probably American's most famous racehorse. Remarkable 20 wins in 21 starts, unprecedented earnings of $249,465. Sire of champions War Admiral and War Relic, etc. Lived to be 30 years of age. His groom, Will Harbut, eloquently summed up Man O'War when he said, "He wuz de mostest hoss that ever wuz." 

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Thoroughbred. 53 Starts: 19 - 7 - 10, $222,140 At 3: WON Wood Memorial S., Gallant Fox H., Jockey Club Gold Cup, Edgemere H., Governor Bowie H., Pimlico Special, Rockingham Park H.; 2ND New York H., Yankee H., Potomac H., Dwyer S.; 3RD Kentucky Derby, Aqueduct H., Hialeah S., Granite State H. At 4: WON Suburban H., Mclennan H.; 2ND Grey Lag H.; 3RD Metropolitan H. At 5: WON Massachusetts H., Narragansett Special; 2ND Brooklyn H.; 3RD Butler H., Edgemere H. Co-champion handicap horse, 1943.
Set an American record in winning the 1941 Jockey Club Gold Cup, defeating Whirlaway.


Master Hand





Thoroughbred. Stakes winning son of Three Bars. Sire of both speed and halter horses.



Meter Me Gone

Meter Me Gone (1992), si 112, was AQHA Racing Champion Three-year-old Colt, a stakes winner of $258,447. Meter Me Gone won the All American Derby-G1, etc. Meter Me Gone died in 2000. He is the sire of 4 crops of racing age, 303 foals, 206 starters, 178 ROM, 22 stakes winners, 1 champion, 137 winners of 389 races and earning $4,242,942 USA, Panther Mountain, si 105 (Champion, $459,921, MBNA America Challenge Championship-G1, etc.), Gone Celebrating, si 109 ($364,068, Championship at Sunland Park S.-G1, etc.), Red Dog Leader, si 102 ($226,632, Humble S., etc.), Meter Me Ready, si 104 ($160,881, MBNA America West/Southwest Championship-G2, etc.). Sire of dams of stakes winners Go Girl Gone, Sheez Special Made, Sum Special Hum.


Midnight Jr



Midnight Jr was a race ROM runner and sired multiple race & show ROM earning offspring. Again, most importantly, he passed these traits on to foals who in turn would later pass them on.  Purchased by Walter Merrick. Became one of the first to receive a number when AQHA was formed. Merrick's interest in racing caused him to begin crossing top Thoroughbred stallions on his Midnight Jr mares. He sired Grey Badger II, Lewis Miss Prissy, Hot Heels,  etc.  His daughter Belle of Midnight was maternal granddam of Jet Deck. 

Military Brush

1939. Thoroughbred. Daughter of Man O' War. Full sister to War Admiral.

Mill Reef


Miss Assured

Miss Disco

  Miss Jelly Roll



1969. By Roulade TB. Unraced, outstanding dam of 17 foals, 13 starters, 9 winners/ROM, including Pie in the Sky, si 101, by Easy Jet.


Miss Louton



SI 100 (x Tonto Bars Gill), earned Champion 2-Year- Old Filly, Champion 3-Year-Old Filly & Champion Mare honors. 25 wins & earned $74,717 (in the 1950s). Dam to 13 foals, 12 performers, 10 ROM, including Camptown Boy, si 95 (by Three Bars), and Camptown Girl, si 100 (by Breeze Bar), dam of the incomparable AQHA Hall of Fame horse Town Policy (earnings of $862,180). Miss Louton's offspring include 9 winners (with 60 wins), 2 stakes winners and 3 stakes placers.  

Miss Night Bar

Dam of Jet Deck.




Mito Paint

1965. Thoroughbred. Sire of Race Money Earners of $3,541,928. 19 Superiors, Race. 285 ROMs, Race.1 AQHA Champion. 1 World Championship, Arena.




Moolah Bux



1952 TB. Leading sire of ROM Race Qualifiers & Money Earners; ROM Race Offspring; ROM Arena Offspring & Producing Daughters. In TB races, stakes-placed winner, $32,005, 2nd Governor's H., etc. Sire of 20 crops of racing age, 449 foals, 336 starters, 80 ROM, 10 stakes winners, 204 winners of 894 races and earning $1,941,385, Sunday Slippers-TB ($64,000, Bustles and Bows S., etc.), Storm Boy-TB ($63,589, Juvenile H.), Joada Bux-QH SI 100 ($49,889, Rainbow Futurity, etc.). Sire of dams of 42 stakes winners, including Go Derussa Go-QH (champion), Shirley B Gayle-QH, The Signature-QH, Corporate Bug-QH, El Banko-QH, Rocket Elaine-QH, Miss Ooo Wee-QH, Proper Proof-TB, Bouncing Buttons-TB, Etta Chick-QH, Gustoso-QH, Racy Renee-QH, Moolah Wrangler-QH, Alibux-TB, Smugglin George-TB.   


 Moon Deck












1950-74. AQHA Hall of Fame race horse by Top Deck TB. Established one of Top Deck's most prominent family branches. Out of Moonlight Night, by Peace Pipe TB. Moon Deck had a reputation of being rank. he threw temper tantrums. He flipped in the starting gate. He wanted the world on his terms. Raced for 6 years. V.A. Carter began breeding him to his Barred mares, and to this day, the Moon Deck/Miss Night Bar cross is still touted as one of the most successful in racing industry's history. Two of his most important sons were Top Moon and Jet Deck.

 Moon Lark


1976. Champion racing 2 year old and 2 year old colt, 1978; Racing World Champion, Champion 3 year old colt and Champion 3 year old, 1979. Won All American Futurity and Sunland Park Fall Futurity in 1978, 1st in  Horsemen's QHRA Championship and Los Alamitos Derby, 1979. Placed in Rainbow Futurity, El Primero Del Ano Derby, All American Derby, and Champion of Champions. Earned Superior Race Horse and Supreme Race Horse honors. Speed index 99, earnings of $859,356. Sire of 668 ROM, 52 stakes winners, 2 Champions, with earnings of $10,370,106. Sire of dams of 31 stakes winners.


Moore Go

SI 100. By Go Man Go. 13 wins, $13,435. 1967 Superior Race Horse


Mr Bar None



1955. SI 100, 36-22-10-1, $72,126. AQHA Hall of Fame nominee. 1957 Champion Racing 2 year old colt; 1958 Champion Racing 3 year old colt; Champion Stallion & World Champion. "Burned up the tracks" in 1957-58. In Autumn Championship, he beat 3-time world champion Go Man Go & 1959 World Champion Racing Stallion Double Bid. In one year he made more than career earnings of all but 3 Quarter Horses. Great sire of speed horses. 367 foals, 290 starters, 30 stakes winners, 4 AQHA Champions, 3 World Champions, offspring earnings of $1,156,677. Died in 1982, a few feet from the place he was foaled, in Wagoner, OK 


Mr Busher

1946. By War Admiral.



Mr Eye Opener



Mr Jet Moore


Mr Master Bug



Champion Racing 2 Year Old Colt & Champion Two Year Old; 1983 Champion Racing Three Year Old Colt & Champion Three Year Old; 1984 Champion Racing Aged Stallion & Champion Aged Horse.

Mr Prospector



Thoroughbred. 1970-1999. By Raise A Native. Leading Sire & Broodmare Sire. Sired more than 180 stakes winners (15%), including Gulch and Forty Niner. Broodmare sire of more than 300 stakes winners, including Mineshaft, Dayjur. Pulpit, Silver Deputy, etc.


Mumtaz Mahal

English Champion 2 YO filly. Considered to be one of the most influential mares in the General Stud Book. Brilliant, early maturing gray filly who produced a number of talented progeny,  but her fame rests more with 3 descendents -- "genetic giants" -- who became leading sires: Mahmoud, Nasrullah, & Royal Charger





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1967. Thoroughbred. Naskra was bay colt by Nasram out of Iskra by Le Haar. He was a solid racehorse, starting 63 times for total earnings of $201,404; a SW of 7 races. Naskra was a son of the undistinguished sire Nasram. Iskra, the dam of Naskra, has a very solid pedigree being by Le Haar out of Fasciola by Fastnet out of Foxcraft by Foxhunter. Naskra is the sire of 68 stakes winners. He sired Star De Naskra and Sir Naskra.





1940 - 1959. Thoroughbred. Distinguished as the English Champion in 1942, immigrated from England to U.S. in 1949, when purchased by A.B. Hancock for $400,000. Became the sire of Bold Ruler and Nashua. Was a leading sire for many years--1955-56, 1959-60, 1962. Sire of 98 Stakes Winners, including Nashua, Bold Ruler, Bald Eagle, Never Bend, Never Say Die, Noor, Nasrina, Leallah and more. Today many of the most successful AQHA speed horses trace their pedigree to Nasrullah.   



Native Dancer


1950 - 1967. Thoroughbred stallion. Champion each of his 3 racing seasons. At 2, one poll of turf writers named him Horse of the Year. Fame spurred in part by television appearances; he was racing's first tv personality. Unbeaten at 2. Champion 2-year-old,1952. Missed Triple Crown by a head in the Kentucky Derby, but did win all other major races of the season. Won Metropolitan Mile and 2 other races before injury forced his retirement. 21 wins from 22 starts. Earnings of $785,240. Successful sire. 14% of foals were stakes winners. Sired the champion Raise a Native and a daughter, Natalma, who produced Northern Dancer.





Thoroughbred. 1935-1957. By Pharos. Leading Sire in England in 1947, 48, 49. Leading Broodmare Sire in England, 1952, 55, 56. Sire of 87 stakes winners (18%) including Nasrullah





Thoroughbred. 1954-1973. Sired by Nearco out of Lady Angela by Hyperion. Nearctic was Leading Sire in Canada seven times & Leading Juvenile Sire in France in 1973. Sired 49 stakes winners (14%), including Northern Dancer, Champion, Nonoalco, Champion, Cool Reception, Champion, Icecapade, Explodent & Briartic. Broodmare sire of 93 stakes winners, including champions La Prevoyante, Kennedy Road, Ben Fab, Square Angel & Henriette.

Never Bend



1960. Thoroughbred by Nasrullah. Winner of 13 of 23 career starts at two & three, placed 8 times. Won Belmont Futurity, Champagne Stakes, Garden State's Garden State Trial Purse. Named Champion Two Year Old Male. It was summed up that his juvenile campaign "dominated his generation." At 3, he won the Hialeah's Flamingo Stakes, Saratoga's Lake Desolation Purse, etc. Runner-up in Kentucky Derby. Injured during the running of the Kentucky Derby. Stood 16.1-1/2 hands. Sired 362 foals, 61 stakes winners. Sire of Mill Reef, $764, 412;  J.O. Tobin,  $592,550; Iron Ruler, $455,702, Torsion, $172,128, etc.  As a sire of broodmares, he got 154 dams of 1202 foals, 919 runners, 710 winners. The Never Bend line is well-known in both race & sport horses. Strong influence for stamina &  speed.    


 Noholme II


Bred in Australia and spent first part of racing career there. Outstanding race horse. Won Champagne Stakes at 2. Won Australia's most valuable mile race, the Epsom Handicap, at 3. Won WS Cox Plate and CB Fisher Plate. Australian Horse of the Year. Sold to American Gene Geoff in July 1960. As a sire in the US, he became leading juvenile sire by number of winners. Sired several very important AQHA sires, including Shirley's Champion, The Signature, Pass Em Up.


Northern Dancer


1961 Thoroughbred Stallion. A small bay with three white stockings and a crooked blaze, he was the first foal of the Native Dancer mare, Natalma. From the first crop of the farm's new stallion, Nearctic, no one could've been expected to see the magic in this mating. Horse Of The Year, Champion Twice. Never out of the money in 18 starts. $580,647. Sire of 23 crops, 635 foals, 488 Starters, 146 black type winners, 368 winners, over $31.1 million. Sire of 147 stakes winners (23%), including such greats of Nijinsky II, The Minstrel, Nureyev, Storm Bird, Sadler's Wells, etc. Broodmare sire of more than 240 stakes winners, 19 champions. Died in 1990 at the age of 29.


Old Pueblo



Ole Fols

Ought To Go



1967. Hall of Fame AQHA mare by Go Man Go. 29-7-5-7, $11,852. Dam of 12 foals, 10 starters, 10 ROM, 3 AA, 5 AAA, 2 TAAA, 3 SW, 2 SP, earnings of $492,019, and one Champion producing daughter, Fishers Favorite.  

Pacific Bailey




1920. His is an influential sire line. 18 Starts, 9 Wins, 4 Places, 1 Show, Earnings $85,742; At 2 won 6x5-6f, at 3 1st Derby S. (ENG), Chester Vase 12f, Duke of York S 10f, 2nd St. Leger S. (ENG), International Race S, Jockey Club S. (ENG), Eclipse S. (ENG). Died 1941.

Paul H.


1953. Thoroughbred. Son of Three Bars.  Track record holder at sprint distances and winner up to 7 furlongs. Stood at Lady Bug Stallion Station, in Oklahoma. 





Peter McCue


Considered to be one of the truly foundation sires of the American Quarter Horse, Peter McCue was by Dan Tucker & out of Nora M. Known for his blazing speed, he reportedly ran a quarter in 21 flat,- a time that wasn't matched for decades to come.  His popularity was assured when he passed his talent for speed on to his get. [It should be noted that, with false information, he was registered as a TB for racing opportunities. He reportedly sired 20 'TBs' listed in the American Stud Book.]Peter McCue was the genesis of many a Quarter Horse line. He was the sire of Harmon Baker, Badger, Hickory Bill, Chief, Shiek, great grandsire of Wimpy P-1, etc.  He was inducted into the AQHA Hall of Fame in 1991.   




Phone Trick

Thoroughbred stallion by Clever Trick. Multiple G2 winner, sire of 1997 Horse of the Year & champion two-year-old male Favorite Trick. Brilliant sprinter, winning nine of ten career starts. Phone Trick sired 612 winners & 53 stakes winners from 809 starters among 1,090 foals in 16 crops of racing age. In addition to millionaire Favorite Trick, he sired 1993 champion two-year-old filly Phone Chatter, 2002 Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-G1) winner and $3,200,000-earner Caller One, and Semoran, Bella Chiarra, Intidab, Mazel Trick, Caller I.D., and Zavata among 22 graded stakes winners. Stood his first 15 years at Walmac Farm in Lexington. Milfer Farm owner veterinarian Jonathan Davis bought Phone Trick in August 2001 & moved him to New York for stud duty in 2002.  On the track, Phone Trick made his reputation as one of the country's prominent sprinters with wins in the 1986 San Carlos Handicap (G2), Bold Ruler Handicap (G2), & the True North Handicap (G2). Phone Trick's only loss came in his final race when he finished second to Groovy in the Tom Fool Stakes (G2) at Belmont Park on July 20, 1986. Groovy went on to win champion sprinter honors the next year. Died in 2005.




58-27-10-10; notable wins inc: 1945 Preakness Stakes, Withers Stakes, Saranac Handicap; 1946 Toboggan Handicap, Roseben Handicap; titles: Champion Sprinter of 1947; sired Native Dancer.



Prince John



Thoroughbred. 1953-1979. By Princequillo out of Not Afraid, by Count Fleet. Leading Broodmare Sire in 1979, 1980, 1982, 1986. Leading Juvenile Sire in 1969. Sire of 55 stakes winners (10%), including Stage Door Johnny & Silent Screen. Broodmare sire of 172 stakes winners, including Cozzene, Blushing John, Riverman, Slewpy, etc.





1940-1964. Thoroughbred. By Prince Rose out of daughter of Papyrus. 33-12-5-7; grandsire of Secretariat; (Major Races Won) Won: Saratoga Cup, Jockey Club Gold Cup, Saratoga H, Merchants' And Citizens' H, Questionnaire H 2nd: Whitney S (twice) 3rd: Dwyer S, Empire City H Imported to US. Died 1964. His son Round Table became the then greatest stakes winner in Thoroughbred history. Leading sire and leading broodmare sire. Sire of 65 stakes winners (13%), including not only Round Table, but Hill Prince, Misty Morn & Quill. Broodmare sire of 170 stakes winners, including champions Secretariat, Bold Lad, Mill Reef, Key To The Mint, etc. One of the most important large-hearted stallions, sired the extraordinary double copy mare Somethingroyal.


Prissy Hankins

Raise A Native



TB. 1961-88. Son of Native Dancer. Leading Juvenile Sire in 1973. Sire of 78 stakes winners, including Crowned Prince, Alydar, Majestic Prince, Exclusive Native, Native Royalty. Established a dynasty through his son Mr. Prospector, sire of 169 Stakes winners and is at the moment the all time leading sire of stakes winners. Raise A Native is broodmare sire of more than 180 stakes winners, including  Ajdal, Danzatore, Legarto, Blue Finn, Meadowlake, Adored, Lucky Lucky, Nijinsky's Secret, Affiliate, Bold Ruckus, etc. He left a powerful mark in the AQHA through his son Raise Your Glass, an excellent sire and broodmare sire of Quarter Horses.



Raise Your Glass



1968. Sire of Performance & Race ROMs, AAATs, Superior Race Horses, stakes winners and Racing World Champions. NCHA: Sire of money earner. APHA: Sire of World Champion Race Horses, Superior Race Horses, AAA, Barrel Racing point earner. A Leading Broodmare Sire - sired 496 dams of 1,510 performers, of which 1,477 were starters, 946 ROM, 812 winners, 90 stakes winners, 70 stakes placed, 4 champions, $16,273,109.

Rare Bar





Real Easy Jet

Rebel Cause

Reb's Policy



The great stakes winner of more than $83,000, before a broken leg ended his race career. Outstanding producer of Quarter Horses (and Thoroughbreds). Listed in top 25 leading AQHA broodmare sires (by earnings) in 2002.





Thoroughbred, 1950, x Revoked (x Blue Larkspur). Winner of 11 of 47 starts, including Santa Anita Handicap, Hawthorne Gold Cup, etc. Earned $549,500 while winning stakes at 3,4, and 5. Sire of Jo-Ann-Cat, dam of Beduino. Also sire of See Thru, Stop On Red, Under Cover, and Viking Spirit.






Thoroughbred. 1952-1972. Leading Sire in England in 1963, 1967, 1968. Sire of 64 stakes winners (15%), including Tom Rolfe. Broodmare sire of 104 stakes winners.


Rocket Bar


Thoroughbred by Three Bars. AQHA Hall of Fame horse. Sire of 45 stakes winners, sire of World Champions and Superior Champions. Sire of Laree Bar, the dam of Charger Bar (by Tiny Charger). Charger Bar was an 8 time World Champion and a Hall of Fame horse. Rocket Bar also sired Rocket Wrangler, sire of Dash For Cash.


Rocket Wrangler


1970 All American Futurity Winner, 1970 World Champion 2-Year-Old Colt. AQHA Superior Race Horse. Sire of Dash For Cash.  



Thoroughbred by Sir Gallahad.
40-18-5-6, $56,060. Hyde Park S, Bashford Manor S, Lafayette S, Jerome H, Laurel S, Chicago H, Fall Highweight H, Fleetwing H, American Legion H. Leading 2yo sire twice, leading broodmare sire 1965, sired 54 SWs, 2 champions.  Died in 1960. 


Ronas Ryon


Rose Bug





Round Table



1954. By Princequillo and out of Knights's Daughter. Claiborne Farm bred .Won 43 of 66 races and retired as the all-time leading money earner at that time, $1,749,869.  Ran a mile in 1:33 2/5. Earned Horse of the Year & Champion honors. Retired to Claiborne and lived to be 33. Such as his status that Queen Elizabeth II altered her schedule when on a Kentucky visit in 1984 to visit Round Table. Sire of 83 stakes winners (21%). Led the American sire list in 1972. His son Poker achieved fame as being broodmare sire of Triple Crown winner Seattle Slew & Derby-Preakness winner Silver Charm.


Royal Charger



Royal Quick Dash

Quarter Horse. 1989 son of First Down Dash out of the great producer Harems Choice (by Beduino TB). The only son of First Down Dash to win the All American and sire an All American winner. Champion 2-Year-Old Colt. Earned $1,046,980.




Until her tragic end, Ruffian wasn't only unbeaten, she was also never headed. She set a new stakes record in each of the eight stakes races which she won. She raced successfully from 5 1/2 furlongs to 1 1/2 miles with an average winning margin of 8 1/3 lengths. She is buried near the flagpole at her home track of Belmont Park - the site of her first race where she blazed boldly onto the racing scene, and the site of her final race where a hundred thousand eyes watched her brilliant flame flicker out.

Scapa Flow


Scattered Scoop Bam

Seattle Slew

Thoroughbred. 1974-2002. Other colts have gone into the Triple Crown series having not yet lost a race, but only Seattle Slew has emerged undefeated with the Triple Crown title. Once an ugly duckling who was sold for a pittance, he proved his excellence not only on the track but also in the breeding shed.  Leading Sire, Leading Broodmare Sire. Sire of A.P. Indy, Landaluce, Capote, etc. Broodmare sire of Cigar, etc.  






Thoroughbred. 1970-1989. By Bold Ruler out of Somethingroyal, by Princequillo. Chick Anderson, who called the '73 Belmont, spoke the now immortal words "...but Secretariat is moving like a tremendous machine...!" Secretariat's world record Belmont is perhaps the greatest single performance ever, and this race along with other extraordinary performances secure his place as the most popular racehorse of all time. Broodmare sire of more than 165 stakes winners, including A.P. Indy, Chief's Crown, Dehere, Gone West, Storm Cat, Secreto, Summer Squall, Dare And Go & Atticus.   



1919 Thoroughbred mare. Small mare (but extremely well made) so was not nominated to the classics. Won 16 of 22 races including the Cheverly Park Stakes & the Park Hill Stakes, leading some to believe she could have won several classics had she been entered. As a broodmare, Selene proved a phenomenon. She produced 15 foals, including the great champion & leading sire Hyperion, also the classy Sickle (one of the best at two & three, & the Leading Sire in the U.S. in '36 & '38), Pharamond II (Middle Park Stakes at 2, among the leading sires in the U.S., Hunter's Moon (Newmarket Stakes; a leading sire in Argentina), Night Shift, Guiscard, the sires Moonlight Run and Salamis, & broodmares All Moonshine (dam of Mossborough; ancestress of Sir Tristram), Coronal, Moon Priestess, & New Moon. Selene was 23 years old at the time of her death. She had produced 14 foals, 10 winners, 6 stakes winners, including the great champion Hyperion. She had 7 male foals, 6 of which became successful sires, 4 of those being leading sires or among the leading sires where they stood. Of her 7 daughters, 3 became stakes producers & 2 were responsible for 2 more leading sires in Chile & New Zealand. It is felt that Selene is possibly the most influential broodmare of the Twentieth Century.


Shawne Bug


SI-101 29-17(2)-3(2)-6(3), $277,023.
Won Blue Ribbon Futurity, Rocky Mountain QH Derby; 2nd All American Derby, Go Man Go Handicap;3rd Kansas Derby, Rainbow Derby,Los Alamitos Invitational Championship. Sire of 26 stakes winners. Broodmare sire of Champion Strawberry Silk, si 105, $1,226,264; Shawne's Favorite, si 106, $365,280; Shawne Music Man, si 104, $239,668; Shawne Savage, si 108, $128,000, etc. Shawne Bug was euthanized on February 26, 2000 following complications of a stroke. He was laid to rest on the grounds of Bowlan Farms, Tecumseh, Oklahoma where he spent the majority of his breeding career. Strong sire and grandsire of solid barrel horses. He's made a definite impact on both barrel and racehorse industry.


 Shirley's Champion

37 Starts: 8 - 9 - 5, $174,087. 1st Debonair S., Hollywood Express-G3, All American H., Inglewood S. (G2).

Sinn Fein










Six Fols


Sizzle Te



Sire of leading race producer Sizzlin Lil. 


Sizzling Lil





Slumber Party


By Raise Your Glass TB out of Miss Moolah Bux. Bred by Phillips Ranch. Of Slumber Party, owner Joe McDermott said: " She's got a great disposition and was a fair race mare. She's a chestnut, kinda big and broad with lots of bone, lots of size and a good, long flat hip. All her colts have a good disposition like she does. They come to you wanting to please....Everything we breed her to works...she's wonderful mother." Slumber Party is an all-time leading dam of stakes winners. She was dam of 14 foals, 13 to race, 8 winners, 9 ROM, including: Sir Alibi, si 104 (by Streakin Six), Champion Aged Stallion, Superior Race Horse, 9 wins, $356,193; No Tell Motel, si 105 (by Truckle Feature), Superior Race Horse, 11 wins, $161,673. Layover Charlie, si 106, (by Jet Charger) Superior Race Horse, 15 wins, $104,808. Malestrom, si 106 (by Phone Trick TB), Superior Race Horse, 12 wins, $46,059. Quite Awesome, si 95 (by Monteverdi TB), Superior Race Horse, 17 wins, $35,286.


Sold Short


Thoroughbred. 1952. By Princequillo out of Imperatrice. Broodmare of the Year in 1973. She raced only once, August 2, 1954, at Saratoga, unplaced. Produced 4 stakes winners: SECRETARIAT (1973 Triple Crown Winner), SIR GAYLORD, FIRST FAMILY, SYRIAN SEA; and 5 stakes-placed: Somethingfabulous, Grand Coulee, Mostar, Capital Asset and Cherryville. Somethingroyal was 18 years-old when Secretariat was born. Secretariat's owner, Penny Chenery, said Somethingroyal gave her offspring a strong sense of identity. She was top of the pecking order -- and her offspring knew they were special. Oldest mare to foal a Triple Crown winner, at age 18. Died in 1983, at 31 years of age. 


Son of Briartic

1979. Thoroughbred. By Briartic out of De Havilland (by Forceten).Classic winner of $380,470. Queen's Plate-R, etc.


Sparkling Tip


Special Effort



1979. SI 104. Only horse to win QH Triple Crown. Won Kansas Futurity, Rainbow Futurity, & All American Futurity at two, also qualifying the fastest in the trials for each. Became richest QH ever and first 2-year-old of any breed to win $1,000,000. Won Kansas Derby at three. 15-13-0-1 Earned $1,219,950. World Champion. Syndicated for $15 million. Continues to be champion sire. Offspring earnings of over $17 million. Sired such greats as Special Leader, Bully Bullion, Special Shake, The Informant, Strawfly Special. Oustanding broodmare sire. Stands at 6666 Ranch, Guthrie, TX.

Spectacular Bid


The gavel fell at $37,000 - Harry & Teresa Meyerhoff were now the owners of the steel grey yearling in the auction ring. They called their new colt Spectacular Bid, a name which would surely seem prophetic just a short year later.


Spotted Bull




Spy Song


Winner of Arlington Futurity, Hawthorne Sprint H, Chicago H, Myrtlewood S, Clang H, Hawthorne Speed H 2nd: Kentucky Derby, etc. 36 Starts, 15 Wins, 9 Places, 4 Shows with career earnings of  $206,325.



Star Kingdom



Star Kingdom was ranked as the fastest 2-year-old in England before going to Australia. Considered by many to be the most successful and influential stallion ever to set foot on Australian soil. Leading sire 5 times, leading broodmare sire 3 times. His progeny won the first five Golden Slippers. Champion sons include Todman, Biscay, Kaoru Star and Planet Kingdom. His influence extends to all major racing countries and if he had lived four months longer, Star Kingdom would have been the first  living Thoroughbred sire on three lists: Leading Sire, Two-Year-Old Sire, and Broodmare Sire. Star Kingdom's name shows up on the pedigrees of some very excellent AQHA horses, such as—Meter Me Gone, Rare Form,  Hawkish, The Signature, Hawkinson, Heza Fast Man, Panther Mountain, Down Home Dash and Vital Sign (to name a few).


Storm Cat



By the Northern Dancer sire Storm Bird out of Terlingua (by Secretariat). Currently the hottest Thoroughbred sire in North America (both as a sire of major stakes winners and as a leading sire at sales across the country), he is renowned for endowing his progeny with outstanding speed and class.



 Strawberry Silk


Streakin La Jolla

Streakin Six



1977 AQHA Stallion. SI 104. 2002 #2 leading broodmare sire. #6 leading all time sire of stakes winners. From 21 crops, sired 1105 foals, 859 starters, 660 ROM, 593 winners, 74 stakes winners, 4 champions, with earnings of $16,845,526. Broodmare sire of All American Futurity winner and fastest qualifier AB What a Runner si 109. Sire of Dean Miracle and Streakin LaJolla. AQHA #6 leading all time broodmare sire - over $15 million. Streakin Six was pensioned in 2000. The champion sire was euthanized on December 14, 2005, due to infirmities of old age at the 6666 Ranch in Guthrie, Texas, where he was last standing.


Sugar Bars


1951-72. Son of Three Bars TB. Sired 867 foals, 30 AQHA Champions. World Champion Sire, Reserve World Champion Sire, Superior Halter Sire, Superior Performance Sire, Race ROM Sire, AQHA High Point Performance Stallion Sire, AQHA Champion Sire (30 all together), Total points earned of all get 9,896.







13-9-2-2; Major Races Won—1910 BELMONT STAKES (G1), 1909 FUTURITY STAKES (G1) National Stallion S., Futurity S., Belmont S., Carlton S., Lawrence Realization 2nd Saratoga Special, Hopeful S. 3rd Great Trial S., Brooklyn Derby Champion 2 yr. old of the year 1909, Champion 3yr. old of the year 1910 Hall of Fame 2nd Saratoga Special, Hopeful S., 3rd Great Trail S., Brooklyn Derby; Champion 2 yr old of the year 1909, Champion 3 yr old of the year 1910; Hall of Fame. Sire of Brushup, the dam of War Admiral.

Takin On The Cash




1913. Thoroughbred. He was sold for a small price to Jefferson Davis Cohn and sent to race in Spain. Teddy raced eight times and won six races, including the Premio Villamejor, (the Spanish St. Leger). Teddy was named champion three-year-old colt in Spain in 1916. At stud, he became highly influential. Sons Sir Gallahad III and Bull Dog, full brothers out of the Spearmint mare Plucky Liege, were exported to the United States and became leading sires. His daughter, La Troienne became one of the most significant broodmares in history, with nearly a thousand stakes winners descending from her in tail-female. In the 1930s, aging Teddy himself was exported to the U.S., and sired two more influential sons -- Sun Teddy, whose male line culminated with Damascus and Private Account, important sources of stamina, and Case Ace, broodmare sire of Raise a Native. Died 1938 from a twisted intestine. A great sire whose influence was widespread in France, Italy, and the USA. 


Tempered Glass



By Secretariat. 7 wins, 2 to 4, $423,896, Hollywood Juvenile Championship S.-G2, Del Mar Debutante S.-G2, etc.  Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, including Storm Cat.



The Pie King


Thoroughbred, 1951. By The Solicitor (x Fair Trial). Won 4 of 5 juvenile starts in England. Sent to the United States where he raced 3 seasons. Purchased by PJ Pendergast on behalf of Mr. R. Bell: "It says much for Pendergast's judgment of a horse that he bought two such brilliant colts (Windy City and The Pie King) in the space of 3 years, for neither are what is generally known as fashionably bred. Sired 16 stakes winners.


The Signature



1980. SI 107. Stakes winner of 11 races, $333,473. Sire of 514 ROM, 47 stakes winners, 7 champions, earning $11,063,241, including Heza Fast Man, si 111, $801,356; Sign of Lanty, si 108, $545,542; Sig Hanson, si 102, $433,193; Rare Form, si 120, $278,191. Sire of the dams of 29 stakes winners.  


Three Bars


1940. Had greatest impact on QH breed of any horse in history. Left his mark in racing, halter, cutting & other performance events. 24 foal crops. Sired 29 AQHA Champions, 14 World Champions in racing. Progeny earned $3,277,089.AQHA Hall of Fame Inductee 1989.


Three Chicks



1959. By Three Bars & Chicado V. (Chicado V produced five top AAA sprinters, plus several AAAs and one begetter that never set hoof on a track – Triple Chick.) Has been described as one of straightaway’s most consistent performers. He ran ROM every time out with 2 Top AAA plus six other AAA races to his credit. Earnings of $22,624.66.



Three Ohs


1966 AQHA Stallion. 1968 he won the AQHA All American Futurity. Sired 794 registered foals during his short lifetime. These were earners of $4.8 million from just seven crops to race. Died in 1976 at the age of 10.




Tidy Step






Tinky Bars

Tiny Charger




1960.  Bred by Frank Vessels and campaigned by Western Stables under conditioner Earl K. Holmes, Tiny Charger was out of Clabber Tiny (by Clabber II from Tiny Iny, TB). As a two- and three-year-old, he earned $73,356 from straightaway performance. A Top AAA, as a three-year-old in 1963, he won the following stakes: the Inaugural at Bay Meadows (January 5) over Jet Deck and Pacific Bars; the Hollywood Handicap at Bay Meadows (January 26) over Copan Buck and Golden Note; and the Inaugural at Los Alamitos (April 9) over Chudej’s Rhoda and Moolah Bar. He Ran during a period when competition was at its toughest. He outran such paragons of speed as Anna Dial, Straw Flight, Top Moon, Dari Star, Dariman, Scooper Chick, Bar Depth and Hustling Man. He outran Jet Deck twice – a considerable accomplishment.

Perhaps the greatest son of Depth Charge (TB). As a two- and three-year-old, he earned $73,356 from straightaway performance. A Top AAA, as a three-year-old in 1963, he won several stakes. Total track earnings amounted to $84,506.84.





1981. SI 113, $1,143,043. Multi- Champion. Son of Beduino.  From 15 crops, sired 605 foals, 462 starters, 367 ROM, 330 winners, 40 stakes winners, 43 stakes placed, 3 champions, with earnings of over $7 million.



To Market


1948. Thoroughbred. 36-12-4-3, $387,325. Won Arlington Futurity, Washington Park Futurity, Arlington Hcp., Hawthorne Gold Cup, Massachusetts Hcp., San Carlos Hcp.



Tom Fool

Hall of Fame jockey Ted Atkinson, who rode many of Thoroughbred history's greatest horses, considered Tom Fool to have been the best mount of his career.



Tom Rolfe



Tonto Bars Hank


Too Tidy Sis

Top Deck



Thoroughbred. Sire of 5 Racing Quarter Horse World Champions, including Go Man Go, Decketta, Mighty Deck, Rebel Cause and Top Ladybug. Sire of Moon Deck. Leading Sire of ROM. AQHA Hall of Fame Inductee, 1990.

Top Ladybug


Too Tidy


Quarter Horse. Stakes-placed winner of $22,217. Won trial heats for Tumbleweed Futurity, Northern Racing QHA Futurity, 2nd in finals of the Tumbleweed F., Northern Racing QHA F., The Johnny Dial Handicap, Monita Handicap. Qualified for the Golden State and Kindergarten Futurities. Represents one of QH racing's greatest families. He is by stakes winner Moore Go ($93,433), on of Go Man Go's leading siring sons. His dam, Tidy Chick, has produced three other ROM and is a half-sister to stakes producer and winner Tidy Too and producer Tidy Step. From this family has also come Champion 3-year-old Gelding, He's A Pleasure (10 wins, $72,379), as well as stakes winners Moore Go and Step And Gone. Grandsire of Charlys Ragtime Band.


Too Tidy Sis

Topless Dancer


1974, by Texas Dancer TB. SI 95. Five wins at 2, $64,892. Dam of 12 foals, 11 starters, 9 winners, 10 ROM, including Easy Hoofer (by Easy Jet), si 97.


Top Moon














1960. SI 100. AQHA Hall of Fame Inductee, 1999. Ran out $40,637.  Top Moon was bred like Jet Deck: Both were 1960 sons of Moon Deck and out of Barred daughters. Both grew up bucking and racing in the same pasture. They met up again in 1962, in the Juvenile Championship Prep trials, a long time since they had played as colts together. Jet Deck led Top Moon, but Top Moon was breathing heavily on the Jet Deck's neck. Top Moon gained, but when the finish line flashed by, it was Moon Deck who went to the winner's circle. Top Moon produced two All-American Futurity winners: Bugs Alive In 75, and Moon Lark. There was almost a third when Lady Bug's Moon finished second to Three Oh's in 1968.




Town Policy



Perhaps the most famous of Reb's Policy's offspring was Town Policy. In 2002, Town Policy (along with renowned trainer Blane Schvaneveldt) was inducted into the IQHA Racing Division 2002 Hall of Fame. The Idaho Quarter Horse Breeders Association website records the following: "When Town Policy was laid to rest on the Los Alamitos Racetrack infield in January 1984, and he’s the only horse to be so honored, trainer Blane Schvaneveldt cried. So did jockey Kenny Hart. The fact that two men, two cowboys, broke down over a horse tells you just how special this gelding was. Town Policy has a story that only Hollywood could write, really.  At the peak of his career, and only five days after winning the 1977 Fresno Futurity, “Town” disappeared from his stall at Schvaneveldt’s barn in Stanton, California. Five months later and 150 pounds lighter, the little bay gelding was found in a Mexico cornfield. Barely 10 weeks after that Town won the Los Alamitos Derby, the most competitive Quarter Horse race for three year olds. Town “dominated” is more like it, because the gelding beat the field by two and one half lengths. Bred and owned his entire life by AQHA Hall Of Famer Ivan Ashment, an Idaho potato mogul, Town was named World Champion Three Year Old Gelding in 1978, and Champion Aged Gelding in 1980. He won 22 races, including 8 stakes races from 64 starts, and earned in excess of $862,000.00. He is the only horse to sweep Los Al’s three major divisional races—the Kindergarten Futurity, Los Alamitos Derby and Vessel's Maturity—in consecutive years.

Town Policy was sired by Reb’s Policy, one of the fastest grass horses California ever saw. His dam was Camptown Girl, a double-bred descendent of Three Bars, and winner of two small futurities as a two year old. On January 3, 1984, with Hart aboard, Town broke his shoulder running in an allowance race.  He was buried the next day. Schvaneveldt always said Town Policy was more human than horse. Hart is unashamed to say he loved the gelding.  Each year on opening weekend, Los Alamitos remembers him with the Town Policy Handicap.

Triple  Chick

Bred and owned by Frank Vessells. Sired by Three Bars and out of Chicado V. Leading sire of ROMs and money earners, as well as halter horses. Sire of NCHA money earners, race money earners and AQHA Champions.




Triple Lady

1956. Palomino daughter of Three Bars TB out of Clabbers Lady V by Clabber. Speed index 100. Record of 12-12-3 from 36 starts. $61,902. Three-time Champion. Winner of 6 stakes races: Juvenile Championship (350 yards), Monita Stakes (400 yards), Autumn Championship (440 yards),  Memorial Day Hcp., Hard Twist Stakes, Go Man Go Handicap. Dam of Have A Go and Duplicate Copy, both by Go Man Go. Dam of 5 foals, 5 ROM, 1 World Champion (Duplicate Copy).  5th dam of Rare News.

Trippy Dip






Truckle Feature



SI 113. By Truly Truckle TB. World Champion, Champion 3-Year-Old Stallion, Champion Stallion. Clocked a World record at 440 yards (:21.02) at Ruidoso Downs in 1973. Track Record for 440 yards at Sunland Park, 1973. In his world record performance, he defeated the 2nd horse by five lengths and defeated 4 champions and 3 All American Futurity winners.

Truly Truckle



TB by Fair Truckle, out of Fair Sister by Requested. Sire of money earners ($1,966,252 earnings), Superior Race (23), Point Earners, and AQHA Champion (1).Sired 162 dams of 514 performers, of which 499 were starters. 285 ROM, 260 winners, 20 SW, 20 stakes placed, $4,161,058.


Tru Tru

Tudor Minstrel



1944. Thoroughbred by Owen Tudor. Head-strong when racing, but tractable off-course, he was a brilliant racehorse up to a mile, unbeaten at 2 and winning the 2,000 Guineas, the Somerset Stakes, the Knights' Royal Stakes and St. James's Palace Stakes at 3. Sired 43 stakes winners from 480 foals, including Aimee, Sing Sing, Tomy Lee, Tudor Melody, Toro, What A Treat.







Twin Jet



SI-85, AA, ROM Race, 23-19-2-1. 1946 NEW TRACK RECORD LAM 440 22.800. A Leading Sire and Maternal Grandsire AQHA Race Qualifiers. A Leading Sire Money Earners. AQHA #0043628   

Vansarita Too



1961. 7 wins at 2 and 3, $15,563, Chicago QH D., Magic Empire Fall Fut., ntr MID 400y :20.38. Dam of 12 foals, 12 to race, 11 ROM. Dam of Sinn Fein.



Viking Anne



1975. SI 116. Earner of $183,809. Set a new track record. 11-Time Stake Winner! Produced 12 ROM/winners from 14 starters. One of AQHA's All-Time Leading Dams of ROM and money earners.  










War Admiral



1934-1959. 26-21-3-1; 1936 Triple Crown Winner; War Admiral won the Kentucky Derby & the Preakness by 8 lengths &  by a head, respectively. His finest hour came in the Belmont when he stumbled near the start and tore away a small section of one front hoof. Despite this injury, he won the race by 3 lengths and equaled the track record; In addition to the Triple Crown races, War Admiral won the Washington Handicap, Chesapeake Stakes, Pimlico Special, and was named Horse of the Year. Leading Sire in 1945. Leading Broodmare Sire in 1962 and 1964. Sire of 40 stakes winners (11%), including Busher & Busanda. Broodmare sire of 112 stakes winners, including champions Buckpasser, Crafty Admiral, Hoist the Flag.


 War Bam




War Chant

War Relic




Wee Folk



1961. Thoroughbred. Stakes winner of 4 races, $26,375, Westchester S., 3rd Haggins S., etc.





1941 Triple Crown winner. Once Trainer Ben Jones solved Whirlaway’s bewildering habit of running extremely wide on the turns, there was no stopping the Calumet colt sired by Blenheim II. Jones devised a special blinker for the chestnut colt just in time for the 1941 Kentucky Derby. With Eddie Arcaro riding, Whirlaway made a dramatic stretch run at Churchill Downs to set a new time record as he ran the mile and a quarter in 2.01 2/5 & won by eight lengths. A week later, Whirlaway again came from far back to roll home in the Preakness by five and a half lengths. Arcaro described his Preakness experience like “riding a tornado.” Only two challenged him in the Belmont & Whirlaway won racing’s fifth Triple Crown & was the first of four in the 1940s. Whirlaway, who won 5 other stakes in addition to the Triple Crown in 1941, was named Horse of the Year. He repeated for the title the following season when he accounted for 11 stakes. Whirlaway was retired at five after he pulled up lame after his 2nd race in 1943. In all, he made 60 starts, won 32 races & was out of the money only 4 times. 




 Wild Risk



Windy Ryon

Winking Aye

1970. Thoroughbred. By Mito (son of Native Dancer). 44 Starts: 9 - 11 - 7, $106,108. Won Signature Stakes, Cleveland Cotillion Stakes. 2nd Blue Hen Stakes, Flirtation Stakes (G3), Mill Race Handicap. 3rd Polly Drummond Stakes.




1926. Black Thoroughbred stallion by High Time out of Lucrative (by Mordant).  12 wins from 2 to 5 in Thoroughbred races. Stakes-placed (2nd Chicago Heights H., Pontchartrain H., 3rd Flight Stakes).








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