Like last issue’s featured horse, May I Be Wild, Peptos Stylish Foxy is another cutting horse doing double duty early in her career. The Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA)/Holy Cow Performance Horses Futurity Champion carried Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Rider Grant Setnicka to the win in the Open with a 220.5. She followed that up with double titles in the Futurity Amateur and Unlimited Amateur divisions with Hannah Gamble in the saddle, scoring a 219. Her triple at the PCCHA Futurity earned a total of $42,221.
The owner of Peptos Stylish Foxy is Elizabeth Para, of Othello, Washington. Para bought the filly from Setnicka’s GS Cutting Horses LLC. Setnicka bought the filly for $6,000 from breeder Linda Anne Helo, of Crowley, Louisiana, at the 2014 NCHA Futurity 2-Year-Old Sale.
The sire side of Peptos Stylish Foxy’s pedigree documents the international influence of the American cutting horse. Her sire, Peptos Stylish Oak, is an American-bred stallion who is the all-time leading cutting horse sire in Australia. His foals have banked more than $3 million, with champions on both continents, including Eskdale West Rooster (AS), an earner of $92,690 with wins in the Australian NCHA Futurity and Derby Open. While the 1997 stallion stands in Australia, where he is owned by Morning Sun Ranch, he is available for breeding in the U.S. via frozen semen. Peptos Stylish Oak’s U.S. performers are headed by Peptos Stylish Sue ($229,441).
Peptos Stylish Oak is by Peptoboonsmal (Peppy San Badger x Royal Blue Boon x Boon Bar). Equi-Stat Elite $24 Million Sire Peptoboonsmal is the sire of horses such as Little Pepto Gal ($526,229), Copasetic ($472,023) and One Time Pepto ($331,097).
Peptos Stylish Oak is out of Moms Stylish Kat ($89,775), by Docs Stylish Oak. Docs Stylish Oak is by Doc’s Oak, by Doc Bar. Docs Stylish Oak is out of Docs Stylish, by Doc’s Prescription, by Doc Bar. Docs Stylish Oak is the sire of earners of more than $8.7 million, according to Equi-Stat. His leading money winners include Stylish Martini ($361,760) and Lynx Of Style ($350,305).
Moms Stylish Kat ($89,775) is the dam of horses that have Equi-Stat records totaling $223,093, including Moms Stylish Pepto ($118,817). The dam of Moms Stylish Kat is Playboys Mom, whose Equi-Stat offspring record is $909,052. This includes a number of full brothers and sisters to Moms Stylish Kat, including Mr Mom DNA ($223,093) and NCHA Horse of the Year Playin Stylish ($119,550).
Playboys Mom (Freckles Playboy x Lenaette x Doc O’Lena) is from the materal family that has produced such noted horses as Playboys Angela ($152,966) and Freckles Merada ($106,900). Her second dam is the legendary Bar Socks Babe. The Bar Socks Babe family of horses includes NCHA Futurity Open Champion Metallic Cat ($637,711).
Peptos Stylish Foxy is out of unshown mare Smart Quixote Nus, who is a daughter of Smart Mate ($49,598). Smart Mate (Smart Little Lena x Freckles Playmate x Freckles Playboy) is the sire of earners of more than $7.6 million. Nutn Buta Houndog ($254,699) is his No. 1 money-earner.
Smart Quixote Nus is out of Miss Quixote Nus, by Doc Quixote (Doc Bar x Magnolia Gal x Bull’s Eye). Miss Quixote Nus is an unshown broodmare with foal earnings of $28,552. Her leading money-earner is Miss Hickory Nus ($15,123).
The dam of Miss Quixote Nus is Hollywood Nus, by Nu Bar (Doc Bar x Teresa Tivio x Poco Tivio). Hollywood Nus is also unshown, but is the dam of several money-earners who have accumulated a total of $313,750. Hollywood Nus Bar ($115,750) is her leading offspring.
Hollywood Nus is out of Hollywood Sally (Hollywood Gold x Miss Jo Kenney x Joe Barrett). Hollywood Sally was an NCHA Futurity Open finalist in 1963. She is the dam of Lone Pine Sally ($52,230), an NCHA Futurity Non-Pro finalist in 1984. Lone Pine Sally is a full sister to Hollywood Nus.
Miss Jo Kenney is the foundation dam in this line of horses. Her sire, Joe Barrett, is a full brother to the dams of Leo San and Continental King. Miss Jo Kenney is the dam of Hollywood Bill, a full brother to Hollywood Sally.
Hollywood Bill is the broodmare sire of full brothers Montana Doc and Wyoming Doc. Montana Doc is an NCHA Hall of Fame stallion and sire of such notable horses as Millie Montana, an NCHA Futurity Open Champion. Wyoming Doc is the broodmare sire of Equi-Stat Elite $27 Million Sire Dual Rey. An added note: When crossed on Docs Stylish Oak mares, Dual Rey has sired Snow Rey ($259,044), Halreycious ($227,459) and Reydiculous ($149,054), among others.
About the author: Larry Thornton’s dream to become a Quarter Horse breeder started with a serious interest in bloodlines in the mid-1960s. This intense interest led to a long career as a prolific writer and student of Quarter Horse pedigrees and the genetics that can be found in those pedigrees. Larry has been a contributor and/or consultant to several outstanding equine books and magazines, including Quarter Horse News. He is the founder and publisher of the digital newsletter Bloodlines-N-Pedigrees.
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