Playin Stylish, a 1995 stallion by Docs Stylish Oak and out of Playboys Mom by Freckles Playboy, was bred by Drummond Land and Cattle Company, of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, and owned by R.E. Merritt, of Dime Box, Texas.
Playin Stylish earned $112,400 in 1999 and was named NCHA Horse of the Year. In addition to their win in Augusta, Georgia, they also placed fifth in the Memphis Futurity Open and won a work-off with Crackerboy and Ronnie Rice for the Open Championship at the NCHA Super Stakes that year. Playin Stylish’s lifetime cutting earnings are $119,550.
Playin Stylish was one of the industry’s most promising sires when he tragically died at age 12 during a 2007 surgery to correct problems caused by a head and neck infection. The stallion’s offspring have won more than $4 million. He sired four performers with more than $100,000 in earnings: Mr Playinstylish, $144,827; Stylish Little Oak, $125,948; Playin Attraction, $111,573; and Playin By Five, $104,668.
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