SDP BlogJuly11

Light N Lena Is an Industry Outlier

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SDP BlogJuly11

Oxford defines outlier as: “a person or thing situated away or detached from the main body or system.” In the world of cow horses, there has been three dominant sire lines over the past 10 years – High Brow Cat, Dual Rey and Peptoboonsmal. For the past two breeding seasons, we have been honored to stand one of the great sires of the industry, and by the numbers, he is a true outlier at stud!

Light N Lena is a great sire. Statistically, he is in elite company of all-time great sires. The lifetime statistics through the end of 2015 show Light N Lena high up on the list of all-time leading sires with 40 or more performers by average:

High Brow Cat, $43,412
Docs Stylish Oak, $39,424
Freckles Merada, $37,722
San Tule Freckles, $35,408
CD Royal, $34,148
LIGHT N LENA, $31,579
Dual Pep, $31,155
Dual Rey, $30,663
Peptoboonsamal, $29,220
Smart Little Lena, $29,220
Metallic Cat, $24,845

Among 2015 leading sires, there were only two sires with higher average earnings per performer (40 minimum) than LIGHT N LENA. They were CD Royal and the greatest of all-time, High Brow Cat!

During the month of June, Light N Lena’s offspring had some tremendous success.

SDP BlogJuly11 Light-N-Lily-8--368Kaitlyn Wimberly is leading the NCHA Non-Pro World standings and had a huge Mercuria Non-Pro win in Las Vegas on the phenomenal mare Light N Lily!

SDP BlogJuly11Shez-Like-Texas-6-019Cody Hendlund on his great mare, Shez Like Texas, was the PCCHA Classic/Challenge Non-Pro Reserve Champion in Las Vegas!

SDP BlogJuly11 1-classic-challenge-gr1-1st-herd-107Kenetic is another great Light N Lena offspring who was shown in the Australian NCHA Futurity by Todd Graham and placed third in the Classic Open finals!

SDP BlogJuly11 LightsDownLoSRS 7865relJust last week, R.L. Chartier took the 4-year-old mare Lights Down Lo and marked back-to-back 75s to take wins in the $5,000 Novice Open in Batesville, Mississippi.

With more than $1.5 million in offspring earnings to date, Light N Lena has recorded remarkable accomplishments without a vast number of foals. Yes, Light N Lena is an outlier, and Light N Lena is one of the great sires!

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