When Reyzin The Cash and Equi-Stat Elite $3 Million Rider Gary Gonsalves entered the Will Rogers Coliseum on July 22, 2016, they were returning to the scene of their biggest win to date – the 2015 NCHA Summer Spectacular Derby Open. When they left the arena, they had marked a 229 to win the NCHA Summer Spectacular Classic/Challenge Open. They earned $51,250 for owner/breeder Tom Bailey, of Iron Rose Ranch LLC in Carbondale, Colorado.
Those two wins can be considered redemption for a lost opportunity. As a 3-year-old, Reyzin The Cash won the first round of the 2014 NCHA Futurity Open, but lost a cow in the second round. Since then, Reyzin The Cash has banked $154,354, adding a win in the 2015 Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association Core Balance Derby Open to his NCHA Derby score.
Reyzin The Cash is sired by Dual Rey ($105,038), a multiple aged event finalist who won the 1998 Memphis 4-Year-Old Futurity Open. He is an Equi-Stat Elite $31 Million Sire. His foals include Special Nu Baby ($443,155), Reys Desire ($409,603) and Rey Down Sally ($409,170).
Dual Rey is sired by Dual Pep, an Equi-Stat Elite $25 Million Sire with foals like Dual Rey Me ($818,177), Dually Lena ($395,616), Olena Dually ($302,342), Tapt Twice ($285,226), Playboy Mccrae ($269,582) and Autumn Boon ($259,685). Dual Pep is by Peppy San Badger and out of Miss Dual Doc by Doc’s Remedy. Doc’s Remedy comes from the great nick of Doc Bar on a Poco Bueno-line mare. His dam is Teresa Tivio by Poco Tivio by Poco Bueno.
The dam of Dual Rey is Nurse Rey ($80,590) a multiple aged-event winner including the Tropicana Open Classic Championship. She has offspring earnings of $674,120, and her top foals include High Brows Nurse ($138,460), Rey Dual ($123,449), Dual Rey and Ms Bag Of Hope ($67,777).
Nurse Rey is sired by Wyoming Doc, who is by Doc O’Lena. Doc O’Lena is by Doc Bar and out of Poco Lena by Poco Bueno, which is another cross of Doc Bar on a Poco Bueno-line mare. Nurse Rey is out of Jay Moss, who is by the legendary Rey Jay. Jay Moss is the dam of foals with Equi-Stat records totaling more than $820,000 including Rey Lynx ($595,310).
Spookys Cash, the dam of Reyzin The Cash, was bred by Jeff Barnes, of Turlock, California, and trained by Gary Gonsalves. Barnes and Gonsalves shared riding duties on this mare, earning a combined $291,410. Gonsalves and Spookys Cash debuted with a fourth-place finish in the 2000 NCHA Futurity Open, while Barnes and the mare garnered such titles as an NCHA Super Stakes Non-Pro Reserve Championship.
Spookys Cash is the dam of money-winners of $448,433. Her foals include Spooky Smooth ($99,939), Spookys Catchin Reys ($50,073), Cashflow ($43,847) and I Am The Undertaker ($13,816), all ridden by Gonsalves.
Spookys Cash is the leading money-earner sired by Miss N Cash ($124,662), winner of the 1986 NCHA Derby Open. Miss N Cash is an Equi-Stat Elite $4 Million Sire whose cutting performers include Dox Smart Buy ($254,903), Faith N Risk ($209,865) and Dox Miss N Reno ($164,186). Miss N Cash’s broodmare sire record stands at nearly $3 million.
The dam of Spookys Cash is San Starlight ($30,112), an Equi-Stat top 10 all-time cutting dam with offspring earnings of $1.4 million. She has produced 16 money-earners and Gonsalves has won money on eight of them including Spookys Cash, her leading money-winner. San Starlight has also produced Spookys Smarty Pants ($258,027), Spooked By A Cat ($243,845), Spookys Cat Deville ($198,115) and Spookys Catmando ($164,427). Gonsalves and Spookys Smarty Pants were the 2002 NCHA Futurity Open Reserve Champions.
The sire of San Starlight is Equi-Stat Elite $12 Million Sire Grays Starlight. Grays Starlight is by Peppy San Badger and out of NCHA Hall of Fame mare Doc’s Starlight. Doc’s Starlight is by Doc Bar and out of Tasa Tivio by Poco Tivio, presenting another link to the cross of Doc Bar on Poco Bueno-line mares.
The dam of San Starlight is Doctresa San by Doc Holliday by Doc Bar. The dam of Doctresa San is Teresa San (by Peppy San), and Teresa San is out of Tippy Tivio by Poco Tivio. This is another form of a Doc Bar cross on a Poco Bueno-line mare.
The mating of Doc Bar on Poco Bueno-line mares is a foundation nick in the performance horse industry. Through the years, this has been a great nick that has contributed greatly to the pedigrees of successful show horses. But this nick is founded on another important nick, and the fact that Poco Lena and Poco Tivio are full brother and sister points to that nick.
E. Paul Waggoner bought and developed Poco Bueno as a show horse and sire. When he put a Poco Bueno broodmare band together, two daughters of Pretty Boy were brought into the band. The mares were Sheilwin and Pretty Rosalie. Sheilwin produced Poco Lena, Poco Tivio, Pretty Boy Pokey and Poco Champ. Pretty Rosalie produced Poco Stampede, Poco Pine and Poco Paul Dee. These American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Champions represent seven of Poco Bueno’s 36 AQHA Champions. The Poco Bueno/Pretty Boy cross represents the blood of King P-234 through his son Poco Bueno and Peter McCue, the great grandsire of Pretty Boy.
Reyzin The Cash is proving to be a winner whose pedigree is built on many famous and important horses. He, like many, has several crosses to the Doc Bar on Poco Bueno-line mares nick, which was built on another great nick of King P-234 on Peter McCue.
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