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Gunnatrashya Becomes NRHA’s Newest Million Dollar Sire

gunnatrashya CEGunnatrashya • Photo by Cam EssickThanks to the success of his offspring at the 2016 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity, Gunnatrashya is NRHA’s newest Million Dollar Sire. Owned by Arcese Quarter Horses USA, Gunnatrashya is by NRHA Hall of Fame Inductee and Eight Million Dollar Sire Colonels Smoking Gun (Gunner) and out of Natrasha (by Trashadeous).

The 2006 sorrel stallion has had just as successful a career in the show pen as he has in the breeding shed. With NRHA Five Million Dollar Rider and Hall of Fame Inductee Shawn Flarida at the reins, Gunnatrashya was the 2009 All American Quarter Horse Congress Futurity Open Champion, 2009 NRHA Futurity Open Champion and 2010 NRHA Derby Open Champion. Even with limited showing, his NRHA Lifetime Earnings total more than $218,000.

Gunnatrashya had 22 offspring entered in the 2016 NRHA Futurity, and together they earned more than $82,496 at the event, giving him a total of $1,017,438 in offspring earnings. One of the most notable offspring was Loveya, owned by Cam Essick, who won more than $48,937 alone. Loveya was Level 2 Open Reserve Champion, fifth place in Level 3 and a Level 4 Open finalist at the Futurity. Additionally, Bugattti, owned by Jay Prather, earned more than $13,453, and Dontrashmystage, owned by Dale Harvey, won more than $12,764.

Gunnatrashya’s top earning offspring are:

  • ARC Gunnabeabigstar (NRHA LTE: $193,418)
  • Inferno Sixty Six (NRHA LTE: $161,993)
  • ARC Gunna Sparkya (NRHA LTE: $119,605)
  • Loveya (NRHA LTE: $75,732)
  • ARC Shesgunnasparkya (NRHA LTE: $59,151)

Congratulations to Gunnatrashya and Arcese Quarter Horses on this achievement!