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In the Stats: NRCHA Stallion Stakes

IntheStats 01 ThatCDRocks ERobertson StakesOpen Int-Open 09PMThat CD Rocks & Ed Robertson • Photo by Primo Morales

The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Stallion Stakes’ leading Open money-earning horse is That CD Rocks (CD Lights x Shiney Tari x Shining Spark), pictured with Ed Robertson at the 2009 Stallion Stakes, where they won the Stakes Open and Limited Open. The 2005 stallion, bred by Richard Bell, of Van Alstyne, Texas, has total Stakes earnings of $55,358.

NRCHA Stallion Stakes (1992-2016)

Top 10 Horses

1. That CD Rocks (05S), $55,358
2. CD Dee Vee Dee (05G), $49,144
3. Travelin Jonez (08S), $49,116
4. CC Spin Cycle (02G), $48,756
5. Smart Crackin Chic (03M), $45,218
6. Days Zanolena (03M), $42,822
7. SJR Diamond Rey (12G), $41,551
8. Smart Luck (06S), $40,929
9. Heart Of A Remedy (07S), $38,514
10. This One Time (09S), $36,905


IntheStats 02 ImSmartlyColored TCrawford 06stakes PMIm Smartly Colored & Todd Crawford • Photo by Primo Morales

Equi-Stat Elite $3 Million Rider Todd Crawford, of Blanchard, Oklahoma, is ranked No. 1 on the list of NRCHA Stallion Stakes open riders. He has ridden 22 horses to the pay window for checks totaling $283,868. His leading money-earner is Smart Crackin Chic (Smart Chic Olena x Kwackin x Dual Pep), a 2003 mare bred by David Nogle, of Palatine, Illinois, with Stallion Stakes earnings of $45,218.

Top 10 Open Riders

1. Todd Crawford, Blanchard, OK, $283,868
2. Todd Bergen, Eagle Point, OR, $245,420
3. Corey Cushing, Scottsdale, AZ, $244,560
4. John Ward, Tulare, CA, $146,122
5. Jon Roeser, Kuna, ID, $143,214
6. Bob Avila, Temecula, CA, $130,159
7. Doug Williamson, Bakersfield, CA, $125,529
8. Ron Ralls,Gainesville, TX, $116,035
9. Jay McLaughlin, Commerce, TX, $112,317
10. Zane Davis, Shelley, ID, $104,267


IntheStats 03 TheFresnoFox TWilhite Stakes2011The Fresno Fox & Tisha Wilhite • Photo by Primo Morales

The leading NRCHA Stallion Stakes non-pro horse is The Fresno Fox, ridden by Tisha Wilhite, of Clovis, California. The 2006 gelding (Heart Of A Fox x Oaks Jewel Doll x Doc Jewel Bars), bred by Agricultural Foundation California State University, of Fresno, California, has total Stallion Stakes earnings of $22,281. The horse’s Equi-Stat record totals $81,988.

Top 10 Non-Pro Horses

1. The Fresno Fox (06G), $22,281
2. CD Precious Peppy (03M), $19,645
3. Uno What Time It Flo (10M), $18,468
4. Very Smart Flo Jo (04M), $18,356
5. ARC Peppy La Please (06M), $18,310
6. Two Kitties (09M), $17,915
7. Chromium Cowboy (00G), $16,680
8. Kiss Me A Little (03M), $15,331
9. Merada In Style 09 (09G), $14,288
10. Oaks Dual Rey (07G), $14,261


IntheStats 04 AnneReynoldsAnnie Reynolds & Very Smart Flo Jo • Photo by Primo Morales

Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Rider Annie Reynolds, of King Hill, Idaho, who is now a professional trainer and no longer competes as a non-professional, is the NRCHA Stallion Stakes’ leading non-pro rider. She rode 18 horses to total Stallion Stakes Non-Pro earnings of $118,171. Her leading money-earner is Very Smart Flo Jo (Very Smart Remedy x Teena Cash Flo x Nu Cash), a 2004 homebred mare with total Stallion Stakes earnings of $18,356.

Top 10 Non-Pro Riders

1. Anne M. Reynolds, King Hill, ID, $118,171
2. Mike Miller, Big Piney, WY, $59,747
3. Laurie Richards, Buellton, CA, $53,280
4. Jo Anne Carollo, Atascadero, CA, $41,413
5. Dema Paul, Cave Creek, AZ, $41,400
6. Tisha Wilhite, Clovis, CA, $39,942
7. Michelle Cowan, Ardmore, OK, $37,930
8. Kathy Wilson, Clarksburg, CA, $34,374
9. Carol Roberts, Ojai, CA, $30,870
10. Bubba Petty, Roseburg, OR, $30,611


IntheStats 05 WardRanchWard Ranch is the leading NRCHA Stakes breeder. • Photo by Katie Tims

The Ward Ranch, of Kingsburg, California, is ranked No. 1 on the NRCHA Stallion Stakes’ breeders chart with a total of $252,177 earned by 51 Ward Ranch-bred horses. Magic Reminic (Reminics Pep x Spring Plain x Just Plain Colonel), a 2000 gelding, is the Ward Ranch’s leading money-earner with $21,373. Nic Chex (Reminic x Bueno Chex Kaweah x Bueno Chex), a 1996 stallion, is the Ward Ranch’s second ranked money-earner with earnings of $20,645.

Top 10 Breeders

1. Ward Ranch, Tulare, CA, $252,177
2. Carol Rose, Gainesville, TX, $241,078
3. Anne M. Reynolds, King Hill, ID, $162,017
4. Arcese Quarter Horses, Weatherford, TX, $120,874
>5. San Juan Ranch, Weatherford, TX, $106,962
6. Clear Lake Land & Cattle, Reno, NV, $88,559
7. Joyce Pearson, Hailey, ID, $86,797
8. James Eakin, Hondo, TX, $84,383
9. Eric Storey, Henagar, AL, $73,454
10. Gardiner Quarter Horses, Ashland, KS, $63,690


IntheStats 06 AReynolds topownerTop owner Annie Reynolds QHN File Photo

Annie Reynolds is also the NRCHA Stallion Stakes’ leading owner. She has owned 18 horses that have drawn paychecks totaling $142,860. Shiney And Verysmart (Very Smart Remedy x Shirley Shine x Shining Spark), a 2006 gelding, is Reynolds’ leading Stallion Stakes money-earner with $30,129 won at the event. Reynolds’ second-leading money-earner is Very Shiney, a full brother to Shiney And Verysmart, with earnings of $26,235.

Top 10 Owners

1. Anne M. Reynolds, King Hill, ID, $142,860
2. Ward Ranch, Tulare, CA, $129,112
3. San Juan Ranch, Weatherford, TX, $80,152
4. Gardiner Quarter Horses, Ashland, KS, $78,709
5. Miller Land & Livestock, Big Piney, WY, $66,572
6. Frank & Cathy Corrigan, Phoenix, AZ, $65,650
7. Joyce Pearson, Hailey, ID, $63,122
8. Carol Rose, Gainesville, TX, $61,060
9. Cowan Ranch Inc., Ardmore, OK, $60,332
10. Walter Greeman & Tammy Hays, Nocona, TX, $58,805


IntheStats 07 ShiningSpark CJShining Spark • Photo by Cappy Jackson

Shining Spark (Genuine Doc x Diamonds Sparkle x Mr Diamond Dude) is the NRCHA Stallion Stakes’ leading sire with 44 of his offspring having won a total of $242,862 for an average of $5,520. Shiney Sushi (out of Docs Sulena x Doc O’Lena), a 2005 mare bred by Carol Rose, of Gainesville, Texas, is Shining Spark’s leading money earner with earnings of $27,224, followed by Shine By The Bay (out of Metermaid To Order x Doc O’Lena), a 1998 stallion bred by Eric Storey, of Henagar, Alabama, who has Stakes earnings of $20,000.

Top 10 Sires

1. Shining Spark, $254,261
2. Very Smart Remedy, $229,912
3. One Time Pepto, $222,700
4. Smart Chic Olena, $213,055
5. CD Lights, $159,745
6. Smart Little Pepinic, $155,989
7. Peptoboonsmal, $154,398
8. Dual Rey, $141,308
9. Mister Dual Pep, $121,273
10. WR This Cats Smart, $108,157


IntheStats 08 ShineyAndVerysmart NickDowers STakes2011Shiney And Verysmart, ridden by Nick Dowers • Photo by Primo Morales

Shiney Tari (by Shining Spark) tops the NRCHA Stallion Stakes’ leading dams chart with four offspring accumulating total show earnings of $64,007 and average earnings of $16,002. Leading Stallion Stakes open horse That CD Rocks is Shiney Tari’s high-dollar earner with $55,358 in Stallion Stakes money. Pictured is NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Champion Shiney And Verysmart, a son of the Stallion Stakes’ second-leading dam, Shirley Shine, another daughter of Shining Spark, whose three money-earning offspring have won a total of $59,241 at the Stallion Stakes.

Top 10 Dams

1. Shiney Tari, $64,007
2. Shirley Shine, $59,241
3. Lenas Peppy Cutter, $54,487
4. Shiners Missy Jay, $49,969
5. Travelin With Sass, $49,116
6. Lil Miss Shiney Chex, $47,679
7. Kwackin, $45,218
8. Shiners Diamond Girl, $45,153
9. Splash A Lil Cash, $43,960
10. Hickorys Holly Cee, $43,324

NRCHA Stallion Stakes History (1992-2016)

Year / Location / Entries / Added / Total Purse
1992, Tulare, CA, n/a, n/a, $24,684
1993, Tulare, CA, n/a, n/a, $24,697
1994, Tulare, CA, 67, n/a, $20,185
1995, Visalia, CA, 32, n/a, $40,161
1996, Reno, NV, 103, n/a, $37,031
1997, Reno, NV, 110, n/a, $43,090
1998, St. George, UT, 109, n/a, $87,330
1999, St. George, UT, 131, $93,800, $124,954
2000, Scottsdale, AZ, n/a, n/a, $162,210
2001, Scottsdale, AZ, 159, $2,800, $159,580
2002, Scottsdale, AZ, 124, n/a, $139,740
2003, Scottsdale, AZ, 285, $89,431, $195,192
2004, Scottsdale, AZ, 323, $100,000, $255,987
2005, Tucson, AZ, 158, $110,900, $283,413
2006, Nampa, ID, 292, $131,500, $332,105
2007, Nampa, ID, 305, $142,496, $369,775
2008, Nampa, ID, 314, $138,800, $369,813
2009, Nampa, ID, 271, $133,000, $333,270
2010, Nampa, ID, 226, $122,500, $307,284
2011, Nampa, ID, 252, $125,500, $307,913
2012, Queen City, AZ, 267, $133,000, $310,092
2013, Las Vegas, NV, 492, $127,500, $410,516
2014, Las Vegas, NV, 470, $152,500, $438,383
2015, Las Vegas, NV, 678, $147,400, $472,993
2016, Las Vegas, NV, 770, $138,400, $516,073

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