Shining Spark's versatility as a sire has served him well on the list of leading NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity sires. • Photo by Cam Essick.

Stallions: Top 15 All-Time Leading NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Sires

The list of all-time leading National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity sires is stacked with talented, versatile stallions that consistently sire brilliant performers.

It’s no surprise that a group of talented sires and bloodlines rose to the top of the sport’s biggest prize.

We’ve compiled a list of the all-time leading sires in the history of the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity, as recorded by industry database Equi-Stat.

The stats are through the year 2019.

Here are the top 15 horses:

1. Shining Spark

Pedigree: 89S, (Genuine Doc x Diamonds Sparkle x Mr Diamond Dude)
Progeny Earnings: $1,488,130
Earners: 93
Top Performers:
* 2008 Open Reserve Champion Shiney Lil Miss ($85,000, out of Lil Miss Smarty Chex x Smart Little Lena)
* 2014 Open Reserve Champion Shiney Nu Annie 11M ($80,000, out of Annies Nu Lena x Nu Cash)
* 1999 Open Reserve Champion Shine Like Hail 96S ($71,375, out of Summer Chex x Bueno Chex)

2. One Time Pepto

Pedigree: 01S, (Peptoboonsmal x One Time Soon x Smart Little Lena)
Progeny Earnings: $1,173,563
Earners: 53
Top Performers: 
* 2013 Open Champion Time For The Diamond  ($113,300, out of Diamonds With Style x Playin Stylish)
* 2014 Open Champion Good Time ($100,417, out of Dual Nurse x Dual Pep)
* 2010 Open Reserve Champion One Time Rey Jay ($80,000, out of Hickorys Red Jay x Doc’s Hickory)
* 2012 Open Reserve Champion This One Time ($80,000, out of Katie Starlight x Grays Starlight).

3. WR This Cats Smart 

Pedigree: 99S, (High Brow Cat x The Smart Look x Smart Little Lena)
Progeny Earnings: $838,741
Earners: 53
Top Performers
* 2015 Open finalist Shine Smarter ($69,306, out of Shiney Tari x Shining Spark)
* 2017 Open finalist Cat Magical ($60,000, out of Smoke N My Wranglers x Wranglers Starlight)
* 2017 Open finalist Shiners Diamond Cat ($58,750, out of Shiners Diamond Lady x Shining Spark)

4. Smart Chic Olena

Pedigree: 85S, (Smart Little Lena x Gay Sugar Chic x Gay Bar King)
Progeny Earnings: $798,009
Earners: 50
Top Performers:
* 2006 Open Champion Smart Crackin Chic ($124,750, out of Kwackin x Dual Pep)
* 2003 Open Champion Chics Magic Potion ($100,875 out of Remedys Magic Potion x Remedys Reply)
* 1999 Open Champion Smart Zanolena ($100,000, out of Zanee Lynx x Doc’s Lynx)

5. Metallic Cat

Pedigree: 05S, (High Brow Cat x Chers Shadow x Peptoboonsmal)
Progeny Earnings: $765,379
Earners: 64
Top Performers:
* 2015 Open finalist Cats Picasso ($57,502, out of Playboys Vixen x Hickoryote)
* 2017 Limited Open & Level 1 Limited Open Champion Miss Scarlets Cat ($42,409, out of Bee Miss Scarlet x Lenas Busy Bee)
* 2019 Open finalist Hipcat ($42,024, out of Hip Hip Sue Rey x Dual Rey)

Stallions ranking 6-15

RankStallionProgeny $$$
6Very Smart Remedy$599,371
7Nu Cash$550,587
9Bet Hesa Cat$432,880
10Dual Rey$423,769
11Grays Starlight$403,311
12Smart Little Pepinic$401,779
13CD Lights$387,904
14Mister Dual Pep$387,667