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Metallic Cat leads four out of five of the five-year top sire charts. * Photo by Debbie Roberts

EquiStat Five-Year Stallion Statistics

The EquiStat Five-Year Stallion Statistics track the top stallions in today’s Western performance horse industry.

These statistics, which in past years were published annually in Quarter Horse News (QHN) print editions, are now part of the content delivered to subscribers monthly in the QHN Insider Stats.

The full EquiStat Five-Year Stallion Statistics –– which includes the Top 100 sires based on their progeny’s cutting, reining and reined cow horse earnings from 01/01/2019 and 04/19/2024 –  were in the edition of QHN Insider Stats emailed to subscribers on Friday, May 3. The previous edition of QHN Insider Stats featured the EquiStat Lifetime Cutting Statistics.

This article includes the top 10 EquiStat Five-Year Stallion Statistics in each category according to records in the statistical record-keeping service, EquiStat. To get full in-depth stats like these emailed to your inbox every month, subscribe today.

Unless otherwise indicated, earnings from closed incentives not open to all participants are excluded, and money won by clones or offspring of clones may be attributed to the clone’s donor. The contents and statistics in this chart are copyrighted 2024 by Quarter Horse News.

Top 10 Five-Year Western Performance Horse Sires

(Progeny earnings in cutting, reining and reined cow horse)

Sire / # Money-Earners / Avg. $ / Total $

1. METALLIC CAT           1702           $23,966           $40,790,526
Bugattii, $404,651; Summer Time Fun, $362,363; Metallics MVP, $324,361; Metallic Legacy, $317,025; Call Me Mitch, $309,198

2. HOTTISH           399           $35,766           $14,270,575
Kittennish, $571,649; Hottish Metal, $452,392; Phil N Dangerous, $372,461; Spookys Honey Badger, $317,579; Countin Hot Checks, $296,780

3. HIGH BROW CAT           662           $19,899           $13,173,202
Sanctus, $380,384; Kual Kat, $263,953; Generator, $211,138; Shorty Katz, $204,498; Clays Little Kit Cat, $202,933

4. DUAL REY           712           $17,467           $12,436,165
Duramax Dually, $416,626; Reysin Kittens, $351,070; Dual Cat Pepto, $270,097; Coureygous, $250,618; Crey Zee, $245,090

5. ONCE IN A BLU BOON           473           $22,044           $10,426,882
All Spice, $556,049; Twice In Santiago, $276,587; Here Comes The Boon, $251,104; CW Blu Rey, $227,880; Deputy Droopy, $223,773

6. SMOOTH AS A CAT           764           $13,337           $10,189,548
Reystylin Smooth, $362,256; Rocky Mountain Blues, $140,518; Smooth Deception, $138,142; Prince Of Cat, $134,994; SJR Smooth Lil Oak, $131,941

7. KIT KAT SUGAR           335           $28,035           $9,391,582
Scooter Kat, $496,169; Sugarr Daddy, $310,574; Sugrspiznevrthingniz, $286,420; Kit Kat Apple, $280,690; Kat Play, $268,611

8. GUNNATRASHYA           650           $13,968           $9,079,013
Gunna Stop, $594,893; Andiamoe, $430,302; Ten Thirty, $416,424; Super Marioo, $348,961; Gunnabebigtime, $337,271

9. DUAL SMART REY           458           $18,673           $8,552,383
Hiss N Vinegar, $299,833; Sueper Trouper, $239,197; Reysmhigh, $222,386; Hit Tha Flo, $212,029; DMAC Open Carry, $182,621

10. STEVIE REY VON           372           $21,719           $8,079,504
Janie Wood, $310,787; Tornado Jonez, $251,270; Vince Von, $248,817; Kitty Von Wood, $185,657; Swing Wide, $166,028

Top 10 Five-Year Cutting Sires

Sire / # Money-Earners / Avg. $ / Total $

1. METALLIC CAT           1426           $24,771           $35,324,048
Bugattii, $404,651; Summer Time Fun, $362,363; Metallics MVP, $324,361; Metallic Legacy, $317,025; Check Yer Metal, $294,032

2. HOTTISH           375           $36,581           $13,717,903
Kittennish, $571,649; Hottish Metal, $452,392; Phil N Dangerous, $372,461; Spookys Honey Badger, $317,579; Countin Hot Checks, $296,780

3. HIGH BROW CAT           631           $20,223           $12,760,918
Sanctus, $380,384; Kual Kat, $263,953; Generator, $211,138; Shorty Katz, $204,498; Clays Little Kit Cat, $202,933

4. DUAL REY           633           $17,631           $11,160,439
Duramax Dually, $416,626; Reysin Kittens, $351,070; Dual Cat Pepto, $270,097; Coureygous, $250,618; Crey Zee, $245,090

5. SMOOTH AS A CAT           681           $13,497           $9,191,584
Reystylin Smooth, $362,256; Rocky Mountain Blues, $140,518; Smooth Deception, $138,142; Prince Of Cat, $134,994; Ignited, $115,298

6. ONCE IN A BLU BOON           369           $24,519           $9,047,371
All Spice, $556,049; Twice In Santiago, $276,587; CW Blu Rey, $227,880; Deputy Droopy, $223,773; Baylenciaga, $215,528

7. KIT KAT SUGAR           297           $27,688           $8,223,190
Sugarr Daddy, $310,574; Sugrspiznevrthingniz, $286,420; Kit Kat Apple, $280,690; Kat Play, $268,611; Exs N Ohhs, $201,602

8. DUAL SMART REY           373           $19,752           $7,367,615
Hiss N Vinegar, $299,833; Sueper Trouper, $239,197; Hit Tha Flo, $212,029; DMAC Open Carry, $182,621; Rollz Royce, $174,779

9. STEVIE REY VON           296           $22,854           $6,764,896
Janie Wood, $310,787; Kitty Von Wood, $185,657; Swing Wide, $166,028; Lily Von Shtupp, $147,194; Cool Guitar, $140,289

10. METALLIC REBEL           222           $29,460           $6,540,069
Lone Woolf, $382,695; Third Edge, $342,253; Reybels Cause, $220,659; Moms Lil Rebel, $209,233; Purdys Rebel, $185,963

Top Ten Five-Year Reining Sires

Sire / # Money-Earners / Avg. $ / Total $

1. GUNNATRASHYA           626           $13,603           $8,515,562
Gunna Stop, $594,893; Andiamoe, $430,302; Ten Thirty, $416,424; Super Marioo, $348,961; Gunnabebigtime, $337,271

2. SPOOKS GOTTA WHIZ           379           $14,963           $5,670,865
Alpha Jac Sparrow, $240,807; Mic Dropp, $235,984; Spooks Gotta Spark, $174,298; Fire N Rein, $134,566; Spook Lil Whiz, $134,441

3. MAGNUM CHIC DREAM           501           $9,994           $5,007,146
Mr Farenheit, $256,591; Customize My Dream, $225,007; Dream On Whiz, $179,903; Thee American Dream, $153,426; Smokinintheboyzroom, $142,862

4. GUNNERS SPECIAL NITE           381           $11,171           $4,256,206
Guns And Dynamite, $305,175; Modern Gun, $186,718; All Nite Partier, $133,774; Alpha Onespecialnite, $106,384; Gunna Be Painted (PT), $101,593

5. COLONELS SMOKING GUN           294           $11,275           $3,314,996
Down Right Amazing, $732,867; All Bettss Are Off, $506,091; Gun Dun It, $183,650; No Smoking Required, $152,034; Shes Got Good Guns, $120,968

6. SHINERS VOODOO DR           326           $9,163           $2,987,187
Shiner On My Eye, $187,019; Warlocks Last Step, $105,269; Doctor Voodoo, $91,545; Rfr Voodoos Fuego, $72,181; Xtra Voodoo Dr, $71,466

7. SMART SPOOK           374           $7,769           $2,905,620
Patriot, $790,367; Smart Tinseltown, $110,608; Spooks N Jewels, $93,105; Shines Like Spook, $86,452; Fridee Spook, $69,798

8. INFERNO SIXTY SIX           185           $13,900           $2,571,484
Inferno Thirty Five, $242,500; Winding Inferno, $216,205; Surprizing Sixty Six, $151,212; FS Inferno, $140,151; Bringnthaheat, $115,325

9. LIL JOE CASH           304           $7,835           $2,381,716
Joes Genes, $180,742; NVR What A Lucky Joe, $145,231; Whoz Joe Daddy, $137,879; This Joe Got A Gun, $82,583; Lil Joes Cash N Gold, $65,655

10. WIMPYS LITTLE STEP           462           $5,124           $2,367,063
Xtra Dun Step, $116,413; Xtra Wimp It Good, $111,736; Xtra Winding Step, $72,393; Pretty Alrightt, $63,217; Xtra Wimpys Catalyst, $59,953

Top 10 Five-Year Reined Cow Horse Sires

Sire / # Money-Earners / Avg. $ / Total $

1. METALLIC CAT           321           $17,024           $5,464,579
Call Me Mitch, $304,622; Moonshineandtwoadvil, $288,310; Ricato Suave, $218,775; Hazardouz Material, $209,745; Metallic Casanova, $200,821

2. WR THIS CATS SMART           176           $19,769           $3,479,284
Shine Smarter, $209,417; Saddling At Sunrise, $193,762; This Cats The Mark, $164,811; Cabanna Boy, $146,711; Annies Smart Cat, $134,463

3. ONE TIME PEPTO           198           $12,101           $2,396,038
Rubys Radar, $151,142; One Ata Time, $107,380; Dualin Alittle Time, $104,447; Peptos Stylin Time, $98,648; Santiago Time, $82,332

4. BET HESA CAT           183           $11,888           $2,175,512
Hesa Dual Bet, $211,953; Bet He Sparks, $166,838; Quahadi, $100,421; Bet Hesa Boon, $95,256; Hesa Wee Bet, $82,000

5. WOODY BE TUFF           119           $18,150           $2,159,906
Zak 34, $301,258; CR Hes A Tuff One, $157,565; Whose Tuff, $99,788; CR Tuffles N Lace, $97,386; CR Dees Be Tuff, $93,343

6. HICKORY HOLLY TIME           129           $11,303           $1,458,129
Nineteen Ten, $160,480; Dollar Signs, $147,756; DT Shiny N I Know It, $70,629; DT Hickorys Playtime, $56,441; Holly Cat Carrera, $55,915

7. ONCE IN A BLU BOON           115           $11,988           $1,378,667
Here Comes The Boon, $251,104; Nothing But Blu, $138,758; Tee Boone, $110,899; Lil Purple Rein, $60,658; Remember The Boon, $60,400

8. STEVIE REY VON           81           $16,102           $1,304,241
Tornado Jonez, $251,270; Vince Von, $248,817; Von Cali, $93,084; Seven S Party Favor, $84,426; Pride And Joyy, $50,134

9. DUAL REY           85           $14,981           $1,273,348
Selvarey, $243,359; Kreyzy Horse, $189,253; Reyzinette, $189,030; SJR Reygun, $64,310; Dual Chexx, $44,720

10. DUAL SMART REY           89           $13,311           $1,184,722
Reysmhigh, $222,386; Jule Smart Rey, $177,948; Duals Lucky Charm, $119,267; Seven S Reyzor, $97,429; Dual Smarty, $62,205

Top Ten Five-Year Roping Sires

Sire / # Money-Earners / Avg. $ / Total $

1. METALLIC CAT           82           $13,138           $1,077,332
Marked Up Cat, $152,619; Uno Armallio Gato, $96,329; Relentless Big Shot, $93,992; Reydium Cat, $71,180; Metallic Payday, $57,624

2. HICKORY HOLLY TIME           38           $18,967           $720,741
Time To Glo, $132,053; DT Hickory Blu Steel, $107,516; DT Hickorys Mistycat, $90,320; Senoritas Holly Time, $69,067; Twisted Hickory Time, $56,500

3. WOODY BE TUFF           31           $22,579           $699,936
CR Pepto Tuff Lena, $100,421; Metallic Hardwood, $86,190; CR California Tuff, $65,613; CR Deeva, $65,491; Kittyswood, $57,966

4. BET HESA CAT           51           $10,489           $534,956
Ima Bettin Man, $56,062; DF Bet Hesa Legend, $47,643; SJR Bet He Sparks, $36,763; Bet Smart Cat, $35,424; Bet Yer Sweet Cat, $33,243

5. DUAL SPARK           17           $21,654           $368,115
Duals Magic Potion, $80,249; Smoke N Duals, $71,830; Sparkling CD, $53,574; J Lows Glo, $28,796; CSR Dual Boonlite, $25,980

6. ONE FINE VINTAGE           9           $39,911           $359,197
One Vintage Merada, $111,493; Fine Vintage Cash, $105,276; First Class Vintage, $72,938; Myrichcousinvinnie, $42,871; Chex Out My Finey, $14,470

7. KIT KAT SUGAR           13           $26,625           $346,119
For Goodness Shakes, $284,435; Cruz Bay, $14,911; Rockin My Sugar, $14,186; DMAC Dirty Dogg, $11,500; Kit Kat Cowboy, $5,497

8. DUAL REY           24           $13,202           $316,843
Reys Of Pep, $112,533; Reysin Cats, $96,329; Word On Fire, $20,660; Wantted, $11,818; Hard Rey, $11,029

9. HESA SONOFA DUN           2           $155,629           $311,257
WSR Hesa Alive, $306,679; WSR Hesa Dunofa Lena, $4,578

10. ONE TIME PEPTO           22           $13,674           $300,828
Nu One Time Blues, $100,538; Rey Ahead Of Time, $70,974; Pepinstep, $46,542; Mamas Red River, $17,924; JB One Time To Shin, $12,030