Cutting competitors Lainie and Ray Whitmire recently bought National Finals Rodeo barrel racing qualifier JL Dash Ta Heaven for $1.75 million. The stallion, who has sired earners of more than $2.3 million, will continue to stand at Cinder Lakes Ranch. • Photo courtesy of Jud LIttle Ranch LLC.

Whitmire Ranch Buys Barrel Stallion JL Dash Ta Heaven for $1.75 Million

A family of Western performance horse competitors bought JL Dash Ta Heaven – one of the rising stars of the barrel horse breeding industry – for $1.75 million at the dispersal of his late breeder.