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Topsail Whiz Becomes NRHA’s First Eight Million Dollar Sire

The name Topsail Whiz has become synonymous with record-breaking achievements in the sport of Reining. In 2008, the NRHA Hall of Fame inductee reached the top of the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) all-time sire list with total offspring earnings of $5,527,700 surpassing Hollywood Dun It's mark of $5,494,100.

A year later, the stallion achieved another NRHA milestone by becoming the first sire in NRHA history to have offspring earnings in excess of $6 million. In 2010, his offspring were the first to garner more than $7 million. And today, according to current NRHA records, the sire has achieved yet another first  he is the first NRHA Eight Million Dollar Sire with $8,012,300 in total NRHA progeny earnings.

His offspring at the 2011 All American Quarter Horse Congress made the feat possible earning the last few thousand dollars needed. Those money earners include: TSW Can Can Vaquero (out of Can Can Lena, owned by Stacy Westfall), Resting Whiz (out of Forget The Rest, owned by John Fletcher), Cowboy Dakota Whiz (out of Moms Little Prize, owned by MG Reiners) and FS Topsail Oak (out of Needas Oak, owned by Tonia Rogers).

topsail whizBob Loomis Reining Horses’ Topsail Whiz (Topsail Cody x Jeanie Whiz Bar by Cee Red) is an NRHA Hall of Famer who earned $49,865 in the NRHA show ring. His successes included an All American Quarter Horse Congress Junior Reining championship, 1991 NRHA Lazy E Classic Open championship and a third place finish in the 1990 NRHA Open Futurity. In 2009, the reining community mourned the loss of this great stallion.

Topsail Whiz’s offspring have shown their prowess in the reining arena and are comprised of many champions such as: The Great Whiz ($256,500 NRHA LTE, 2003 NRHA Open Futurity champion and 2003 Canadian Reining Breeders Classic champion owned by NRHA Million Dollar Owner Lance Griffin), Easy Otie Whiz ($233,600 NRHA LTE, 2006 World Equestrian Games (WEG) Team Gold Medalist owned by Bobbie Cook and Outwest Stallion Station LLC), Walla Walla Whiz ($187,800 NRHA LTE, 2007 NRHA Open Derby champion owned by Arcese Quarter Horses USA), Whizkey N Diamonds ($186,800 NRHA LTE; 2011 NRHA Open Derby Co-Reserve Open Champion, 2009 NRHA Open Futurity third place finisher and 2011 National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC) finalist owned by Rhodes River Ranch and CDR Farms), Whizard Jac ($155,200 NRHA LTE, 1996 NRHA Open Futurity champion and first-ever USEF Reining Championship winner owned by Dawn and William Pohl), Remin Whiz ($145,700 NRHA LTE, 2002 American Quarter Horse Association Junior Reining World Champion owned by Lucy Van Swearingen) Topgun Whiz ($145,600 NRHA LTE, 1998 NRHA Futurity Limited Open division champion and 1999 Open Derby champion owned by Leonardo Arcese) and Star Spangled Whiz ($143,300 NRHA LTE, 2009 NRHA Open World Champion, 2008 NRHA Open Reserve World Champion and 2008 Italian Reining Horse Association Open Futurity champion owned by Fabrizio Bevilacqua).

Topsail Whiz is also the sire of two NRHA Million Dollar Sires: Conquistador Whiz and West Coast Whiz.

Incorporated in 1966, the National Reining Horse Association is the standard setting body of the sport of Reining. NRHA, with their International Headquarters in Oklahoma City, is responsible for promoting the sport and working to ensure the highest standards of competition. To learn more about the NRHA, its programs and family of corporate partners, visit nrha.com.