Top 5 Barrel Racing Sires of 2020

Top 5 Barrel Racing Sires of 2020

What are the top barrel horse bloodlines? We examine the previous year's leading barrel racing sires.

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American Quarter Horses are known for speed and agility, and are famous for being top contenders in barrel racing. As bloodlines become more refined and specialized, it's important that breeders make note of the top barrel sires each year. 

These statistics, powered by the American Quarter Horse Association's QData, were compiled from January 1 to December 31, 2020. The figures represent offspring earnings, number of money earners, average earnings and each sire's leading money earner for 2020.

We present to you the leading barrel racing sires of 2020: 

5. The Goodbye Lane

2001 brown (Lanes Leinster-Swift Goodbye by Dash Ta Fame) 
Breeders/Owners: Mark and Linda Jarvis, Spanish Fork, Utah
Offspring Earnings: $700,134
Money Earners: 61
Average Earnings: $11,478
No. 1 Money Earner: CBC Speeding Goodbye, 2016 sorrel gelding out of Speeding Streaker by Mitbeaststreaker, $109,356 


The Goodbye Lane

4. Eddie Stinson

2003 sorrel (Dash Ta Fame-Casino Lights by Sixarun)
Breeder:  Paul Whissel of Las Vegas
Owners: Cody and Luann Johnson, Dublin, Texas
Offspring Earnings: $857,698
Money Earners: 101
Average Earnings:  $8,492
No. 1 Money Earner: VF Cream Rises, 2016 sorrel mare out of Curiocity Corners by Silver Lucky Buck, $159,190

3. Slick By Design

2007 black (Designer Red-Dreams Of Blue by Dream On Dancer)
Breeder: Allene Tatom of Conroe, Texas
Owners: AQHA Professional Horsemen Charlie Cole and Jason Martin of Pilot Point, Texas
Offspring Earnings: $970,133
Money Earners: 99
Average Earnings: $9,799
No. 1 Money Earner: Slicks Lil Amigo, 2014 bay stallion out of Bough Chicka Wowwow by Bully Bullion, $98,947


Slick By Design

2. Blazin Jetolena

1999 sorrel (Lenas Sugar Daddy-Blazin Jennie Jet by Jet Of Honor)
Breeders: Randy and Sue Rist
Owner: Busby Quarter Horses, Millsap, Texas
Offspring Earnings: $1,047,140
Money Earners: 112
Average Earnings: $9,349
No. 1 Money Earner: Jets Top Gun, 2015 chestnut stallion out of GL Famous First Lady by Dash Ta Fame, $184,915


Blazin Jetolena

1. Dash Ta Fame

1989 chestnut (First Down Dash-Sudden Fame by Tiny's Gay)
Breeder/Owner: Bob Burt of West Jordan, Utah 
Offspring Earnings: $1,644,259
Money Earners: 326
Average Earnings: $5,044
No. 1 Money Earner: Cuatro Fame, 2007 bay gelding out of Princess Streaks by Streak Laico Bird, $166,505


Dash Ta Fame American Quarter Horse Stallion Directory 

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Stallions nominated to the Pink Buckle barrel racing program are listed on QStallions. View the Pink Buckle barrel stallions

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