Top Reining Sires of 2023

Top Reining Sires of 2023

View the leading reining sires of 2023. These are the top 10 bloodlines dominating the sport of reining.

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American Quarter Horses shine in the reining pen with their athleticism and heart. The reining sires in this list have passed these qualities on to their offspring and it shows in the results. 

These statistics, powered by the QData Leaderboards, were compiled from January 1 to December 31, 2023. The figures represent offspring earnings, number of money earners, average earnings and the sire’s leading money earner for 2023. 

The free QData Leaderboards also allow you to view the total and average earnings of 3- and 4- year-olds for each sire, plus the number of offspring in each age group. 

Here are the top reining sires of 2023:

10. Whizkey N Diamonds 

2006 buckskin (Topsail Whiz - Princess In Diamonds by Shining Spark)
Offspring Earnings: $732,374

9. Colonels Smoking Gun 

1993 sorrel (Colonelfourfreckle - Katie Gun by John Gun)
Offspring Earnings: $750,237

8. Shiners Voodoo Dr 

2007 palomino (Shining Spark - Voodoo Chic by Smart Chic Olena)
Offspring Earnings: $864,405

7. Shine Chic Shine

2007 palomino (Smart Chic Olena - Ebony Shines by Shining Spark)
Offspring Earnings: $886,608

6. Inferno Sixty Six

2012 sorrel (Gunnatrashya - Snip O Gun by One Gun)
Offspring Earnings: $932,186

5. SG Frozen Enterprize

2009 dun (Frozen Sailor - RS Rose SJ by SJ Enterprise)
Breeder: Marco Franchini of Italy 
Owner: Silver Spurs Equine of Purcell, Oklahoma 
Offspring Earnings: $952,875
Money Earners: 158
Average Earnings: $6,031
No. 1 Money Earner: Froze, 2020 red dun stallion out of Electric Cha Ching by Jacks Electric Spark, $85,297

4. Gunners Special Nite

2004 sorrel (Colonels Smoking Gun - Mifs Doll by Mifillena)
Breeders: Kim and Debra Sloan of Newfoundland, New Jersey 
Owner: Turnabout Farm Inc of Aubrey, Texas
Offspring Earnings: $1,136,683
Money Earners: 211
Average Earnings: $5,387
No. 1 Money Earner: All Nite Partier, 2020 sorrel stallion out of Topsail Survivor by Topsail Whiz, $138,592

3. Magnum Chic Dream 

1996 sorrel (Smart Chic Olena - Sailin Barbee by Topsail Cody)
Breeder: Guy Duponchel of France
Owner: John and Viola Scott of Sherman, Texas
Offspring Earnings: $1,418,337
Money Earners: 316
Average Earnings: $4,488
No. 1 Money Earner: Dream On Whiz, 2017 sorrel gelding out of Ms Sassy Whiz by Topsail Whiz, $129,803



Magnum Chic Dream

2. Spooks Gotta Whiz

2007 bay (Spooks Gotta Gun - Prettywhizprettydoes by Topsail Whiz)
Breeder: Clint Haverty of Gainesville, Texas
Owner: Michell Anne Kimball of Collinsville, Texas 
Offspring Earnings: $2,295,325
Money Earners: 275
Average Earnings: $8,347
No. 1 Money Earner: Mic Dropp, 2019 bay stallion out of Dun Dry Whiz by Conquistador Whiz, $146,147



Spooks Gotta Whiz 

1. Gunnatrashya

2006 sorrel (Colonels Smoking Gun - Natrasha by Trashadeous) 
Breeder: Katarina Dorminy of Williamston, South Carolina
Owner: Arcese Quarter Horses USA of Weatherford, Texas 
Offspring Earnings: $2,353,379
Money Earners: 383
Average Earnings: $6,145
No. 1 Money Earner: Trash Talkin Spook, 2017 chestnut stallion out of I Spook by Smart Spook, $165,314





See who's currently leading in 2024.

Updated weekly, the free QData Leaderboards, from the QData Database, include the top 50 Money-Earners, Sires, Dams, Grandsires, Owners and Breeders in 16 different event groups for both all-time and yearly leading. 

Sortable columns allow you to see leaders by age and other filters. Plus, stallions subscribed to AQHA's partner service,, are highlighted on the leader lists and linked to their QStallions page when their names appear.

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