Walla Walla Whiz Reaches Million-Dollar Sire Status
Offspring earnings boost their sire among the National Reining Horse Association elite for owner Arcese Quarter Horses.
August 17, 2015
From the National Reining Horse Association
The National Reining Horse Association is excited to announce that Walla Walla Whiz, a 2003 stallion owned by Arcese Quarter Horses USA and bred by Terry T. and Jo L. Wiens, is the newest stallion to join the group of NRHA $1 million sires! He skyrocketed past this milestone with help from his offspring to boast $1,008,228 in official NRHA earnings.
Walla Walla Whiz is by NRHA $10 million sire Topsail Whiz and out of Shiney Walla Wanda by NRHA $4 million sire Shining Spark. During his show career, Walla Walla Whiz and Shawn Flarida earned $187,819, winning the 2006 Tulsa Reining Classic Futurity and the 2007 NRHA Derby, as well as landing a third-place finish in the 2007 National Reining Breeders Classic. Walla Walla Whiz currently stands at Oswood Stallion Station in Weatherford, Texas.
About the Owner
Eleuterio Arcese of Arcese Quarter Horses USA an NRHA Hall of Fame Inductee, and Arcese Quarter Horses USA stands alone as NRHA’s only $2 million owner. The Arceses, from Italy, are long-time NRHA supporters dedicated to owning and breeding the best reining horses possible. Walla Walla Whiz is further proof of their commitment to excellence in the sport of Reining.
About His Offspring
Walla Walla Whiz’s top five money-earning offspring include, ARC Walla Dun Did It, NRHA lifetime earnings of $105,172.51, owned by Inge Magnusson, winner of the 2014 NRHA European Futurity ridden by Morey Fisk; Walla Whiz Affair, LTE $53,349.98, owned by Xtra Quarter Horses, Top 10 NRHA Futurity finalist ridden by Todd Bergen; Walla Dun A Whiz, LTE $47,685.38 owned by Stacey Huska, 2013 NRHA Futurity Level 2 Open Champion ridden by Patrice St-Onge; Whata Whata Whiz LTE $46,115 owned by Anderson Performance Horses, 2012 All American Quarter Horse Congress Level 3 Open Co-Champion ridden by Matthew Hudson; Who Loves You, LTE $39,649 owned by Camela Essick, 2014 Cactus Reining Classic Derby Level 3 Non-Pro Champion and Level 2 Non-Pro Co-Reserve Champion.
NRHA welcomes Arcese Quarter Horses USA and Walla Walla Whiz to this outstanding list of NRHA sires and wishes them more success in the future.