Topsail Whiz is NRHA's First $6 Million Sire

American Quarter Horse Stallion Topsail Whiz has become the National Reining Horse Association's first $6 million sire.
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American Quarter Horse Stallion Topsail Whiz has become the National Reining Horse Association's first $6 million sire.

February 23, 2009 -- Topsail Whiz climbed to the top of the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) all-time sire list last July with total offspring earnings of $5,527,700 surpassing Hollywood Dun It's mark of $5,494,100. Now, Topsail Whiz has made another milestone in history by becoming the first sire in NRHA history to have offspring earnings in excess of $6 million. NRHA official records show his offspring earnings to total $6,003,406.

Topsail Whiz, a 1987 American Quarter Horse stallion, is owned by Bob Loomis Quarter Horses, Inc., of Marietta, Okla., where the stallion currently stands. Topsail Whiz (Topsail Cody x Jeanie Whiz Bar by Cee Red) is an NRHA Hall of Famer who earned $54,000 in the show ring. His successes included an All American Quarter Horse Congress Junior Reining Championship, NRHA Lazy E Classic Open Championship and a third place finish in the NRHA Open Futurity.

Topsail Whiz's offspring have shown their prowess in the reining arena and are comprised of many champions such as: The Great Whiz (2003 NRHA Open Futurity Champion), Easy Otie Whiz (2006 World Equestrian Games team Gold Medalist), Walla Walla Whiz (2007 NRHA Open Derby Champion), Whizard Jac (1996 NRHA Open Futurity Champion), Remin Whiz (2002 American Quarter Horse Association World Champion Junior Reining Horse) and Topgun Whiz (1998 NRHA Futurity Limited Open division and 1999 Open Derby Champion).

Incorporated in 1966, the NRHA is the governing body of the sport of reining. To learn more about the NRHA, visit www.NRHA.com.