Dash For Cash

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Dash For Cash
Amarillo Texas - AQHA - Dash for Cash.jpg
Dash For Cash statue at the AQHA Headquarters in Amarillo, Texas
Breed Quarter Horse
Discipline Racing
Sire Rocket Wrangler
Grandsire Rocket Bar (TB)
Dam Find A Buyer (TB)
Maternal grandsire To Market (TB)
Sex Stallion
Foaled 1973
Country United States
Color Sorrel
Breeder B. F. Phillips, Jr.
Record
25–21–3–0
Earnings
$507,687.00
Major wins
Sun Country Futurity, Lubbock Downs Futurity, Los Alamitos Derby, Champion of Champions (twice)
Awards
1976 World Champion Quarter Running Horse, 1977 World Champion Quarter Running Horse
Honors
American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame
Last updated on: January 11, 2008.

Dash For Cash (April 17, 1973 – May 20, 1996) was an American Quarter Horse racehorse and an influential sire in the Quarter Horse breed.

Racing career[edit]

Dash For Cash won $507,688 during his career and was elected Racing World Champion in 1976 and 1977.

His victory races are the Champion of Champions (1976, 1977), Sun Country Futurity, Los Alamitos Invitational Champ, Los Alamitos Derby, Vessels Maturity, Lubbock Downs Futurity.

As a sire[edit]

He is currently the number 2 all-time leading sire by earnings, and the sire of the number 1, First Down Dash. He sired 827 winners (145 stakes winners) from 1,155 starters and the earners of $39,990,245. He is currently number 5 all-time sire by winners. He is currently the all-time leading broodmare sire by earnings at $56,104,925.

He is currently number 2 all time broodmare sire by winners with 2027 winners (235 stakes winners) from 3154 starters. He is probably the most important modern sire in the Quarter Horse racing industry. He shows up in the first three generations in 9 of the 10 top earning horses for 2006 as an example.

He was inducted into the AQHA Hall of Fame.[1]

Pedigree[edit]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Percentage (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Three Bars (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Myrtle Dee (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rocket Bar (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cartago (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Golden Rocket (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Morshion (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rocket Wrangler
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Top Deck (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Go Man Go
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lightfoot Sis
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Go Galla Go
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Direct Win (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
La Galla Win
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
La Gallina V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dash For Cash
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brokers Tip (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Market Wise (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
On Hand (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
To Market (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Johnstown (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pretty Does (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Creese (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Find a Buyer (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
=Hyperion (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
*Alibhai (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
=Teresina (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hide And Seek (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Whirlaway (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Scattered (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imperatrice (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ AQHA Hall of Fame Archived December 15, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. accessed on November 10, 2010

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Biasatti, Helena "Dash For Cash Wins 1977 Champion of Champions Invitational" Quarter Horse Journal February 1978
  • Chamberlain, Richard "Inside the Syndicate" Quarter Horse Journal" July 1996 p. 49
  • Chamberlain, Richard "The Big Red One: In Quarter Horse Racing, Dash For Cash was No. 1" Quarter Horse Journal July 1996 p. 76-79
  • "Dash For Cash Syndicated for $2.5 Million" Quarter Horse Journal October 1977
  • Owens, Amy "A Final Chapter: Dash For Cash's Last Crop Heads to the Track" Quarter Horse Journal April 1998

External links[edit]