Hoofbeats from the past....
Below, you'll find more of the 'great names' that
are in the Quarter Horse [& Thoroughbred] industry. You'll also find them [repeatedly] in Cloughrinka pedigrees.
[Sorry but, unlike some of the previous pages, these
horses aren't listed in any particular order. I'm working on it!]
Captain Courageous (Tb) - Stimulus X
Goldie - Red Lantados
1939; AQHA - 5727
Registered by Pete Reynolds, Rey was the sire
of Frontera Sugar, making him Sugar Bar's broodmare sire.
Three Bars (Tb) line
Band Play - Band Time (TB) X Bunny
B - Gotch
1955; AQHA - 70692
Bee Play was the earner of 49 halter points. Our
great old mare, Golden Yobo [PHBA Honor Roll Champion & two time reserve Honor Roll Champion] is lined bred 4X4 to Bee
Play. Bee Play was 4X4 Traveler through Little Joe & Barney Lucas.
Two Eyed Jack
Two D Two - Double Diamond X Triangle
Tookie - Grey Badger III
1961; AQHA - 178,246
Two Eyed Jack was an AQHA Champion, earning 217
halter points, 65.5 performance points & a Superior in halter. A leading sire of AQHA Champions, Two Eyed Jack is in the
AQHA Hall of Fame.
His pedigree sports 13 crosses to Peter McCue.
[Mares from the Two Eyed Jack line have niched particuarly well on
our stallion, Mr JB Dude. They include point earners & PHBA World Show Top Ten performers. Incidentally, JB has 19 crosses
to Peter McCue...]
Peter McCue line
The Pimpernel(Tb) -Pavot (Tb) X
My Brandy - Firebrand Reed
1967; AQHA - 7,964
Unlike many of the horses on these pages, I
actually knew Imp. Owned in his later years by Al & Pat Cundiff of Columbia, KY, [the folks who had 'Horse Country'
magazine] Imp was beautiful & balanced. One of our best broodmares, The Irish Empress, is his granddaughter
Before anyone asks, there is no relation to
Impressive. Actually, he was born before Impressive. Imp's sire, The Pimpernel (Tb) was a speed horse, setting the
world's record for 4.5 furlongs at Belmont Park.
His dam, My Brandy, was a top producing mare by Firebrand Reed [Joe
Reed II - Joe Reed X Little Fanny - Joe Reed] & out of My Mistake [Question Mark - Plaudit X Moss Wallis
Warfield - Kid Hargrove (Tb)].
Scarlet Imp, SI 88, was an AQHA Champion. He was the sire
of Superior Halter horse, Scarlet Irishman [inbred to My Brandy 2X2] as well as multiple show & race ROMs.
Joe Reed line