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Charger Bar

<tr><th>Discipline:</th><td>Racing</td></tr> <tr><th scope="col" colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">Racing record</th></tr><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">43-28-3-6</td></tr><tr><th scope="col" colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">Race earnings</th></tr><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">$495,437.00</td></tr><tr><th scope="col" colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">Major racing wins</th></tr><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">Los Alamitos Championship, Champion of Champions, Los Alamitos Derby, Go Man Go Handicap (twice), Vessel Maturity</td></tr><tr><th scope="col" colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">Racing awards</th></tr><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">1971 World Champion Quarter Running Horse, 1972 Champion Quarter Running Mare, 1973 Champion Quarter Running Mare, 1974 Champion Quarter Running Mare, Superior Race Horse</td></tr> <tr><th scope="col" colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">Honors</th></tr><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame</td></tr><tr style="font-size:80%; font-weight:lighter; text-align:center; color:#555;"><td colspan="2">Horse infobox last updated on: January 11, 2008.</td></tr>
Charger Bar
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Breed: Quarter Horse
Sire: Tiny Charger

<tr><th>Grandsire:</th><td>Depth Charge (TB)</td></tr>

Dam: La Ree Bar

<tr><th>Maternal grandsire:</th><td>Rocket Bar (TB)</td></tr>

Gender: Mare
Foaled: 1968
Country: United States
Color: Bay
Breeder: Wayne Charlton
Owner: Dr. Edward Allred
Honors
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)


An outstanding Quarter Horse racehorse, Charger Bar was the 1971 World Champion Quarter Running Horse and an American Quarter Horse Association (or AQHA) Superior Race Horse.

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Life

Charger Bar was foaled in 1968, a bay filly sired by Tiny Charger and out of a daughter of Rocket Bar (TB) named La Ree Bar.[1]. Her sire was a son of Depth Charge (TB) out of a descendant of Clabber.[2]

Her racing record was forty-three starts in six years. She won twenty-eight of her races, and placed second in three and third in six. She earned a total of $495,437.00 in purse money.[1] Charger Bar beat Kaweah Bar three times in her racing career.[3] She was undefeated in 1971, and was named World Champion Quarter Running Horse.[4] Other honors included being named Champion Quarter Running Mare in 1972, 1973 and 1974. She also earned 144 AQHA racing points, which earned her the title of Superior Race Horse from the AQHA.[1]

She went on to produce fourteen foals. Of those foals, twelve started races, and ten earned Register of Merits and ten won races. Among her foals were Proud Heritage, Go Proudly, and Blushing By. Her offspring earned a total of $626,076.00 on the racetrack.[4] She died November 26, 1997 and her ashes were scattered over the infield at the Los Alamitos racetrack.[4]

In 2001 she was inducted into the AQHA Hall of Fame.[5][6]

Pedigree

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* St. Germans (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bold Venture
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Possible (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Depth Charge (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Haste (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quickly (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stephanie (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tiny Charger
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Clabber
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Clabber II
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Do Good
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Clabber Tiny
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Perifox (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tiny Iny (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tiny Rose (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Charger Bar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Percentage (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Three Bars (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Myrtle Dee (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rocket Bar (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cartago (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Golden Rocket (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Morshion (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
La Ree Bar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wayward Irving (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tinky Poo
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Little Peach
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tinky Ann
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
High Step (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Annahi (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verda Ann (TB)
 
 
 
 
 
 

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Wagoner Quarter Racing Digest p. 199
  2. All Breed Pedigree of Charger Bar retrieved on June 30, 2007
  3. Nye Great Moments in Quarter Racing History pp. 270–272
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Staff "Forever Famous" Quarter Horse Journal p. 49
  5. American Quarter Horse Association "AQHA Hall of Fame"
  6. American Quarter Horse Foundation "Charger Bar"


References

  • Nye, Nelson C. (1983). Great Moments in Quarter Racing History. New York: Arco Publishing. ISBN 0-668-05304-6. 
  • Staff (March 2001). "Forever Famous". Quarter Horse Journal: 40–49. 
  • Wagoner, Dan (1976). Quarter Racing Digest: 1940 to 1976. Grapevine, TX: Equine Research. 

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