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Dash For Cash

<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;">25-21-3-0</td></tr><tr><th scope="col" colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">Race earnings</th></tr><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">$507,687.00</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;">Sun Country Futurity, Lubbock Downs Futurity, Los Alamitos Derby, Champion of Champions (twice)</td></tr><tr><th scope="col" colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">Racing awards</th></tr><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">1976 World Champion Quarter Running Horse, 1977 World Champion Quarter Running 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: 11 January 2008.</td></tr>
Dash For Cash

Dash For Cash statue at the AQHA Headquarters in Amarillo, Texas

Breed: Quarter Horse
Sire: Rocket Wrangler

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

Dam: Find A Buyer (TB)

<tr><th>Maternal grandsire:</th><td>To Market (TB)</td></tr>

Gender: Stallion
Foaled: 1973
Country: United States
Color: Sorrel
Breeder: B. F. Phillips, Jr.
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Dash For Cash was an American Quarter Horse racehorse and an influential sire in the Quarter Horse breed.

  • Lived: 1973-04-17 - 1996-05-20
  • Color: Sorrel
  • Breeding: by Rocket Wrangler (QH), out of Find A Buyer(TB) by To Market
  • Place of Birth: Frisco, Texas

He won $507,688 during his career. He 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

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 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]


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)


  1. AQHA Hall of Fame accessed on 3 February 2008


  • Pitzer, Andrea Laycock The Most Influential Quarter Horse Sires Tacoma, WA:Premier Pedigrees 1987

Further reading

  • 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

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