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Royal Santana

<tr><th>Discipline:</th><td>Cutting</td></tr> <tr><th scope="col" colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">Other awards</th></tr><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">NCHA Platinum & Gold & Silver & Bronze Awards, NCHA Certificate of Ability, AQHA World Champion</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 12, 2008.</td></tr>
Royal Santana

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Breed: Quarter Horse
Sire: Peppy San

<tr><th>Grandsire:</th><td>Leo San</td></tr>

Dam: Royal Smart

<tr><th>Maternal grandsire:</th><td>Royal King</td></tr>

Gender: Gelding
Foaled: 1977
Country: United States
Color: Sorrel

Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Royal Santana was a 1971 sorrel Quarter Horse gelding sired by Peppy San and out of a mare named Royal Smart. Royal Smart was a daughter of Royal King and out of a descendant of Traveler named Moss Jackie Tobin.[1]

In his show career he was an American Quarter Horse Association (or AQHA) World Champion and Reserve World Champion.[2] With the National Cutting Horse Association (or NCHA) he earned $174,146.29 in cutting contests and a Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Certificate of Ability from the NCHA.[3]

He was inducted into the AQHA Hall of Fame[4] in 2000. He had died in 1995.[5]


  1. All Breed Pedigree Database Pedigree of Royal Santana accessed on October 6, 2007
  2. Royal Santana at Quarter Horse Directory accessed on October 6, 2007
  3. NCHA Earnings Lookup accessed on October 6, 2007
  4. AQHA Hall of Fame accessed on February 3, 2008
  5. American Quarter Horse Foundation - Royal Santana accessed on February 3, 2008


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