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THE BLOODLINES ARE PHENOMENAL
Doc Bar is considered the most influential foundation cutting sire of all time. His most famous offspring is NCHA FUTURITY CHAMPION, DOC O LENA, sire of highest money earning stallion #1 Lifetime NCHA Sire, SMART LITTLE LENA. Doc Bar's legendary status lies in his ability to produce top cutting / performance horses. He is a leading sire of cutting winners over $9,102,255, and leading paternal grandsire of foals with earnings over $5,546,771.
THREE BARS (TB) (Text from the book Legends, 1993)
Three Bars has had the greatest impact on the Quarter Horse breed of any horse in history. Without a shadow of a doubt, Three Bars has had the greatest impact on the Quarter Horse breed of any horse in history. Just take a look at Three Bars' record as a sire. Whereas most
great stallions dominate just one phase of the industry, Three Bars forever left his mark in Three Barrsracing, halter, cutting, and other arena performance events.
IN RACING : Just a very few of his superstar offspring include: Goldseeker Bars, Rocket Bar, Three Chicks, The Ole Man, Sugar Bars, Lightning Bar and Little Lena's Bar.
IN CUTTING: Doc Bar revolutionized the industry. Doc Bar was a grandson of Three Bars & his record as a sire may also never be equaled.
IN HALTER: Will there ever be another sire to equal the record of Impressive? Impressive was by Lucky Bar (TB) by Three Bars. Impressive was out of a Three Bars granddaughter.
IN REINING, ROPING AND OTHER ARENA EVENTS: A host of Three Bars get and grandget excelled as sires and producers. Sugar Bars, for example, sired 30 AQHA Champions! Another son, Parr Three, earned a Superior at halter and then sired the great Zan Parr Bar.
THREE BARS HIMSELF: Foaled in 1940, Three Bars was by Percentage, a stakes winner. Percentage's dam, Gossip Avenue, produced 8 foals and 7 of them were winners on the track, 2 stakes winners.
The Dam of Three Bars, Myrtle Dee, was a speedburner who once set a record for 5 1/2 furlongs. She came by her speed honestly as her sire, Luke McLuke, won the Belmont Stakes in 1914, and her dam, Civil Maid, was a granddaughter of Ben Brush, winner of the Kentucky Derby in 1896.