The other new NRCHA Million Dollar Sire, Dual Rey, has been firmly established in the cutting horse industry for more than a decade. Since 2005, he has been ranked as the No. 1 or No. 2 sire in the NCHA, and his foals have earned in excess of $26 million in the cutting arena.
Now, with total NRCHA offspring earnings of $1,001,696, Dual Rey (Dual Pep x Nurse Rey x Wyoming Doc), owned by Linda Holmes, leaves no doubt about his versatility as a sire. The 1994 stallion began his performance career at the NCHA Futurity, where he tied for 6th place. Some of his cutting accomplishments beyond his 3-year-old year included the NCHA Super Stakes, where he split 5th place, and he won the Memphis 4-Year-Old Open Futurity Championship. Dual Rey retired from the competitive arena with $105,038 in earnings.
His sparkling sire career has countless highlights. In 2009, a Dual Rey foal won both the NRCHA Futurity Open and the NCHA Futurity Open Championships. The NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Champion was Reymanator, out of the Doc’s Hickory daughter, Savannah Hickory, shown by Zane Davis for owner John Semanik. On the cutting horse side, Rocking W (Dual Rey x Boon San Kitty x High Brow Cat), shown by Tony Piggott for breeder/owner Alice Walton, won the coveted NCHA Championship in 2009.
Dual Rey’s top five NRCHA money-earning foals are:
$175,549 Reymanator (x Savannah Hickory x Doc’s Hickory)
$143,529 Dom Dualuise (x Smart Little XX x Smart Little Lena)
$ 62,653 Reygans Smart Lena (x Smart Fancy Lena x Smart Little Lena)
$ 56,973 Desire Rey (x Playguns Desire x Playgun)
$ 52,105 Play Dual Rey (x Hiccup N Play x Doc’s Hickory)
November 12, 2014