Einstein Becomes NRHA’s Newest Million Dollar Sire

November 8th, 2013 9:56 AM | Comments Off on Einstein Becomes NRHA’s Newest Million Dollar Sire

press release

Photo Credit: Cam Essick

Photo Credit: Cam Essick

By Hayley Lewallen – Oklahoma City, Okla. – The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is excited to announce the newest member to its Million Dollar Sire line up, Einstein (AQHA Great Resolve). Einstein is the 26th stallion to become an NRHA Million Dollar Sire, putting him alongside the likes of Smart Spook, Gunner, Nu Chex To Cash and many other greats.

Sired by Great Red Pine out of Cow Patty (AQHA Silversnow Pinestep) by Greyhound Step, the 1997 AQHA stallion was bred by Randy Hamilton, owned by Bridgette Lanham. During his successful show career he accumulated NRHA Lifetime Earnings of over $139,000. Highlights of his show career include:

  • 2000 NRHA Futurity Open finalist ridden by Tim McQuay
  • 2001 NRHA Derby Open finalist ridden by Tim McQuay
  • 2002 NRBC Open finalist ridden by Duane Latimer
  • 2002 NRHA Derby Open finalist ridden by Duane Latimer

His top earning offspring include:

  • Einsteins Revolution (out of Fly Flashy Jac): $352,700 NRHA LTE, owned by Wagner & Vandorp; 2005 All American Quarter Horse Congress Futurity Open finalist, and NRHA Futurity Open finalist, 2006 NRBC Open Champion and NRHA Derby finalist, 2007 NRBC Open Reserve Champion and Intermediate Open Champion and NRHA Derby Open Intermediate Reserve Champion.  Einsteins Revolution was the first horse to go over the $300,000 NRHA earnings mark.
  • Great Sun Burst (out of Docs Sun Burst): $342,300 NRHA LTE, owned by 23 Quarter Horses; 2006 NRHA Futurity Open finalist,  2008 NRBC Open finalist and NRHA Derby Open finalist, 2009 NRBC Level(L) 4 Open finalist and NRHA Futurity L4 Open finalist, 2010 and 2011 NRHA Open World Champion, 2012 NRHA Non Pro World Champion Kaystein (Einstein x Kays Freckles): $81,200 NRHA LTE, owned by Susa Sauer; 2009 NRHA Futurity L4 Open finalist, 2010 NRHA European Futurity L4 Open Champion and Americana NRHA Open class finalist
  • Kaystein (out of Kays Freckles): $81,200 NRHA LTE, owned by Susa Sauer; 2009 NRHA Futurity L4 Open finalist, 2010 NRHA European Futurity L4 Open Champion and Americana NRHA Open class finalist

Incorporated in 1966, the National Reining Horse Association is the standard-setting body for the sport of Reining. NRHA, with their International Headquarters in Oklahoma City, is responsible for promoting the sport of Reining and working to ensure the highest standards of competition. To learn more about the NRHA, its programs and family of corporate partners, visit nrha.com.

Comments are closed.