NOTES: Nominated to the NRHA Futurity and the National Reiners Breeders Classic.
SIRE: GUNS R FOR SHOOTIN (AQHA/APHA) (2010). $114,124: split 4th NRHA Open Derby; 3rd NRHA Int. Open Derby; top 10 NRBC Open Derby; High Roller Reining Classic Int. Open Derby Champion; finalist in the NRHA Open Derby; Open Perf. ROM. Half-brother to PEPPY NICOLENA ($75,906 and 41.5 AQHA points: AQHYA World Working Cow Horse Reserve Champion). Sire of 7 money-earners, including BLOODSTHICKERTHANOIL (APHA World 3-Year-Old Reining Challenge Level 1 Non-Pro Reserve Champion), CHICS R FOR SHOOTIN ($27,553: split 7th NRHA Level 4 Non-Pro Futurity), GUNS R FOR GIRLS ($8,001: finalist in the NRHA Level 4 Non-Pro Futurity), CRUCIAL CONFLICT ($7,127: Mid-Atlantic Reining Classic Level 4 Open Futurity Reserve Champion), SHOOT FIRST ($3,672: finalist in the NRHA Level 4 Non-Pro Futurity), SHOOT THEM DOWN (finalist in the Congress Reining Stakes Level 3 Non-Pro), GUNS R FOR THUNDER (3rd Hot Summer Slide Reining Level 4 Open Futurity). His first foals arrived in 2016. A son of COLONELS SMOKING GUN (Q)COLONELS SMOKINGUN (P), $177,386: NRHA Hall of Fame; NRHA Open Futurity Reserve Champion; APHA World Champion; USET Finals Champion;APHA World Open Reining Futurity Champion. RGP #1 All-Time Leading Sire of Reining Money-Earners; an AQHA Top 10 All-Time Sire of Reining Point-Earners. Sire of 873 money-earners, $12,805,346, and earners of 6,406 AQHA points, including NO SMOKING REQUIRED ($476,436: Run For The Million Reining Inv. Open Co-Champion), CUSTOM MADE GUN ($420,690 and 14.5 AQHA points: Run For The Million Reining Inv. Open Co-Champion), TINKER WITH GUNS ($344,118: 4th NRHA Open Futurity).
DAM: BONITA BACARDI (2004). Full sister to BONITAS DUN SMOKE ($20,296: Congress NRHA Limited Open Co-Champion twice), BONITA BLITZ ($3,463: split 8th World Barrel League Finals Shoot-Out Open 3D), CVF HAVANADAYDREAMIN (AQHA point-earner: 6th IN RHA Summer Fun Level 2 Green Rider class), BONITA BAY BOB (NRHA money-earner). A daughter of BONITAS CHAMPION, $4,512 and an AQHA point-earner: top 10 NRHA Open Derby; NRHA Derby Legends Reserve Champion; Joe Cody Classic Reining 3-Year-Old Snaffle Bit Champion. Sire of 14 money-earners, including BONITAS DUN SMOKE ($20,296: Congress NRHA Limited Open Co-Champion twice), BONITAS CORONA KID ($5,713 and an AQHA point-earner: top 10 NRHA Futurity Primetime Non-Pro), VALS CHAMP (33 AQHA points & NRCHA money-earner, AQHA World Senior Working Cow Horse qualifier), NO SMOKE MISSIN ($4,087 and 35 AQHA points: Congress Reining Junior Youth Champion; POINTS), BONITA BLITZ ($3,463: split 8th World Barrel League Finals Shoot-Out Open 3D), GLENDAS CHAMP (AQHA point-earner: 6th Carolina RHA Derby Senior Youth), CVF HAVANADAYDREAMIN (AQHA point-earner: 6th IN RHA Summer Fun Level 2 Green Rider class), RED WINE AND WHISKEY (AQHA point-earner), LARAS BONITA (AQHA point-earner), BONITAS UP BEAT (AQHA point-earner), BONITAS DUNN CARROT (NRHA $1,390), SHES GONNA REIN (split 4th International Berrys Boy Reining Novice Horse Open), CHAMPION ECHOLS (NCHA money-earner), BONITA BAY BOB (NRHA money-earner), BO BONITAS SOLANO (NRHA money-earner), DUN BY A CHAMPION (NRHA money-earner), BONITA DORI (4th East Pennsylvania Reining Thunder Futurity Limited Open).