July 14, 2011 – National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) stallion, West Coast Whiz was recently named NRHA?s newest Million Dollar Sire.
The late West Coast Whiz, was a champion-siring son of NRHA Seven Million Dollar Sire and Hall of Fame inductee Topsail Whiz and out of My Moon Stone Chex. He was bred and owned by Bob Loomis Reining Horses. Loomis is a six-time NRHA Futurity Open Champion and a Hall of Fame inductee. West Coast Whiz was a two-time NRHA Derby Open reserve champion with more than $126,000 in NRHA earnings. The stallion stood, along with his sire, at Bob Loomis Reining Horses in Marietta, Okla.
West Coast Whiz is the second, third generation NRHA Million Dollar Sire and also the second from the Topsail Cody – Topsail Whiz lineage (Conquistador Whiz was the first stallion to mark this achievement).
West Coast Whiz’s leading offspring include: Western Whiz (LTE: $116,737, NRHA Futurity, NRHA Derby open finalist), Whizs Chic A Dee (LTE: $86,103, 2008 All American Quarter Horse Congress Reining Futurity Champion and NRHA Futurity open finalist), Whizs Bronze Star (LTE: $58,180, 2009 All American Quarter Horse Congress Freestyle Champion, 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games finalist), West Coast Mizzen (LTE: $48,695, 2009 Cinch NRHA Non Pro Futurity Champion), West Coast Wrangler (LTE: $45,931, 2010 NRHA Open Reserve World Champion, 2008 NRHA Derby Level 2 Open Reserve Champion.)
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