Oklahoma City, Okla. – September 26, 2011 – National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) stallion, Rowdy Yankee, was recently named as NRHA‘s newest Million Dollar Sire. His current offspring earnings are $1,000,382.
Rowdy Yankee is a son of NRHA Five Million Dollar Sire Smart Chic Olena and out of Nita Chex (Ready Chex x Pinenita by Peponita). The seventeen-year-old stallion won Non Pro Championships at the 1997 NRHA Futurity and the 1998 National Reining Breeders with Keith Crawford. The stallion earned more than $84,000 in NRHA lifetime earnings.
Rowdy Yankee was recently purchased by Rowdy Partners. His previous owners include: Andre DeBellefeuille and Francois Gauthier (2008-2011) and Keith Crawford Farms (1997-2008).
Rowdy Yankee’s leading offspring include: Hollywood Yankee Kid ($91,490 NRHA LTE), Big League Yankee ($74,810 NRHA LTE), Strike Em Out ($58,490 NRHA LTE), Hes At Bat ($51,500 NRHA LTE), Yankee Bambino ($44,890 NRHA LTE), Blazing In Black ($43,630 NRHA LTE) and Big Papi ($40,890 NRHA LTE).