PERFORMANCE RECORD: In 2018: 5th Go for Broke Barrel Racing Showdown Round 2 Open 3D; 3rd Go for Broke Barrel Racing Showdown Average Open 3D; 6th Barrel Bash Lincoln Nebraska October Open 4D class; 6th Barrel Bash Lincoln Nebraska October Open 3D; in 2019: 3rd EQUIPRIDE Spring Shoot-Out Barrel Racing Jackpot Youth 3D class; in AQHA competition: 2 heeling (Level 3) points in open events.
NOTES: Gringos Blaze, barn name Cactus, is a 14.2HH Palomino 7 year old gelding. Cactus worked a feed lot in Coffeeville, KS during his younger years. Jeff started heeling on him that summer when he was 5, He has AQHA Points heeling at the Cannon Falls, MN show. Rachel started him on the barrels the following year as her futurity colt. He placed 3rd at NBHA Iowa State show in the futurity and placed her both in the Youth and Open. He competed this year in April his first BBR in Oklahoma City and just missed qualifying to the short round. Rachel won the 2D Youth Slot Race and place 3rd in the Open of the 3D in Winona, MN. then came back to win NBHA Youth 2D Showdown Finals Race and placed in the Open at NBHA Finals. Jeff has been heeling on him this summer. This horse is gentle on the ground, easy to work with, very broke and good mannered. He is very athletic and loves cattle. He would make a great breakaway horse with very little effort. He has been hauled a lot for Barrel Racing and Team Roping. Some of the video is from Jeff competing on him at Bethany, MO. He rides down the road, through water and over bridges without hesitation. He rides great in or outside the arena. For more info call 612-246-9051.
SIRE: ZANS GRAY GRINGO (2006). Sire of GRINGOS BLAZE (AQHA point-earner: 5th Go for Broke Barrel Racing Showdown Round 2 Open 3D). Son of DEFINITLY A DUNIT, an AQHA point-earner: finalist Colorado International Reining Festival; 3rd IBHA World Aged Halter Stallion. Sire of 17 money-earners, 10 AQHA point-earners, including POCO DOT DUNIT ($3,137 and 9 AQHA points: AQHA World Cowboy Mounted Shooting Select Amateur Reserve Champion), DEFINITLY HOLLYWOOD (175 AQHA points: AQHA World Performance Halter Stallion Level 2 Open Reserve Champion; Superior Heading), CODY BILL DUNIT (14 AQHA points: WFQHA World 4/10-Year-Old Stallion Open Reserve Champion), CIERA DUNNIT (Magic Valley RCH Snaffle Bit Futurity $5,000 Pro-Am Reserve Champion), DUN A BADGER ($4,174 and 7 AQHA points: NBHA Youth World Barrel Racing Teen Youth 3D class winner), MABY LOU DUN IT (HA) ($4,160: 8th Half Arabian 4/5-Year-Old Open Reining Futurity),
DAM: CASH UP ZERO FOUR (2000). Dam of 8 AQHA foals, including CASH UP FRONT SI 89; race winner, $6,719; finalist Prescott Downs Futurity [RG3], AQRA Laddie Stakes; sire of DASHIN TOMMY (8 AQHA points: 5th Barrel Bash Guthrie Oklahoma July Open 2D class), HI CASH BUCK (AQHA point-earner), MR FRONT DECK (race placed), CASH GLORY (Nebraska Kiplinger RCH Limited Non-Pro Champion). Son of DASH FOR CASH SI 114, World Champion Race Horse; Champion Racing 3-Year-Old; Champion Racing 3-Year-Old Colt; AQHA Hall of Fame Champion Racing Aged Horse; Champion Racing Aged Stallion; AQHA Supreme Race Horse, 21 race wins, $507,689.