Merrill Ranch

Text Box: Performance Quarter Horses– Hancock, Blue Valentine, Sun Frost, Driftwood

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Text Box: Broodmares pg. 2

Gorgeous, BIG hipped, heavy muscled mare.  Dam was finished team roper ridden by Mark Wray.  Jae Bar Tip (NCHA $).  Very few Sun Frost dt’s left and she’s one of the prettiest.  First time cross with Peptos Blueprint x Peptoboonsmal for 2016.  Foal will be 5 States and Grid Iron Barrel Futurity eligible.

Sire: Sun Frost x Doc’s Jack Frost

Dam: Rnj Emily x Jae Bar Tip

YU Emily Frost                   “Movin” for 2017         

She Is Classi Las               “Movin” for 2017   

Another Frenchmans Guy dt. Maternal 2nd dam was 7th in Nation High School Barrels, top Pole bender, multi– time saddle winner. Super kind mare that is STOUT all the way around and very balanced. Broke to ride. Foal will be 5-States and Grid Iron Barrel Futurity eligible.

Sire: Frenchmans Guy x Sun Frost

Dam:  Chicaros Classilas x Pyramid Moon

The Easy Button                 “Movin” for 2017

OUTSTANDING 2D mare in just 5 runs and then we started breeding her.  Dam is a multi champ. barrel/pole mare. “Buttons” is the kindest mare you’ll find, super quiet with ton’s of brains. Her babies are the same.

Sire: Dash For Perks x Dash For Cash

Dam: Blondys Easy x Silver Ado Dude

Straight from the Mel Potter Ranch. “Dinero” has won $400,000 +, his offspring have won over 2.3 million. He is the sire to Sherry Cervi’s pro barrel mare Stingray.  The Potters have had many champions using the Sun Frost, Driftwood cross and we've found the same… pure QUALITY. She’s super thick and stout. 

MP Aloneinthehay                               “Movin” for 2017

Sire: PC Frenchmans Hayday (DINERO) x Sun Frost

Dam:  MP Blondie Drifts x Drifts Chip

Another “Dinero” mare from the Potter’s! This mare has a unique maternal side being a grand dt. of cornerstone mare, Corina Too, who was an unbeatable match race champ.  Corina Too is still found in the pedigree of two of the Potters current broodmares, including this mare’s dam– Figure Four 449.

MP Allfordinero                                         “Movin” for 2017

Sire: PC Frenchmans Hayday (DINREO) x Sun Frost

Dam:  Figure Four 449 x Eddie Blue Hancock

YO Foundational Frost              Hotrod” for 2017


Full sister to YO Blue Drift, top barrel and rope gelding in OR.  Driftwood mares on Pat have always produced outstanding offspring. Mr. Poco Drift was Haythorn Ranch bred and we were told there was nothing in the pasture you could tie onto that he couldn’t pull.  Unique Palomino roan color, her first two Hotrod foals have been red roan and palomino!

Sire: Pat Cowan x Sun Frost

Dam:  Miss Setta Drift x Mr Poco Drift

SX Letta Punky Doit          French Streakin Jess for 2017

Own dt. of the great Letta Hank Do It-Barrel Futurity, Derby and WPRA money earner. Sire of numerous barrel racing standouts including Lindsay Sears’, Jackie Jatzlau’s, Kendal Owen’s and Kay Blanford’s WPRA barrel horses. He is also a maternal half brother to Fire Water Flit. This mare has ton’s of substance and puts and outstanding foal on the ground.

Sire: Letta Hank Do It x Snazzy Hank

Dam:  SX Docs Dulcee x Doc Bruce

Voo Doo French Girl            “Movin” for 2017 

Dt. leading Barrel sire Frenchmans Guy.  Cow bred dam - Cal Bar, Gay Bar King.   Great mind and disposition. She’s a producer… with dt’s YO Va Va Voom in her second WPRA barrel racers hands and in rope trg., YO Icingonthefrost is owned by Jakki Hunt Young, INFR circuit champion.  

Sire: Frenchmans Guy x Sun Frost

Dam:  Docs Voo Doo Vixen x  Gay Cal Bar

 Famous Spender          Slick By Design for 2017

Pro Barrel mare formerly owned by NFR Qualifier. We’ve always wanted a DTF dt. and so happy we found her! Gorgeous, great bone, BIG hip.  “Spendy” is bred to Cutting and Barrel champ. producing young sire, Peptos Blueprint for 2016. Foal will be 5- States and Grid Iron Barrel futurity eligible.


Sire: Dash Ta Fame x First Down Dash

Dam:  Four Footed Spender x Special Effort

Broodmares pg. 1

YO Easy Frost                            “Movin” for 2017

Easy- My other personal horse for years. Rocking chair lope, broke to death, extremely soft in the face, finished breakaway, shown in Ranch Horse.  A new Pat Cowan dt. to enter the broodmare band… see her 2016 foal x HOTROD!

Sire: Pat Cowan x Sun Frost

Dam:  Saint Dipity Jay x Easy Saint (SI 107)

YO First Frost                       “Movin” for 2017

Uno- My personal riding mare for 5 yr’s. Finished breakaway, cutting training, shown in Ranch Horse, extremely quick and powerful mare that no cow could get away from.  Can’t wait to see her 2016 HOTROD foal!

Sire: Pat Cowan x Sun Frost

Dam: Wily Kendra x Wilywood




Dam:  Wily Kendra x Wilywood

Storms Comin                        Hotrod” for 2017

Hotrod’s fastest race offspring was a AAA runner out of an own dt. of Special Effort. We hope to duplicate that genetic cross with this new mare.  Sir Austin Duncan has prod several stakes winners and pro barrel horses. She’s a big mare with ton’s of bone and a super gentle, calm disposition. Can’t wait for this foal to arrive!

Sire: Special Leader (SI 103) x Special Effort (SI 104)

Dam:  Duncan Dustin x Sir Austin Duncan (SI 111)