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Hollywood Gold 1940; Dun; Gold Rush x Triangle Lady 17 Stallion Offspring Record Hall of Fame Offspring, NCHA Superior Performance Offspring AQHA Champion Offspring ROM Performance Offspring NCHA Money-earners Halter Point Earners Performance Point Earners AQHA Offspring Record Total Points Earned: 2,840.5; Reg Foals: 263; Number Shown: 88; Point Earners: 71; Halter Points Earned: 35; Halter Point Earners: 9; Performance Points Earned: 2,805.5; Performance Point Earners: 69; Performance ROMS: 45; Superior Performance Awards: 14; AQHA Champions: 1; Total Superior Awards: 14; Total ROM's: 45; AQHA Offspr NCHA LTE: $285,200 Other Information A Leading sire of ROM arena offspring. Outstanding Offspring Goldwood, 10 HLT & 71.5 Perf. Pts.; $5,358.37-NCHA, '63 Superior CUT Holly Miss 57, 72 Perf. Pts.; $4,367.90-NCHA, '68 Superior CUT Holly Miss 89, 108.5 Perf. Pts.; $4,054.18-NCHA, '63 Superior CUT Holly Reno, 189 Perf. Pts.; $17,992.09-NCHA, '63 Superior CUT Hollywood Bill, 131 Perf. Pts.; $4,714.51-NCHA, '63 Superior CUT Hollywood Boy, 96 Perf. Pts.; $37,731.27-NCHA, '71 Superior CUT Hollywood Cat, 403 Perf Pts., 1959 Superior CUT. $37,890.56 NCHA dollars, Awards: COA, Bronze, Silver, NCHA Hall Of Fame. Hollywood George, 24 Perf. Pts.; $1,696.16-NCHA, '57 Perf. ROM Hollywood Lin, 366 Perf Pts., Superior CUT; 1964 NCHA World Champion, $44,779.04 NCHA dollars. Awards: COA, Bronze, Silver, NCHA Hall of Fame. Hollywood Lou, 30 Perf. Pts.; $1,870.67-NCHA, '57 Perf. ROM Hollywood ollie, 170 Perf. Pts. $20,169.70-NCHA, '62 Superior CUT Hollywood Sis, 1 HLT & 72 Perf. Pts.; $2,272.30-NCHA, '61 Perf. ROM Hollywood Snapper, 229 Perf. Pts.; $27,858.05-NCHA, '54 Superior CUT; '57 Perf. ROM Miss Holly Jo, 12 HLT & 74 Perf. Pts; $11,846.81-NCHA, '56 Superior CUT; '56 AQHA Champ. Mr Gold 95, 168 Perf. Pts.; $31,377.72-NCHA, '65 Superior CUT Old Hollywood, 79.5 Perf. Pts.; $3,617.06-NCHA, '67 Superiro CUT Yellow Hen, 120 Perf. Pts.; $5,601.65-NCHA, '65 Superior CUT
(STORY) Hollywood Gold was born on the famed 6666 ranch in Iowa, Texas in the same year that the AQHA was formed, 1940. The name listed on his registration certificate as his breeder is the Tom L. Burnett Cattle Company. This young stallion was listed as a dun on his papers, but most folks who knew him, thought he was more palomino than dun. Anne Burnett Tandy, a grand daughter of the owner of the vast Sixes empire, first picked Hollywood Gold as her personal horse as a yearling, and then decided to give him to the ranch manager, George Humphreys, when he became a two year old, with the understanding he would be kept a stallion. Hollywood Gold was to spend his entire life on the 6666's, doing what all good stallions did in those days, breed mares and work cattle. He wasn't a big horse, and fit the mold called "Steel Dusts" by the horsemen of his time. The golden stallion stood about 14.2, and weighed slightly over 1000 pounds. Probably the most distinguishing feature this horse passed to his progeny was his extremely soft and gentle eye, which impressed everyone who saw him, and passed to his foals. Hollywood had all the characteristics desired in a quarter horse stallion of his time, good feet, nice temperment, stamina, and was easy to look at. Because of these traits, he was bred to quite a few mares, as attested by the fact that he has 263 registered offspring. He is remembered mainly for some of his daughters who became cutting champions, many of whom were ridden to victory by the legendary Matlock Rose. Since this fine stallion was never bred to outside mares, his blood is concentrated in Texas, in the area where he lived his life, however, his name is many of the best cutting horses in the world today. Two of the most famous, who are in the NCHA hall of fame, are Hollywood Lin, and Hollywood Cat. Others include Miss Hollywood, who, when bred to Easter King, produced Hollywood Jac 86, who himself turned out to be a great sire of reining horses. Hollywood Gold was euthanized in 1964, after standing for twenty-three years at the 6666's. Hollywood Gold was one of the ranch stallions for the 6666 Ranch. He was an own son of Gold Rush( by Caliente) and Triangle Lady 17( Triangle Ranch mare). Hollywood Gold was one of the working ranch horses at the 6666 Ranch and was only shown in local ranch cuttings, roppings, and ect. "He was a Natural", said J.J. Gibson, it wasn't something he was taught because you can't teach it( cow sense), had a good nature, big pretty soft eyes, quick and smart ( could out think any cow in a hurry) and passed these traits on to his get". He sired some good sons, but his own daughters and grand-daughters went on to become cutting champions. Some of his get are: Hollywood Lin and Hollywood Cat ( NCHA Hall of Fame), Hollywood Ollie, Hollywood Snapper, and Mr Gold 95( NCHA Silver Awards), Miss Hollywood, and Hollywood Boy. Gibson seys, "None of us realized how great this horse was. I don't suppose we even started noticing until we took a good look at how his offspring were working on the ranch. They were all just like their daddy. We really didn't know how good he was until he was gone". HOLLYWOOD GOLD Hollywood Gold and his progeny left a tremendous mark on the cutting industry. He produced Hollywood Lin, the 1964 National Cutting Horse Association World Champion Chutting Horse. Hollywood Cat & Hollywood Lin, both sons of Hollywood Gold, have been inducted into the NCHA Hall of Fame. Hollywood Oliie, Hollywood Snapper and Mr Gold 95 all received NCHA Silver Awards ~ all sons of Hollywood Gold. He also sired Miss Hollywood who later produced the infamous Hollywood Jac 86 by Easter King. Hollywood Gold's progeny includes: 1 AQHA Champion, 9 Halter Point Earners, 69 Performance Point Earners, 45 Performance Registers of Merit, and 14 Superior Performance Awards. Hollywood Gold was sired by Gold Rush by Caliente. His dam was Triangle Lady 17 whose parentage was unknown. He was born in 1940 on the famed 6666 Ranch, part of the Burnett Estate's Triangle Ranch
Hollywood at Dawn
Hollywood At Dawn By Theresa Ann Warden (Reprinted from the March/April 1998 issue of Foundation Quarter Horses Magazine) Thirteen may be an unlucky number to some but not to Gerald Free. He had been raising good King bred horses for thirteen years when he ran across the grulla grandson of King, Hollywood At Dawn, and decided to add him to his breeding program. Today, six years later, he knows he made a good choice. Hollywood At Dawn has a number of qualities that point to him succeeding as a sire. . . Top blood close-up in his pedigree, a proven performance record, siring ability, and a pretty color thrown in as a frosting on the cake. Hollywood At Dawn was already proven in the shown ring when Free acquired him. He had been campaigned on the Florida IBHA "buckskin" circuits earning halter points, and Grand and Reserve Championships. But most his success came in the performance arena. He earned a total of 21 IBHA performance points and a ROM in Western Riding. The broodmare band that awaited the stallion on his arrival to Georgia was enough to make any one sit up and take notice. Gerald Free liked King, and he liked King horses. Grazing in those Jefferson, Georgia pastures were daughters of immortal King sons like Continental King (King x Sue Hunt), and Joe Hank (King x Queen H). In fact, Joe Hank was a full sister to Hollywood At Dawnâ€™s dam, Queen Dawn. And they were both full siblings to other great King sons and daughters from that same cross - Squaw H, Hank H, and Booger H. By crossing Hollywood at Dawn back on to his Joe Hank mares, Gerald Free was getting a double dose of good linebreeding, first to King and secondly to one of AQHAâ€™s all time leading dams, Queen H, a granddaughter of Old Joe Bailey. Of course, no one was scoffing at the top side of this grulla horses pedigree. Hollywood Bill was an AQHA Superior Cutting horse by the legend Hollywood Gold, and "Bill" had a siring record to prove that he had inherited a lot from his daddy. Hollywood Bill sired 59 performers out of 305 total foals. Those 59 get earned 28 Performance ROMâ€™s, 1 AQHA Championship, 2 Superior Performance Awards, 1 World Champion, 1 Reserve World Champion, 1 Honor Roll Youth Horse Championship, and a total of over 1000 AQHA Performance points. You might say that Hollywood At Dawn brought his "credentials" with him to Georgia. Yet, you wonâ€™t find any golden initials on the gates leading to Gerald Freeâ€™s ranch. According to Gerald, he and his wife Paula are just regular folks. He works construction and she is a school teacher. Even though they have some of the best cutting and reining blood to be found they enjoy their horses mostly by just trail riding on them. Gerald says one of their favorite outings is to pack up into the Georgia mountains and camp for a weekend - he rides "Hollywood". Gerald says that his son is the one that likes competitive events and does pretty well team penning off of one of Hollywood At Dawnsâ€™ colts. But the primary focus of their breeding program, besides just raising good horses that they like, is selling breeding stock and performance prospects. One of their very satisfied customers is Tom Radrick of Tipp City, Ohio who makes regular trips to Geraldâ€™s to scout out reining prospects. Radrick says they have done pretty good with the horses that he and his trainer Shawn Flaherty have picked out over the years. He says that from 1989-1993 they showed seven futurity horses, most came from Gerald Free and all seven made the futurity finals. Radrick has known Gerald Free for a number of years and he remembers when he first brought Hollywood At Dawn home. Though Free was, as usual, a little conservative about the horse, Radrick rode him and was really impressed with the "way he moved . . . his breeding". To help assure Free that he had made a good choice on his purchase of the stallion, Radrick picked out two of Gerald Freeâ€™s mares - one by Continental King, the other by Joe Hank. He told Free that if he would breed those two mares to Hollywood At Dawn he would buy their foals sight unseen, and pick them up as yearlings. Free thought this sounded like a sure thing, so he bred the two mares, Continental Cherry and Snugglie Hank to Hollywood At Dawn. The next year around summer, Radrick called to check on his foals. Freeâ€™s response was typically reserved and he said something to the affect that the fillies were "okay". But Radrick had to see for himself. He made the trip from Ohio to Georgia to check on his purchases. Radrick laughed, recalling Freeâ€™s comments about the fillies. For when he saw them, (a dun and a grulla to boot), he said, "they were outstanding fillies!" Radrick says he has ridden a number of the Hollywood at Dawn get and they are all extremely responsive, and very good minded. He says that some people like to think that Foundation Quarter Horses can be a little "cold blooded". He says - not so. The Hollywood At Dawn babies are as responsive as you could want. Gerald Free is still enjoying his King horses, and his broodmare band still boasts three daughters of Continental King and a number of their daughters. Hollywood At Dawn died in June of 2004.
Hollywood Bill 1959; Palomino; Hollywood Gold x Miss Jo Kenney Stallion Show Record Superior Performance, '63 O CUT ROM Performance, '63 O NCHA money-earner, COA Performance Point Earner Perf Points: 131; NCHA Earnings: $4,715; Stallion Offspring Record World Champion Offspring Reserve World Champion Offspring Superior Performance Offspring AQHA High Point Performance Offspring AQHA Champion Offspring ROM Performance Offspring NRHA Money-earners NCHA Money-earners NRCHA Money-earners Halter Point Earners Performance Point Earners AQHA Offspring Record Total Points Earned: 1,014.5; Reg Foals: 305; Number Shown: 80; Point Earners: 55; Halter Points Earned: 20; Halter Point Earners: 3; Performance Points Earned: 994.5; Performance Point Earners: 66; Performance ROMS: 28; Superior Performance Awards: 3; AQHA Champions: 1; Total Superior Awards: 3; Total ROM's: 28; World Championships: 1; Res World Championships: 1; High Point Wins: 1; NRHA Offspr LTE: $1,655 AQHA Offspr NCHA LTE: $80,096 Other Information '62 3rd NCHA CUT Horse Futurity.
Old Hollywood 1961; Dun; Hollywood Gold x Old Flower Stallion Show Record Superior Performance, '67 O CUT ROM Performance, '64 O NCHA money-earner, COA Perf Points: 79.5; NCHA Earnings: $3,617;
Our Hollywood Gal 1948; Sorrel; Hollywood Gold x Salty Mama Mare Offspring Record ROM Performance Offspring NCHA Money-earners Halter Point Earners AQHA Offspring Record Total Points Earned: 18; Reg Foals: 13; Number Shown: 3; Point Earners: 2; Halter Points Earned: 6; Halter Point Earners: 1; Performance Points Earned: 12; Performance Point Earners: 2; Performance ROMS: 1; Total ROM's: 1; AQHA Offspr NCHA LTE: $8,774
Our Hollywood Gal
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Miss Bar 89 1957 Hollywood Gold x Jiggs' Mother Mare Offspring Record ROM Performance Offspring NCHA Money-earners Performance Point Earners
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Hollywood Jac 86
1967 AQHA Palomino Stallion Easter King x Miss Hollywood Stallion Show Record Hall of Fame, '93 NRHA Inductee World Champion, '74-75 NRHA Non Pro Top Ten World Show, '74 6th Sr. O RN Superior Performance, '74 O RN ROM Performance, '72 O NRHA money-earner Halter Point Earner Stallion Offspring Record Hall of Fame Offspring, Hollywood Dun It (NRHA) World Champion Offspring, NRHA Reserve World Champion Offspring, NRHA Top Ten World Show Offspring Superior Performance Offspring ROM Performance Offspring NRHA Money-earners NCHA Money-earners Halter Point Earners Performance Point Earners Outstanding Offspring Hes A Rascal Jac, '97 World Champ. RN ABRA Hes A Steppin Jac, 80.5 performance points;, '94 O Superior RN; Hollywood Dun It, NRHA money earner; World Champ.; AQHA & NRHA Res. World Champ., 2000 NRHA Hall of Fame Hollywood Macho Jac, World Champ. NRHA & APHA Hollywood White, '97 $43,372 RN; Jac Daniels Neat, 87.5 performance points; '96 O Superior RN Jac Hi Strait, 55 performance points; '96 3rd World Champion Show O Sr. RN Jacs Fancy Benito, 84 performance points;, '98 AMT Superior RN; '96 AMT HI PT INTL RN; Jacs Great Spirit, 50 performance points;, '98 O Superior RN; Marthas Mega Jac, '97 $23,193 RN; 23 performance points;, '97 NRHA O Res. World Champ.; Melon Kali Jac, '97 $14,355 RN; Mr BH Jac, 26 performance points;, '99 O HI PT Intl RN; Mr Gold Pine Jac, '96 NRHA O World Champ.; Mr Melody Jac, NRHA Money earner; '88 NRHA Futurity Mr Rietta Jac, 54.5 performance points;, '98 O Superior RN; Prime Time Chex, 53.5 performance points;, '95 O Superior RN; Slumber Jac, NRHA Money Earner; NRHA Get money earners Sugar Bar Buckaroo, 53 performance points;, '98 O NRHA Ltd O World Champ.; '98 NRHA Intermediate O World Champ.;
Pacific Bailey 1963; Sorrel; (Gold Pacific x Nell Bert Mccue) Stallion Show Record Superior Performance, '66 Race AQHA Champion, '67 O ROM Performance, '65 Race Race money-earner Halter Point Earner Halter Points: 24; SI: 100; Race: $15,073; Wins: 13; Stallion Offspring Record World Champion Offspring Reserve World Champion Offspring Superior Halter Offspring Superior Performance Offspring AQHA Champion Offspring ROM Performance Offspring Race ROM Offspring Race Money-earners Halter Point Earners Performance Point Earners AQHA Offspring Record Total Points Earned: 2,761; Reg Foals: 2,942; Number Shown: 1,430; Point Earners: 151; Halter Points Earned: 693; Halter Point Earners: 50; Superior Halter Awards: 3; Performance Points Earned: 2,068; Performance Point Earners: 169; Performance ROMS: 47; Superior Performance Awards: 6; AQHA Champions: 6; Total Superior Awards: 9; Total ROM's: 47; World Championships: 1; Res World Championships: 1; Race Earnings: $2,367,552; Stakes Winners: 58; 90+ ROMS: 185; 100+ ROMS: 25; Race ROMS: 611; Superior Race: 20; Race World Champions: 1; Race World Championships: 1; Outstanding Offspring Jumbo Pacific, LTE Race $235,002
Gold King Bailey
Gold King Bailey 1945 Hank H Beauty Bailey Stallion Show Record Race money-earner SI: 85; Race: $298; Wins: 2; Gold King Bailey, SI-85, was the cornerstone of the Rutland Ranch breeding program. A stakes winner, this grandson of King P-234 was line bred to Old Joe Bailey 4X2X4X5 & Little Ben Burton 4X6. He was also the grandsire of noted race horse & sire, Pacific Bailey. Gold King Bailey was quite a racehorse but was also the only horse to ever stand Grand Champion Palomino at halter at both Denver Fat Stock Show and Fort Worth in the same year.