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JL DASH TA HEAVEN: Barrel Racing Industry's Newest $8 Million Sire!

Updated: Feb 20

Purchased in 2020 by top Quarter Horse racing and barrel horse breeders Ray and Lainie Whitmire of Whitmire Ranch, JL Dash Ta Heaven continues to rise exponentially as a force to be reckoned with in the barrel racing industry joining leading sires such as Frenchmans Guy, A Streak Of Fling, Eddie Stinson and Blazin Jetolena who have all cleared more than $8,000,000 in progeny earnings. JL Dash Ta Heaven offspring averaged $24,500 at the major barrel racing sales in 2023 and have average earnings of $31,788/earner in the arena.

JL Dash Ta Heaven’s Top 15 Money Earners

  1. KL Touch Of Heaven $549,833

  2. Hell On The Red $404,645

  3. Runnin With Wings $291,097

  4. JL Josie Bar $283,147

  5. JL Jamaican Me Rich $272,617

  6. Heavenly Firewater $253,669

  7. TRHeavensillumated $251,959

  8. Feelinthefirewater $229,510

  9. Flit Ta Heaven $213,362

  10. Heavenly Red $211,244

  11. A Dash Ta Glamour $195,940

  12. Heavenly Harvey $184,969

  13. Jettin Ta Heaven $170,6668

  14. For Heavens Seis $147,744

  15. Im So Sway $143,817

In the 2023 season alone, this record breaking sire’s offspring earned $2,222,260. Impressively, KL Touch Of Heaven, Runnin With Wings, Heavenly Red and Five L Rockin Heaven raked in $609,028 as JL Dash Ta Heaven’s top earners for the year. All jockeyed by elite riders like Kassie Mowry, Carlee Otero, Kylie Weast and London Gorham, the future is bright for JL Dash Ta Heaven offspring. At the 2023 Breeder’s Challenge Finale, he was awarded the honor of Leading Sire following impressive program offspring earnings of $237,182.

JL Dash Ta Heaven joined the 2024 Royal Vista Ranch stallion roster, alongside Quarter Horse Racing’s Legendary Sire Apollitical Jess, All-Time Leading Freshman Sire Flying Cowboy 123–also owned by Whitmire Ranch–and many other exceptional stallions who now reside at Royal Vista Ranch, LLC.


For additional information on breeding, contact Royal Vista Ranch Farm Manager—Laura Erickson—at (405) 449-7575.


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