Top Cutting Sires of 2022

Top Cutting Sires of 2022

These are the leading cutting sires of 2022. Find the top bloodlines dominating the sport of cutting.

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Watching cutting horses, with their cat-like athleticism and cow sense, is a mesmerizing experience. The offspring of the top sires in cutting earned nearly $26 million.

These statistics, powered by the American Quarter Horse Association’s QData, were compiled from January 1 to December 31, 2022. The figures represent offspring earnings, number of money earners, average earnings and the sire’s leading money earner for 2022. presents the top cutting sires of 2022: 

10. Smooth As A Cat

1999 chestnut (High Brow Cat - Shes Pretty Smooth by Wheeling Peppy)
Offspring Earnings: $1,704,244

9. Reyzin The Cash

2011 sorrel (Dual Rey - Spookys Cash by Miss N Cash)
Offspring Earnings: $1,712,200

8. Dual Rey

1994 sorrel (Dual Pep - Nurse Rey by Wyoming Doc)
Offspring Earnings: $1,851,761

7. Stevie Rey Von

2012 red roan (Metallic Cat - Miss Ella Rey by Dual Rey)
Offspring Earnings: $1,863,579

6. Dual Smart Rey

2002 sorrel (Dual Rey - The Smart Look by Smart Little Lena)
Offspring Earnings: $1,889,739

5. Once In A Blu Boon

2008 brown roan (Peptoboonsmal - Autumn Boon by Dual Pep)
Breeder: Bill Freeman Inc of Rosston, Texas 
Charlotte Farms Inc. of Rosston, Texas
Offspring Earnings: $1,912,613
Money Earners: 222
Average Earnings: $8,615
No. 1 Money Earner: Baylenciaga, 2019 bay mare out of Incredicat by High Brow Cougar, $228,839 

4. High Brow Cat 

1988 chestnut (High Brow Hickory - Smart Little Kitty by Smart Little Lena)
Breeder: Hanes Chatham & Stewart Sewell of Aubrey, Texas
Owner: BDB Breeders of Dallas, Texas
Offspring Earnings: $2,296,350
Money Earners: 322
Average Earnings: $7,132
No. 1 Money Earner: Sanctus, 2016 sorrel stallion out of Sofie Rey by Dual Rey, $84,539

Sons of High Brow Cat on


(out of MH San Tules Dually by San Tule Freckles)

Bet Hesa Cat

(out of Bet Yer Blue Boons by Freckles Playboy)


(out of Louella Again by Dual Pep)




Catty Hawk

(out of Scarlet Dance by Peppy San Badger)

Cowtowns Cat 

(out of Cute Little Magic by Haidas Magic)

High Brow CD 

(out of Sweet Little CD by CD Olena)




Hydrive Cat 

(out of Ruby Tuesday Dna by Peppy San Badger)

Kit Kat Sugar

(out of Sugar N Dulce by Smart Lil Ricochet )

Stylin Cat

(out of Stylish Freckles by Docs Stylish Oak)

Tapt Dancin Cat  

(out of Tapt Twice by Dual Pep)

Very Especial Cat 

(out of Very Shortly by Shorty Lena)

WR This Cats Smart 

(out of The Smart Look by Smart Little Lena)

2. Metallic Rebel 

2012 red roan (Metallic Cat - Sweet Abra by Abrakadabracre)
Breeder: Alvin Fults of Amarillo, Texas
Owner: Thomas Gunn of Philadelphia, Mississippi
Offspring Earnings: $2,604,163
Money Earners: 113
Average Earnings: $23,046
No. 1 Money Earner: Moms Lil Rebel, 2019 bay stallion out of SDP Moms CD by High Brow CD, $312,351

2. Hottish

2008 sorrel (Spots Hot - Stylish Play Lena by Docs Stylish Oak)
Breeder: Double Dove Ranch of Fort Worth, Texas
Owner: Dustin and/or Deena Adams of Springtown, Texas
Offspring Earnings: $3,370,314
Money Earners: 209
Average Earnings: $16,126
No. 1 Money Earner: Phil N Dangerous, 2019 sorrel stallion out of Lil Maddy Rey by Dual Smart Rey, $333,671

1. Metallic Cat

2005 red roan (High Brow Cat - Chers Shadow by Peptoboonsmal)
Breeders: The Roan Rangers of Weatherford, Texas
Owner: Rocking P Ranch LLC of Fort Worth, Texas
Offspring Earnings: $6,695,701
Money Earners: 776
Average Earnings: $8,628
No. 1 Money Earner: Metallics MVP,  2015 red roan stallion out of My Lizzy Babe by Lizzys Gotta Player, $107,992

Sons of Metallic Cat on

Cats Picasso

(out of Playboys Vixen by Hickoryote)

Check Yer Metal

(out of Checkers Live Oak by Im Countin Checks )

Dandy Cat

(out of DMAC Dandy Devine by Smart Little Abner)




Dirty Fling

(out of Streak Of Gin by A Streak Of Fling )

Fiddle And Steel

(out of Lil Bit Reckless by CD Royal)

Gallactic Cat

(out of CDs Starlight Ms by CD Olena )




Hazardouz Material

(out of Scooters Daisy Dukes by Dual Smart Rey )

HQ Helluva Cat 

(out of Bound To White Chex by Helluva Chex)

KR Fantallicka

(out of Fancy Zack by Zack T Wood)




Maggic Mike 

(out of Sweet Abra by Abrakadabracre)

Metallic Cattack

(out of Quiolena by CD Olena)

Metallic Malice 

(out of High Boon by Mecom Blue)




Metallic Masterpiece 

(out of Kings Masterpiece by Peppy San Badger)

Metallic Rey Mink

(out of Dual Rey Mink by Dual Rey)

Metallic Spark

(out of Shiney Lil Miss by Shining Spark)




Metallics MVP

(out of My Lizzy Babe by Lizzys Gotta Player)

Pound Sign

(out of Dual Rey Tag by Dual Rey)

Red Hot Metal 

(out of Spots Hot Shot by Spots Hot)





(out of The Smart Look by Smart Little Lena)

Trumped U

(out of Lively Dual by Dual Rey)


View the QData Money-Earners Leaderboards. 

The free QData Leaderboards, from the QData Database, are updated weekly and include the top 50 Money-Earners, Sires, Dams, Grandsires, Owners and Breeders in 16 different event groups for both all-time and yearly leading. 

Sortable columns allow you to see leaders by age and other filters. Plus, stallions subscribed to AQHA's partner service,, are highlighted on the leader lists and linked to their QStallions page when their names appear.

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