Zippo Pat Bars

Horse infobox
horsename = Zippo Pat Bars


caption = - Zippo Pat Bars -
breed = Quarter Horse
discipline = Racing
sire = Three Bars (TB)
grandsire = Percentage (TB)
dam = Leo Pat
damsire = Leo
sex = Stallion
foaled = 1964
country = United States
color = Sorrel
breeder = Paul Curtner
racerecord = 18-5-4-0, AAA speed rating
raceearnings = $1856.00
honors = American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame
updated= January 12 2008

Zippo Pat Bars was a Quarter horse racehorse and showhorse who became an influential sire in the breed.

Life

Zippo Pat Bars was a son of Three Bars (TB) out of a daughter of Leo named Leo Pat. [http://www.allbreedpedigree.com/zippo+pat+bars Zippo Pat Bars Pedigree at All Breed Pedigree] retrieved on June 27, 2007] He was a 1964 sorrel stallionWagoner "Quarter Racing Digest" p. 1345] bred by Paul Curtner. As a weanling, Curtner was offered $20,000.00 for the colt, which he turned down.Groves "Where'd We Get That Zip?" "Quarter Horse Journal" March 1996 p. 18]

Zippo raced for two years, starting eighteen times. He won five races and placed second four times. He earned a Race Register of Merit with the American Quarter Horse Association (or AQHA) in 1966 with an AAA speed rating. He earned $1855.00 on the racetrack. He injured himself as a two-year-old, fracturing two vertabrae in a stall accident. The injury kept the horse out of the 1966 All American Futurity.Beckman "Zippo Pat Bars" "Quarter Horse Journal" December 1988 p. 82-85]

After the end of his racing career, he retired to the breeding shed. He sired, among others, Zippo Pine Bar, Scarborough Fair, The Invester, and Mr Pondie Zip.Pitzer "The Most Influential Quarter Horse Sires" p. 159-160] Thornton "The Working Lines: Zippo Pat Bars" "Southern Horseman" November 1993 p. 28-40] His sons Zippo Pine Bar and The Invester were inducted into the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame as well as the National Snaffle Bit Association (or NSBA) Hall of Fame. [http://www.aqha.com/foundation/halloffame/halloffamebios.html AQHA Hall of Fame] accessed on February 3, 2008] [http://www.nsba.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=227&Itemid=210 NSBA Hall of Fame] retrieved on July 5, 2007] Zippo Pat Bars sired nine AQHA Champions, as well as sixteen Superior Western Pleasure Horses and four Superior Halter Horses. In 1996, Zippo Pat Bars was inducted into the NSBA Hall of Fame.

He died May 1 1988 due to heart problems.

He was inducted into the AQHA Hall of Fame in 2002. [http://www.aqha.com/foundation/halloffame/images/Zippo%20Pat%20Bars.pdf American Quarter Horse Foundation - Zippo Pat Bars] accessed on February 3, 2008]

Pedigree

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1 = Zippo Pat Bars
2 = Three Bars (TB)
3 = Leo Pat
4 = Percentage (TB)
5 = Myrtle Dee (TB)
6 = Leo
7 = Dunny Girl
8 = Midway (TB)
9 = Gossip Avenue (TB)
10 = Luke McLuke (TB)
11 = Civil Maid (TB)
12 = Joe Reed II
13 = Little Fanny
14 = Little Chuck
15 = Thoroughbred mare
16 = Ballot (TB)
17 = Thirty-third (TB)
18 = Bulse (TB)
19 = Rosewood (TB)
20 = Ultimus (TB)
21 = Midge (TB)
22 = Patriot (TB)
23 = Civil Rule (TB)
24 = Joe Reed P-3
25 = Nellene
26 = Joe Reed P-3
27 = Fanny Ashwell
28 = Golden Chief
29 = Chuck
30 = unknown
31 = unknown

Notes

References

* [http://www.allbreedpedigree.com/zippo+pat+bars All Breed Pedigree Database Pedigree of Zippo Pat Bars] retrieved on June 27, 2007
* [http://www.aqha.com/foundation/halloffame/images/Zippo%20Pat%20Bars.pdf American Quarter Horse Foundation - Zippo Pat Bars] accessed on February 3, 2008
* [http://www.aqha.com/foundation/halloffame/halloffamebios.html AQHA Hall of Fame] accessed on February 3, 2008
* Beckman, Bruce "Zippo Pat Bars: Close to Ideal?" "Quarter Horse Journal" December 1988 p. 82-85
* Groves, Lesli Krause "Where'd We Get That Zip?" "Quarter Horse Journal" March 1996 p. 18
* " [http://www.nsba.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=227&Itemid=210 NSBA Hall of Fame] " retrieved on July 5, 2007
* Pitzer, Andrea Laycock "The Most Influential Quarter Horse Sires" Tacoma, Washington: Premier Pedigrees 1987
* Thornton, Larry "The Working Lines: Zippo Pat Bars" "Southern Horseman" November 1993 p. 28-40
* Wagoner, Dan "Quarter Racing Digest: 1940 to 1976" Grapevine, Texas:Equine Research 1976

External links

* [http://www.qhd.com/horse/stallion.asp?id=2649 Zippo Pat Bars at Quarter Horse Directory]
* [http://quarterhorselegends.googlepages.com/home4222222223222222222 Zippo Pat Bars at Quarter Horse Legends]


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