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A Star R Else (SOLD)

2005 Black Mare, AR Star x Rosa Runner--Runnerelse

Sire side:

A Star R Else is a daughter of AR STAR (1988), who won $163,707 on the track. AR Star is a leading barrel sire as well with earners of $302, 578 for the last five years including NFR contender Royal Star Commander ($249,885) and Scarletts Royal Star ($14,255) and White Horses Can’t Jump ($200,000+) Multi Circuit Finals Qualifier and California Circuit Finals Champion (California WPRA Circuit Champion), Totally Texas Futurity Champion, Dodge National Finals Qualifier, World Championship Barrel Futurity OKC, etc.

AR STAR is a son of well-known broodmare sire SHAWNE BUG (1974) who earned $277,023 on the track and earned a Speed Index of 101. On the track he sired earners of $4.8 million, 26 stakes winners, over 90 AQHA register of merits, 190 AAA+ runners, and 358 race winners. He is the sire of CORPORATE BUG (SI 105, $289,422), PAINTED BUG (SI 113, $274,569), SHAWNES DIAMOND (SI 116, $278,245), etc; and broodmare sire of Champion STRAWBERRY SILK (SI 105, $1,226,264), SHAWNE KATE (dam of DARKELLY) $759,000; SHAWNES FAVORITE (SI 106, $365,280), etc.

In addition to producing numerous successful progeny on the track, SHAWNE BUG proved himself an even more significant sire in the performance arena too, especially barrel racing. He directly sired earners of $437,800 in the barrel pen. As a maternal and paternal grandsire, his sons and daughters have had earners of $2.6 million in the arena. He is the #9 leading broodmare sire of barrel horses in the last decade with earners over $1.9 million. He is the maternal grandsire of such well-known runners as FAMOUS HEARTBREAKER ($133,577), MISSJBRUNNINWITHFIRE ($121,213) and FAMES LICORICE KISS ($92,579;). Earners out of Shawne bug daughters averaged $8,752 in earnings.

Dam side:

2012 BHN Stallion Register listed Rosa Runner's sire (Runnerelse) when crossed on her dam (Livin Proof) as the #17 Five-year Leading Barrel Magic Cross. Non-Equistat earnings for full siblings include WPRA, Prairie Circuit Finals, College NRF Qualifiers and regional champions. Runnerelse (1981) had barrel race LTE of $50,000, and was ranked #4 in barrel horse sires in 2009. 2010 Barrel Horse News 10-year stats placed Runnerelse #14 on the Decades Top Sires list, 2011 # 15, 2012 # 14 Five-Year Leading Futurity Sire. He is the sire of Runnin Richochetbar $160,000 – 2009 Lance Graves Pro Classic Champion winning $109,000 while sweeping the Slot Race, the BFA Futurity and Race 2 in the NBHA 4D Super Show ; Jettas Joker $120,000, etc. Runnerelse was by Magnolia Bar, and out of Buck’s St Pat (1969) $40,000 plus barrel race earner and multiple rodeo titles, including winning MSRA Finals from 1980-1983; MSRA Barrel Horse of the Year in 1984 (information from Cross Arrow K).

A Star R Else was bred by and competed on by Sue Karges (Cross Arrow K Ranch). She has been purchased by Brooke Crawford.

A Star R Else (SOLD)

1D winnings and placings in North Texas jackpots with Sue Karges. See

A Star R Else is the dam of 2 foals, both deceased. 

2019 x Royal and Famous, deceased

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