Dancing with Shawne (SOLD)
2002 Grey Mare, Bennys Dancer x Ole Mans Shena--Ole Man Dinero
Dancing with Shawne is by BENNYS DANCER (1985), who won $34,999 on the track. BENNYS DANCER is a son of by the 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.
BENNYS DANCER is out of Baby Dancer by DANCING DERVISH, a son of Native Dancer, well known for his influence on quarter horse racing.
Dancing with Shawne is out of Ole Mans Shena (1998), a granddaughter of influential foundation sire THE OLE MAN a son of THREE BARS and an AQHA Hall of Fame sire, The Ole Man sired 554 horses that started in official Quarter Horse races, with 250 returning as winners and 15 of those in stakes, for earnings of $1,077,061. In AQHA shows, the stallion is represented by 10 AQHA Champions; 78 horses that earned 1,335.5 points in open halter and 14 that earned 702 points in youth halter; and 106 earners of 1,439.5 points in open performance, 21 earners of 48.5 in amateur performance and 35 earners of 1,029.5 points in youth performance classes, for a total of 4,555 points (AQHA).
Ole Mans Shena is also a daughter of SHAWNE BUG (see above) making Dancing with Shawne double bred Shawne Bug.
Dancing with Shawne was sold to Caitlin Davis. Currently owned by Naomi Marie.