Invitation Only surpassed Zippo Pine Bar this week as the leading sire of point earners. The 1990 bay stallion by Barpassers Image (who died in 2011 at age 27) was a leading western pleasure 2-year-old in his own right. Now his get have amassed 77,064 points, and at 24 he’s still siring winners.
He currently has 1,251 foals registered in 21 crops. His offspring have also earned 33 world championships and 36 reserve world championships. Zippo Pine Bar had 400 more foals in 26 foal crops.
Bred in California, he is now owned by Ohio Pineview Farms of North Lawrence, Ohio, who bought him in 2005. His foals are known for being well made, balanced and are very trainable. Some notable offspring include Hot Ones Only, One Hot Krymsun, Only Intuition, Only in the Moonlight, The Only Escape, One N Only, Repeated in Red, and DGS IndyGo.