FIRST DOWN FRENCH
2005 Palomino Stallion by $14 million + Producer Frenchmans Guy!
Sire of 2020 Futurity Horse of the year & '21 NFR Qualifier: Famous Lemon Drop!
~2021 Top 10 Rodeo Sire~
Progeny Earnings $1.5 million!!
First Down French: an amazing competitor & producer!! Chopper is by the legendary $14+ Million $ sire, Frenchmans Guy! Dam is A Flashy Dash, by A Classic Dash ($1.2 million earned on the track).
Chopper started running barrels as a 4 year old and went straight to the top! He broke arena records, had many 1D wins and earned $55k+ in barrel earnings & had roping wins/$ earned on the head side before being sidelined with an injury. Video link of him winning barrel races is on this page below! He is known for his amazing athleticism, fabulous conformation, impressive bone, great demeanor and laid back attitude.
Fast forward to today, he has proven himself as a producer! He stamps his foals with his cool turning style and work ethic!! He has sired Futurity, Derby, 1D winners, American Rodeo Qualifiers, Slot winners and rodeo winners & NFR Qualifier: FAMOUS LEMON DROP!!! He crosses on all types of mares and really compliments their weaknesses. A testament to this stallion is the small amount of his babies you see for sale, he really produces horses that make it fun to run barrels!
Chopper is 6 Panel Negative, stands 15.1hh, and 1300#. His foals are eligible for Breeders Challenge, Ruby Buckle, Royal Crown, Future Fortunes, Tomorrow's Legends, VGBRA, C-N futurity, Top Shelf Breeders & Select Stallion Stakes!
First Down French
Highpoint Performance Horses
2023 Stud Fee: $3000