Shawne Bug Leo carries on the legacy of his great sire, Shawne Bug by being a popular and proven sire. Shawne Bug earned a speed index of 101, earned his ROM in racing and was named Superior Race Horse. He was the 1976 Blue Ribbon Futurity Winner and the 1977 Rocky Mountain QH Derby Winner. His grandget have earned over $12 million in race earnings and over $67,000 in futurities. Shawne Bug’s sire Lady Bug’s Moon is known in the horse industry for creating phenomenal speed horses and is known for leaving an impact on the race and performance industry as a leading sire. Lady Bugs Moon is highly desired in pedigrees and his genetics are considered a key factor in the success of the All–Time Leading Sire First Down Dash. Countess Edith was a AAA race winner with a speed index of 102 and earner of over $35,000. She was sired by the great producer, Count Giacomo and is a maternal sister to some great horses and producers themselves. She went on to produce 2x race winners.
Shawne Bug Leo’s racing career was cut short due to an injury while in race training and was retired to the breeding shed. Shawne Bug Leo was purchased by the Nichols family in 2012 and quickly became promoted to the barrel industry as a complete outcross that many longed for and as a proven stallion whose offspring were all becoming money earners. He has sired 2x NFR Qualifier Heza Bug Leo $300,000 LTE, 2015 Patriot Open Reserve Champion, 2015 BBR Futurity Consolation Champion, 3rd in the 2014 BFA Slot Race and arena record holder My Lady Bug Leo $79,000+ LTE, Derby Finalist, Futurity Finalist, 1D Open money earner and more Heza Another Bug Leo $19,000 LTE, 2015, 2016 Ft. Smith Futurity and Derby Finalist, multiple 1D money earner Sheza Bug Leo $10,000+ LTE, 2015 Top 15 Josey Reunion Finalist, multiple 1D Champion, Futurity Finalist Fame on the Bottom $9,000+ LTE and so much more…
Stud fee: $4,500 Cooled and Frozen Eligible Incentives:
The Breeders Challenge
Select Stallion Stakes
Cowboy State Incentive
TQHA Barrel Incentive