(Touch Down) (Burrs First Down X Ms Special Night by Special Effort) 2008 sorrel gelding
Touch Down was another purchase from the BFA Sale in Oklahoma City in December. He is a very flashy gelding who is a half-brother to VF Elmers Lil Sis. Currently, Touch Down is being hauled to futurities with Kristin Weaver Brown and has a great handle on him.
Touch Down is sired by Burrs First Down, SI 98 and the earner of $25,834 on the track. Burrs First Down has sired the earners of $1.4 million dollars on the track and 68 ROM earners. In the barrel racing arena, he has thrown outstanding horses such as: VF Coup De Ville ($54,323, NBHA National Champion), VF Burrs Alive ($40,926, Murfreesboro Futurity Champion), VF Elmers Lil Sis ($28,652, Good Times Futurity Reserve Champion) and VF Burr N Smoke ($20,623).
Touch Down is out of Ms Special Night, SI 83, who is a daughter of World Champion, Special Effort, SI 104. Special Effort is the #8 All-Time Leading Maternal grandsire of barrel horses as well as the #3 All-Time Leading Paternal grandsire of barrel horses. Ms Special Night is out of a daughter of Bugs Alive in 75, SI 94, who is the All-Time Leading Maternal grandsire of barrel horses and the sire of two NFR horses- I Got Bugs and Hewani Bug.
He is paid up-to-date in Fort Smith and the 2012 BFA Futurity.