Bred by James Hunt, Sonora, Texas
Owner at time of registration A. B. Green, Purcell, Oklahoma
Speed index 95, AAA rating 81-21-23-9, $32,836. She was inducted into the AQHA Hall of Fame in 2007 AQHA Superior Race
AQHA ROM Race stakes winner a leading dam of Race ROMs.
As a yearling, Barbara L was sold at auction for $140 (approximately $1,300 as of 2011) to a Mr. Lumpkin, who sold horse trailers for a living. She spent the next period of her life demonstrating trailers across Texas before someone suggested that Lumpkin race her. Lumpkin changed her name from \\Anthem\\ to \\Barbara L\\ in honor of his daughter Barbara, who was the filly\\\'s first trainer.
Dam of Barbara El, Barbara L`s Boy, Barbara Meyers, Barbara 2, Barbara 3, Cuter Yet, Miss Olene, and Mr Bruce
Barbara L died in 1977. A stakes race was named in her honor and run at Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico, in 1956. In 2006, she earned a Dam of Distinction award from the AQHA; she was inducted into the AQHA Hall of Fame in 2007