100% NFQHA NQHBA #10410 Breeder: Burns Blanton, Bowie, AZ. Owner: Tom Mattart, Salinas, CA. ROM RACE OFFSPRING: Golden Nugget, Mattarts Buster Brown, Star Sweep, Washo Queen. Producing Daughters: Amor La Amiga, Cuel 3, Dusky Ruth, Golden Nugget, Hur Luck Wood, Irish Fleet, Jane S, Koko H, Lady Goldust, Lucky Honey, and Lucky Lady. Foal Crops: 23 Foals Registered: 196 Halter Pt. Earners: 9 Halter Pts Earned: 19 Performance Pt Earners: 8 Performance Pts Earned: 9 Race Money Earned: $25,390 Leading Race Money Earner: Washo Queen ($18,881) Race ROMs: 3 Race Starters: 18 Source: Western Horseman Legends, Vol. 2, Chapter 4, pg 29 A top heading, heeling, steer roping and calf roping horse, Lucky Blanton carried his owner, Tom Mattart, to the pay window so often in team roping and single steer roping that he became considered by many as the best rope horse in California, while also competing as a racehorse and standing at stud. Lucky Blanton sired more top rope horses than any other Quarter Horse living at the time. At the prestigious Salinas Rodeo, a photo was taken of ten of his thirteen get working the rodeo. All were about the same height and conformation with top-named cowboys on their back. His get were obviously in demand by professional ropers. Lucky Blanton became one of the foremost maternal grandsires of performance horses in California. His daughters have shown great production abilities with AQHA Champions, AAA Race horses, Superior Halter horses and reined cowhorse champions to their credit.