Judge Cash, a 1987 grey by Dash for Cash and out of Mary Mito by Mito Paint (TB), was humanely euthanized due to colic at age 30 on September 18, 2017.
Owner Scott Johnson of Cross Country Ranch in La Pine, Oregon, says "Judge" went Peacefully.
Judge sired barrel racing earners of more than $1.3 million and racetrack earners of more than $1 million. He held a speed index of 110 and earned $115,936 on the track as a performer, highlighted by running as a 2-year-old in the prestigious All-American Futurity.
Judge produced two National Finals Rodeo-qualifying barrel horses, Amy Dale's Quick Judge and Brenda Mays' Judge Buy Cash, a six-time NFR qualifier and 2010 American Quarter Horse Association/Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Barrel Horse of the Year. "Jethro" is Judge's highest earner, boasting more than $309,340 in career earnings with Mays.
Judge's legacy will carry on for generations through his offspring. "The Judge" will never be forgotten.
Judge Cash was inducted into the Future Fortunes Legends program in 2018.