|Posted on December 2, 2014 at 7:40 PM|
Moon Dynasty, a ¾-Brother to Leading Sire First Moonflash, To Stand at Sierra Blanca Equine
RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—DECEMBER 2, 2014—Moon Dynasty, a graded stakes-placed ¾ brother to leading first-and-second crop sire First Moonflash, will begin his stallion career in 2015 at Sierra Blanca Equine, near Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico. His fee has been set at $1,250, with consideration.
Owned-and-raced by Valle Guadiana Corporation, Moon Dynasty won or placed in 10 races while earning $80,211. He was second in the Grade 3 West Texas Derby and a finalist in the All American Juvenile Invitational.
A son of champion and leading sire FDD Dynasty, Moon Dynasty is a half-brother to AQHA Racing Champion Aged Stallion First Moonflash, who won or placed in 18 of 25 starters while earning $969,828. He broke multiple track records while racing and still holds the AQHA World Record and Sunland Park Track Record of :20.273 seconds at 440 yards, a 122 speed index.
First Moonflash was the leading first crop sire in 2013 and is currently the leading second crop sire this year. He has sired 54 winners, 17 stakes horses(15%), and earners of $4.9 million with AE per starter of more than $42,200. The young sire got an All American Futurity(G1) and All American Derby(G1) winner in his first crop to race.
First Moonflash and Moon Dynasty are both sired by champion sons of all-time leading sire First Down Dash.
Moon Dynasty is out of the stakes-placed champion producing Major Rime mare Nagano Moon, a half-sister to G2 winner and stakes sire Moon Shake SI 97 ($208,017). Nagano Moon is the dam of 11 ROM, 11 winners that include champion First Moonflash SI 122 (see above), G2 winner Dash Ta Moon SI 108 ($352,305), Rainbow Futurity-G1 runner-up Vancouver Moon SI 94 ($350,719), RG2 winner Moonifisant SI 99 ($192,360 to 3, 2014), stakes winner Full Moon Dash SI 114 ($123,761), stakes winner Mesa Moonlight SI 102 ($29,380), etc.
For additional information or breeding contracts call Kim Saunders at 575-378-0043 or 575-430-7084.