The California-bred Thoroughbred stallion Caballo Bonito will begin his stallion career at Sierra Blanca Equine in 2018. His fee has been set at $1,250 with a discount to $1,000 if paid in full by January 1.
Owned by Eva Anderson, Caballo Bonito won or placed in nine races and earned $22,620.
Caballo Bonita will stand his first season in 2018.
He is a son of Grade 1 Hollywood Futurity winner Swiss Yodeler
($761,422), by Easter Echo. From 16 crops to race Swiss Yodeler has
sired 15 stakes winners, 1 champion, 436 winners with earners of more
than $29 million.
A major sprint sire, his top performers include Thor's Echo (Champion,
$2,461,490 Breeders' Cup Sprint [G1], etc.), River Echo ($400,395,
Premier Cup H., etc.), Oberwald ($366,227, Haggin S., etc.), Tilde
($345,060, Keith E. Card California Cup Juvenile Fillies S., etc.),
Swiss Current ($294,937, CTBA Marian S., etc.), Swiss Lake Yodeler
($278,608, Golden State Juvenile Fillies S., etc.), Swiss Diva
($240,999, California Breeders' Champion S., etc.), etc.
Caballo Bonito is the only foal of In My Life by Byars (by Deputy
Minister), a winner of four races and $83,205. The second dam is the
Fountain Of Gold mare Fountain Of Life ($35,373), dam of 4 winners
including stakes-placed Sra. Mary ($67,859), In My Life (above), Daddy
Cat ($17,165) and Glancing ($11,156).