RUIDOSO DOWNS, NM—DECEMBER 18, 2018—Fine Oak Corona SI 99, a grade 1 placed earner of $227,066, has been retired and will stand his first season at Sierra Blanca Equine near Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico. His fee has been set at $1,500 with consideration.
Owned by Jose E. Sanchez, Fine Oak Corona won or placed in eight races to 5. He qualified for the Grade 2 West Texas Futurity in his first career start and was second in the Grade 1 $750,000 Ruidoso Futurity at 2, behind eventual millionaire First Valiant Sign.
He was also a finalist in the Grade 1 Rainbow Futurity, Grade 2 Lovington Stakes, Grade 2 West Texas Maturity and the All American Juvenile Invitational.
Fine Oak Corona is by the Grade 3 stakes winning son of Corona Cartel, Coronas Prospect SI 105 ($164,559), sire of 7 stakes winners, 1 champion, 107 winners with earning $3,818,681 USA.
His top performers include 3-time Champion Prospect To The Top SI 106 ($992,670, Championship at Sunland Park S.-G1, etc.), Grade 1-placed Fine Oak Corona SI 99 ($227,066, 2nd Ruidoso Futurity-G1), and stakes winners Sleepers Best Corona SI 108 ($130,885, Miss Polly Classic S.-G3, etc.), Kiss A Corona SI 108 ($128,077, Oklahoma Horsemen's Association Futurity [R]-G3, etc.), Srd Bobwirebob SI 96 ($103,817, Will Rogers Distance Challenge, etc.), Dna Dales Prospect SI 93 (to 4, 2018, $103,425 USA, Jaguar Rocket Futurity [R], etc.).
Fine Oak Corona's dam is the RG3-finalist Like A Fine Oak SI 106 ($12,932) by Oak Tree Special. She is the dam of 3 ROM, 2 winners, 1 black type including Grade 1 placed Fine Oak Corona SI 99 (see above), Champking Cartel SI 97 (winner at 2, 2018 $5,080), etc.
The second dam is the West/South West Hi-Point Aged Mare FB Kokopelli SI 102 ($17,364) by leading broodmare sire Takin On The Cash. She is a half-sister to RG3 winner Sail On Hawaii SI 95 ($81,055) and RG3-placed Just Between Friends SI 97 ($44,432). She is the dam of 6 ROM, 5 winners including stakes finalist Like A Fine A Oak SI 105 (see above), Diablos Cartel SI 94 ($46,918), Smokum Homie SI 112 ($25,805), etc.
The third dam is the G1-finalist and multiple stakes producer Perfectineveryway SI 95 ($25,234) by Tiny's Gay. She is the dam of 9 ROM, 8 winners, 2 black type.