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Gonna Ro Sham Bo's First Stakes Winner

New Mexico sire Gonna Ro Sham Bo earns first stakes winner.

stallionesearch.com
August 1, 2012

Gonna Ro Sham Bo

Gonna Ro Sham Bo. PHOTO: Courtesy A&A Ranch

Gonna Ro Sham Bo sired his first stakes winner Sunday, when Gonna Cha Cha won the $395,028 Zia Futurity (RG1) at Ruidoso Downs.

Owned by Norma Alvarez, Brenda Alvarez and Debra Laney, Gonna Cha Cha picked up $165,912 for the victory. Dosi and Norma Alvarez bred the gelding in New Mexico from the Thoroughbred mare Domeinitchy, by Dome.

In three crops to race from a limited number of starters, Gonna Ro Sham has sired six winners, one stakes winner and one stakes-placed with earnings of nearly $300,000. They include the aforementioned Gonna Cha Cha (Zia Futurity-RG1 $173,412 at 2, 2012), Fysta (2nd New Mexico State Fair Senorita Futurity-RG3 $46,221, to 3, 2012), Runaway Bo Sham ($35,307 to 3, 2012), etc.

As son of late multiple stakes sire Real Runaway, Gonna Ro Sham Bo was never worse than third in six starts as a 2-year-old, with four wins, earning $118,336. The stallion, bred by Enrique Carrion, won the 2006 Ruidoso Horse Sale Futurity (RG2). He is out of the Grade 1 Ruidoso and Rainbow Futurity finalist First By Far ($36,287), by First Down Dash. She is a sister or half-sister to stakes winners Another First Down, The Contract and Dr Mark Et Al. His third dam is the AQHA racing champion mare Ettago Chickie ($534,465), by Ettabo.

The 8-year-old gray stallion stands at A & A Ranch, near Anthony, New Mexico. For additional information or breeding contracts, contact Fred Alexander at 915-539-2176.