Lifes Been Good to Fales Ranch

Grade 1-placed runner to stand at Fales Ranch.
October 30, 2012

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AQHA's 2011 west/southwest high point 3-year-old colt Lifes Been Good will begin his stallion career at Fales Ranch, near Coolidge, Arizona in 2013. His fee is $1,000.

The multiple stakes winner and Grade 1-placed stallion won or placed in 10 of 16 lifetime starts, earning $68,021. He won the Arizona QRA Futurity (R) and was second in the Desert Classic Derby (R). He was third in the Southern California Derby (G1), AQRA President's Open Derby and Katella Handicap and a finalist in the Vessels Maturity (G1) and AQRA Turf Paradise Futurity.

His sire, the Grade 2 winner Heza Motor Scooter, is the sire of seven stakes winners, one champion, 52 winners, and the earners of more than $2.1 million. On Saturday, his progeny won two of the six Bank of America Challenge Championship races -- Rylees Boy ($946,166 to 7, 2012) in the 440-yard Bank of America Challenge Championship (G1) winner Rylees Boy and 870-yard Red Cell Distance Challenge Championship (G1) winner All About Larry ($158,934 to 5, 2012).

Lifes Been Good is out of the Grade 3 stakes-placed and multiple stakes producing First Down Dash mare Nola Darling SI-110, dam of six ROM. She has also produced stakes winner Mo Money Mo Problems SI-108 ($25,158), stakes-placed Chazzmichaelmichaels SI-103 ($21,395), Grade 3 finalist Gimme Back Mybullets SI-96 ($14,992), Grade 3 finalist Dare You To Move SI-95 ($12,974) and One Flying Eagle SI-92 (2 wins at 2, 2012 $21,064).

The second dam is the stakes-placed and Rainbow Futurity (G1) finalist Heavy Spender SI-93 ($25,293), by Special Effort. A multiple stakes producer, she is the dam of seven ROM earners, four stakes winners including champion Mars Blackman SI-120 ($382,531), Grade 3 winner Crash Davis SI-113 ($52,029), stakes winner Farris Bueller SI-102 ($45,202), Grade 3-winner Recycler SI-106 ($39,660) and stakes-placed No Woman No Cry SI-108 ($40,909), etc.

For additional information for breeding contracts call Ralph or Carrie Fales at 520-723-7480.