First Stakes Winner for Fast Prize Dash

TM Dees Prize becomes first stakes winner for his sire.

Fast Prize Dash was represented by his first stakes winner on Saturday night at Delta Downs. (Photo by Donna Weeks)

Second-crop sire Fast Prize Dash got his first stakes winner Saturday night when TM Dees Prize won the $60,000 Lee Berwick Memorial Juvenile Invitational Stakes at Delta Downs.

Owned and bred by Two The Max Investments LLC, TM Dees Prize completed the 350 yards in :17.376. Vann Haywood saddled the colt with Dennis Means getting the riding call. The $36,000 winner's purse nearly doubles his earnings to $67,650. TM Dees Prize is out of the Deefirst mare Call Her Dee.

From a limited number of starters in two crops to race, Fast Prize Dash has sired 22 winners, one stakes winner and two stakes-placed runners with average earnings per starter of more than $13,800.

Among his get are the aforementioned TM Dees Prize SI 94 (4 wins in 5 starts at 2, $67,650, Lee Berwick Memorial Invitational), Dashin To The Back SI 106 (3 wins to 3, $78,473, 2nd Mardi Gras Derby, etc.), Fast Prize Man SI 91 (2 wins to 3, $48,440, 2nd Heartland Futurity, etc.), Wow What A Prize SI 101 (2 wins to 3, $26,877, Mardi Gras Futurity (RG2) finalist, etc.), Dashformoomoo SI 91 (2 wins, $34,049, LQHBA Lassie Futurity (RG2) finalist, etc.), Kiss You All Over SI 90 (Winner at 2, $34,039, LQHBA Lassie Futurity (RG2) finalist, etc.), etc.

A Grade 3 finalist himself, Fast Prize Dash won or placed in five of eight career starts, earning $30,249. The son of Mr Jess Perry is a full brother to Grade 2-placed Fast Prize Doll SI 102 ($85,762), dam of multiple stakes winner Fast Prize Jordan SI 109 ($203,7724) and stakes-placed Fast Prize Doll Too SI 98 ($21,674).

Fast Prize Dash is out of Heritage Place Futurity (G1) winner Fast First Prize SI 102 ($244,929), by Heza Fast Man. She is the dam of 15 winners including Grade 1 winner and world record holder Fast Prize Zoom SI 115 ($192,975), stakes-placed Fast Prize Country SI 101 ($50,414) and Fast Prize Tracy SI 101 ($40,960).

She is also the granddam of 2013 Speedhorse Futurity (RG2) winner Spit Like Jagger SI 96 ($105,045) and 2014 $900,000 Ruidoso Derby (G1) finalist CR Tucknuck SI 95 ($87,840 to 3), etc. Fast First Prize is a full-sister to leading 2013 general sire Heza Fast Dash SI 103 ($136,123), sire of earners of $17.1 million.

His second dam is former Broodmare of the Year First Prize Dash, by Dash For Cash. A full-sister to all-time leading sire First Down Dash SI 105 ($857,256), she has produced 27 winners including Grade 1 winners First Prize Leesa SI 106 ($488,270), First Carolina SI 106 ($415,047), First Prize Robin SI 103 ($295,147), etc.

Fast Prize Dash stood for a fee of $2,500 in 2014 at Louisiana Center for Equine Reproduction near Opelousas. For additional information for breeding contracts call Eddie Cramer DVM at 337.407.0708 or Stephen Deville, breeding manager at 225.202.2104. He is owned by Fast Prize Dash LLC.

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