Eye On Corona to New Mexico
Eye On Corona to stand at Double LL Farm.
October 23, 2014
Moonshine Racing's Grade 1 placed Eye On Corona SI-94 has retired from racing and will begin his stallion career in 2015 at Double LL Farm near Bosque, New Mexico. His fee has been set at $2,500.
Runner-up to Nellie Delaney's in the 2014 Los Alamitos Winter Championship (G1), Eye On Corona won or placed in eight of 15 career starts and earned $133,718. He was also third in the Independence Day Handicap and a finalist in the Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity (G1), Bob Moore Memorial Stakes (G2) and Sunland Challenge Championship(G2).
He is by the industry's leading living sire of money earners Corona Cartel, sire of 814 winners, 281 stakes horses (24%), earners of $46.3 million and average earnings per starters of nearly $40,000 per head.
Eye On Corona is out of the La Primera Del Ano Derby (G2) winner Louisiana Eye Opener SI-97, winner of seven of 10 career starts and earnings of $151,254. The daughter of leading broodmare sire Mr Eye Opener is the dam of 10 ROM, eight winners including Call Me Eye Opener SI-97 ($52,450), Eyejesslovelouisiana SI-96 ($19,945), etc.
The second dam, Louisiana Girl SI-100 ($30,569), is a Grade 2-placed daughter of Thoroughbred stallion Louisiana Slew out of the champion mare Little Blue Sheep SI-105 ($389,355).
Louisiana Girl is the dam of 10 winners, 11 ROM, six stakes winners including champion and leading sire Jess Louisiana Blue SI-109 ($170,682); Grade 2 winner Louisiana Eye Opener SI-97 (see above); Sam Houston Classic Handicap (G2) winner The Louisiana Cartel SI-109 ($127,941); Ruidoso 550 Champions (G3) winner Fed Ex Together SI-105 ($112,864); stakes winner Call Me Fed Ex SI-107 ($80,437), Texas Classic Futurity (G1) runner-up Jess Got Bayou SI-101 ($46,496) and Grade 3-finalist Beyond The Smiles SI-103 ($14,634).
Louisiana Girl is also the granddam of Junos Request Stakes (G2) winner Thisfeatureisspecial SI-98 ($190,758), Sam Houston Distaff Challenge winner Im A Feature Girl SI-97 ($83,331), Grade 3-placed Eyein This Feature SI-99 ($125,913) and the great-granddam of stakes winner and track record holder Dont Tell Lila SI-98 ($32,040), etc.
For additional information or breeding contracts call W.L. Mooring at 505.864.2485 or 505.859.1090.
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