Hadtobenuts to Colorado
Hadtobenuts to stand at Vista Equine Colorado.
October 23, 2014
Hadtobenuts, a stakes winning track record holder who has one of the highest-percentage of stakes horses for any stallion at stud, will stand the 2015 season at Vista Equine Colorado, LLC near Fort Collins. He fee will remain $1,500.
From a limited number of starters in seven crops to race, Hadtobenuts has sired 28 winners (72 percent), nine stakes horses (23 percent), earners in excess of $775,000 with average earnings per starter more than $19,800.
His top performers include Had To Be Fandango SI-98 (7 wins to 5, $150,512 Maple Leaf Derby, etc.),Thequeenhasgonenuts SI-97 (3 wins to 3, $145,453, 2nd- Sam Houston Futurity-G2, etc.), Rc Had To Be My Day SI-99 (4 wins to 4, $97,305, Sam Houston Juvenile Challenge-G3, etc.), Hada Certain Charm SI-98 (6 wins to 4, $82,903 Prairie Meadows Distance Challenge S.-G3, etc.), Hadtobeawinner SI-111 (3 wins to 4, $46,488, Dixie Downs Futurity, etc.), Rc Hadtobemovin SI 105 (2 wins to 6, $27,141, Silestone S., etc.), Wayward Wings SI-105 (3 wins to 3, $22,456, Hawthorne Futurity, etc.), etc.
Owned by Dan and Connie Moon, the Strike The Cash stallion won or placed in 12 of 17 starts earning $259,747. He won the Harrah's Entertainment Derby, Mr Jet Moore Handicap, was second in the Texas Classic Derby(G1) and third in the All American Derby(G1). Hadtobenuts set a new 440 yard track record in :21.463 at Louisiana Downs in 2004.
He was also a finalist in the Dash For Cash Futurity (G1), The Championship at Sunland Park (G1), Los Alamitos Invitational Championship (G1), California Challenge Championship (G1), and Texas Derby Challenge (G3).
Hadtobenuts is by the Grade 1 finalist son of First Down Dash, Strike The Cash, and out of Shes Bad, by Firebrand Bar. Shes Bad is the dam of eight ROM winners from nine starters including stakes winner Gotabenuts ($81,372), who set a new track record for 250 yards at Delta Downs in :13.044; Cash On Deposit ($69,259), Firebrand Streaker ($23,502), etc.
For additional information or breeding contracts contact Jake Dahl or Stephanie Eagleberger At 970.226.4747.
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