News - Breeding December  9, 2022

Champion Eagles Fly Higher To Enter Stud at Delta Equine Center


Champion Aged Stallion Eagles Fly Higher will enter stud duty at Delta Equine Center in 2020.

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VINTON, LA—DECEMBER 6, 2021—Reigning AQHA Racing Champion Aged Stallion Eagles Fly Higher SI 114, a grade 1 winning son of leading sire One Famous Eagle, will stand his first season at Delta Equine Center in Vinton, Louisiana in 2022 for a fee of $3,500 with consideration to approved mares.

Recently retired, the 5-year-old owned by Darling Farms is from the black-type-rich family of Champions of Champions winner and multiple stakes sire The Down Side SI 107 ($361,792) and Kindergarten Futurity(G1) winner Rev It Up SI 98 ($277,078), etc.

"He's stunning looking and has a phenomenal pedigree," said Caleb Findley, farm manager at Delta Equine Center. "I feel he has a stallion's pedigree with First Down Dash, Easy Jet and Reb's Policy as the first three dam sires on Eagles Fly Higher's bottom side."

Eagles Fly Higher defeating Hes Limitless by two-lengths in the Sooner State Stakes(RG1) at Remington Park.
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At the racetrack, Eagles Fly Higher won or placed in 20 races earning $623,821, racing soundly through age 5.

He won the Sooner State S.(G1), Mr. Jet Moore Stakes(G2), Eastex Stakes(G2)-twice, Prairie Meadows Championship Challenge (G2), Remington Park Juvenile and was second in the Texas Classic Futurity(G1), Downs At Albuquerque Championship H.(G1), and Canterbury Park Championship Challenge(G3).

Eagles Fly Higher was also third in the AQHA Challenge Championship S.(G1), Mighty Deck Three S.(G2), and Town Policy Stakes and a finalist in Refrigerator Invitational Championship S.(G1), Debbie Schauf Remington Park Invitational Championship S.(G1), Vessels Maturity(G1), Robert L Boniface Invitational Championship(G1), Sooner State Stakes (G1), Go Man Go Handicap(G1), Boyd Morris Memorial, Jack Brooks Stakes and Easy Jet Stakes.

Eagles Fly Higher, under jockey Mario Delgado, winning the $58,000 Grade 2 Eastex Stakes at Remington Park.
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Eagles Fly Higher is out of the multiple black type producing First Down Dash mare Lone Bet, dam of 8 ROM, 6 winners, 2 black type including Champion and Grade 1 winner Eagles Fly Higher SI 114 (see above), stakes winner Bet I Make U Famous SI 103 ($112,078), Ill Make U Famous Si 91, etc.

The second dam is the Grade 2 West Texas Derby winning Easy Jet mare Rr Le Mistral SI 105 ($90,233), a sister to stakes-placed Rr Oklahoma Slick and half-sister to stakes-placed Rr Expert Witness and Rr Double Brown. Rr Le Mistral is the dam of 18 ROM, 13 winners, 3 black type including Champion of Champions(G1) winner and stakes sire The Down Side ($361,792), Kindergarten Futurity(G1) winner Rev It Up SI 98 ($277,078), and stakes-placed Dewars SI 95 ($13,882), etc.

Eagles Fly Higher winning the Bank of America Praire Meadows Championship Challenge(G2).
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Rr Le Mistral is also the granddam of La Primera Del Ano Derby(G2) winner Revv Me Up SI 92 ($183,599), stake's winner Cc Revv Her SI 103 ($29,562 to 3, 2021), stakes winner Secret Profit SI 104 ($26,004) and G3-placed Truly Tempered SI 99 ($33,046), etc.

For additional information and breeding contracts to Eagles Fly Higher call Caleb Findley at 337-589-3078.


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