WAYNE, OK—JUNE 20, 2020—Leading first-crop sire ONE FABULOUS EAGLE SI 97 got his first stakes winner on Saturday when Babes Fabulous Eagle defeated fastest qualifier and stablemate Coronado Kiss in the $27,178 South Valley Futurity today at Laurel Brown Racetrack.
Under jockey Cesar Moreno, the 2-year-old gelding completed the 330 yards in :15.892 seconds, equaling a 99 speed index. He earned $10,471 for the effort.
Leading trainer Monty Arrossa saddled Babes Fabulous Eagle for owner Merlin Sharp, who purchased Babes Fabulous Eagle's dam, Gone Babie Gone, at the 2017 Heritage Place Fall Mixed Sale. The gelding was bred by Darling Farms.
Currently the #1 leading first-crop sire of 2020, ONE FABULOUS EAGLE has sired 12 winners, 1 stakes winner, 1 stakes-placed with earnings of nearly $400,000.
His top money earners include Jettz SI 90 (winner at 2, $168,834 3rd Ruidoso Quarter Horse Futurity-G1), Babes Fabulous Eagle SI 99 (winner at 2, 410,471, South Valley Futurity), Df Fabulous Pilot SI 86 (2 wins to 2, $21,898), Df Fabulous Maiden SI 89 (winner at 2, $18,546, finalist Remington Park Juvenile), War Eagle SI 89 (winner at 2, $14,758, finalist Remington Park Juvenile), Jessies Brown Eaglet SI 80 (winner at 2, $14,094 etc.), Df Fabulous Jet SI 84 (placed at 2, $12,386, Heritage Place Juvenile), Peves Fabulous Lazie SI 90 (winner at 2, $12,176 etc.), La Ventaja SI 87 (winner at 2, $12,104), Kool And Fabulous SI 86 (winner at 2, $12,025), etc.
ONE FABULOUS EAGLE won or placed in eight of 11 career starts and earned $664,547. He won the Corona Cartel Invitational Derby at Ruidoso Downs, was second in the All American Futurity(G1) and third in the Ruidoso Futurity(G1). He was also a finalist in the All American Derby(G1) and Texas Classic Derby(G1).
He is by champion and leading sire One Famous Eagle, sire 6 champions, 66 stakes winners and earners of nearly $30 million.
ONE FABULOUS EAGLE's dam, Ladys Heart Of Gold by Strawfly Special, is the dam of 9 ROM, 6 black type including full-siblings stakes winners Eagle One The Fly SI 103 ($217,619) and Dahteste SI 104, etc.
The second dam is the G2-placed Heza Fast Man mare Strength Of Heart SI 104 ($57,266), dam of Los Alamitos Invitational Championship(G1) winner Strength In Numbers SI 102 ($266,993), a multiple graded stakes producer.
Owned by Darling Farms, Royal Vista Ranches and Bobby D. Cox, ONE FABULOUS EAGLE stood for a 2020 fee of $3,500. For additional information or breeding contracts call Laura Erickson, Farm Manager at 405-449-7575.