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Champion Moonin The Eagle Gets First Grade 1 Winner

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KAPLAN, LA—FEBRUARY 14, 2021—Champion second-crop sire Moonin The Eagle SI 111 got his first Grade 1 winner Saturday when Flash Bak won the $203,950 Los Alamitos Winter Derby at Los Alamitos Race Course.

Ridden by jockey Oscar Peinado, Flash Bak completed the 400 yards in :19.511 seconds, equaling a 98 speed index on a fast racetrack. Racing for owner Dutch Masters III, the sorrel gelding defeated Candy Blood to take home the winner's purse valued at $85,659.

Conditioned by trainer Jaime Gomez, the 3-year-old gelding has won five of nine career starts and earned $536,126. He was



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