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Multiple Stakes Winner FDD Going Grand To Delta Equine for 2015


Multiple stakes winner FDD Going Grand will begin his first year at stud in 2015 at Delta Equine Center, near Vinton, Louisiana.

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VINTON, LA—NOVEMBER 11, 2014—Multiple stakes winner and track record holder FDD Going Grand SI 112 will stand his first season at stud in 2015 at Delta Equine Center, near Vinton, Louisiana. His fee has been set at $2,500.

Owned-and-bred by Mercy Hinklin's Horse Farm, LLC, FDD Going Grand has won or placed 14 of 16 career starts and earned $192,510. On Saturday (Nov. 9) he set a new track record while winning the Evangeline Downs Dash (see related story).

FDD Going Grand winning the 2014 Grade 3 Develop A Plan Stakes at Delta Downs. © Coady Photography
The 4-year-old also won the Develop A Plan Stakes(G3) and Old South Derby. Trained by Kenneth Roberts, Sr., he was second in the Dash For Cash Futurity(G1), Miss Polly Classic Stakes(RG3), Firecracker Derby and Gentilly Dash Stakes and was a finalists in the Refrigerator Handicap(G1). He is expected to make his final start in the $25,000 Sam Town Stakes on December 20th at Evangeline Downs.

FDD Going Grand is by the two-time champion son of all-time leading sire First Down Dash, FDD Dynasty. Winner of the Ed Burke Million Futurity(G1) and earner of more than $1.1 million, FDD Dynasty is currently the #8 leading sire of money earners for 2014. From four crops to race he has sired 186 winners, 1 champion, 31 stakes winner with earnings of nearly $8 million.

FDD Going Grand is out of the multiple stakes producing Corona Cartel mare Cash Cartel, dam of 6 ROM winners from 6 starters including TQHA Sale Futurity(RG2) winner Cash Flow Cartel SI 104 ($191,744), G3 finalist Cash N Fdd Dynasty SI 98 ($55,128), Wave Carvers Cartel SI 103 ($31,278), Firstdowndash Cartel SI 93 ($18,034) and Cartel Runway SI 93.

The second dam is the stakes winning and stakes producing Dash For Cash mare Maid For Cash SI 96 ($26,442), dam of 8 ROM winners from 8 starters including G3 winner La Jolla Maid SI 95 ($73,817), stakes-placed Foldin Cash SI 102 ($17,115), etc. The third dam is the stakes winner Holme Maid SI 102, winner of 8 races, $231,019. She won the 1979 Three Bars Handicap at Ruidoso was second in the Rainbow Derby and a finalist in the All American Derby.

For additional information for breedings to FDD Going Grand contact Jason Thomas, Delta Equine Center Farm Manager, at 337-589-3078 or 337-764-5204.

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