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Multiple Grade 1 Sire Open Me A Corona To Louisiana Center For Equine Reproduction In 2024


Champion and Grade 1 sire Open Me A Corona will stand the 2024 season at Louisiana Center For Equine Reproduction in Opelousas, Louisiana.



OPELOUSAS, LA—OCTOBER 23, 2018—AQHA Racing Champion and multiple Grade 1 sire Open Me A Corona SI 106 will stand the 2024 season at Louisiana Center For Equine Reproduction.  His fee has been set at $2,500 with consideration to approved mares.

Owned the Open Me A Corona Syndicate the son of multiple stakes sire Coronas Leaving You has sired 66 winners, 6 black type, earners of $1.8 million with average earnings per starer of more than $16,00 in four crops to reach racing age.

His top performers include A Double Corona SI 105 (4 wins to 4, $363,795 LQHBA Sale Futurity-G1, 3rd-LQHBA Louisiana Million Futurity-G1, etc.), One Cool Corona SI 88 (2 wins to 2, 2023 $214,347 LQHBA Sale Futurity-G1), Bye Corona SI 101 (3 wins to 4, $67,040 2nd-Louisiana Champions Day Derby-G3, 2nd-Louisiana Downs Lip Chip LLC. S., etc.), Coronas Margarita SI 87 (2 wins to 3, $34,642 2nd-Old South Futurity, etc.), Playin Quarters SI 97 (winner at 2, 2023 $33,373 2nd-Four Corners Futurity, etc.), Open Your On Corona SI 95, g. Dash Lady Love by Dash Thru Traffic (5 wins to 5, $83,040), Crimson Cash SI 95 (2 wins to 3, 2023 $42,558, finalist Sam Houston Derby Challenge)


A Double Corona, under jockey Eddie Sanchez, winning the $475,851 LQHBA Sale Futurity(RG1) on October 22, 2020. © Coady Photography

My Corona Blues SI 84, g. Sayin the Blues by Jess Louisiana Blue (2 wins to 3, $34,080), etc.

"We want to say thank you to the owners of this stallion for giving us the chance to manage this stallion. He was managed extremely well at Robicheaux Ranch, and we look forward to managing his future books."

AQHA Racing's Champion Aged Stallion in 2015 won 16 of 21 career starts and earned $929,150.

Among his 12 career stakes wins are the $1 million LQHBA Breeders' Futurity(RG1), Louisiana Classic Stakes(RG2), Vals Fortune Stakes(RG2), John Alleman Memorial Stakes(RG3)-twice, Louisiana Champions Day Classic(RG2), Louisiana Classic Stakes(RG2), Gentilly Dash Stakes, Mr Jess Perry Stakes-twice, Opelousas Stakes and Lakeview Stakes. He was third in the Grade 2 Eastex Stakes and a finalist in the Delta Downs LA Bred Derby(RG2), LQHBA Laddie Futurity(RG2).

One Cool Corona (#7), under jockey J.R. Ramirez, winning the $448,771 LQHBA Sale Futurity(RG1) on September 2, 2023. © Coady Potography

A son of multiple stakes sire Coronas Leaving You, Open Me A Corona is from the same sire line as World Champion Wave Carver SI 014, three-time champion Ocean Runaway SI 105 and multiple graded stakes sire Sir Runaway Dash SI 97.

Open Me A Corona is out of the multiple stakes producing Mr Eye Opener mare In The Open, dam of 15 ROM, 14 winners, 6 black type including champion Open Me A Corona SI 106 (champion, see above), LQHBA Million Futurity(RG1) winner San Lorenzo SI 105 9$1,010,662), Louisiana Classic Stakes(RG2) winner San Lorenzo Corona SI 104 ($254,889), RG2 winner Cant Catchacorona SI 102 ($123,731), RG3 placed Im Jess Blue SI 98 ($102,909), G3 placed Surf N Turf Dude SI 107 ($74,476), etc.

In The Open is also the granddam of Mardi Gras Futurity(RG2) winner HH Gailforce SK 106 ($314,121) and Speedhorse Derby winner Chicks With Coronas SI 101 ($83,688), etc.

For additional information or breeding contracts call Stephen Deville at (225) 202-2104 or (337) 407-0708.

 


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