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Third-Crop Sire Turbulent Times Gets First Stakes Winner
Grade 1 winner Turbulent Times got his first stakes winner on Saturday when Echo Of Thunder won the $95,846 Beehive Futurity at Laurel Brown Racetrack.

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Third-Crop Sire Turbulent Times Gets First Stakes Winner

TRAFALGAR, INóJUNE 20, 2020óGrade 1 winner Turbulent Times sired his first stakes winner on Saturday when 2-year-old Echo Of Thunder won the $95,846 Beehive Futurity at Laurel Brown Racetrack in South Jordan, Utah.

Under jockey Edgar Martinez, Echo Of Thunder finished three-quarters of a length ahead of the field while stopping the clock in :17.485 seconds, equaling a 101 speed index. It was third consecutive win from four starts the 2-year-old.

Owned-and-trained by Lazaro Mendoza, Echo Of Thunder was bred in Utah from Bf Memory Lane by Maknmoves. Bred by Birrell Farms, Echo Of Thunder earned $43,012 for his effort.

From a limited number of starters, in three-crops to race, Turbulent Times has sired 7 winners, 1 stakes winner and 3 stakes-placed with average earnings per starter of over $7,500.

His top performers include Echo Of Thunder SI 101 (3 wins in 4 starts at 2, 2020, $38,339 Beehive Futurity), Gg Friendship SI 93 (2 wins to 3, $7,973 2nd Oneida County Futurity), Its Moana Time SI 90 (winner at 2, $4,660 3rd-Utah Bred Futurity), Sign Of Turbulence SI 91 (winner to 3, $2,414 2nd Rupert Downs Overnight Futurity), Furyofthehuracan SI 90 (2 wins to 3, $21,347, finalist Ed Burke Juvenile), Bo Times 9 SI 88 (winner to 3, $13,452), Turbulent Eyes SI 92 (2 wins to 3, $7,063) etc.

Turbulent Times won five of eight career starts earning $564,146. He won the Golden State Million Futurity(G1) and was a finalist in the Ed Burke Million Futurity(G1) and Ruidoso Derby(G1).

He is a son of champion sire Furyofthewind SI 96, sire of earner sof more than $7.1 million. His dam is the G2-placed Streakin La Jolla mare Streakin La Tac SI 98 ($46,810). She is dam of 8 ROM, 5 black type including Grade 2 winner Testing The Ice SI 103 ($388,620), G2-placed Eyesa La Tac SI 99 ($121,107), etc.

Turbulent Times stood for a 2020 fee of $1,200 at Midwest Equine & Veterinary Hospital in Trafalgar, Indiana. For additional information or breeding contracts call Dr. Roger Beam at 317-878-7713.