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Grade 2 Winner This Is An Eagle Is New Member Stallion on StallioneSearch
Grade 2 winner and first-crop sire This Is An Eagle stands at Granada Farms in Wheelock, Texas.

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Grade 2 Winner This Is An Eagle Is New Member Stallion on StallioneSearch

WHEELOCK, TX—FEBRUARY 14, 2022—Mary Lynn Thompson's Grade 2 winner This Is An Eagle SI 103 has been enrolled as a "member stallion" on StallioneSearch.com.

The son of leading sire One Famous Eagle stands for a 2022 fee of $1,000 at Granada Farms in Wheelock, Texas. His first crop will make their first official starts next month.

Training races for 2-year-olds Quarter Horses started last week and the young sire has already shown very impressive results.

On February 9th at Remington Park Teller Ima Eagle, by This Is An Eagle, posted the fastest training time of the day from the 11-race card.

Teller Ima Eagle, ridden by Cody Wainscott, wins the 10th training race February 9th at Remington Park.
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Trainer Sammy Valdivia set out the colt from the Teller Cartel mare Teller Baja, for owners Guerra Racing. Under jockey Cody Wainscott Teller Ima Eagle clocked :13.55 seconds into a 12 mph headwind, the fastest from 81 starters.

On February 8th This Is An Eagle got his first unofficial winner when Filly Gaga won her training race at Retama Park. From 54 starters the $9,700 TQHA Sale graduate posted the 14th fastest time of :14.12 seconds for 250 yards. Jose Camacho saddled the filly out of Papa Larrys Girl by Royal Quick Dash for owner Ernesto Chavira.

At the track, This Is An Eagle raced two years wining or placing eight of 12 career starts. He earned $316,350 while winning the Grade 2 Sam Houston Futurity and third in the Texas Classic Futurity(G1). He was also a finalist in the Sam Houston Derby(G3) and Evangeline Downs Futurity.

His sire, AQHA Racing Champion One Famous Eagle SI 101 ($1,387,453), has sired 74 stakes winners, 8 champions, and earning $33,616,853. His top performers One Dashing Eagle SI 98 (World Champion, $2,079,065, All American Futurity-G1, etc.), Imperial Eagle SI 106 (champion twice, $1,852,897, All American Futurity-G1, etc.), Hotstepper SI 98 (champion twice, $1,336,359, All American Derby-G1, etc.), Bodacious Eagle SI 104 (World Champion, $1,293,444, Champion of Champions S.-G1, etc.), etc.

This Is An Eagle's dam is the multiple graded producer Lady Lila by First Down Dash. She is the dam of 10 ROM, 7 winners, 5 black type including This Is An Eagle.SI 103 (G2 winner above), This Is A Deal For You SI 98 (Grade 2 winner, $273,505), His Time To Deal SI 105 (G3 winner to 3, 2021, $102,451), This Is A Deal SI 102 (G2-placed,$160,754), What Him B Famous SI 103 (G1-placed to 3, 2021, $149,123), etc.

The second dam is the Grade 1 winning Sixarun mare Lady Tenaya SI 105 ($280,375), dam of 24 winners, 5 black type including Grade 3 winner and champion sire Desirio SI 116 ($256,786), G2 winner Corona For The Lady SI 104 ($125,894), stakes winner No Ordinary Love SI 96 ($70,153), stakes-placed Hodgepodge Hocks SI 97 ($41,649, 3rd All American Juvenile), and stakes-placed Tenayas Kid SI 92.

This is the family of champions This Snow Is Royal SI 101 ($553,748), Florentine SI 108 ($1,123,102), Calyx SI 117 ($164,468) and Grade 1 winners Evening Snow SI 128 ($567,116), Givinitaroyaleffort SI 102 ($430,928), etc.

For additional information or breeding contacts call Jimmy Eller, Granada Farms' Manager, at (979) 828-5167.