Third-Crop  Sire Lethal Corona to Rigby Equine In 2023
Multiple stakes sire Lethal Corona will stand the 2023 season at Rigby Equine Medicine and Reproduction in Magnolia, Texas.

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Third-Crop  Sire Lethal Corona to Rigby Equine In 2023

MAGNOLIA, TX—NOVEMBER 9, 2022—Rigby Equine Medicine and Reproduction announced today that top ten third-crop sire Lethal Corona SI 106 will stand the 2023 season at their facility in Magnolia Texas. His fee will remain $1,500, with consideration, first collection included, shipped semen only.

Owned by Mickey Tiner, the Grade 3 winning son of leading sire Corona Cartel is the only stallion at stud from the "blue hen" mare Miss Lethal by Chicks Beduino.

From limited starers three crops to race he has sired 16 winners, 2 black type with average earnings per starter of over $14,400.

His top performers include stakes-placed Lethal White Veil SI 97 (4 wins to 4, $79,525 3rd-Miss Retama S.), stakes-placed My Lethal Jess SI 98 (placed at 2, $6,905 3rd-Elko Intermountain Futurity,) Grade 2 finalist Dos Corona Flash SI 91 (2 wins to 2, 2022, $40,357, finalist TQHA Sale Futurity(RG2), Lethal Timber SI 102 (3 wins to 4, $49,663), Dm Lethal Affair SI 87 (4 wins to 4, $41,825), etc.

Lethal Corona won or placed in 15 of 18 career starts and earned $63,844. He was second in the Dash For Cash Juvenile Invitational at Lone Star Park and third in the Grade 3 Easy Jet Stakes at Remington Park. P.K. Thomas is the breeder.

In his final start, Lethal Corona finished a nose off stakes winner Snipes And Bites, with both horses breaking the Lone Star Park track record for 330 yards. The previous record of :16.484 seconds was set October 12, 2012, by Allure Sr. Lethal Corona recorded at :16.483 for the 330-yard distance.

His sire Corona Cartel is the "leading living sire" of money earners with 184 stakes winners, 10 champions and earnings of more than $66 million. Also, known as a "sire of sires", his leading sons at stud include Pyc Paint Your Wagon, The Louisiana Cartel, Teller Cartel, Ivory James, etc.

His dam, Miss Lethal by Chicks Beduino, is the dam of 21 ROM, 1 champion, 6 black type including AQHA Racing Champion 3-Year-Old Filly Volcom Bay SI 99 (4 wins to 3, $420,703), She Fly Stakes(RG1) winner Lethal Delight Si 106 ($453,701), Sam Houston Juvenile winner Lethal Perry SI 98 ($27,525), G1-placed winner Lethal Volt SI 108 ($277,225), G1-placed Letha Class SI 88 (3 wins to 3, 2017, 3rd Rainbow Futurity), Lethal Corona SI 106 RG3-placed winner (see above).

The first dam is also the granddam of All American Futurity(G1) winner JM Miracle SI 101 ($1,507,962), stakes winner and Rainbow QH Futurity(G1) runner-up Lethal Lil SI 95 ($465,864), Ruidoso Juvenile Invitational winner Lethal Express SI 92 ($33,225 at 2), stakes-placed Volcoms Delight SI 102 ($55,011), etc.

This is the immediate family of Grade 1 winner Shez Lethal SI 96 ($175,972), stakes-winner and G1-placed Rare Coup SI 113 ($158,816), stakes winner and G1-placed Lethal Bay ($149,095), G2 winner Jessgottahaveit SI 103 ($118,89), stakes winner and G1-placed Viento Negro SI 92 ($133,951 to 5, 2017), stakes winner and G1-placed Lethal Bay SI 96 ($149,095) to name a few.

For additional information or breeding contracts to Lethal Corona contact Dr. Mark Rigby, DVM, at (832) 702-5812.