Millionaire wins class 1 Mo Forza highest earner by top breeder Uncle Mo stands outside Kentucky, represented by his first pony on January 10 – a multiple winner California sunshine who were raised in California.
Owned by Alice Bamford, Californiasunshine is the first of 99 mares to be mated with Rancho San Miguel stallions in 2022. Her 2023 mare Mo Forza is the fourth of a 10-year-old stallion. Lucky podium mare, first foal, Sweet California Is one Santa Anita . Park winner at last 2 years.
“She’s been a pretty standout character, making people happy with how she looks,” Bamford said of the chubby Mo Forza, whom she owns with her co-breeder, Ann Eysenring. “In addition to being right, she is a beautiful athlete and a very good reason for her mother to return to Mo Forza next year.”
Mo Forza won seven classified bets races in Southern California between 2019 and 2021, notably the 2019 Hollywood Grand Prix (G1T) at Del Mar. Produced by the daughter of California Heat’s top perennial stallion, the 7-year-old stallion raked in $1,034,460 from 15 overall starts as one of the top rowers. North America’s head of its generation.
Owned by Kentucky-based industry leader Taylor Made Farm and San Diego rider Onofrio Pecoraro and backed by a large foundation, Mo Forza entered the university last year as a the most successful son of juvenile and budding champion Uncle Mo of the West Coast. As a result, he was strongly supported by breeders in his first season, in which he guarded more mares than any other California-based first-year stallion and ranked second overall of all stallions statewide by mares bred in 2022.
“We are very pleased and grateful for the outstanding support that West Coast breeders have given Mo Forza,” said Tom Clark, owner of Rancho San Miguel. “But what’s more important than the sheer quantity of mating is the quality of the ponies. If this firstborn of his is any indication, then we’re just prepared for what’s sure to come. It was an incredible trip with this luxurious son of Uncle Mo.”
Mo Forza represents a $9,000 fee in 2023. He will be available to test during Rancho San Miguel’s 2023 Open House & Stallion Show on Jan. 21. Reservations for the free event are encouraged. this upcoming fee at (805) 467-3847 or [email protected].
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