Multiple Stakes Sire Maknmoves Dead at Age 19
Multiple stakes sire Maknmoves died Sunday at the age of 19.

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Multiple Stakes Sire Maknmoves Dead at Age 19

MORGAN, UTóJANUARY 2, 2018óMaknmoves SI 95, R/M Stables leading sire whose progeny included Grade 2 winner Hoist Mission and 2016 Los Alamitos Winter Futurity Bannister, died Sunday (Dec. 31) of an apparent heart-attack. The son of all-time leading sire First Down Dash was 19.

"It was a sad day around here Sunday," longtime owner Ron Moosman said. "He (Maknmoves) would have ben 20 this year. He's been a great sire."

Frozen semen will be available from R/M Stables for a 2018 fee of $1,500.

Bred by the legendary Blane Schvaneveldt, Maknmoves won or placed in eight of 16 career starts for owners Jay and Polly Parsons. He won the Corona Chick Handicap, was second in the Cypress Sophomore Handicap and third in the QHBA Juvenile Classic and Jet Handicap. Maknmoves earned $46,460.

From a limited number of starters Maknmoves has sired 157 winners(64%), 54 stakes horses(22%), with earnings of $2.8 million and $11,400+ average earnings per starter.

Among his top performers are Hoist Mission SI 102 (7 wins to 4, $206,185 AQHA Juvenile Challenge Championship-G2, etc.), Bannister SI 107 (9 wins to 3, $142,256 Los Alamitos Wild West Futurity, etc.), Natalias Got Moves SI 105 (4 wins to 4, $112,119 2nd PCQHRA Breeders' Futurity-G1, etc.), Movin The Doe SI 108 (9 wins to 3, $96,366 Arapahoe Park Derby, etc.), Katies Easy Moves SI 124 (12 wins to 4, $88,355 First Down Dash H., etc.), KT Makin A Tax Move SI 102 (5 wins to 4, $79,856 All American Congress Derby, etc.), Makinmoves Buzz SI 98 (8 wins to 5, $73,530 Dashing Folly H., etc.), Move With Ease SI 101 (5 wins to 4, $60,359 Silver Dollar Futurity [R]G3, etc.), Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle SI 95 (4 wins at 2, $58,122 Four Corners Futurity-G3), etc.

Maknmoves dam is the multiple stakes-producing Pie In The Sky mare Milita, a finalist in the Grade 2 Sunland Park Fall Derby. She is the dam of 11 ROM, 10 winners including Grade 3 winner Militante SI 100 ($218,790), stakes winners and G1-placed Dashnlitia SI 93 ($96,812), stakes winner Armyguy SI 103 ($95,140), stakes winner Maknmoves (see above), G3-placed Military Miss SI 98 , etc.

The second dam is the multiple grade 1 winning Raise Your Glass (TB) mare Sompinlikaglass SI 99 ($383,041) winner of the Las Damas Handicap(G1) and Firecracker Futurity(G1). She is the dam of 12 ROM including Grade 2 winner Winning Rhythm SI 102 ($142,923), Grade 1 winner Pip Pip SI 98 ($45,813), etc. She is granddam of RG1 winner Miracle Snow Si 115 ($734,261), etc.

For breeding contracts or additional information call Ron and Laurie Moosman at 801-376-5719.