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Leading First Crop Sire Highest Fire to Dunn Ranch in Oklahoma
Leading first-crop sire Highest Fire will stand the 2019 season at Dunn Ranch near Wynnewood, Oklahoma.

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Leading First Crop Sire Highest Fire to Dunn Ranch in Oklahoma

WYNNEWOOD, OKóDECEMBER 20, 2018óHighest Fire SI 93, the 2018 first-crop sire with the highest earnings per starter with 10 or more starters, will stand the 2019 season at Dunn Ranch near Wynnewood, Oklahoma. His fee will remain at $2,500 and he has been enrolled in the Black Gold Futurity program as well as the Oklahoma Bred Program.

The son of leading living sire Corona Cartel is owned by Jesus Garcia.

Highest Fire's first crop raced in 2018 and from a limited number of starters he is the sire of 13 ROM, 9 winners, 1 black-type, 3 graded stakes-finalist with earnings of $446,960 to date and average earnings per starters of more than $22,300. His average is more than 9-times his stud fee. With less than half as many starters, Highest Fire is the #3 Leading 2018 First-Crop sire of Money Earners to date.

Wokatee On Fire was second in the Grade 1 $1,024,840 Heritage Place Futurity at Remington Park.
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His top performer, Heritage Place Futurity(G1) runner-up, Wokatee On Fire SI 93 (3 wins at 2, $257,041), was also a finalist to the $3 million All American Futurity-G1 (he did not compete in the final), the Grade 1 $150,000 Southwest Juvenile Championship and the $53,583 Texas Classic Juvenile (he did compete in the final).

Highest Fire's other performers include Tdz Slinkys Fire SI 97 (3 wins at 2, $49,301, finalist LQHBA Sale Futurity-RG1), Bullyonfire SI 94 (2 wins at 2, $39,58, 4th LQHBA Laddie Futurity-RG2), Fire Cat Sm SI 84 (2 wins at 2, $20,5200, Corona At A High SI 85 (winner at 2, $20,070), Tf Hez Jess On Fire SI 82 (2 wins at 2, $18,328, won Heritage Place Futurity trial), Tf Corona Jesse SI 84 (winner at 2, $15,600), etc.

Wokatee On Fire (#2) qualifying for the 2018 Grade 1 All American Futurity over Remington Park Futurity(RG2) winner Lynnder 16. © Gary Harris / Ruidoso Downs
Bred in Oklahoma by Juliana Hawn Holt, Highest Fire was a $77,000 Ruidoso Sale graduate. He won or placed in 8 of 13 career starts, earnings $325,637. Highest Fire was second in the Grade 1 Los Alamitos Super Derby and a finalist in the Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity(G1), Golden State Million Futurity(G1) and First Down Dash Stakes (at Ruidoso Downs).

Highest Fire is by the "sire of sires" Corona Cartel SI 97 ($557,142), sire of 168 stakes winners, 9 champions, 1031 winners and earning of nearly $60 million. His top performers include Blues Girl Too SI 104 (AQHA Racing World Champion, $2,032,328, Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity-G1, etc.), Teller Cartel SI 108 (champion, $1,212,471, All American Quarter Horse Futurity-G1, etc.), leading first crop sire of 2018 Five Bar Cartel SI 91 (champion, $1,068,825, Ed Burke Million Futurity-G1, etc.), Kvn Corona SI 95 (champion to 3, 2018, $868,077, Ed Burke Million Futurity-G1, etc.), etc.

Tdz Slinkys Fire (#1) in the $434,538LQHBA Sale Futurity(RG1) at the Fair Grounds Race Course.
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His dam is the two-time AQHA Racing champion Higher Fire SI 103 ($1,314,742), winner of the Ed Burke Million Futurity(G1), Golden State Million Futurity(G1), and second in the Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity(G1), etc. The Walk Thru Fire mare is the dam of 6 ROM winners from 6 to race, 3 Grade 1 black type including All American Futurity (G1) winner Fly Baby Fly SI 96 (3 wins to 3, 2018, $1,813,957), Highest Fire SI 93 (G1-see above), stakes-placed and multiple G1-finalist Corona The Cat SI 109 (winner at 2, $201,373), etc.

Highest Fire's second dam is the G1-finalist and champion producing Raise A Secret mare, Higher Math SI 90 dam of 7 ROM. This is the family of Champion Go Together SI 104 ($130,085, Rainbow Derby, etc.), two-time champion and leading sire Separatist SI 101 ($889,044), Grade 1 winner and multiple stakes sire Make It Anywhere SI 91 ($411,005), champion Way Maker SI 103 ($617,444), Forget It SI 96 ($583,089), etc.

For additional information or breeding contracts contact Matt Dunn at (314) 960-3260 or Shawn Lindsey, Farm Manager at 580-279-6666.