This Babe is First, May 22, 2012
BABE IS FIRST is a very good looking, stout sorrel filly with
four white socks/stockings and lots of muscle. She is by
Rare News out of This Babe is
This Snow is Royal).
si 92, is a two-time winning, multiple graded stakes performing (5th
Kindergarten Futurity-G1) son of the great
First Down Dash
with $43,758 in earnings. Rare News is a proven sire of good minded,
fast horses. He is a stakes and regional
This Babe is Royal, si
93 (her dam), is a very good looking
daughter of Champion
This Snow is Royal.
This Babe Is Royal is a race
winner with earnings of $1,006. She is
the dam of 5 foals (all by Rare News), including:
This News is Royal, si 109,
winner at 3, $15,384 (last raced in 2011);
This Babe is News, in barrel
training in Canada; New Prince,
si 88, unplaced in 2 starts at 3, 2012; and
Snow News, a yearling.
is first's 2nd dam,
Dashing Proposal, si 92 (by First Down Dash), placed
at 2. She earned $3,146. Dashing Proposal is the dam of 4 foals,
just one to race, This Babe is Royal, a race winner and money
Her third dam,
Proposed Toast, si 95 (by Raise Your Glass TB), is a 4-time race
winner at 2 and 3 with earnings of $52,851. She ran 3rd in the Blue
Ribbon Futurity-G2. Proposed Toast is the dam of 3
race winners, 4 ROM:
Valid Proposal, si 102 (by
On A High), 4 wins at 2, $131,104, Superior Race Horse,
2nd Kansas Futurity-G1, Finalist Rainbow Derby-G1,
Sun Country Futurity-G1, QHBC Juvenile Classic-G1.
Toasting The Heavens, si 92 (by
Pie In The Sky), winner at 2 and 3, $11,551, dam of 13 foals, 9
to race, 6 winners, 7 ROM:
Toasting The Chick, si 108
(by Chicks Beduino), 5 wins, 3 to 6, $29,092, 2nd Turf Paradise
Quarter Horse Championship;
Chivato Toast, si 104 (by
Dash To Chivato), 9 wins, 2 to 6, $24,981, Northwest Hi-Point
Aged Mare, 3rd
Northwest Futurity (last raced 2009);
Heza Rare Toast, si 97 (by
Rare Form), 2 wins at 3, $13,438, 2nd QHBC Sunbelt Juvenile H.,
Finalist Kansas Jackpot Derby-RG3;
Glitter Galore, si 90 (by On A
High), 3 wins, 3 to 5, $18,328, dam of 3 to race, 2 winners, 3
ROM, including: RUNNINGTOFAST, si 94 (by Crimewave),
winner at 2 and 3, $29,622, Manitoba Speed Horse Derby, 2nd
Prairie Gold Futurity-RG3, Manitoba Speed Horse
Futurity, Finalist Canadian Quarter horse Cup Futurity-RG2.
Toasting The Heavens is also dam of:
Heavens Special Toast, si 97 (by
Special Leader), winner at 2, $15,070 (last raced in 2010).
Cash Proposal, si 101 (by Dash For
Cash), 4 wins at 3 and 4, $16,429, Superior Race Horse, Finalist
West Texasa Derby-G2, West Texas Maturity-G2.
Dashing Proposal, si 92 (by First
Down Dash), see above.
Proposed Form (by Rare Form),
unplaced in one start. Dam of
Philosophy, si 96 (by Dashin Is Easy), 2 wins at 4, $15,638,
Finalist Texas Championship Challenge-G1. Last
babe is first's 4th
dam, The Lady Bug (by Paul H. TB), was dam of
14 foals, 12 to race, 8 winners, 8 ROM. The Lady Bug
is a daughter of the legendary mare Hall of Fame mare (and
Dam of Distinction)
With two lines of
First Down Dash, a cross to
Trippy Dip TB through the great
Chicks Beduino in her pedigree, along with FL Lady
Bug on her tail female line, This Babe is First has a lot of bluehen
mare power in her genetic makeup. After a successful career, she
will be a super broodmare.
is first is a nice, very
friendly, energetic filly. "Skeeter" is bold and busy, very
athletic. She is very correct, has a lot of muscle and very good
Like her siblings before her, This Babe is First is very smart and
just full of it! She will be a runner!
9-24-12. "Skeeter" is going to a good home in Scottsbluff,
Nebraska. Congratulations to her new owner!
Top photos taken
May 22, 2012
Photo at left
taken at just a few hours of age.
Above: "Skeeter" (left) May 16 &
(right) April 1, 2012
Just above: This Babe is First, May
3 (left) & May 22 (right), 2012
Rare News, si 92, by All-Time Leading Sire First Down
of Shiney Miles, si 94 (by Magical Mile TB).
Rare News is a horse with
lots of body,
beauty and intelligence. This powerful, thick-boned horse
was a multiple graded stakes performer at Los Alamitos. He had two wins
and was three times 2nd. Rare News was a finalist in the Kindergarten Futurity-G1 (placed 5th), Governor's Cup Futurity-G1, and MBNA America California Challenge
Championship-G2. Rare News was also a finalist in the PCQHRA Handicap and the San Diego Handicap. He earned $43,758 on the track. Rare News defeated the likes of many
racing greats, such as 2005 Champion Aged Mare Mini Rock,
si 102 ($439,979)!
WITH JUST 32 FOALS to go to the track, Rare News is the sire of
19 ROM, 9 winners (with 26 wins), 8 stakes-finalists (including 1 graded stakes finalist), 1 THREE-TIME STAKES
WINNER, and 1 twice stakes-placed horse. He is the sire of
Little Love Affair,
2009 Horse of the Year at
North Dakota Horse Park, the
2009 North Dakota
2-Year-Old Racing Champion, the
2010 North Dakota 3-Year-Old
Racing Champion, and Just A Rumor,
2010 Northwest Region High
Point Champion Aged Mare!
Several of his get are talented barrel
horses. Trainers really like them, owners with one Rare
News foal want another.
has a wonderful, kind
disposition. He is a beautiful stallion, calm and easy to handle. He
has a very good mind. His conformation is practically flawless. He is an
exceptionally handsome individual with excellent bone, strong feet,
and a lot of muscle and body. Rare News's pedigree rivals that of
any of the top speed-bred stallions today. His is a strong
foundation pedigree of champion sires and stakes producers.
has all that it takes to sire
beautiful, correct, good-minded, fast foals.
He is a stallion of substance and rare quality.
Circle D Horses for breeding information.