Monday, June 18, 2012
Chicks A Blazin, a Grade 1-placed son of Chicks Beduino and one of New Mexico's leading Quarter Horse sires, has been euthanized due to complications from laminitis. He was 19.
From 14 crops, Chicks A Blazin sired the earners of more than $11.3 million with average earnings per starter of more than $24,500. His 236 winners include 22 stakes winners and 26 stakes-placed runners.
Chicks A Blazin's most accomplished starters include Blazin N Shakin, a seven-time stakes winner and earner of $635,335; Chicks Goes Steppin, a winner of five stakes and earner of $496,198; Call Me A Blazin Chic, the winner of last year's Zia (RG2) and New Mexico Cup (RG2) futurities and earner of $403,555); 2008 Shue Fly Stakes (RG1) winner Dpi Good Boy ($288,290); 2006 New Mexico Cup Futurity (R) winner Blazin Perfection ($255,640); and '06 New Mexico Horse Breeders' Association Stakes (RG2) winner Blazin Nights ($241,021).
On the track, Chicks A Blazin won one of two starts and earned $27,814, and he ran second in Run Em Up's 1995 West Texas Sun Country Futurity (G1) at Sunland Park.
Chicks A Blazin was owned by Mike Abraham, and the stallion his entire career at W.L. Mooring's Double LL Farm in Bosque, New Mexico.