Ruidoso Downs, NM – August 16, 2013 – Flashin Chamisa, a filly by 2009 AQHA champion aged stallion First Moonflash, sold for $60,000 to top the Quarter Horse portion of this year’s New Mexico-Bred Yearling Sale at Ruidoso Downs on Friday.

Gary Thompson signed the ticket for Flashin Chamisa, who was consigned by Double LL Farms, agent. The filly is a daughter of Chicks Chamisa, a winning 16-year-old mare by Chicks A Blazin. Flashin Chamisa is a half sister to three stakes winners — multiple graded stakes winners Sixy Chamisa and Rime Has A Chick, and graded stakes winner Me Chickie.

The second-highest seller, Perrys First Flash, was acquired for $57,000 by McGehee Horse & Cattle Co. Consigned by Double LL Farms, agent, the sorrel colt by First Moonflash is out of the 12-year-old Mr Jess Perry mare Ms Perry Mason. His third dam, the Jet Deck mare Juno Reward, produced 1980 AQHA champion aged mare Lady Juno.

Flash That Money, a sorrel son of First Moonflash consigned by Double LL Farms, agent, sold for $55,000 to Fredda Draper of Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico. The colt’s dam, the winning 11-year-old Mr Jess Perry mare Jesstifiable Debt, was a finalist in the ‘04 Heritage Place Futurity (G1) at Remington Park, and he is a half brother to the graded stakes placed Jesstifiably Stoli and Pay It Back.

A total of 179 Quarter Horse yearlings sold for a gross of $1,778,900 (average, $9,938). Double LL Farms of Bosque, New Mexico, was the leading consignor with 66 yearlings sold for a total of $715,400. Consignor MJ Farms of Veguita, New Mexico, sold 32 head for a total of $435,900.

Leading buyer Gary Thompson bought three yearlings for a total of $139,000.